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Re: I really do have a project
« Reply #40 on: December 28, 2005, 10:56:36 am »
Coin door work called off today due to rain  :(


I was cutting out for the coin door..... I decided to use the over under that went with the Crystal Castles restore that's next on the list of projects. I'll just order one if I ever get to it.....

well anyway as soon as I got it cut and we got a few pictues the rain started coming down....so we quicly put the cabinet back in the shed....


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« Reply #41 on: December 29, 2005, 11:56:55 am »
I have placed the coindoor in to make sure it fit right.... here's how it looks.....


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« Reply #42 on: December 29, 2005, 12:04:49 pm »
I am taking my control panel to a friends house tomarrow, so that we can use his router recess the joysticks and buttons so that they work properly...

I have found that because this project has taken so long I cannot find all my buttons at this time.....

The half dollar aboce the trackball is where the spinner will go....

The two brass tokens are where the buttons for the trackball will go.....

the two silver tokens are where the player one and player two buttons....

There are supposed to be 4 admin buttons but as of right now I con only find two.....

the trackball is going to be a Kinsington trackball hack.....

I will have to find my detailed instructions that I had for my keyboard hack or figure something else out....


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Re: I really do have a project - CP critiques please
« Reply #43 on: December 29, 2005, 12:34:32 pm »
Looks fine.  With a smaller panel you have to keep the controls in tight.

One thing to consider is to get rid of the dedicated mouse buttons above the trackball and just hook the player 1 buttons 1 & 2 up to the trackball left & right.  MAME uses this default mapping anyway (P1 button 1 = LeftCtrl OR Mouse 0).

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« Reply #44 on: December 30, 2005, 01:19:09 pm »
Here's what I got done with the control panel so far today....

I didn't do the player 1 and 2 buttons because I cannot find them right now....

I also didn't do the admin buttons, I'll do them this weekend...

as far as the trackball i'll need to look at it again...I had it all figured out at one time but since I took so long to get to it I forgot what my plans were.... I'll re-think it tonight at work....


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« Reply #45 on: December 30, 2005, 01:22:32 pm »
I'ts starting to come along nicely... I have to give more thought on the artwork for the CP....


I just can't think of anything.......

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Re: missioncontrol's oldskool - I really do have a project - CP 1/2 way there
« Reply #46 on: December 30, 2005, 02:36:32 pm »
What kind of buttons and joysticks are those?

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« Reply #47 on: December 30, 2005, 02:41:14 pm »
They came off a nintendo control panel....

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« Reply #48 on: December 30, 2005, 04:04:11 pm »
Here's what I got done with the control panel so far today....

I didn't do the player 1 and 2 buttons because I cannot find them right now....

I also didn't do the admin buttons, I'll do them this weekend...

as far as the trackball i'll need to look at it again...I had it all figured out at one time but since I took so long to get to it I forgot what my plans were.... I'll re-think it tonight at work....


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« Reply #49 on: December 30, 2005, 11:24:53 pm »

Not doing things isn't considered getting them done.

but what about thinking of doing things........

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« Reply #50 on: December 31, 2005, 12:01:06 am »

Not doing things isn't considered getting them done.

but what about thinking of doing things........

why didn't you just say that in the first place?  Mission accomplished.  Tomorrow, if you think about doing things as much as today, you'll be worn out before you even start.  Pace yourself
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Re: missioncontrol's oldskool - I really do have a project - CP 1/2 way there
« Reply #51 on: December 31, 2005, 12:03:18 am »
I thought the joysticks looked like Nintendo.  Are they 8-way or just 4-way?  Do the buttons work well (or can you tell yet)?  They look like the same mount design for leafswitch buttons, but they just swapped in microswitches.

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« Reply #52 on: December 31, 2005, 12:16:31 am »
I thought the joysticks looked like Nintendo.  Are they 8-way or just 4-way?  Do the buttons work well (or can you tell yet)?  They look like the same mount design for leafswitch buttons, but they just swapped in microswitches.


they are 8 ways.... if you'd like I can try to take better pictures of them.....


as far as the buttons I havn't really used them so I'm not sure how the game play will be with them... I'll keep you posted....

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« Reply #53 on: December 31, 2005, 12:19:45 am »
I took a good look at ften's kensington trackball hack and allthough mine is a little different then his I will mostly follow what he did.......

http://fathertom.net/mame/trackball.html

Thanks ften for keeping good documentation on your progress......

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« Reply #54 on: December 31, 2005, 06:48:41 am »
I took a good look at ften's kensington trackball hack and allthough mine is a little different then his I will mostly follow what he did.......

http://fathertom.net/mame/trackball.html

Thanks ften for keeping good documentation on your progress......

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« Reply #55 on: January 01, 2006, 04:38:31 pm »
ha just stole a few ideas.......

