I recently picked up a TZ that's in need of some love. It's mostly the usual stuff: rotten rubbers, broken plastics, burnt bulbs, lots of dirt. I've got no problem putting in the time to give it the love it needs.
The big wild card is the cabinet. At some point in the past, it was dropped on it's back right corner and wracked out of square. The front right corner is probably a good inch or two too far forward, and the playfield is jammed in place because of it.
My plan was to wrap a heavy duty, ratcheting tie down strap around the cabinet and pull it back into square, like you'd do with a strap clamp on anything that has mitered corners. Unfortunately, that didn't work - I just couldn't tighten down with anywhere near enough pressure.
I've got a couple other ideas, but they're not as good as the strap clamp. I'm curious if anyone else has successfully dealt with this issue and might have some helpful suggestions.
I really don't want to buy a new cabinet, though it was a good enough deal I'd still come out ahead.