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Author Topic: The Dream Machine (First full sized cabinet) DONE! Link to Plans included!  (Read 14874 times)

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A truly Amazing build :applaud:  I liked both your star and final sun rays backgrounds. Did you create these in photoshop and then vector to full size. Thanks and Congratulations!

Thanks. I used Paint Shop Pro X5 for my artwork.


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amazing work, great job.
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Fantastic work, one of the best machines I've seen  ;)

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Re: The Dream Machine (My first full sized arcade cabinet) 100% DONE!
« Reply #83 on: June 26, 2015, 12:06:07 am »
Thanks for the compliments guys!

As promised here is a youtube video tour of the cab. Also attaching a PDF file of the parts list for the cab.

https://youtu.be/6A5UlsyY1UE
« Last Edit: June 26, 2015, 10:19:18 am by Vidiot »


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Re: The Dream Machine (My first full sized arcade cabinet) 100% DONE!
« Reply #84 on: June 26, 2015, 10:07:38 am »
Thanks for sharing the video tour! What a great result, and a great way to relive the nostalgia from your youth!

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Re: The Dream Machine (My first full sized arcade cabinet) 100% DONE!
« Reply #85 on: June 26, 2015, 10:13:40 am »
Great work Vidiot!  Enjoyed the video and thanks for sharing. Bravo man...bravo.  :applaud:

(Also, I think if you remove the letter 's' from "https" in your YouTube link, the forum will embed the video in the thread.)
If you can read this, it means Photobucket's money grab ruined my signature photos.

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Re: The Dream Machine (My first full sized arcade cabinet) 100% DONE!
« Reply #86 on: June 26, 2015, 10:20:18 am »
Great work Vidiot!  Enjoyed the video and thanks for sharing. Bravo man...bravo.  :applaud:

(Also, I think if you remove the letter 's' from "https" in your YouTube link, the forum will embed the video in the thread.)

Cool. Thanks for the tip! :cheers:

And thanks for the love guys. Appreciate it. :D


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Re: The Dream Machine (My first full sized arcade cabinet) 100% DONE!
« Reply #87 on: June 28, 2015, 05:16:11 pm »
Lovely looking cab, very colorful, glossy and shiny! Thanks for sharing the video  :cheers:

Click a pic for a video tour 

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Re: The Dream Machine (My first full sized arcade cabinet) 100% DONE!
« Reply #88 on: June 28, 2015, 07:05:12 pm »
Damn - great job - very tidy and no fuss. Great 1st time full-size build! And in 6 months too!?

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Re: The Dream Machine (My first full sized arcade cabinet) 100% DONE!
« Reply #89 on: July 01, 2015, 09:08:53 pm »
Damn - great job - very tidy and no fuss. Great 1st time full-size build! And in 6 months too!?

Thanks!

In case anyone is interested, I just updated the thread with a PDF document of some basic plans. Just tried to include some of the more important dimensions and concepts. I apologize for the rough drawings. I don't use Autocad or anything. Hopefully they do get the idea across. You can grab them attached from the first post or get them here:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4xcmaimc2ldzlgo/Dream%20Machine%20Arcade%20Plans.pdf?dl=0


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True kudos to you, Vidiot. Great plans - clearly made out with others in mind. Most people in this hobby just take, a lot of the time without even a thank you. It's refreshing to see someone give back to people selflessly. A rare quality these days indeed. Keep up the good fight, brother! :)

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True kudos to you, Vidiot. Great plans - clearly made out with others in mind. Most people in this hobby just take, a lot of the time without even a thank you. It's refreshing to see someone give back to people selflessly. A rare quality these days indeed. Keep up the good fight, brother! :)

Thanks a lot man. Very kind of you to say.  :cheers:


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Hi, looks like the after they restored the server, all the August post have been lost. So I wasn't able to see your last response.

From memory, I think I was asking you if those marquee brackets are at 90 degrees and if not, what angle would they be. Also, are the angles at the same width or is one side longer than the other. If it's possible can I have the dimensions of the brackets.

Thanks

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Hi, looks like the after they restored the server, all the August post have been lost. So I wasn't able to see your last response.

