Ben Heck makes some headway on the Bill Paxton Pinball Machine

Shaggy August 4, 2009 0


If you want to show off some geeky engineering skills there are many projects out there that you could undertake but few would show off your technical prowess as a pinball machine would (in my humble opinion). Ben Heck is already famous for his many hardware modification projects and he is currently working on a pinball machine to call his own – one that pays homage to actor Bill Paxton. While no playfield image exists yet of the homebrewed machine, he has a cabinet shell with artwork as you can see. Once it’s all said and done, he plans on having a mode for several shows/movies that the actor has had a big role in, from Twister to Titanic, Aliens, True Lies and more. Obviously because it will feature elements and quotes from all of these movies it is not a machine that could be resold legally but it will certainly make for a great conversation piece at Ben’s home, wher eI am sure there are already plenty of good pieces to talk about.

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  1. justonemoregame August 4, 2009 at 1:26 am - Reply

    “Everyone underground… NOW!”
    “Everyone underground… NOW!”
    “Everyone underground… NOW!”

    Well, that’s the sound package done then. 😉

  2. Jason August 4, 2009 at 4:51 pm - Reply

    Don’t forget…

    “How ’bout a nice greasy pork sandwich served in a dirty ashtray?”

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