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G'day From Downunder

Here is the latest from Swinks:

- this month's works

- and old monthly releases 

April 2020 - Work in Progress

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Custom Pinball

Soon will be reproducing another 80's Bally part

Upgrading a k40 Laser

Finally getting back to a custom pinball as taking a break from new pinball mods.

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Upgrading a k40 Laser

Soon will be reproducing another 80's Bally part

Upgrading a k40 Laser

Completed a design and about to rebuild my K40 Laser with triple process area and running full linear bearings.

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Soon will be reproducing another 80's Bally part

Soon will be reproducing another 80's Bally part

Soon will be reproducing another 80's Bally part

Had a US pinballer reach out and ask for help and kindly sent some parts to me which I will reproduce so people to restore their games.

Feb / Mar 2020 - Recent Work

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Banzai Run Ball Lifter

Banzai Run Ball Lifter

Banzai Run Ball Lifter

2 versions complete and tested and reports are back that it fitted and functions well.

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Get Smart - Homebrew

Banzai Run Ball Lifter

Banzai Run Ball Lifter

I was asked to help and design files for a cool Cone of Silence mech for a new Homebrew - Get Smart.

Jan 2020 - Recent work

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Banzai Run Part

Banzai Run Part

Banzai Run Part

Proto part has been sent out to a pinhead and waiting on feedback on performance.

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Snackbar Mod v4

Banzai Run Part

Banzai Run Part

New revised v4 of the Snackbar Mod released and sold out (limited run of 16 units) with the new magnetic lock down and RGB Neon with 120 effects built in. More will be made late 2020 / early 2021

Dec 2019 - Recent Work

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Classic Stern Plastic Pop Bumpers

Classic Stern Plastic Pop Bumpers

Classic Stern Plastic Pop Bumpers

These parts have been made and checked against NOS and can confirm all parts are interchangeable.

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Doctor Who Opto Carrier

Classic Stern Plastic Pop Bumpers

Classic Stern Plastic Pop Bumpers

Good reports from customer that the product has greatly improved the reliability with this area of the machine.

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Surfing T-Shirts

Surfing T-Shirts

Surfing T-Shirts

I love the beach and SWINKS originally was fully focused on surfing stuff. Recently finished a heap of designs.

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Pinball T-Shirts

Surfing T-Shirts

Surfing T-Shirts

Want to show people you are into pinball - YES - get yourself a t-shirt. Recently finished a heap of designs.

Nov 2019 - Recent Work

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Classic Stern Bumper Parts

Doctor Who - MPF Target Button Channel Spreader & light baffle

Doctor Who - MPF Target Button Channel Spreader & light baffle

Due to a request and a kind Pinhead in the USA lending some NOS parts, these parts have now been re-engineered.

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Doctor Who - MPF Target Button Channel Spreader & light baffle

Doctor Who - MPF Target Button Channel Spreader & light baffle

Doctor Who - MPF Target Button Channel Spreader & light baffle

Commonly these channels are warped and people have trouble with the sensors so head to the link to see a warp free bracket, as well as a insert to remove the warping or a fully upgraded channel bracket with strengtheners and sensor light baffles.

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Elvira - Mods

Doctor Who - MPF Target Button Channel Spreader & light baffle

Ghostbusters - Containment Mod

Here are a few mods for Stern's recent released game - 2019 Elvira's House of Horrors and some of these could also be installed in to the "Elvira and the Party Monsters" or "Scared Stiff".

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Ghostbusters - Containment Mod

Ghostbusters - Containment Mod

Ghostbusters - Containment Mod

Latest mod to be released for the 2016 Ghostbusters Pro, using the existing lighting and a simple process of purchasing parts from Shapeways and assembling you can have this mod too - the manual will be posted in the Resources section soon. Simply purchase parts and assemble.

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VOX Speaker Plunger Plate

Ghostbusters - Containment Mod

VOX Speaker Plunger Plate

Speaker Plunger Plate for Stern's Beatles and could be used for other music pinballs.