April 10 2011

Atari Asteroids Owl Eye Door Restoration.

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January 04 2011

Preparing The Mess Hall For Our New Guest.

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When I picked up Food Fight I knew my restoration options were somewhat limited due to lack of reproduction artwork. Luckily for me the overall condition of my game was pretty clean and Phoenix Arcade did reproduce the Control Panel Overlay (CPO) a couple of years back. So I’ll be sticking to the basics before I toss her into the game room. The basics involved cleaning the inside of the cabinet, wiping down the outside of the cabinet (Magic Erasers are indeed magic), repainting the marquee brackets and restoring the control panel.

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October 27 2010

“The Dirty Beer Wench” Gets All Dolled Up!

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It’s been a little over two months since I started restoring Ice Cold Beer and it’s time to wrap up this restoration and do some final detailing and assembly.

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October 26 2010

“The Dirty Beer Wench” Puts on Makeup!

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Ice Cold Beer finally got a final cleaning and a couple coats satin black. When you plan to apply vinyl to a cabinet it a very important to put a couple of good coats of paint on your cabinet to give the vinyl something to stick too. Just remember, adhesive on vinyl WILL NOT stick to a flat finish so always use a satin, semi gloss or glossy finish. I prefer to use oil based paint with a satin finish with a foam roller.

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October 23 2010

“The Dirty Beer Wench” Takes a Bath!

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Overall Ice Cold Beer was not in too bad of shape and the cabinet was pretty solid. But after restoring more than a few games games I’ve learned that even the easiest restoration takes longer than expected.

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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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