Welcome back great people and thank you for taking the time out, to return, to read through the next update in this restoration. Last time, we had made a start on the various components that make up the control panel assembly, stripping it down and working on the gear stick. If you missed it, you […]Read more "POLE POSITION – A RESTORATION – PART 3"
Welcome back great people. Thank you for taking the time out to return to read through the next update in this restoration. Last time, we stripped, restored and rebuilt the accelerator assembly, which you can find HERE. Today we are going to move further up the cabinet to the control panel, and in particular for […]Read more "POLE POSITION – A RESTORATION – PART 2"
OK everyone. This really is the FINAL part. It’s going to be short, as we were so close to finishing last time, just waiting on the final part to arrive, and it’s going to be sweet. Oh so sweet.. Get comfy, close the blinds, rub your thighs in anticipation, the wait is over, only the […]Read more "DINO KING CONVERSION – FINAL PART."
Welcome back great people. As discussed last time, it’s time to make a start on this restoration of Atari’s seminal arcade racer, Pole Position. I have already stripped the cab down into it’s component sections and we will tackle the remodelling and rebuilding of each of these parts in turn. This week, I thought it […]Read more "POLE POSITION – A RESTORATION – PART 1"
Welcome back great people. For those of you that know me, or those that follow my silly ramblings on here, you may be a little familiar with what floats my arcade boat. For any that don’t, and to bring the focus around to my latest cabinet purchase, please allow me a paragraph or ten.. Born […]Read more "Pole Position – An Introduction."
Welcome back great people. Here we go, the final part (maybe) of this build is upon us. If you have not been following along – [shame shall fall upon you] – then fear not I have you covered with one simple CLICK. For everyone else, let us falter no more. Will it all come together? […]Read more "DINO KING CONVERSION – PART 3."
Welcome back great people. We recently covered, when I picked up a Sega Dinosaur King arcade cabinet and my somewhat prolonged pondering over what to do with it. If you missed that part, please click HERE and have a quick read to get yourself up to speed and ready to carry on. Introduction over, I’m […]Read more "DINO KING CONVERSION – PART 2."
Welcome back great people. For those that have followed my blog over the years, [all 4 of you] you will know that, I, as with all arcade collectors, have found myself suffering will a very common affliction. Too much stuff, not enough space and the propensity to keep buying more, when that special game comes […]Read more "Dino King Conversion – Part 1."
Well, where does the time go? I started work and writing up my progress with this project way back in 2018. Global pandemic aside, it is now 2022, which is a considerable number of weeks, months and years, since this thread, (and indeed my blog in general) was updated. So, I intend to wrap up […]Read more "GARAGE TO GAMES ROOM – PART 3"
Well, it’s the final post in this restoration, which means, we are either going to be playing Centipede, by the end of this, or, a partly working cab will be hitting the market place…. Read on to find out… If you haven’t been following this resto, and/or you just want to catch up on the […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 5: THE FINAL MUSHROOM…"