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General Chat / Re: Looking for a used B90 Bonzini
« Last post by Gribladeen on Yesterday at 08:22:00 PM »
Thanks in advance!
General Chat / Looking for a used B90 Bonzini
« Last post by Gribladeen on Yesterday at 03:55:30 AM »

I live in Orange County and am. looking for a used B90 Bonzini, and would like ton know if anyone on this forum has one to sell.

If not, any recommendation on where to look or who to talk to?

Thank you,

General Chat / Garlando top glass: thickness?
« Last post by Maxgarlando on February 19, 2024, 01:58:39 PM »

Iím trying to get a new top glass cover made (not the playing field) for my older model Garlando coperto. I know it should be tempered glass.
What thickness should I get? Iíve heard 4mm (0.157 inch) somewhere but the recess is bigger, about 7mm.
Can someone confirm what the original is?

Kind Regards, Max
Arnold's $5000 Foosball Championship is just two weeks away. The event is in Columbus, Ohio March 1st-3rd at the Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High St. (Eisenman & Trott Rooms) For more information email Tim Litteral (The Captain), Steve Beine, or Dustin Bahas at the email addresses listed at the bottom of the flyer. You can also check Columbus Foosball There will be Jackets, Money Prizes, and Trophies awarded.

Be sure to buy your Arnold General Pass at the Foosball site only. The Arnold Pass is available to foosers at a deep discount. This pass can be very expensive if you buy it anywhere else. The event starts at 9:00 am Friday with free play Open Foosball.
General Chat / Re: Newbie Ball Selection Question
« Last post by JimWaterman on February 08, 2024, 03:19:26 PM »
... Through trial and error, I've learned that my table needs a 1.5" (36mm) ball diameter.  When I purchased quality balls they are often smaller and cause a lot of dead spots on my table...

IMPORTANT NOTE about Dead Lines/Spots!!!
There are "dead lines" between every pair of rods.   If both men could strike the oversized ball... you have a "stalemate" or "impasse" and something has to give... be the men or players "wrists".  OUCH!

Given some time on the table.. you'll move the ball enough so that there is LESS time where the ball stops, and annoys folks.  The best tables all have "dead lines".  You'll get used to it!   If the ball dies in front of forward rod in in that goalies area.. the goalie get's the ball.  If it dies between midfield rods and forward rods.. the team last scored upon get's the server again from midfield!

Favorite Grippy but still good/faster rolling balls are ITSF B-Ball, Leonhart Pro Ball, Roberto Sport Roller-Ball...

General Chat / Foosball balls from china
« Last post by frontman on February 04, 2024, 08:31:26 AM »
Does anyone know which Chinese website sells the non tumbled tornado or Warrior type foosballs in bulk?
General Chat / Re: Where to find a good fooseball table?
« Last post by bolt115 on February 03, 2024, 08:37:05 PM »
Try craigslist  and facebook marketplace  as well as any other similar site. Hold out until you find a nice tornado, a  commercial quality would be best option but the Cyclone II  is not bad if thats what you can find. The Storm II is okay. I would not bother with other lower tier Tornado tables.
General Chat / Where to find a good fooseball table?
« Last post by NitroLX on February 03, 2024, 11:01:05 AM »
Hello All,

New to the foosball scene.. looking to buy a table for my house.. not trying to break the bank so was thinking of buying a used tornado..

anyone have any suggestions on where to get one? are there different brands just as good?

any help would be great!
General Chat / Newbie Ball Selection Question
« Last post by foos4fun on February 02, 2024, 10:40:16 PM »
Hello.  I'm new here and to foosball.

My family recently picked up a simple foosball table and we're enjoying learning to actually play the game properly using proper shooting, passing, ball control, etc.  I need some help trying to purchase a decent ball that fits my table.

Through trial and error, I've learned that my table needs a 1.5" (36mm) ball diameter.  When I purchased quality balls they are often smaller and cause a lot of dead spots on my table.  I'm struggling to find 1.5" balls that are quality cork or textured balls.  The 1.5" balls I find are the junky hard plastic soccer style.  Can someone recommend a quality textured and cork ball option that is 1.5"?  I've seemed to search everywhere with little luck. 

Lastly, how do I search the forums on this website?  I couldn't find a place to search the forums before I posted this question.

Thanks in advance. 
General Chat / Re: Tornado Foosball Bearing Nut Dimensions? Leg bolt size?
« Last post by Lamity2001 on January 22, 2024, 02:42:53 AM »
Hi, I'm looking at purchasing a coin-op tornado foosball table (T2000, brown marble, I think), and I will need to take it apart to transport it in my vehicle. Rather than spending money ordering a tornado bearing/bushing wrench, I would like to 3D print my own bushing wrench. For that reason, I need to know: what size hexagon is the bushing? (E.g. 1 in across the flats?) The tool I want to 3D print is this one. Amazon says the package is 1x2x5 inches. uno online

I do have pliers to use if necessary, but I'd rather not goober anything up. I have a 5/32" pin punch (from a set I will bring, so I have smaller and larger) that I planned to use for removing the men if I need to.

A second question is if anyone knows what size socket wrench I will need to take the legs off, and what size I will need to take the top off of the cabinet. I may be able to fit it into my vehicle with just the top playing field off, but I'd like to be able to take the legs off also, in case that is necessary. Any information is appreciated!
I have no idea.
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