Classic KISS Playfield Swap

Game Restoration,Shop Notes 27 May 2015 | 2 Comments

We just finished a playfield swap on this KISS pinball machine. Combined with the work that had been done earlier, this is now a great-looking machine! Check it out!

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Bally came out with this game in 1978, and produced 17,000 machines. (IPDB)

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When the owner purchased this game, the cabinet had been repainted, but the playfield was worn. He started the playfield swap, then asked us to finish it.

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We finished transferring everything to the new playfield, cleaned up a couple of issues on the cabinet, and put in a new board too.

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We installed LEDs in the game as well.

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Counting the 1978 solo albums, Kiss has been awarded 28 gold albums to date, the most of any American rock band. (Wiki)

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The band’s face paint, stage antics, elaborate live performances, and, of course, music, have inspired a legion of fans, the KISS Army.

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The owner of this game is definitely a huge fan, if you couldn’t tell.

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The best touch on this game? This Gene Simmons shooter rod the owner picked up a few years ago. It’s the perfect finishing touch for a big KISS fan!

2 Responses on “Classic KISS Playfield Swap”

  1. Eric Rozens says:

    Love the black flippers, they look great! Where’d you get those rule cards? They look like some custom ones I made a couple of years ago!

  2. Bill says:

    Kris, The game looks and plays great and I couldn’t be more pleased. Also the machine is twice as bright as my other game with the new led’s.