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Stern Factory Tour

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

I got a chance to visit the Stern pinball factory on Thursday for a tour of the facility. This was part of the package deal from the Pinball Expo and I think it was worth every penny. Three school bus loads of happy pinheads piled out to wait in line for their turn to see the goodies up close. (more…)

Pinball Expo 2008 – preview

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

While I’m a big vid fan, I do love a good game of pinball. The annual Pinball Expo is held in the Chicago land area and missing out on a chance to play so many pins is just not an option. I ran down to the Westin Hotel for the first day of the show just to pick up my pass and ticket for the Stern Tour today at 9:45am. I wasn’t expecting so much to be set up and ended up staying until after 11pm. There were a couple virtual pins, a Hercules, and lots of rare stuff. Looks like this is going to be another fantastic event. (more…)