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Postby cooke » Wed Nov 01, 2006 11:22 am

Here's a list of vid/pin-related sites frequented by collectors. I've tried to categorize the links for ease of use, but some contain
information pertaining to multiple categories. There are many other sites not on this list, but these seem to be among the more
popular/well-maintained pages. If you have any suggestions for changes or additions, let me know.



Game information:

Arcade Life (links, terminology, jargon):
http://triosdevelopers.com/arcade.life/

Killer List of Video Games:
http://www.klov.com

Internet Pinball Database:
http://www.ipdb.org

The Great Game Database
http://www.ggdb.com/

Mr. Pinball Classifieds:
The biggest classifieds dedicated to pinball and vintage gun games.
http://www.xmission.com/~daina/classified/index.html

Arcade Flyer Database:
http://www.arcadeflyers.com

Pinball Hall of Fame Flyer Reference:
http://flyers.cdyn.com/

Pinball Rule Sheets
http://papa.org/learning-center/video-r ... ulesheets/

System16:
Tons of techie info on Atari, Capcom, Irem, Konami,
Midway, Namco, Sega, SNK and Taito videogames.
http://www.System16.com

System 11:
All things Williams/Bally for System 11 machines.
http://www.system11.org

Arcade Locations:
Map of known arcade locations (worldwide).
http://www.arcadeuniverse.net/arcade-map/

The Dead Battery Society (everything about suicide batteries):
http://www.arcadecollecting.com/dead/


YouTube Channels for Arcade & pinball Gameplay / Restoration / Info:

The Canadian Arcade (ChanceKJ's Channel):
http://www.youtube.com/TheCanadianArcade

London Pinball's gameplay videos:
https://www.youtube.com/user/cookepinball

TNT Amusements (Todd Tuckey's channel):
https://www.youtube.com/user/tntamusements

Top Tier Arcade (Steve's Channel):
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA_FYn ... dT9liLIGjA

Arcade Impossible:
https://www.youtube.com/user/arcadeimpossible

This Old Arcade:
https://www.youtube.com/user/thisoldarcade

Szabo's Arcades:
https://www.youtube.com/user/deerhonter

John's Arcade:
https://www.youtube.com/user/blkdog7


Pinouts, dipswitches, manuals, PCB photos:

Mike's Arcade:
http://www.mikesarcade.com/

Crazy Kong Arcade:
http://www.crazykong.com

Ionpool:
http://www.ionpool.net/arcade/pinouts/pinouts.html

PCB pics:
http://arcadecollecting.xmission.com/pcbpics/


Vid parts:

Multicade Canada (scbadboy's page):
http://www.multicade.ca/Default.asp

Game Room Designs (RWElphinstone's page):
http://www.gameroomdesigns.ca/

Arcade Shop:
http://www.arcadeshop.com

Arcade Cup (great place for CRT parts like flybacks):
http://www.arcadecup.com/

Bob Roberts parts page:
http://www.homearcade.org/BBBB/parts.html

Mike's Arcade:
http://www.mikesarcade.com/

Quarter Arcade:
http://www.quarterarcade.com/

Happ Controls:
https://na.suzohapp.com/

Arcade Parts:
http://www.arcade-equipment.com/

T-molding:
http://www.tmolding.com

Oleszak Creative sideart stencils:
http://gamestencils.com/

Repro cabinet plans:
http://www.classicarcadecabinets.com/

Repro artwork:
http://www.coinopart.com/

Phoenix Arcade:
http://www.phoenixarcade.com/

Pac/Ms.Pac/Galaga parts and artwork:
http://twobits.com/

Hobby Roms - for chip programming (Canadian):
http://www.hobbyroms.com/

Ian Kellogg - arcade part kits and cap kits:
http://IanKellogg.com

Digikey (the BEST place to order electronic parts in Canada):
http://www.digikey.ca/

List of Cap Kit parts:
http://www.juniorsrevenge.com/monitorcaps.html

Arcade Chips (hard-to-find chips)
http://www.arcadechips.com

Arcade Parts and Repair (lots of parts, including cap kits and board repair)
http://www.arcadepartsandrepair.com

Good links for CRT/chassis pics
http://www.jomac.net.au/services/monitors/
http://www.therealbobroberts.net/monitor.html


Pinball parts:

Marco Specialties:
http://www.marcospecialties.com/

Steve Young's Pinball Resource:
http://www.pbresource.com/

Pinball Heaven (UK):
https://www.pinball.co.uk/

For Amusement Only:
http://www.foramusementonly.to/

Action Pinball:
Known for their rubber kits.
http://www.actionpinball.com/

Curly's Little Shop Of Games
http://www.littleshopofgames.com/

Pinball Life:
http://pinballlife.com/

Bay Area Amusements:
http://bayareaamusements.com/

John's Jukes:
BC retailer for pinballs, videogames and parts.
http://www.flippers.com/

