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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1520 on: January 26, 2015, 11:11:20 am »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1521 on: January 26, 2015, 01:13:52 pm »

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1522 on: January 26, 2015, 07:30:30 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1523 on: January 27, 2015, 07:21:12 am »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1524 on: January 27, 2015, 10:10:48 am »
I wasn't sure what to think yesterday when you mentioned it but now that I see it I like the kick plate. 

That speaker grill looks fantastic.  It reminds me of Obi Wan's hyperdrive in EP2 except cooler.   :applaud:

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1525 on: January 27, 2015, 10:43:48 am »
Not a big fan of the diamond plate, and I think those front corners need protecting as well. Have you considered the clear automotive protective film to protect the finish from people's feet?

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1526 on: January 27, 2015, 11:07:31 am »
Not a big fan of the diamond plate, and I think those front corners need protecting as well. Have you considered the clear automotive protective film to protect the finish from people's feet?

Agreed. All the other metal pieces are slick, smooth, and shiny, and the diamond plate doesn't match that. A smooth panel would fit better aesthetically.
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1527 on: January 27, 2015, 11:47:57 am »
How about some flashy chrome "bumpers" to protect the surface paint. Something like this:



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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1528 on: January 27, 2015, 03:23:25 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1529 on: January 30, 2015, 07:48:47 am »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1530 on: January 30, 2015, 08:31:15 am »
Much better than diamond plate. :cheers:

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1531 on: January 30, 2015, 09:29:40 am »
That's nice, the render is better too.  I prefer the renders when the cab doesn't look like it's coated in baby oil. 

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1532 on: January 30, 2015, 02:40:20 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1533 on: January 30, 2015, 05:44:47 pm »
That's nice, the render is better too.  I prefer the renders when the cab doesn't look like it's coated in baby oil.

Great to see you're back OND, and like the bumper kick plate approach - though think this build should be in a gallery as a work of art, not actually being played -makes me shudder in same vain as the thought of Van Gogh's Starry Night being hung at waist height in a kids nursery

 - completely disagree with Le Chuck re the Baby oil render, I like it better than the matt.




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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1534 on: January 30, 2015, 11:28:58 pm »

For some bizarre reason, when I saw the latest picture I was reminded of the film "Oliver".....


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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1535 on: January 31, 2015, 12:58:18 am »
  "Hey Lassie, go find Jennifer a quarter" 8)

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1536 on: January 31, 2015, 01:41:11 am »
 :applaud:
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1537 on: February 01, 2015, 10:42:06 am »
Concept render with improved bumper-kick plate, I think this suits better.  Next - cutting out the pieces for speaker grills.



I also approve on the reduced amount of baby oil used in the renders.

As for the new bumper-kick plate, "improved" doesn't do justice to how well it flows with the rest of the design.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1538 on: February 02, 2015, 02:36:33 am »
That plate makes me think of the nozzle end of a rocket, which adds on an entirely new level of coolness.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1539 on: February 02, 2015, 05:23:07 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1540 on: February 02, 2015, 05:55:43 pm »
 :cheers: Yeah, I'd chalk that kickplate as a solid peer prompted improvement. Can't wait to see what is next, progress wise.


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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1541 on: February 02, 2015, 06:18:24 pm »
I prefer Grabthar's hammer

I've heard that about you.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1542 on: February 07, 2015, 10:14:20 pm »
Happy to see you back to the build,

Hopefully we'll see you back at my other haunt. (hint my name is red and it has been 3 days since i've working on my pinball)

Looking forward to build updates,

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1543 on: February 08, 2015, 10:24:18 am »
Hey Ond! Great build!  I'm a big fan of the red finish you've achieved here and now I'm looking to buy the putty/primer/paint you used.  The K&N stuff is easy enough to find but the PowerPaint stuff is a little more elusive.  Could you point me to where you bought it?

