Classic Revival

Looking for an old school classic machine? Remember Eight Ball, El Dorado, Royal Flush, Power Play, Fast Draw, See Saw or Spirit of '76?

If you've been looking around you've realised that these machines are very hard to come by, especially in decent working condition.

This is where a replica from Escapism Pinball comes in. Our machines are designed and built to give you the authentic 60's and 70's games without the maintenance nightmares. 

The electromechanics are replaced with electronics and in doing so we're able to make them more reliable and to modify the rule sets where it makes logical sense.

We call them replicas but in reality they differ in many ways. The backglass is modified to accomodate the new displays that are slightly smaller than the old score reels. The cabinet is designed to give a better playfield slope. The Playfields are tweaked for better symmetry and to suit the new rule sets where needed.

Spirit of 76 - Solid State Edition


This is a four player solid state conversion of the famous Spirit of 76. This machine will be using 1" LED score displays that are narrower than the original reels. Apertures for the score displays were altered to accomodate them and this left big boring empty spaces in the middle which now sports a Saturn V rocket like the one they put on the 2 player version. The playfield is now truly symmetrical but can still be used in the original Spirit of 76 and Pioneer machines and is compatible with NOS plastics.


Eight Ball

This machine gives the authentic 1977 Eight Ball by Bally a face lift and a new engine. Chimes and game play is streamlined to suit the collector.
The cabinet is hand painted and the playfield comes with super durable urethane coating. Free play only.






Playfields have a durable clear coat that resists wear and can be easily cleaned.

The playfield for a replica is almost identical to the original apart from a few accuracy tweaks. It's still a 20.25x42" board and can be used in the original machine. The original plastics will fit.





Cabinet are made with standard 3/4" plywood and graphics can be hand painted or applied with vinyl decals like all modern machines. All cabinets will fit an original playfield and vice versa. Lockbars are imported but the coin door, side rails and legs are made locally. Side rails are stainless steel like the lockbar and the legs are mild steel powder coated.






We develop our own electronics to be used in our custom and replica machines. Circuit boards are made locally and are designed to be modular to make maintenance and upgrades easier, cheaper and faster. We also guarantee our electronics for 1 year.




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