High End Pins:
Chris Hutchins' pinball restorations
http://highendpins.com/

Classic Playfield Reproductions:
Halifax company dedicated to great reproduction
playfields and plastics for pinballs.
http://www.classicplayfields.com/

HSA Pinball:
Playfield restoration, clearcoating and metal plating.
http://www.hsapinball.com/

PinRestore
http://www.pinrestore.com

Starship Fantasy (formerly Pinball Inc.):
http://www.starship-fantasy.com/

Passion For Pinball:
Home of Cliffy and his world famous pinball protectors.
http://www.passionforpinball.com/


Arcade/Pinball machine repair/restoration:

wysiwyg's Arcade restorations
http://www.biltronix.com/arcade_02.html

Bob Roberts' mound of fantastic information for video game repair:
(If you're new at this hobby, start here.)
http://www.homearcade.org/BBBB/

Clay's guides for pinball repair:
(If you're new at pinball repair, start here.)
http://www.marvin3m.com/

Pinball coil info:
http://www.pinballmedic.net/coil_chart.html

Dragon's Lair project - for the restoration of laser disc games:
http://www.dragons-lair-project.com/

Williams, Atari and Taito preservation information:
http://www.robotron-2084.co.uk/


Forums:

CGCC Coin-Op Corner (of course!):
http://www.cgcc.ca/forum/viewforum.php?f=9

Top 10 Coin-op Video Games as Selected by CGCC Members:
viewtopic.php?t=28576

Montreal Arcade & Amusement Collectors Association forum:
http://www.maaca.org/

Build Your Own Arcade Controls:
http://arcadecontrols.com/arcade.htm

rec.games.video.arcade.collecting:
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum ... collecting

rec.games.pinball:
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum ... es.pinball

Killer List of Video Games forum:
http://forums.arcade-museum.com/


Publications

Gameroom Magazine:
Monthly magazine covering various aspects of game collecting.
http://gameroomblog.com/

Pingame Journal:
Monthly coverage of all things pinball.
http://www.pingamejournal.com/

RETRO Magazine:
All things retro gaming.
http://shopreadretro.com/


MAME stuff:

JAMMA adapter for Raspberry Pi:
http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2 ... FGpXgU&s=1
http://www.aussiearcade.com.au/showthre ... berry%20PI

MAME CRT info:
http://easymamecab.mameworld.info/html/monitor1.htm

Ultimarc:
http://www.ultimarc.com/

Official MAME site:
http://www.mame.net/

Good MAME threads:
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=29470


Auctions:

Starburst (now online):
http://www.pointandclickauctions.com/

Super Auctions:
http://superauctions.com/

US Amusement Auctions:
Auctions are gone, but they have NOS parts for sale here:
http://www.usamusement.com/nos_list.html


Auction lists:

Basementarcade's auction page:
http://www.basementarcade.com/arcade/auction/index.html


Facebook groups:

Video Games Coin Op
https://www.facebook.com/groups/209323955765715/

Classic Vector arcade owners and players
https://www.facebook.com/groups/446706788789179/

DFW Pinball & Arcade Club
https://www.facebook.com/groups/dfwpinballclub/

DFW Pinball League, News & Events
https://www.facebook.com/groups/164360813769869/

DFW Pinball, Arcades & Coin Op Classifieds
https://www.facebook.com/groups/173543789466215/

Arcade Collectors World-Wide (ACWW)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/arcadec ... worldwide/

Midwest Pinball and Arcade Collectors
https://www.facebook.com/groups/midwestarcade/

Coinopwarehouse
https://www.facebook.com/coinopwarehouse/

2 N Jenn's Arcades
https://www.facebook.com/groups/625643510933939/

John's Jukes Ltd.
https://www.facebook.com/FlippersPinball/

Cabaret Games
https://www.facebook.com/groups/783940948375540/

Galaga Arcade - Repair, Restoration & Info Resource
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1566529507010478/

Williams Defender Players Unite
https://www.facebook.com/groups/414018338637546/

North American Amusement Machine Collectors Operators Restoration Prof.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/4191570 ... 6/members/

Classic Arcade Cabinets
https://www.facebook.com/classicarcadecabinets/

Video game friends
https://www.facebook.com/groups/127248394001255/

Arcadecomponents.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/77520508794/

Arcade Game Repair Help Group!!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1677337495815647/

Arcade Monitor Repair
https://www.facebook.com/groups/867753813259050/

Pinball Machines
https://www.facebook.com/groups/221229947889366/

History and Memories of the Black Knight Pinball Machine
https://www.facebook.com/groups/95866979056/

