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Ad ID: 100780-11914 Posted on 4/13/2006 Expires on 5/11/2006
1957 Bally ABC Tournament Big Ball Bowler / 130 hour restoration I can deliver to Allentown, PA show for $225.00
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Posted by: pinballmickey
Phone: 585-964-8336
Location: Rochester New York
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Scroll down to the bottom of this ad to click on links to see 4 seperate 15 second videos of this game in action along with 36 different pictures of the Bally Bowler
This Ball Bowler just went through a 130 hour restoration project. This and is ready for the person who wants the best. The following items were done during the restoration of this bowler. The complete bowler was gone over mechanically. Every switch was cleaned and adjusted, all 18 score reels were taken apart and cleaned, adjusted and lubed. Every step-up unit and wiper assembly was taken apart, cleaned adjusted and lubed. The complete score motor and director unit was serviced and all switches were filed, adjusted and re-gapped. The wood on the bottom of the ball lift motor box was rebuilt with new wood and new plastic feet were retrofitted. The complete ball lift assembly was taken apart and serviced. The actual ball lift motor was taken apart and cleaned and lubed. All pin reset mechanisms were cleaned, filed and adjusted for functionality. All the hardwood which includes gutters, side rails and the wood around the back glass was sanded down and re-varnished to a beautiful shine. The complete head, ball lift box, sides of the machine and coin door area was completely sanded down to bare wood. Then 10 coats of Antique white paint were applied. Then new Bowling themed vinyl graphics were added to give it an up to date look. The vinyl graphics were placed on the front of the pin hood, sides of the head and ball lift box and side walls and coin door area. The graphics were then sealed with Polyurethane. a new leg unit was built for the front lane section. The metal rail ball return rail was repainted to a nice grey color. This Bowling Machine has gone through a 130 hour restoration process. This game was play tested for over 200 games. I can ship this Bowling machine By North American Van Lines Coin-op blanket wrap service for $400.00 east of the Mississippi and $500.00 to the West Coast. Included with this game is a video tape on how to put the Bowling machine together when you get it and schematics and 2 bowling balls. This bowling machine comes apart in 3 pieces it is 13 feet long your doorway must have a 32 inch opening for it to fit in your house or game room. It can fit in a 31 inch doorway but the wood trim pieces on the ball lift motor box would need to be removed. To view pictures and video click on these 2 links below\
Asking Price is $3800.00 OBO
Please call me at 585-964-8336 ask for Mickey to get more info or e-mail me at

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