September 14 2009

Chilly Willy the “Pengo” Restoration – Part 2

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Since part 1 of my Pengo restoration post I’ve made some good progress with the limited time I have. As mentioned before, this cabinet needed very little body work. I don’t think I had an easy restoration like this since my Donkey Kong Jr. After a couple of quick coats of bondo a quick sanding (or two) and a good wiping down we were about ready to paint.

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September 14 2009

Ice Cold Beer: The Side Art

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A couple of months ago I was talking with Chris Rhoades (Chris25810) and he was still trying to locate an Ice Cold Beer that had salvageable side art so it could be scanned and reproduced so that he could complete his own restoration (Be sure to read Chris’s blog post about his Ice Cold Beer restoration). I casually mentioned that if he lived in Michigan that I knew of two for sale. Next thing I knew we were in discussions on purchasing one of the machines and making this project a reality.

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September 02 2009

Frenzy Instruction Card Reproduction

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I’ve had a few e-mails from other collectors asking what font I used to recreate the Frenzy instruction card. The closest font could find was “Frutiger”. Not perfect but it is a great improvement off the one I replaced it with.

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September 01 2009

Chilly Willy the “Pengo” Restoration – Part 1

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Last November I traded with Tim (MudManTim) from KLOV another collector my Vs. Hogans Alley for a nice working Pengo. Since then I’ve pretty much keep putting off restoring it but over the last few nights I’ve decided it was time to start the restore. The cabinet is in great condition and this shouldn’t take too long to restore.

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Current Collection

Q*bert Marquee Mad Planets Marquee Ms. Pac Man Marquee Mr. Do Marquee Food Fight Marquee Venture Marquee Pengo Marquee Donkey Kong 2 Marqee Asteroids Deluxe Marquee Ice Cold Beer Marquee

Past Collection

Demolition Derby Marquee Mouse Trap Marquee Donkey Kong Jr. Marquee Frenzy Marquee Galaga Marquee Asteroids Marquee Pepper II Marquee

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