From memory, I think I was asking you if those marquee brackets are at 90 degrees and if not, what angle would they be. Also, are the angles at the same width or is one side longer than the other. If it's possible can I have the dimensions of the brackets.

Thanks

They have a curve to them so they fit a variety of cabinet styles. They were a little longer than I needed so I just cut them to fit the width of my cabinet. I bought them from twistedquarter here:
http://www.twistedquarter.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=219_224&products_id=221

Here is a photo of what they look like from the edge:


This is a page from my cabinet plans detailing how I did the marquee area:


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Great Work, This is a great build.
Where did you get your casters? I am looking for those . Thanks


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Great Work, This is a great build.
Where did you get your casters? I am looking for those . Thanks

Thanks! If you're referring to the rear casters I got those at twistedquarter. Here's the link:

http://www.twistedquarter.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=219_222&products_id=984


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Thanks so much for the pic and details.

Hi, looks like the after they restored the server, all the August post have been lost. So I wasn't able to see your last response.

From memory, I think I was asking you if those marquee brackets are at 90 degrees and if not, what angle would they be. Also, are the angles at the same width or is one side longer than the other. If it's possible can I have the dimensions of the brackets.

Thanks

They have a curve to them so they fit a variety of cabinet styles. They were a little longer than I needed so I just cut them to fit the width of my cabinet. I bought them from twistedquarter here:
http://www.twistedquarter.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=219_224&products_id=221

Here is a photo of what they look like from the edge:


This is a page from my cabinet plans detailing how I did the marquee area:


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Hi, I would like to know where have you buy this kind of hinge
Thanks in advance

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Hi, I would like to know where have you buy this kind of hinge
Thanks in advance

If you're referring to the silver strut holding the control panel open I think I bought it from a seller on eBay. Just look for a "cabinet lift". I believe the strength is measured as 50nm. I love this thing. Works like a charm to hold the control panel open and take the strain off the hinges.

If you're referring to the piano hinge, this type is referred to as an "offset piano hinge". Again I purchased it from eBay.
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ok thanks very mucho for your complete answer

i was referring to the piano hinge
i am looking for it in ebay

if you remember what did you exactly purchased, please let me know

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ok thanks very mucho for your complete answer

i was referring to the piano hinge
i am looking for it in ebay

if you remember what did you exactly purchased, please let me know

This is the guy I ordered from.
I don't remember specific sizes but this is probably the one I ordered:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-1-4-x-5-8-x3-4-x-062-Single-Offset-Aluminum-Piano-Hinge-with-3-16-Holes-/151997418433?var=&hash=item2363c08bc1:m:mDLN_SdUzuvjly-VipSmbUA


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Re: The Dream Machine (First full sized cabinet) DONE! Link to Plans included!
« Reply #101 on: October 28, 2016, 10:18:09 am »
I updated the plans to correct a couple wording mistakes and improved the overall quality of the document somewhat. As a result, the PDF is too large to make as an attachment to a post so I am sharing it from dropbox. Here is a link for anyone interested: http://tinyurl.com/gmxzuu7

The plans include a parts list at the end.


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ok thanks very mucho for your complete answer

i was referring to the piano hinge
i am looking for it in ebay

if you remember what did you exactly purchased, please let me know

This is the guy I ordered from.
I don't remember specific sizes but this is probably the one I ordered:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-1-4-x-5-8-x3-4-x-062-Single-Offset-Aluminum-Piano-Hinge-with-3-16-Holes-/151997418433?var=&hash=item2363c08bc1:m:mDLN_SdUzuvjly-VipSmbUA


1000000 of thanks again

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Re: The Dream Machine (First full sized cabinet) DONE! Link to Plans included!
« Reply #103 on: February 11, 2018, 11:15:03 pm »
Great machine, are the plans still available anywhere?

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Re: The Dream Machine (First full sized cabinet) DONE! Link to Plans included!
« Reply #104 on: February 13, 2018, 03:50:56 pm »
Great machine, are the plans still available anywhere?

Thanks man. Too big to attach to this post so here is a link:

http://tinyurl.com/zkvefkp


  
 

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