Brooklyn Pinballs’s Al “Pinaholic” in the Wall Street Journal

Written by Brooklyn Pinball. Posted in Press

September 7, 2010

‘Allen Cihak is a self described pinball addict. When he came across the opportunity to start buying and repairing pinball machines around the city, he says he found his calling.’

‘Pinball-machine maintenance requires unfailing replacement of the rubber bands that protect flippers, bumpers and vital “plastics” such as clown heads and spaceships. “If a ball gets nicked, it’s like sandpaper,” Mr. Cihak said, “It wrecks everything.” He added: “If one of my pinballs gets busted, I’m out there right away.”‘

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