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  1. TopTierArcade

    10 Years In The Arcade/Pinball Hobby [4K60FPS]

    WOW…10 Years in the Arcade/Pinball hobby! Where has the time gone? Join @ Kevin and I as we take you down a 10 year retrospective on how I got started into this crazy hobby. Full of fun times, crazy stories, trials and tribulations and my experience being on movie sets and meeting a few...
  2. TopTierArcade

    FS DRAPL STORE - PINBALLLEDS.CA

    Currently, I see on the website a discount code "Thank you to all the support from the pinball community. We are currently running a 10% discount using "SPRINGSALE" code for a discount on most items on the site. Keep safe from the Pinball LED's Team."
  3. TopTierArcade

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle LE (Stern) Pinball - Part 1 - The Pick-Up [4K60FPS]

    Lucky number 7 pinball machine crawls home to Top Tier Arcade!!! Another pinball machine stricken off my "short list." I had to sacrifice and fold both Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Data East) and Swords of Fury to fit the new game in the apartment, but well worth it. Plus, I have to drop off...
  4. TopTierArcade

    Top Tier on Tour - Fantasy Station Arcade - Fantasy Fair Woodbine Centre [4K60FPS]

    On this tour, I visit my buddy Chris at his new arcade, Fantasy Station Arcade, in the Fantasy Fair Woodbine Centre, in Etobicoke, Ontario Canada. We do a complete walk-through checking out what arcade machines, pinball machines, redemption machines and other great fun being offered to play...
  5. TopTierArcade

    Top Tier Arcade - Year End Review 2021 [4K60FPS]

    And just like that, 2021 is behind us... This year, went by in a flash! Despite constant lockdowns and restrictions, it was actually a great year for me personally. I picked up one of my grails on the "short list," Bram Stoker's Dracula Pinball. Let's take a look at all the games I have...
  6. TopTierArcade

    Ms. Pac-Man/Galaga Cocktail Arcade X 2 Pick-Up [4K60FPS]

    Out of the blue, I get asked to help a closing office sell/auction off both of their Ms. Pac-Man/Galaga Cocktail Arcade machines. Proceeds of the sale will be going to the MAKE-A-WISH Foundation charity. Let's see what shape they're in and if they even work. Plus, most importantly, help...
  7. TopTierArcade

    How I make my arcade and pinball keychains [4K60FPS]

    Not a "tech video" but keeping continuity with my help/tutorial videos, in this video, I show how I make my arcade and pinball keychains. Over the years, I have tried various different approaches to keychains but I have now found an efficient, effective, and affordable way to make them. Also, I...
  8. TopTierArcade

    Bram Stoker's Dracula Pinball - Part 1 - The Pick-Up [4K60FPS]

    Thanks for the kind words. Yes, I have been made aware of the video going dark. It was a result of the camera's light was one for so long, it stopped filming to prevent overheating and I never realized as it never happened before on any of my 100's of videos. I was a bit careless not to catch it.
  9. TopTierArcade

    Bram Stoker's Dracula Pinball - Part 1 - The Pick-Up [4K60FPS]

    My 6th pinball machine comes home to Top Tier Arcade!!! Bram Stoker's Dracula has been on my "short list" every since I started collecting pinball and arcade machines. I had to fold Robo-War and put it in storage to fit in the apartment, but well worth it. 10 pinball and arcade machines in an...
  10. TopTierArcade

    Play Ball Pinball Restore - Part 4 - (FINAL) THE GAME IS SOLD! Breakdown and delivery [4K60FPS]

    THE GAME IS SOLD! In this tech video, I breakdown the machine and deliver it to the my friend Scott, who is the buyer. We talk to Scott and he explains what plans he has for it and quick look at part of his collection. All this and more in this video...
  11. TopTierArcade

    Play Ball Pinball Restore - Part 3 - Repopulating playfield + lights and turning it on...[4K60FPS]

    In this tech video, we continue the restoration on the 1971 Play Ball EM Pinball machine. I repopulate the playfield, add lights and replace the fuses. Plus, I finally turn it on... Does it work? Does it need more work? Does it blow up? All this and more in this video...
  12. TopTierArcade

    Play Ball Pinball Restore - Part 2 - Cleaning cabinet parts/playfield + reinstalling them [4K60FPS]

    In this tech video, we continue the restoration on the 1971 Play Ball EM Pinball machine. I start by cleaning and polishing the cabinet parts, then the playfield, and after, reinstalling them back on the cabinet. I learn a few techniques and gain experience along the way, which may be helpful to...
  13. TopTierArcade

    FS DRAPL STORE - PINBALLLEDS.CA

    Maybe best to e-mail Eddie and ask. e-mail: eddie.dorazio@pinballleds.ca
  14. TopTierArcade

    Play Ball Pinball Restore - Part 1 - Removing Asbestos, cleaning cabinet in and out [4K60FPS]

    hahahahahah..I also have some carved in writing on mine but people's high scores and names
  15. TopTierArcade

    Play Ball Pinball Restore - Part 1 - Removing Asbestos, cleaning cabinet in and out [4K60FPS]

    That's what I have heard as well. I don't have a file, I will be using light grit sandpaper. I will be working on it this weekend. Good luck on your restore!!!
  16. TopTierArcade

    Play Ball Pinball Restore - Part 1 - Removing Asbestos, cleaning cabinet in and out [4K60FPS]

    Oh, for sure. Mainly in Ontario machines. My Gottlieb Atlantis also has Asbestos paint under all of the mechanics, which I will get to later on when I restore that in the years to come.
  17. TopTierArcade

    Play Ball Pinball Restore - Part 1 - Removing Asbestos, cleaning cabinet in and out [4K60FPS]

    In this tech video, we start to restore the Play Ball Pinball machine. I start off by depopulating the playfield, remove the Asbestos in the machine and give a brief understanding why it's there and then start to clean the cabinet in and out. All this and more in this video...
  18. TopTierArcade

    Mystery Pinball Machine Pick-Up [4K60FPS]

    Greetings, While smoking a cigar, I receive a surprise e-mail from someone I haven't spoken to in years. He has a pinball machine he wants to drop off to me and see what can be done with it. With no knowledge of the game or it's condition, I anxiously await what is being dropped off to me...Is...
  19. TopTierArcade

    The Hobbit Pinball Mods - Part 6 - Adding Barrel Legs, Garden Scenery and Painting Metal Brackets

    In this video, yes, yet again, we revisit The Hobbit Pinball and add more MODs, adding barrel legs, garden scenery and painting metal brackets. All this and more in this video... Video Minutes: ------------------------ 0:00-1:55 Intro 1:55-5:30 Laying out all the mods and tools for the game...