STERN PINBALL ENTHUSIASTS
https://www.facebook.com/groups/35138159505/

Orlando Str Pinball
https://www.facebook.com/strpinball

Titan Pinball
https://www.facebook.com/titan.pinball

PinForge
https://www.facebook.com/pinforge/

Club Pinball
https://www.facebook.com/groups/clubpinball/

Pinball Mania
https://www.facebook.com/groups/432578053505282/

Seeburg Select-O-Matic Jukebox Collectors
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Seeburg ... ollectors/

The CRT Collective
https://www.facebook.com/groups/444560212348840/

Arcade Fever International
https://www.facebook.com/groups/arcadefever/

Golden Age Arcade Parts
https://www.facebook.com/GoldenAgeArcadeParts/

John's Jukes Ltd.
https://www.facebook.com/FlippersPinball/

Arcade Game Machine Supplier
https://www.facebook.com/groups/game.china/
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Postby cooke » Wed Nov 01, 2006 11:45 am

Thanks to Monkeybug for his valuable contributions to the above list.

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Postby wysiwyg » Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:38 pm

I found some hard-to-find chips at http://www.arcadechips.com I bought quite a few different parts there such as:

LF13333 quad analog switch for my Cinematronics monitor, super rare part for reasonable price.

Loads of NOS 4116 (12V) drams for my Defender, worked great. Only $12 for 24 pieces.

LH5116 to replace several of my 2016 and 6116 srams in several game boards.

2716 eproms and other assorted sram, bprom, etc.

You can buy online, some datasheets provided online, and overall my experience was good, no regrets after buying stuff there.

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Postby monkeybug » Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:05 pm

www.pinballheaven.co.uk

Largest pinball dealer in the UK. Has some unique parts.

http://www.foramusementonly.to/

Pinball parts.

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Postby RayB » Wed Feb 07, 2007 11:49 am

Video Game Parts (lots of rebuilt Atari controllers and more):
https://www.videogameparts.com/

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Postby cooke » Fri Feb 22, 2008 2:03 pm

wysiwyg wrote:I found some hard-to-find chips at http://www.arcadechips.com


With regards to arcadechips.com, there's been a lot of info on the newsgroups lately that he's having heaps of trouble keeping up with demand for his products and often takes months to fill orders (if they're filled at all). I hear his communication skills leave much to be desired as well.

Obviously, as with all on-line retailers, it helps to do a little research before ordering from them for the first time to ensure that you're not sending your money into a deep, dark abyss.

Caveat emptor.

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Postby monkeybug » Sat May 17, 2008 9:23 pm

Action Pinball (known for their rubber kits)
http://www.actionpinball.com/

Curly's Little Shop Of Games
http://www.littleshopofgames.com/

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Postby McMean » Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:16 pm

PinRestore
Not sure if there's anything necessarily unique, but I made a big order for my EM, good prices and fair shipping. Recommended by pinrepair.com

www.pinrestore.com
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Postby Rickn » Thu Sep 04, 2008 6:30 pm

Anything to do with displays... monitors, LCD's whatever. Here is my website www.niemandisplays.com.

Rick@niemandisplays.com
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Postby machine.slave » Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:31 am

here's a pretty good list as well

http://www.stevechannel.com/pinballlinks.htm
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Postby fuzzyoddball » Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:56 am

anyone familiar with this consept?

i cant recall what coin-op manufacture it is i think it is mid-way, when they get old coin machines back from those who rent it or i don't know what else they sell it cheep. there is a website out there ____.midway.com?

i say this for i stumbled over it once and i cant find it again, does this sound familiar at all?

the site also lists were in the us the game unit is so state to state for sale, and all pickup your self status.

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Postby fuzzyoddball » Thu Nov 27, 2008 3:22 am

RayB wrote:You're thinking of Namco:

http://www.namcoarcade.com/game-sales.asp


That is exactly what i am thinking. thanks.

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Postby monkeybug » Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:12 am

Arcaderenovations.com is no longer applicable.

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Postby monkeybug » Sat Jul 04, 2009 9:06 am

McMean wrote:PinRestore
Not sure if there's anything necessarily unique, but I made a big order for my EM, good prices and fair shipping. Recommended by pinrepair.com

www.pinrestore.com


I just had some questionable dealings with the owner of Pinrestore. So I would probably try another site, if they have the same items, for now.

On another note... I had an issue with an order from Pinball Life. Terry fixed it up, no questions asked. Great customer service.

There is also another Canadian site to add: http://www.canadapinballparts.com/

And Pinball Inc, makers of high quality replacement ramps (and new owner of IPB's old stock). http://www.pinballinc.com/.


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