The Classic Pinball Podcast

The Classic Pinball Podcast
Two guys discuss Classic pinball with an emphasis on pre 1994 pinball machines.

#34 Spinner - spinner, chicken dinner
Jul 27 • 49 min
George listens to Keith, Martin and Jeff talk 9 ball. George has questions for Dave about spinners on 9 ball and Stargazer. Other Bally and Stern spinners are discussed. Joe Lemire buys Ice Fever. Kings of Steel, Nitro Groundshaker, High Speed, Gottlieb…
#33 Jaws?
Jul 13 • 57 min
Telling Fish Tales. Dave’s New York trip. We discuss the following games: Eight Ball. Macgyver fixes Fish Tales, Ice Fever, Black Knight, Indiana Jones, Circus Voltaire, Hot Hand, Split Second, Gorgar. Titletown pinball is now District 82. Zach Meny? New…
#32 Flash Gordon - The Classic Pinball Podcast
Jun 10 • 59 min
The first half of the show is about pinball. The second half is out and about with Dave. Part 1: Bowen. Kaneda. Flash Gordon. Sam Jones. Future Spa. Meteor. Part 2: Gottlieb New York. New York Trippin. Home Depot excursion. Fast and Furious. Bonus Feature.
#31 Paragon - The Classic Pinball Podcast
May 6 • 35 min
Definition of Paragon. Designer. Artist. Supersize. Funky Worm. Fire. Rollercoaster. Brazilian bottom. Italian bottom. Game play. Tongue talk. The Wiggler. Dave is published. Paragon highlights. Flipper shots. Pinball buys? Playfield reproduction.…
#30 Harlem Globetrotters - The Classic Pinball Podcast
Apr 6 • 70 min
Artist and Designer. Rolling Stones. Chuck Webster. Sonic the Hedgehog. Harlem restoration. Harlem gameplay. Paragon fix. Extra ball or Twack! Harlem set-up. Do you Remember? Harlem cartoon. Curley Neal tribute. WWOS. Chuck Webster revisted: Ted Nugent.…
#29 East Bound and Down - Mission:Target Alpha - The Classic Pinball Podcast
Mar 23 • 36 min
My how things have changed…..This episode starts with Dave delivering a Target Alpha to his friend and restaurant owner PJ. We talk about pinball but the news of the day creeps in from time to time. The conversation finds us talking about Night Rider and…
#28 You’re Out! - The Classic Pinball Podcast
Mar 10 • 38 min
Tournament party at Dave’s. First up Twilight Zone. Brink of elimination for Dave on Flight 2000. George and John talk Xenon. New guy Mike talks about all his cheap games. Recording quality again? Surprise call from Eric Stone at Pinmasters. Did someone…
#27 Gameroom Setup Day - The Classic Pinball Podcast
Mar 3 • 25 min
Setting up PJ’s Gameroom. The lineup. Big ball bowler. Candlepin and Duckpin bowling. A new voice: John and Kingpin. Classic Sterns and Bally games. Meteor reaction. Dave’s new game lineup: Flash Gordon?Twilight Zone again: The clock fix.
#26 Xenon TV? - The Classic Pinball Podcast
Feb 11 • 58 min
In this episode George gives Dave a choice of one of many topics and then goes through them all: NBC, Chronicle, Clean, Eric, Tommy, INDISC, Podcast’s, Playfields, Rethemes, and finally Dave. He talks about repair work on various machines: Joker Poker,…
#25 Fathom The Classic Pinball Podcast
Feb 4 • 57 min
In this episode Dave and George talk to Tommy Skinner from This Flippin Podcast about Bally Fathom. The conversation quickly turns to all things classic Bally. They talk about hardtops and the installation of the product. He talks about his home…
#24 Lady Death with Tommy Skinner The Classic Pinball Podcast
Jan 27 • 15 min
While Dave and George are interviewing Tommy Skinner ( This Flippin Podcast) about Fathom, he tells us a story about two different conversion kits he imported from Germany. The kits are Lady Death and Space Riders. These retheme kits were available in the…
#23 Korean BBQ and pinball. The Classic Pinball Podcast.
