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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1320 on: October 19, 2012, 11:22:18 am »

Heh, whenever I look at any pics of Vancouver the weather always looks perfect, good avatar pic, got a side view?  >:D


Oh man now I feel like a ---meecrob--- lol.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1321 on: October 19, 2012, 04:31:52 pm »
Great stuff Ond. Finishing is what makes or breaks it and those tutorials were super useful. Thanks.
Click a pic for a video tour 

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1322 on: October 19, 2012, 05:51:24 pm »
I've been blinded by the shine!  8)
How do plan on keeping the finish looking so nice with lots of fingerprints from kids?  ;D

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1323 on: October 20, 2012, 06:10:42 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1324 on: October 21, 2012, 04:59:05 am »
Lookin' sweet, Ond! :cheers:

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet **(UPDATE April 16th 2012)**
« Reply #1325 on: October 23, 2012, 02:32:55 am »





Anyone else see a devil with one eye when they see this? Looks bad ass. Looks like an arcade character. Kind of reminds me of Satans Hollow (The Devil)

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1326 on: October 31, 2012, 04:57:34 pm »
Dang, I just spent the last hour of my life reading 34 pages of this thread spanning over 3 years of work, biting off my damn fingernails holding onto my seat and the cab still isn't finished? :banghead: How can you sleep at night OND?

I feel cheated by Satan's Hollow.....  :dunno

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1327 on: November 01, 2012, 02:13:09 am »
Dang, I just spent the last hour of my life reading 34 pages of this thread spanning over 3 years of work, biting off my damn fingernails holding onto my seat and the cab still isn't finished? :banghead: How can you sleep at night OND?

I feel cheated by Satan's Hollow.....  :dunno
I felt the same when I first read the thread!

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1328 on: November 01, 2012, 05:46:16 pm »
add me to that list too  ;D

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1329 on: November 01, 2012, 06:48:54 pm »
Go easy on OND.

It takes time to create perfection  ;)

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1330 on: November 05, 2012, 01:35:38 am »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1331 on: November 05, 2012, 10:50:48 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1332 on: November 06, 2012, 01:38:20 am »
Sigh, when you can post a video in November and hear the birds chirping...

So is the glass going to be stationary or rotate with the monitor?
Where's my gold star :P

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1333 on: November 06, 2012, 01:51:26 am »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1334 on: November 06, 2012, 03:56:45 am »
Amazing

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1335 on: November 06, 2012, 11:52:16 am »
Glass will be masked (as I said)  and rotate with the monitor.  Just the screen will be visible.

This looks great all stood up!  :applaud:

The inside (behind the monitor) looks really nice.  It's a shame to cover it up.

I'm thinking dark smoked glass (fixed), with some  LEDs behind the monitor for attract mode.  Or maybe some cool effects during rotation.  Then black during gameplay.

Flashing multicolored lights would look cool with that acoustic foam.

Complete mini arcade cabinet plans available.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1336 on: November 06, 2012, 12:41:29 pm »
At one point you had the base completely painted didn't you? 

Rotation is the best I've ever seen, hands down.  Great move on the constant speed - the change of pitch attracts much more attention from the listener than a steady sound. 

I was surprised by the use of powder coat on the glass masking.  Will the heat bother the glass/tempering?  I know that powder coating processes don't get extremely hot.  Spray paint and fine line tape worked perfectly for me although it does scratch off easily if not padded at points of contact. 

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1337 on: November 06, 2012, 04:01:56 pm »

I'm thinking dark smoked glass (fixed), with some  LEDs behind the monitor for attract mode.  Or maybe some cool effects during rotation.  Then black during gameplay.

Flashing multicolored lights would look cool with that acoustic foam.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1338 on: November 06, 2012, 04:37:24 pm »
I think this looks amazing.
I would of went with Jet Red however, and where the yellow is, I would of made it black. Having a furious dark red with black would of looked intense, in my opinion.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1339 on: November 06, 2012, 05:51:42 pm »
That yellow is the primer Ond uses.  the base is all red or at one point it was.  I don't think the yellow is the finish. 

