Pinball Gurus repairs pinball machines both in our shop or at your location, depending on the type of service you require. We repair most types of machines by most makers from Williams, Bally, Stern, Chicago Coin, Sega Pinball, Midway, Data East, Atari, Jersey Jack, Zaccaria, Gottlieb, and many more! We can repair early electromechanical pinball machines from the 1940-1970’s, solid state machines from 1970-1990’s, and modern pinball machines from 1990-today.
We typically service a 30 mile radius of Salem, Oregon.
In Shop Service:
If you bring your machine to our shop in Salem, Oregon we charge a flat rate of $110 per hour, plus the actual cost any parts to repair your machine. If you live in the Salem, Oregon area we can pickup your machine for a flat rate of $150 and will return it to you once the repairs are completed. If you live outside of Salem, and need repairs, we charge an additional $3 per mile, which includes pickup and return delivery.
Mobile Repair (Within Salem, Oregon):
We charge a $200 trip charge to service machines at your location if you live in Salem, Oregon, which includes one hour of labor. Each additional hour is billed at $125 per hour, plus the cost of any parts. If parts are required and must be ordered, return trips within the Salem area will be billed at $110 per hour with a one-hour minimum to install the part(s).
Mobile Repair (Outside Salem, Oregon):
Trips outside of Salem, Oregon will incur an additional $1 per mile for mobile repair service. Therefore if you live 30 miles away from Salem, the trip charge would be $200 + $30 = $230. This includes one hour of repair, each additional hour is $125 per hour. Should parts need to be ordered, and a return visit necessary, we only charge $1 per mile, so there would be a $30 trip fee, plus $110 per hour with a one hour minimum to install the part(s).
Complete Shop Out Service (In Our Shop Only):
This service includes complete disassembly of the top playfield. We clean and wax the entire playfield surface, including plastics and ramps. All rubber rings and rubber wearable parts are replaced with new parts. We check, adjust, and/or repair all switches to make the game play as it should. All lightbulbs are replaced and flipper assemblies rebuilt or repaired to ensure full flipper strength. All other mechanism are checked and repaired for 100% functionality. We also install new pinballs in each machine and may repair or replace any non-functioning leg levelers to ensure smooth and easy operation.
In solid state and modern machines we inspect the driver transistors, capacitors, and chips to ensure the machine continues to operate as designed.
For electromechanical machines we clean and adjust all contacts, relays, scoring reels, and stepper motors to ensure the game operates as designed.
Typical turn around for this repair is 4-7 business days. We can only perform this service in shop. If you need us to pick up and return the machine to you within Salem, Oregon we charge an additional fee of $150 above our prices listed below and an extra $3 per mile outside of Salem, Oregon for pick-up/delivery.
Prices for Complete Shop Out Below:
Electromechanical machines – $750*
Solid state machines prior to 1990 – $850**
Digital pinball machines post 1990 – $950**
*May be additional charges for extensive repair and wiring issues charged at our normal shop rate.
**May be additional charges for extensive board repair, replacement solenoids, replacement switches and game specific parts.
LED Lightbulbs & Installation:
We do complete premium LED lightbulb conversions in shop our shop at a flat rate depending on the era of pinball machine.
Electromechanical pinball machines – $400.
Solid State and modern pinball machines – $600