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1  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: Generic to Multi conversion on: November 10, 2015, 12:28:36 AM
Thanks guys.
I'm a bit worried the CP is gonna give me hell. Trying to fit a Street Fighter layout on 15.5cm*57cm, it should fit but we'll see how it plays.

@ Q*ris X2 - I actually opted for a mame setup initially but was outvoted (too much time/work roll eyes). There have been complaints to the lack of Mortal Kombat on the board so who knows, maybe we'll ditch it.
2  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Generic to Multi conversion on: November 07, 2015, 04:32:43 PM
I've had these two generic cabs for a while and since I don't have space for them at home, my brother thought it would be an awesome addition to the office (yes, I work for my brother... don't ask).

Anyway, to satisfy the majority, it was decided to convert the empty cab to a multi-game (game elf blue 619-in-1 to be exact).
Since my brother is impatient, the cab has already been moved to the office. (pic #2)

Here is the print company guy attaching the new sideart. You can see damage to the left leg (it's missing) and the black plastic fell off (need to re-glue it). The sideart came out much better than I expected (wasn't my choice but wasn't my money either Ghost). (pic #3)

We ordered a new PSU and wiring for reliability. New Sanwa sticks (they're so wonderfully clicky Grin) and concave buttons.
I'll have to build a new CP as the current one already has too many holes. Since I have literally 0 metallurgy skills, I'm gonna have to make it from wood/MDF.
Also need to replace the marquee lamp and see what I can do about the coin slot lights (the wiring is pretty bad and they don't work).

Will keep you updated on my progress.
3  General Chat / Electronic HandHeld Games & Vintage Toys, Home Consoles & Computers / Re: [flea market find] - What did you find today? on: May 13, 2011, 09:07:58 PM
Congratz on the find DarthNuno  Cheesy
4  General Chat / Electronic HandHeld Games & Vintage Toys, Home Consoles & Computers / Re: Game and Watch flea market find on: March 24, 2011, 10:06:26 PM
Thanks guys.
Did I mention they came with battery covers?  Grin
5  General Chat / Electronic HandHeld Games & Vintage Toys, Home Consoles & Computers / Re: Handhelds on the net on: March 24, 2011, 10:02:01 PM
That's going into my fav list.
6  General Chat / Electronic HandHeld Games & Vintage Toys, Home Consoles & Computers / [flea market find] - What did you find today? on: March 23, 2011, 08:22:07 PM
I usually lurk (mostly because I have nothing good or interesting to write), but not today  Cheesy

A few weeks ago I went to the local flea market looking for the usual: old games and old audio gear (including records). Most of the time I don't find anything interesting, but I stopped dead in my tracks when I saw these two just sitting there! A near mint DK? No way...
I picked up the DK and asked the lady how much? 2 (15kn local currency)? I'll take the Mickey and Donald too!!!

At first I figured I'd sell them, but the DK grew on me real fast (Mickey and Donald not so much) it's a lot more fun then I expected (I usually suck at LCD games).
So anyway, now I'm looking for a case to put them in so they don't get any more scuffs =]
7  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: [Roadtrip] Hot Toobin' Summer Road on: July 09, 2009, 12:44:43 PM

Does this remind anyone else of Back to the Future?

Congrats on the new game.
8  General Chat / All the rest / Re: Happy Birthday Valsimot & BLooD ! on: July 03, 2009, 09:31:34 AM
Thanks guys =]
9  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: Roadtrip Frustration on: June 30, 2009, 08:24:13 AM
Man, that's just wrong...  Embarrassed
10  General Chat / Technical Area / Re: How to do the final (edge) convergence on a color CRT on: June 29, 2009, 10:27:35 AM
WOW! Nice fix.
What are these sticks called and where do you get them? I'm sure I'm gonna need them some day.
11  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: :: Quest for Billy Mitchell :: Never Surrender! on: June 23, 2009, 04:52:56 PM

BTW, nice ride Arcadefever.
12  General Chat / All the rest / Re: Happy Birthday Sonic ... the real one ;-) on: June 23, 2009, 04:49:12 PM
Happy birthday Sonic!

Hm, now I could really go for some blurring Sonic action right now... if only my genesis worked... *sigh*
13  General Chat / Technical Area / Re: how to ... CREATE THE COIN DOOR WRINKLE EFFECT??? on: June 23, 2009, 09:46:31 AM
www.rust-oleum.eu maybe? It seems they have offices in Europe (none in Germany though...).
14  General Chat / Technical Area / Re: Hantarex anode wire question on: June 23, 2009, 09:41:41 AM
Thank you so much Matteo  Grin
Damn thing was really starting to worry me.
15  General Chat / Technical Area / Hantarex anode wire question on: June 16, 2009, 12:17:15 PM
I finally got the courage to discharge and clean my 2 monitors and I've found something interesting.

There seems to be a bit of copper mesh (shielding) coming out of the anode wire, completely uninsulated  shock. Now that doesn't seem right to me but it's the same on both of my mtc-900's... Is this normal?

I was thinking of just wrapping it in electrical tape, but with the heat these monitors produce, it would just fall off in month. What should I do?

p.s. sorry about the crappy pic, didn't have a proper camera with me.
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