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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #30 on: May 30, 2015, 09:21:57 AM »
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Re: Stern KISS Mods - alternative trim
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Re: Stern KISS Mods - alternative trim
« Reply #32 on: June 06, 2015, 03:34:45 PM »
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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #33 on: June 09, 2015, 06:48:51 AM »
I think it is evident that Stern are putting the squeeze on modders and want to control that market as I came up with the shooter rods and 3 weeks later was legally threatened and then they came out with the same concept. I also suggested the Marshall speaker mods that I had on Shapeways but removed and now learn that another modder contracted with Stern to basically reproduce that mod - speaker & amp combo. I will put the speaker and amp mod back up but will change the logo.

Sad that Stern will slowly squash and squeeze out the modders and the ones they are contracting tell me there is alot of expectations and limitations by Stern. They are killing the creativity and now they are being copy cats....

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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #34 on: June 09, 2015, 06:58:18 AM »
 ^^^
I wouldn't want someone doing mods and making $$ on a licence I had paid for either.
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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #35 on: June 09, 2015, 07:44:31 AM »
I think it is evident that Stern are putting the squeeze on modders and want to control that market as I came up with the shooter rods and 3 weeks later was legally threatened and then they came out with the same concept. I also suggested the Marshall speaker mods that I had on Shapeways but removed and now learn that another modder contracted with Stern to basically reproduce that mod - speaker & amp combo. I will put the speaker and amp mod back up but will change the logo.

Sad that Stern will slowly squash and squeeze out the modders and the ones they are contracting tell me there is alot of expectations and limitations by Stern. They are killing the creativity and now they are being copy cats....

Legally threatened by Stern or KISS ?

I know KISS comb the internet looking for copyright infringement etc, but I'd surprised if it came from Stern.
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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #36 on: June 09, 2015, 08:31:48 AM »
^^^
I wouldn't want someone doing mods and making $$ on a licence I had paid for either.

I agree with branded items like the kiss shooters that I have now removed and admittedly a bit naive and silly of me, but for the quad speaker and amp seems a bit copy cat and another modder has given me a heads up that they have asked them to make it now.


.... be surprised
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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #37 on: July 01, 2015, 07:22:54 AM »
this will make people happy - a mod for illuminating the translite KISS logo
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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #38 on: July 01, 2015, 09:37:24 AM »
^^^
I wouldn't want someone doing mods and making $$ on a licence I had paid for either.

I agree with branded items like the kiss shooters that I have now removed and admittedly a bit naive and silly of me, but for the quad speaker and amp seems a bit copy cat and another modder has given me a heads up that they have asked them to make it now.


.... be surprised

Huh? I don't understand what you mean by this Swinksy? Did Sern ask another modder to make the stack on behalf of Stern?
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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #39 on: July 03, 2015, 08:06:03 AM »
might be of interest to a few of you

A pinsider designer a insert to seperate the lit letters


This little device will block most of the lighting bleed between the KISS letters on the left side of the playfiled allowing you to distingush between the individual letters. It makes hitting the KISS letter hurry-up much more intuitive.
More info here:
http://www.pinballlife.com/index.php?p=product&id=3741

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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #40 on: July 04, 2015, 06:16:03 PM »
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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #41 on: July 19, 2015, 07:30:02 AM »
here is a cabinet art mod done by the guy that does the graphic pin blades, obviously not for sale YET.......

looks cool.

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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #42 on: July 30, 2015, 08:04:43 PM »
here is a 2015 version of my Marshall speaker mod which will be backlit to hopefully add a glow to the logos, knobs and striping around the boxes. It would be mounted in the pros similar to where the lee's have theirs. The photo is a 2013 version in a AP members game.
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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #43 on: July 30, 2015, 08:06:38 PM »
here is another one which I will get a pro to made to see how it looks

a quad speaker / amp plate for the plunger along with a volume knob plunger (these were in another thread but may as well have it here).

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Re: Stern KISS Mods
« Reply #44 on: August 24, 2015, 10:24:52 PM »


I have some samples being made and and see how they look and will post soon once happy.
« Last Edit: August 24, 2015, 10:39:31 PM by swinks »