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Project T2 - "The Shiny Beast"

By Morpheus

4 months ago

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  • Latest reply 55 days ago by Stretch7
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#1 4 months ago

Hello you all.

i would like to share my very special T2 restauration here.

i love working with metal and so i came to the idea to turn a T2 into a véry special special Chrome Edition.
so i bought one.
there will be many different customised parts added to the cabinet as well as the playfield.
here are some ideas:
for start, i want my cabinet to be different; i would like a metal cabinet, to match the chrome theme.
so, i have made a stainless steel shell, made of 1,5mm gauge brushed stainless steel, wich coveres the entire cabinet and backbox.
next, this metal cabinet will be covered with 'normal' Chrome edition decals and then i will cut out parts of the artwork at some areas, to reveal the stainless steel cabinet underneith.
there will be illuminated siderails with tekst cutted out, illuminated custom coindoor, illuminated apron and illuminated sideblades and backbox hinges.
also will there be a full custom stainless steel plastic set, wich will also be illuminated.
this and some more ideas.
here are some photos, beginning with the old machine.
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#2 4 months ago

Excellent idea! It should really look awesome.. following!

Reminds me of the "metal special edition" of the DVD I bought years ago!

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#3 4 months ago

first made paper templates, before cutting the metal.

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#4 4 months ago

this is the stainless steel shell.
here it still has a white protective film on it.
the coindoor area is held in place with a few tabs and is cutted out later, to keep all straight during transport and istallation.

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#5 4 months ago

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#6 4 months ago

my plan is to cut out the entire big rectangle area in the side cabinet decals wich sais T2JD and reveal this area in stainless underneith.
then cut out each indiviual letter of the T2JD decal's tekst and place them back in on the stainless rectangle cutted out area on the cabinet.
hope you understand what i mean.

#7 4 months ago

cutting out each letter with a razor blade..

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#8 4 months ago

Pretty cool project

#9 4 months ago

I just picked up a project t2 as well. Following

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#11 4 months ago


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#12 4 months ago

here is the metal shell fixed to the cabinet. fits very nicely.

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#13 4 months ago

placing the shell on the backbox:

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#14 4 months ago

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#15 4 months ago

all mounting screws are hidden beneith the siderail, coindoor and latches on the back of the cab. and won't be visible when finished.

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#18 4 months ago

the 4 small holes are for the legprotector to be mounted on.

#19 4 months ago

cab and backbox are ready for applying decals.

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#20 4 months ago

here's my custom coindoor. all text will be illuminated.

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#21 4 months ago

here are my sideblades: they will also be illuminated in two colours:

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#22 4 months ago

offcourse all cables will be hidden from sight.

#23 4 months ago

This is going to be amazing!!!!!

#24 4 months ago

Whoah! Blown away by the detail. This is going to be amazing! Can’t wait to see more.

#25 4 months ago

to bad the resolution gets resized when uploading images.

#26 4 months ago

backbox hinges.
they will also be illuminated from the back.

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#28 4 months ago

here are the siderails.
the cutted out text will be blue illuminated, just like the sideblades.
but first the decals will have to be in place..
siderails still needs cleaning up and finishing from lasercutting.

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#30 4 months ago

siderails are made fom 0,8 mm gauge, just like the Original.

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#33 4 months ago

some parts need new zinc plating

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#35 4 months ago

all parts needed new chrome plating.

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#36 4 months ago

original legs. Always better than 'new', aftermarket legs..

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#37 4 months ago

I for one am disappointed...

...the op didn't go with Mimetic polyalloy

carry on, seriously amazing work!

#38 4 months ago

here's my custom apron.
and yes.. also illuminated

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#39 4 months ago

Just for fun, please report the stock weight vs your creation when it is complete.
Super cool!

#40 4 months ago

Awesome dude. Keep it up and know that random internet strangers are impressed with your work.

#41 4 months ago

WOW... This is impressively looking good!

Such a perfect machine for this material.

#42 4 months ago

Holy Shit! That's amazing work!

#43 4 months ago

I luv my T2.. make sure u put a pinsound in.. Your game deserves all the best..sweet job !!

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#45 4 months ago

morpheus you need to post your location so I know if you are within driving distance so I can come play this when it is complete.

#46 4 months ago

100% Agree on the pinsound board

#47 4 months ago

This is excellent, following.

#48 4 months ago

OK you have some serious metal working skills! Following!

#49 4 months ago

Crap! You don't play. Simply over the top. You could sell most of the custom parts you have made.

#50 4 months ago

You are moving along pretty fast, but.....

...HURRY UP! We are all waiting, this is turning out better than I thought it would. Super cool man.

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