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1340 on: November 06, 2012, 06:41:31 pm »
This is a lot of work to make the world's shiniest gum ball machine



it is very nice and shiny though

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1341 on: November 06, 2012, 06:59:47 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1342 on: November 07, 2012, 04:14:01 pm »
Reminds me of orko.
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1343 on: December 04, 2012, 08:30:58 am »
I am going through Ond cab update withdrawls...  :P

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet **(UPDATE May 20th 2012)**
« Reply #1344 on: December 19, 2012, 01:30:46 am »
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I am so sorry to go backwards on this incredible thread & by all means, everyone feel free to flame me for it (my own fault for being away from the thread for so long ... I'm so ashamed)

But I had to make the comment...

Ond, that "cockpit section of the spaceship of yours is screaming for a minimal led bubbled portion of it's own... especially considering as I remember my wasted youth in the arcades, they were always so dark to let the screens be the focus... I just think all that work on chroming the spaceship needs to be seen (yeah... I realize this is going into a home and probably not going to shoved into a dark closet corner like most of the arcades I remember... but still)

Just an opinion.

 :P Let the crucifixion begin lol.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1345 on: January 21, 2013, 03:04:38 pm »
You're in the peak of summer down there right?  Surely some mad progress has been made...how bouts a bump?

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1346 on: January 22, 2013, 09:03:00 am »
Seriously where you at Brother Ond.  Updates are needed!

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1347 on: January 28, 2013, 05:40:19 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1348 on: January 28, 2013, 07:38:16 pm »
BYOAC has been OND free for too long no?  :P  Iím looking forward to getting back in to arcade related fun, wrapping up Astro (this cab) and some other stuff as well.  See yas all round!  ;D

Thanks for the update, I guess we all can't wait until we see Astro take off but with great projects comes extremely long threads.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1349 on: January 29, 2013, 10:50:41 am »
BYOAC has been OND free for too long no?  :P  Iím looking forward to getting back in to arcade related fun, wrapping up Astro (this cab) and some other stuff as well.  See yas all round!  ;D

That's the stuff man.  It's so great when you get stuff done like this.  Take your time.  We're going to still poke you occasionally to make sure you're still out there.


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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1350 on: February 05, 2013, 09:03:10 am »
I'm still watching. Love this work. I have more to share too, soon.  >:D
Man, will my cab EVER be finished?

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet **(UPDATE May 20th 2012)**
« Reply #1351 on: February 06, 2013, 02:01:38 am »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet - Astro !
« Reply #1352 on: February 12, 2013, 08:14:11 pm »
It's time to render unto Comtek what is Comtek's (winner of the "name my cab competition errr some pages ago....) ;D. @ Comtek - PM sent to you.

Initial sketch -the design criteria was for etched glass inserts or panels, I decided on a cocktail cab (because I haven't really designed one before)



Here is the first draft render of that concept, including etched glass panels with space ship stylized etching with inner glow lighting, speakers are located under each CP panel.  CRT monitor fitted (fixed aspect)
I've tried to make it interesting without being too difficult to build.



more on my own cab soon...


It's been over 2 years since i have been on the site.
and i have to say it is not a suprise that this cab turned out how it did.
OND once again still amazed at the level of your work.
also i'm proud to have come up with the name for this piece of art
 :applaud: :applaud: :applaud: OND :applaud: :applaud: :applaud:

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1353 on: February 13, 2013, 05:33:54 am »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1354 on: February 13, 2013, 07:06:02 am »
I don't know about you, Ond, but for me this monitor glass business is the most nerve wracking for me. I'm anxious to see how you pull this off.

 :scared
Man, will my cab EVER be finished?

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1355 on: February 13, 2013, 08:08:01 am »
Black craft paper and invisible tape.

You're welcome.

 ;)

Nice to see you're back on this!

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1356 on: February 13, 2013, 09:24:05 am »
Black craft paper and invisible tape.

Nice to see you're back on this!

Nah, 1/2" thick black foamboard and duct tape ought to do the trick.

It is really nice to see Ond back on his project, indeed.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1357 on: February 13, 2013, 12:29:27 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1358 on: February 13, 2013, 01:45:55 pm »
Wouldn't it be easier just to have the glass stay still and only rotate the monitor?

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1359 on: February 13, 2013, 01:51:40 pm »
Wouldn't it be easier just to have the glass stay still and only rotate the monitor?

I don't think he wants any visible hardware or mounting bolts on the glass at all.
Man, will my cab EVER be finished?