Welcome back everyone, thought I would try and get this segment written and out before the Christmas break and the ensuing chaos commences. As you can see, I did not manage this after all. Oh well. As always if you are new here, thank you for stopping by and if you wish to catch up […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 3: MORE WOODWORKING"
Welcome back readers, to another entry on this restoration. If you missed the previous part(s), catch up HERE, or use the menu to start from the beginning. By now, you will be aware that I am hoping to update this particular restoration with shorter, more specific posts, concentrating on one area of business, taking it […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 2: POWER SUPPLY UNIT"
Good day readers, here we are again, thank you for coming back. If you missed the back story as to how I came to get hold of this iconic cabinet from Atari, then please click this LINK and have a read. But without any further delay, let us commence the restoration. As I said last […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 1: BASIC WOODWORKING"
Good day and welcome back readers. With the world a little ‘unsettled’ just now, and more incentives than ever to stay indoors and play games, I thought it was time to start a new project and update the blog at the same time. Back in late 2018, early 2019, I got the opportunity to purchase […]Read more "Atari Centipede Restoration – An Introduction"
Welcome back readers. Do I have an update for you. That’s not a question, I really do, and it’s a good one. So, get settled in and read on. As always, if you missed the start of this restoration story, then you can catch up HERE, before reading on. For those that are up to […]Read more "ATARI ASTEROIDS COCKTAIL RESTORATION – PART 3"
Welcome back readers. Things are moving apace, not something I ever thought I would write on here, so without any delay, let’s read on. If you missed the start of this restoration story, then you can catch up here, before reading on. For those ready to go, grab a brew, get comfy and prepare to […]Read more "ATARI ASTEROIDS COCKTAIL RESTORATION – PART 2"
Hi everyone and thanks for stopping by, again. Once more things have gotten a little busy in real life stuff, which has put the brakes on the fun stuff a little, but, where time has allowed, I have been tinkering away with the restoration of my Atari Asteroids Cocktail cabinet. You can read more about […]Read more "Atari Asteroids Cocktail Restoration – Part 1"
Hi guys and welcome back. As promised (*read ‘hoped’), I have managed to keep the momentum going with this build, I think through a mix of being reinvigorated along with some, much needed, days off work. It’s not quite there, but it’s close. In fact it is so close I can smell those Grunts, running scared…. […]Read more "ROBOTRON CABARET SCRATCH BUILD – PART 7."
Well, well, what have we here? It’s only a long overdue Robotron update. For those that have waited tolerantly for this next installment, I can only say ‘thank you’, you have the patience of Simon Templar, himself. For those that have randomly stumbled across this blog for the first time having googled to try and find an […]Read more "ROBOTRON CABARET SCRATCH BUILD – PART 6."
Hi guys and welcome back. My it has been a while, a long, long, while since my last update, almost 5 months to be exact. So what has been going on? Well, a lot, I guess, just not so much of the fun stuff. Life gets busy, work and family, simply eat up spare time […]Read more "New Year Resolutions – 2019."