Jan 21 • 31 min
An interview with Shane, the owner of Ayce Gogi in Van Nuyes California. During this episode we discuss pinball, Korean BBQ, INDISC, and tournaments. Shane is set to open his second restaurant and talks about the opening. He announces the Rick and Morty…
#22 Dave interviews Eric Stone INDISC Open Champion The Classic Pinball Podcast
Jan 17 • 53 min
Dave interviews the newly crowned world champion, Eric Stone, on his win at INDISC in Banning California. They discuss how Eric got to the top level of pinball competition and how his tournament performance in California will elevate his position in the…
#21 INDISC with Eric Stone - The Classic Pinball Podcast
Jan 13 • 11 min
George interviews Eric Stone on Saturday, prior to his two wins on Saturday and Sunday at INDISC in Banning California. Eric placed second in Classics I. He took first in Classics II on Saturday and won The Open on Sunday night.
#20. Pins costing less than a topper. The Classic Pinball Podcast
Dec 26, 2019 • 41 min
In this episode Dave and George go back at least 20 years to discuss games they purchased and how they cost less than a Stern Star Wars topper($750). The stories are told about the acquisition of those pins that were purchased. They then talk about…
#19 The Production Room Floor: The Classic Pinball Podcast
Dec 10, 2019 • 23 min
Outakes from several recording sessions with little editing. First up is flipper talk. The guys discuss RAZA and the unobtainium shot for the last time. Poor playing games at tournaments. The guys recall the time they both went to acquire several Embryons…
#18 Superman - The Classic Pinball Podcast
Dec 3, 2019 • 25 min
Dave talks about a customers 1979 Atari Superman pinball he is restoring. He remembers a seminar about Steve Ritchie and Eugene Jarvis and their time at Atari. Williams flippers and reworked target banks. Dave gives instructions on how to put LED’s into…
The Classic Pinball Podcast-#17-Thanksgiving Show
Nov 26, 2019 • 22 min
A quick conversation about Freeplay Florida. Dave asks George about Houston. More food and arcade talk. Dave talks about Haunted House, Black Hole, and Superman and the changes to his upstairs lineup. Still trying to find a buyer for Bally Kiss. Happy…
The Classic Pinball Podcast: Houston Arcade Expo recap #16
Nov 21, 2019 • 31 min
George shares his time in Houston. He not only talks about the Houston Arcade Expo but his visit to The Game Preserve, various restaurants, a brewery and much more. George is one of few podcasters to share his thoughts on RAZA ( Retro Atomic Zombie…
Episode 15: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Boston Chronicle tv visits Dr. Dave, the pinball doctor
Nov 12, 2019 • 43 min
In this episode Dave is visited by the tv show Boston Chronicle. Dave is interviewed on a variety of areas including his restoration business, collection and podcast. George and Dave interview the shows producer, Ramen Cromwell, on how he found Dave and…
The Classic Pinball Podcast: Episode 14 - Southern NH Pinball Club 3 strike tournament
Nov 5, 2019 • 43 min
Dave and George pay a visit to the Southern NH Pinball Club to play in their bi monthly 3 strike tournament with their special guest Eric Stone. The final game has Chuck Webster and Eric Stone competing for the coveted boxing gloves. Listen to see who…
Episode 13: The Classic Pinball Podcast - WARNING! NO PINBALL IN THIS PODCAST
Oct 29, 2019 • 29 min
THIS EPISODE contains NO PINBALL! So we fibbed and broke the rule…..what are you going to do about it. You are going to listen to see what this is all about. That’s my guess. Eric Stone starts with a coin pusher machine and ends the episode playing…
Episode 12: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Houston Arcade Expo with Keith Christensen
Oct 23, 2019 • 45 min
George interviews Keith Christensen prior to the start of the Houston Arcade Expo. Keith tells the audience about the history and what to expect over the 2 days of the show. They also talk about Texas BBQ, Texas blues, hurricanes, floods and locusts…..we…
Episode 11: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Road Trip to deliver a 1984 Eight Ball Deluxe
Oct 1, 2019 • 71 min
The guys take a road trip to deliver a 1984 Bally Eight Ball Deluxe to one of Dave’s new customers. We use the time to talk about the game and a bunch of other pinball and non pinball topics. George talks about his upcoming trip to the Houston Arcade Expo…
Episode 10: The Classic Pinball Podcast-Centaur
Sep 24, 2019 • 59 min
The guys have their normal discussion about all aspects of Centaur. Sometimes taking a detour, but staying true to their roots discussing classic pinball. They attempt to play a few games to show off their playing skills. Practice makes perfect.
