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PINBALL MACHINE Collecting – What you need to know to get started

Chuck Van Pelt of the Portland Retro Gaming Expo shows us what a new Pinball machine collector needs to know to get started collecting! Plus he talks about some of the more fun or collectable games, where to look for problems with machines and websites and books for reference.

Web Resources:
www.Pinside.com – online pinball-specific community
www.arcade-museum.com – arcade & pinball games
www.ipdb.org – Catalog and ratings of all pinball machines

Pinball Machine Care and Maintenance – Bernard Kamoroff
The Pinball Compendium – Michael Shalhoub