A Winning Machine

Shop Notes 9 May 2017 | Comments Off on A Winning Machine

We had this Joker Poker in the shop just before ZapCon. We gave it a full shop job, and it turned out great.
Check it out!

Gottlieb came out with Joker Poker in 1978, and produced 9,280 of the machines. (IPDB)

Gottlieb came out with Joker Poker in 1978, and produced 9,280 of the solid-state machines. (IPDB)

Gottlieb also produced an electro-mechanical version of Joker Poker, producing around 820 machines of that model.

Gottlieb also produced an electro-mechanical version of Joker Poker, producing around 820 machines of that model.

We gave ours a full shop job, pulling everything off the playfield to be washed, polished, buffed, tumbled, or otherwise cleaned.

We gave ours a full shop job, pulling everything off the playfield to be washed, polished, buffed, tumbled, or otherwise cleaned.

We installed Cointaker LEDs throughout.

We also installed Cointaker LEDs throughout, for a beautiful (and long-lasting!) glow.

We added a few custom touches as well, including Super Bands on the flippers and color-coded post rubbers.

We added a few custom touches as well, including Super Bands on the flippers.

We replaced the drop targets too, a key component in this game.

We replaced the drop targets too, a key component in this game.

Enjoy the game, David!

This game turned out great! Enjoy it, David!

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