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Picked up nice f-14


By pintime

6 years ago



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#1 6 years ago

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#2 6 years ago

Oh my, if that's nice, I don't want to see bad..

#3 6 years ago

lol. It looks like there was a fire? Is there anything salvageable there?

#4 6 years ago

Sweet project!

#5 6 years ago

Volcanic Ash.?

#6 6 years ago

This game was in a warehouse that was a former bakery so with the dirt there's something growing from old yeast also heat in that building has been off for some time. The games complete not sure yet what can be salvaged yet

#7 6 years ago

Ummmm. WOW!

Playfield looks all there....

#8 6 years ago

May I ask what a yeast mold science project cost you?

#9 6 years ago

You would be surprised how a layer of dirt can actually be protective.

You inserts are not lifted and I'm not seeing missing/broken plastics or parts. It could be a diamond in the rough.

#10 6 years ago

You're right looking under some of the dirt I can see full Mylar and inserts are level.The biggest issue may be all the corrosion

#11 6 years ago

At least the lower T-O-M plastic isn't broken.

#12 6 years ago

I would like to see how that thing cleans up. Looks like PF wear around the slings. How is the cab?

#13 6 years ago

I get some pictures of the cabinet there's a lot of mold inside some delaminating on the outside.

#14 6 years ago

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#15 6 years ago

WOW! Looking forward to seeing it all shopped!

#17 6 years ago
Quoted from Patofnaud:

You would be surprised how a layer of dirt can actually be protective.
You inserts are not lifted and I'm not seeing missing/broken plastics or parts. It could be a diamond in the rough.

+1 - same way I found Atlantis...I think the dirt preserved the playfield.

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#18 6 years ago
Quoted from pintime:

I get some pictures of the cabinet there's a lot of mold inside some delaminating on the outside.

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#19 6 years ago

Yiles!

#20 6 years ago

HUO then? Oh wait, we're not allowed to say that anymore.

Seriously though, good luck with project. F14 is such a unique and fun game. Every collection should have a game like it. Short ball times, great for a quick game.

#21 6 years ago

Step 1, remove everything from the cab, take it out doors, scrub it up with a good bristle brush and hit it with a high pressure air hose and see how bad it really is.

It the cab is really bad you can rebuild it, replace it with a new cab, or just clean it up and play the crap out of it until the bottom falls out.

#22 6 years ago
Quoted from Patofnaud:

Step 1, remove everything from the cab, take it out doors, scrub it up with a good bristle brush and hit it with a high pressure air hose and see how bad it really is.
It the cab is really bad you can rebuild it, replace it with a new cab, or just clean it up and play the crap out of it until the bottom falls out.

Hmmm, I think it probably is gone. Any moisture/mold/bacteria in that wood is going to haunt you later. I'm thinking replacement is the way to go.

I would look at this as an opportunity to make a custom cabinet, because I would have a hard time doing something crazy to an original cabinet, but with used or custom made cabinet it would be like a blank canvas.

#23 6 years ago

Started cleaning cabinet and playfield

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#24 6 years ago

What a difference ! were you able to get rid of all the mold ? Is the cabinet ok ?

#25 6 years ago

Nice job, keep it up!

#26 6 years ago

The cabinet is decent some delaminating on bottom edges. I cleaned it i then wiped everything down disinfect hope that kills the mold .

#27 6 years ago

Wow looks good I wouldn't have thought you would be able to get that cleaned off, hope your able to save it.

#28 6 years ago

How do all the electronics and boards look with all that moisture ?

#29 6 years ago

I had some stuff specifically for killing mold I used to spray on video cabinets. The mold never came back. I forget what it was called but it was awesome. I am sure someone here knows what it was.

#30 6 years ago
Quoted from BadBrad97:

I had some stuff specifically for killing mold I used to spray on video cabinets. The mold never came back. I forget what it was called but it was awesome. I am sure someone here knows what it was.

Bleach.
Any shower mold killer will work.

#31 6 years ago

Some other threads for mold and mildew has cheap vodka as the wonder cure.

#32 6 years ago

Oh yeah. I remember the Vodka threads. It seemed like a shame to waste even cheap alcohol....

#33 6 years ago

If those were really before and after of the same machine that is truly amazing. I don't think i would even have taken it unless paid to remove. Looked like a extreme health issue.

#34 6 years ago

Slowing get more work done on f-14 I have other projects in the works. I polished the playfield but still need to clean the bottom side it's nasty too

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#35 6 years ago

Wholly mother of God that is bad. I would do all cleaning with vodka for sure. A little for the machine a little for me a little for me a little for the machine. Hic!

#36 6 years ago

Maybe you could fill a bathtub with vodka and just dip the playfield in. Be sure you blow it out real good with compressed air.

#37 6 years ago
Quoted from BadBrad97:

Maybe you could fill a bathtub with vodka and just dip the playfield in. Be sure you blow it out real good with compressed air.

and I thought you were going to say "dive into the tub before cleaning the bottom of the PF"

#38 6 years ago

I think you might be carrying your restore a little too far. I mean, does mold "under the playfield" really affect the playing of the game?

#39 6 years ago
Quoted from BadBrad97:

I think you might be carrying your restore a little too far. I mean, does mold "under the playfield" really affect the playing of the game?

Oh my I almost piddled myself.

Please PM me the serial number if you find it. I have always wanted an F14 just not this one.

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#40 6 years ago

Curious how this is going. Any updates?

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