We are now selling new Stern Pinball machines! Come in and check out the new selection! We will have the latest games in as they come out!
The passion we have for Pinball is amazing! What started out as a hobby with a game or two, more projects found their way into the basement and garage. Humble beginnings of “Dr. Scott’s” Pinball in Maumee, Ohio, started in a 400 sq.ft. heated double storage unit on Sophia St. in 1993. Proudly moved into a 1500 sq.ft. storefront in the Uptown Business district in 1995. The current location became a dream come true! 5500 sq.ft. with over 70 pinball games set up, dozens of vintage video games, plus slot machines, bowling machines, skeeball, foosball, neons, megatouch, candy vendors, etc., etc.! This is one amazing store.
The one thing we are NOT is an arcade. If someone is going to pay serious coin for a vintage coin operated game, they don’t one that has been wailed on by some snot nosed kid. The other situation is that this facility is NOT a kid friendly location. There are “boobie traps” throughout the building as we work on projects where ever they might be. For their safety, little kids must be kept under control at all times!
Most of the 20+ years we’ve been in business, Ron or I have been seminar speakers at Pinball Expo. In fact, I attended Expo #1 in 1985, and I’ve got the T-shirt to prove it. For me, the highlight of Expo is the autograph session Saturday afternoon. Every year we’ll take pieces or parts of games to be signed. We get to meet & greet the artists & designers. Over the years, they get to know us and we’ve got to know them. We don’t charge anything extra for an autographed game. We think it’s really neat and fun to do.
Payment plan: A ⅓ down will hold a game for you. Another payment of a ⅓ on a month or so and the final payment upon delivery or pick up.
Unfortunately, Loan Shark companies that offer “12 months same as cash” financing, only do so with new merchandise, plus it’s not worth the hassle. We’ve also tried our own version of “rent to own” with disastrous results!