Thanks man! Keep up the great work.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1544 on: February 08, 2015, 06:29:41 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1545 on: February 19, 2015, 04:04:00 pm »
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September 16, 2009  (about time I posted)

Get lost in all the great information

Really enjoy your work. 

Hopefully I'll get a chance this weekend to play on some of my projects. (maybe fix a pin)

Keep up the good work,
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1546 on: April 03, 2015, 09:02:50 am »
Man, will my cab EVER be finished?

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1547 on: April 05, 2015, 07:19:47 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1548 on: April 10, 2015, 09:50:25 pm »
Just watching the silent crowds stream through...........................

I can write.  Well, probably not as good as that guy that wrote a book, but you know I speak the lingo...probably best served in an editorial capacity really.  So....is the screen touch?  Because that would make the juke function like a jillion times better with that skin you have.

And, uh... more pics of the cab bro!

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1549 on: June 08, 2015, 02:39:59 pm »
Has anyone found a source for that spray putty in Canada?  I'd even settle for someplace in 'merica if someone has an equivalent brand name or source.

After seeing the plastic like shine that Ond got on this cabinet, I needs me some of that.
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1550 on: June 09, 2015, 07:25:05 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1551 on: June 09, 2015, 08:09:17 pm »
My jaw is still on the floor after seeing this design.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1552 on: July 20, 2015, 03:31:41 pm »
I have been watching and reading this thread for a number of years now, and the innovation and skill employed in the design and execution is second to none, awe inspiring, and truly a work of art, which carries on into the user interface - simply stellar.

I hope you gain as much pleasure out of playing on it as you have had in building it.

I will at some point actually start my Woody copy, which I will finish to the best of my ability, I am no artist but I can appreciate greatness when I see it, I have a few ideas about some twists I can try and integrate into my cabinet which I also fully intend to enjoy playing on, along with introducing some classic games to my kids.

I take my hat off to you for a build that looks every bit as good, if not better than your original renders

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1553 on: July 20, 2015, 09:34:21 pm »
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1554 on: July 24, 2015, 03:36:53 am »
I'm inserting a quarter to continue... when is the next update?  :)

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1555 on: July 28, 2015, 03:03:32 pm »
    I recently gave featherfill G2 a try and AWESOME.... This is a automotive grade product (in a can) but this stuff was half the money, mixed like fiberglass resin, with the hardener, and covered like liquid putty. One drawback is it also kicked liked resin, and gelled in my gun.... Mix, spray, and clean your gun. All in all it gave a incredibly high build.

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1556 on: August 15, 2015, 10:21:26 am »
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Hey Ond.  I'm new here and about to start my first arcade cab project.  First off the work you have done here is amazing.  If I can even achieve .01% of that quality I will be happy.  The questions I have are, on the photo above, are you using the bondo on the edges or is that the spray putty (which is impossible to find in the US) and it looks as though you routed the edges with a roundover bit before hand?

Also, do you know if Rustoleum Filler and Primer would work to get rid of wood grains? 

thanks,
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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1557 on: August 16, 2015, 07:24:26 pm »
this was covered, see page 9

Reply #355 on: October 05, 2009, 02:28:28 pm Ľ

yes, spray putty

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1558 on: October 08, 2015, 01:48:36 pm »
All I can say is WOW!!! I am truly inspired by your work Ond!   I am just starting out and trying to come up with some neat ideas for my own cabinet.  I work at a wood shop and have access to CNC Router, CNC Lathe and all inds of fun machinery.   

I can't wait to get going!!!  I will be tagging along with your projects for sure!

Thanks

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Re: Retro-Futuristic Mame cabinet
« Reply #1559 on: October 20, 2015, 04:34:45 pm »
Hey Ond!  I was reading through this thread (3rd time) and I was wondering if you could post some overall specs? Height, width, base height, etc.   I'm starting my sketches on a custom cabinet as well using a lot of Fiberglass and would like a bit of ideas for measurements. 

Thanks!

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