Marco Specialties will be CLOSED for the US Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 27th to give our employees time to spend with their friends and families. Orders will resume shipping on Tuesday, May 28th. Please note that FedEx and the US Postal Service will also be closed on these days, adding one day to expected delivery times.
Historically, the most common miniature incandescent lamp/light bulbs used in pinball machines are the venerable #44 and #47 bayonet-style miniature lamps. While many collectors are putting LEDs in their machines, purists still prefer miniature lamps for the classic look, color temperature, and color-rendering of miniature lamps. The #44 lamp is often the preferred lamp from the manufacturer – the main benefit being that it’s brighter than its #47 cousin. Never forget that a pinball machine’s first and foremost purpose is a commerical piece of equipment designed to attract casual users, so many design decisions are made pursuant to this goal. When a read more…
There are a wide variety of pinball technical help communities on the internet. rgparchive.com is an easy-to-use portal for the venerable rec.games.pinball USENET group. pinside.com is a user-friendly forum pinrepair.com has a lot of well-regarded repair guides pinwiki.com has a number of repair guides.