Virtual Midway adds Skee-Ball article

Posted Thursday, January 10, 2002 5:54 AM | Contributed by Gemini

The Virtual Midway looks at the classic game and park enthusiasts share their secrets.

Link: Cedar Point Virtual Midway

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Thursday, January 10, 2002 7:06 AM
Does anyone know where I can get part's for a skeeball game?

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Thursday, January 10, 2002 10:57 AM
Nice section.  Who knew Dan was a Skee-Ball master?  Not me!
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Thursday, January 10, 2002 6:47 PM
Supermandl, it depends on the parts you're looking for...

Generic parts like switches (or optics) and balls are commonly available from amusement parts suppliers like Happ Controls (1-888-BUY-HAPP).  I am not sure if they deal with the general public or not though.  Another option is to get in touch with your local games distributor (in the Yellow Pages under "Amusement Devices").  A third option may be to go to a local fun center (the bigger the better) and ask if they would sell you a part or get you in touch with someone who can.

For specific parts like channel covers, plexi display covers, etc., those are only available from Skee-Ball through a distributor.

Hope this helps.

Jim

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Friday, January 11, 2002 5:18 AM
Supermandl,

Just contact us here at Skee-Ball, original manufacturer of the Skee-Ball Game (121 Liberty Lane, Chalfont, PA 18914 (215) 997-8900 - 8AM-5PM EST).  We carry virtually every part you could imagine.

Looking forward to hearing from you :)

Becky, SKEE-BALL, INC.

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Friday, January 11, 2002 10:17 AM
Thanks everyone for the help.
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Army Rangers lead the way
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Friday, January 11, 2002 1:56 PM
My goal is to someday have a traditional Skee-Ball alley in my home. Then Dan and Duane better watch out :)

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Friday, January 11, 2002 2:17 PM
I take on ALL challengers!
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Daniel Haverlock
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Friday, January 11, 2002 3:58 PM
Hey Becky, wasn't Skee-ball owned at one time, or is still owned by PTC?
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