Episode 9: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Funspot Arcade, Laconia, NH with Eric Stone.
Aug 27, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode the guys take a road trip to Funspot in Laconia, NH. Their special guest is #12 IFPA ranked Eric Stone. Eric plays the following games: Devils Dare, High Speed and Joker Poker with cohost Dave.
Episode 8: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Half Moon Arcade Weirs Beach Laconia, NH.
Aug 20, 2019 • 32 min
The guys take a road trip to Weirs Beach and visit both the Half Moon and The Penny Arcades. Their special guest Eric Stone, IFPA #12 ranked player in the world, takes them to two different arcades from his youth and home town. Eric also discusses his…
Episode 7: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Fun and Games Arcade, Framingham, MA
Aug 13, 2019 • 48 min
In this episode Dave and his friend Paul discuss the arcades of their youth. The focus is on Fun And Games arcade that was located in Framingham Massachusetts back in the late 70’s and early 80’s. They also talk about Dream Machine ( Worcester, MA) and…
Episode 6: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Star Gazer
Aug 5, 2019 • 35 min
The guys discuss Star Gazer and actually play a few games. Dave laments about Iron Maiden. George talks about his former state: NJ. Bonus feature: Stern junk?
Episode 5.1 : The Classic Pinball Podcast - Quicksilver sounds revisited
Aug 1, 2019 • 5 min
This is a mini episode that focuses on the sounds of Quicksilver.
Episode 5: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Quicksilver - part 2
Jul 23, 2019 • 26 min
George argues: why can’t Stern make games with old tech? The guys have an off the rails discussion of the new Stern Home edition pinball : Star Wars. Dave tells the most explosive pinball story you have ever heard. Lots more.
Episode 4 : The Classic Pinball Podcast - Quicksilver - Part 1
Jul 22, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode the guys discuss all the things they could come up with related to this game. Everything you want to know including history, sounds, gameplay and more. Lots of Bally comparisons. Did someone say remake?
Episode3: The Classic Pinball Podcast -Pintastic part 2
Jul 7, 2019 • 56 min
In this episode the guys talk to top rated player Eric Stone and how to play Evel Knievel. Saturday morning tournament update. Podcaster seminar. Late night game play. Ghostbusters. Xtreme coolertalk meets Classic Pinball Podcast @ Wonka. Spooky Pinball.…
Episode 2: The Classic Pinball Podcast- Pintastic Best in Play
Jun 30, 2019 • 50 min
In this episode the guys interview the winners of The Best in Play competition to see who has the best looking and playing game in multiple categories. (We continue to name drop)
Episode 1: The Classic Pinball Podcast - Pintastic pinball show preview
Jun 22, 2019 • 58 min
The guys discuss the past 4 years of Pintastic show and what to expect at the upcoming show. (We do a bunch of name dropping)
The Classic Pinball Podcast (version .5)
Jun 20, 2019 • 4 min
Two guys discuss Classic pinball with an emphasis on pre 1994 pinball machines. Both are avid collectors with sizable collections and experience servicing, buying and selling.