This thread will document a Funhouse resto for a local client. It will be getting a new Mirco playfield.
Overall, a pretty decent machine.
looks like that one is in pretty good shape already. PF looks like it has mylar? Will look great when you finish!
Looks like that one is in way better shape than mine. I'm slowly gathering up bits and pieces for a total strip and rebuild... looking forward to updates on this project.
Yeah, this one is pretty clean compared to most.
Pf out of the box, and on the rotisserie.
Soaked overnight and rinsed off.
I hang the harness up, blow it with compressed air for 10 minutes, and let it dry.
Cabinet harness going in the bucket next.
Strip off old side rails with heat gun set as hi as will go. Follow behind with putty knife.
Decals removed (solvent).
I'll paint inside of cabinet next, while I have good access
I have a question about the cab art. Everything I read says early runs of these (proto- to maybe first 100 or so) are decals, and after that they were screen printed. Were yours pull off decals then?
I use spackling on cabinet interior. This will get sanded (220), primed, and painted.
Do you do any prep to the Mirco playfield before populating? Specifically, drilling or cleaning out holes before screwing into pf?
Above pf posts that screw into the wood get a 7/64" bit run in first.
Most all the rest are ready to go.
If the thru holes have any clear in them, a chain saw blade file does a great job of cleaning it up.
These center punch sets are great for transferring hole centers for the transformer.
Thanks, I appreciate that.
Outside of cabinet condo applied (twice) to all edges and joint at bottom.
I use spackling to fill wood grain.
I'll block sand this tomorrow and start paint (corners and back only).
Rebuilding flipper mechs before installation. Going to later style extension spring (bottom).
All it takes are the 2 parts to the right.
Thx. These are the first Phoenix I've used.
Beautiful colors, nice gloss, great feel to the touch.
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