D. Gottlieb's 1973 'Hot Shot'Hot Shot/ D. Gottlieb & Co., September 1973, 4 players.
Model number: 343
Production run: 9000
Features: 2 banks of 7 Drop Targets, 1 Pop Bumper, 1 Kickout Hole, 2 Bullseye Targets, Ball Return Gate.
Design: Ed Krynsky
Art: Gordon Morison
Notes: A two player version was released as `Big Shot'
Game also produced in single player add-a-ball versions named `Pro Pool' and `Play Pool'.
(Information from The Internet Pinball Database.)
Hot Shot Head/Backbox
I picked up the machine on 6/12/00. I set it up and started working on it and have managed to play a few games on it even though it still needs a lot of work. The backglass is in pretty good shape and the colors are still vibrant.
Hot Shot Restoration/Overhaul
Week of 6/12- 6/18
Week of 6/19- 6/25
Week of 6/26-7/2
Week of 7/3-7/9
Week of 7/10-7/16
Week of 7/17-7/23
Week of 7/24-7/30
My High Score was 123,910 on 7-25-00, before I sold it.
As of 2/13/01 this machine has a new owner and home.
Hot Shot Playfield
I like the playfield layout, especially the drop target arrangement. Following are some pictures of the before and after playfield touchup I did.
Hot Shot Flyer
I picked up the flyer at the Pin a Go Go in Dixon, Ca. May 19, 2000.
I wish to acknowledge people who helped me in various ways with this machine: