CRAZY RARE 1970 SEGA JUMBO RESTORATION


By PACMAN

3 years ago


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    #201 1 year ago
    Quoted from pinballrockstar:

    Good job man!
    Sell it to me when it is done.

    NEVER!!

    #202 1 year ago
    Quoted from gearheaddropping:

    What a cool game! Awesome work.

    Thanks!

    #203 1 year ago

    Next challenge.

    The artwork cut into the metal instruction plates has worn or flaked off.

    I'm guessing they masked off the colors one at a time and used a very small squeegee to fill it with ink, then wiped off the excess?

    Anybody have any suggestions?

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    #204 1 year ago

    Also, the lines on the text are very thin, (like fishing line) so hand painting is out.

    #205 1 year ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    Also, the lines on the text are very thin, (like fishing line) so hand painting is out.

    I utilized a fine point black marker on my Sega Basketball instruction plate, which is identical. I had to quickly wipe excess with Gemini CP100, but it worked okay. The wider red area is problematic. I hand-painted my Sega BB plate's red areas.

    #206 1 year ago
    Quoted from ZNET:

    I utilized a fine point black marker on my Sega Basketball instruction plate, which is identical. I had to quickly wipe excess with Gemini CP100, but it worked okay. The wider red area is problematic. I hand-painted my Sega BB plate's red areas.

    Thanks for the tip. Markers are great but they have a purple hue.

    #207 1 year ago

    I found a couple videos online.

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    #208 1 year ago

    this is an amazing looking game. Where do you keep finding these awesome little gems?

    #209 1 year ago

    Great idea on the laminate repair.

    #210 1 year ago

    Awesome work so far ! Will be following !

    #211 1 year ago

    Not sure if you found the belt you were looking for but PRB Line was a company that supplied VCR, turntable and tape deck belts.

    http://www.a1parts.com/belts/prb_rubber_belts.htm

    I know it's way out of you way but R-VAC electronics who moved to Monrovia (I think) used to carry a good stock of many of the belts. Another local electronic store may also stock them.

    #212 1 year ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    Thanks for the tip. Markers are great but they have a purple hue.

    I may have utilized a fine point ink pen, as opposed to a traditional marker to restore the degraded black on my Sega Basketball stainless steel graphic. However, I'm fairly sure that I used a marker. In any event, the result averted the purple hue associated with many black markers. Below are "before" and "after" photos.

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    #213 1 year ago

    Art stores sell paint in a pen. So, more permanent than marker and a super fine tip.

    #214 1 year ago

    I also used the fine point marker or pen to restore the black letters, numerals and rectangles surrounding the numerals as depicted below. Those areas were mildly degraded. The red areas were problematic. I improved the red areas after this photo was taken. However, I am more satisfied with the graphic restoration of the black areas.

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    #215 1 year ago
    Quoted from CactusJack:

    Art stores sell paint in a pen. So, more permanent than marker and a super fine tip.

    A.C. Moore and Michael's has the paint pens. I favor them for that reason. Also, they have a greater opacity. However, occasionally they explode with paint (at least for me). Pushing the point releases the paint so they require a steady hand.

    #216 1 year ago

    Thanks for the suggestions, i have a few fine point paint markers. We'll see how it goes.

    #217 1 year ago

    Started painting the bowl.

    White base painted.

    Stencils applied for the red and blue swirls.

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    #218 1 year ago

    Red and blue painted.

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    #219 1 year ago

    Outside wood frame repainted red. First coat.

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    #220 1 year ago

    Amazing work...even more amazing the patience to document it so well. Kudos sir!

    #221 1 year ago

    Super sweet.

    #222 1 year ago

    Chrome!!

    .25 coin entry plates.

    Still need to paint in the numbers and letters.

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    #223 1 year ago

    Handles.

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    #224 1 year ago

    Bolts.

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    #225 1 year ago

    Nice and shiny!

    #226 1 year ago

    Yep.

    Quoted from cad-kid:

    Nice and shiny!

    #227 1 year ago

    Still to do:

    Touchup and clear coat cabinet.
    Paint "JUMBO" stencil then clear coat bowl.
    Get tape player working. Finding the right belt has been a challenge.
    Digitize audio.
    Get new string and apply new flags.
    Design and print labels. (test, credits, etc.)
    Paint letters and details on metal.
    Paint, repair and clear coat metal ladder.
    Paint beach ball.
    Fix or replace switch on bottom of bowl.
    Reassemble the mechanisms.
    Replace button on handle.
    Install new dome.
    Install SEGA badges.
    Install powder coated legs and bolts.

    Put it all back together!!

    Cross fingers and hope the damn thing works.

    #228 1 year ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    Still to do:
    Touchup and clear coat cabinet.
    Paint "JUMBO" stencil then clear coat bowl.
    Get tape player working. Finding the right belt has been a challenge.
    Digitize audio.
    Get new string and apply new flags.
    Design and print labels. (test, credits, etc.)
    Paint letters and details on metal.
    Paint, repair and clear coat metal ladder.
    Paint beach ball.
    Fix or replace switch on bottom of bowl.
    Reassemble the mechanisms.
    Replace button on handle.
    Install new dome.
    Install SEGA badges.
    Install powder coated legs and bots.
    Put it all back together!!
    Cross fingers and hope the damn thing works.

    Few people have both the mechanical and artistic skill to singularly complete such a project.

    #229 1 year ago

    Swirly things painted. JUMBO letters are next.

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    #230 1 year ago

    JUMBO letters done. Slightly transparent like original. Placement is better this time around though. The original decal didn't follow the curve of the outer rim.

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    #231 1 year ago

    Nice work on the pan. But what's going on with the crazing on the right?

    #232 1 year ago
    Quoted from MikeO:

    Nice work on the pan. But what's going on with the crazing on the right?

    It's to the left of the black too

    #233 1 year ago
    Quoted from MikeO:

    Nice work on the pan. But what's going on with the crazing on the right?

    From previous 'before' pictures looks like those are openings in the pan, I'm guessing that's just paint over masking tape or something.

    #234 1 year ago

    It's tape to cover the holes. Will come right off.

    #235 1 year ago

    Man!!! when i looked at the photo up close i was sooo worried for you !!!

    #236 1 year ago

    Ain't my first rodeo.

    Quoted from SUPERBEE:

    Man!!! when i looked at the photo up close i was sooo worried for you !!!

    #237 1 year ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    Ain't my first rodeo.

    I was hesitant to ask knowing there was an answer but had to anyway.

    #238 1 year ago

    It's all good. It does look messed up in the pictures. And believe me, i've made PLENTY of mistakes

    Quoted from MikeO:

    I was hesitant to ask knowing there was an answer but had to anyway.

    #239 1 year ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    Ain't my first rodeo

    No doubt!!

    #240 1 year ago

    Masked and ready to paint

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    #241 1 year ago

    Fantastic work. Thanks for sharing.

    #242 1 year ago

    The new dome has arrived.

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    #243 1 year ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    The new dome has arrived

    Nice!! Let's see this thing?!!!

    #244 1 year ago

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    #245 1 year ago

    Ladder repaired, sand blasted and repainted. Will bend back into original position later.

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    #246 1 year ago

    Metal instruction plates painted. Will lightly sand surface after it dries which will also bring back the original grain.

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    #247 12 months ago

    Took a boat load of sanding but it's looking pretty nice.

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    #248 12 months ago

    Bowl/pan thingy clear coated.

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    #249 12 months ago

    Handles polished.

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    #250 12 months ago

    Looking great....definitely a talent I wish I had....I try to be meticulous in restoring but sometimes just run out of patience.

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