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Re: missioncontrol's oldskool - I really do have a project - CP 1/2 way there
« Reply #56 on: January 01, 2006, 05:24:53 pm »
nice cabinet in progress

hey quik question do you have route the control panel for buttons and joysticks?

cuz im too cheap to buy one :)
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« Reply #57 on: January 01, 2006, 11:34:46 pm »
I had to because the shaft for my joystick was too short and the buttons wouldn't work properly if I didn't...

you can possibly find a friend who has a router and borrow theirs or take it to your friend (with a 6 pack) and ask him if he could help you with it.......

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« Reply #58 on: January 02, 2006, 12:22:57 am »
but is it necessary to get it routed? im usin 5/8" thickness
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« Reply #59 on: January 02, 2006, 12:43:19 am »
but is it necessary to get it routed? im usin 5/8" thickness


The short answer is no it is not necessary.  I've got Happ Competition joysticks and pushbuttons mounted under 7/8" thickness of CP and they work perfectly.

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Re: missioncontrol's oldskool - I really do have a project - CP 1/2 way there
« Reply #60 on: January 02, 2006, 05:12:02 am »
I want to know how is it exactly you save the world from alien domination ?
And don't worry finding those admin buttons. You need an admin for them  ;)

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Re: missioncontrol's oldskool - I really do have a project - CP 1/2 way there
« Reply #61 on: January 02, 2006, 06:41:13 am »
World-dominating aliens are afraid of yellow.  As long as this stolen cab actually exists, we're safe from harm.
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« Reply #62 on: January 02, 2006, 07:15:37 am »
yellow is the coolest  ;D

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« Reply #63 on: January 02, 2006, 07:30:55 am »
World-dominating aliens are afraid of yellow. As long as this stolen cab actually exists, we're safe from harm.

What if you're inside yellow ? like a cab driver ? an alien cab driver ?

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« Reply #64 on: January 02, 2006, 07:37:59 am »
alien cab drivers.........



now that's the silliest thing I ever heard of..........

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« Reply #65 on: January 02, 2006, 07:43:45 am »
Where does he come up with this stuff?

Next he'll be telling us about talking animals or women who live under the sea
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« Reply #66 on: January 02, 2006, 07:51:00 am »
But there are women who live under the sea... and the have big breasteses

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« Reply #67 on: January 02, 2006, 07:52:10 am »

But there are women who live under the sea... and the have big breasteses


The bad part is, I heard they look like Darryl Hannah.  Blech!
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« Reply #68 on: January 02, 2006, 07:57:16 am »
just the outcasted ones....

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« Reply #69 on: January 02, 2006, 08:17:54 am »
Where does he come up with this stuff?

Next he'll be telling us about talking animals or women who live under the sea

Too much blood in my alcohol

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« Reply #70 on: January 03, 2006, 01:49:44 am »
I have to give more thought on the artwork for the CP....


I just can't think of anything.......


With those sticks and buttons, how 'bout this:
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« Reply #71 on: January 03, 2006, 02:23:02 am »
I have to give more thought on the artwork for the CP....


I just can't think of anything.......


With those sticks and buttons, how 'bout this:

Do you have that in .eps format?  I've got a cocktail that'd work PERFECT on!  :P
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« Reply #72 on: January 03, 2006, 02:28:20 am »

But there are women who live under the sea... and the have big breasteses


The bad part is, I heard they look like Darryl Hannah.  Blech!
I will not have an incredibly beautiful woman such as Darryl Hannah insulted in this, or any other thread. Don't make me get violent with you, I have powerful friends.

Ohh yeah, your urine themed cab is coming along nicely MC.....

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« Reply #73 on: January 03, 2006, 03:19:45 am »
I have to give more thought on the artwork for the CP....


I just can't think of anything.......


With those sticks and buttons, how 'bout this:

I did consider my cotrol panel that came with the buttons and joystick, but it was norrower than the cabinet plus I've got 3 buttons per player and needed room for a trackball...

I will probibly goe with a simple design like that though... just need it to mach my cabinet and marquee and I suck at color coordinating stuff....

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« Reply #74 on: January 03, 2006, 03:20:29 am »
Darryl Hannah drinks Pepsi.  And Cheerwine.  Oooh oooh....and she said Coke tastes like dog piss!  I stumbled across it while googling a moth I heard about.  ;D
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« Reply #75 on: January 03, 2006, 03:22:36 am »

Ohh yeah, your urine themed cab is coming along nicely MC.....

damn too bad I allready made my marquee..I could have called it :

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« Reply #76 on: January 03, 2006, 01:08:23 pm »
Ohh yeah, your urine themed cab is coming along nicely MC.....

Says the man with the baby-poop orange cab...

MC, where'd you get the coin door without a frame?  Pull from something else, I assume???
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« Reply #77 on: January 03, 2006, 01:21:35 pm »

MC, where'd you get the coin door without a frame?

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« Reply #78 on: January 03, 2006, 03:06:52 pm »
WOW.. Thats purty

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« Reply #79 on: January 03, 2006, 04:37:19 pm »
Darryl Hannah drinks Pepsi. 

That's what she always asks for at my house, yes.

  
 

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