(Topic ID: 232276)

"R2D2 Decals for STAR WARS PINBALL" (DATA EAST). Restoration and Mods


By Mikonos

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

    "R2D2 Decals for STAR WARS PINBALL" (DATA EAST). Restoration and Modding project
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    Introduction: I´m Mikonos and I´m 19 year old in arcade and pinball hobby. I´m the webmaster of a fansite called "Zona Arcade. Construye, Restaura y Decora tu Máquina Arcade y Pinball" (14 years old) too. I have always had same nickname. I´m a fan and a huge collector of arcade and pinball cabinets, and other items related. Some year ago I realized that I like so much to restore and customized artwork, it is my main entertainment. I think I´m good at working with design programs. You can check my skills in this pinside thread in which I´m compiling my artworks about pinballs.

    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/restored-and-customized-pinball-artworks-showroom-thread-by-mikonos#post-3998261

    I´m not a shop and I´m not working in a printshop! Sorry for it! I´m only a fan. I learned all about design and print materials by myself, I´m always looking for volunteers for testing of my new mods and ideas, I look for new restoration challenges and more. If you have a good idea about a mod for your pinball, tell me and I will try to make it a reality. I work designing and restoring for free because it is fun for me!

    Mi contact mail: midasororey@yahoo.es

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    "R2D2 Decals for STAR WARS PINBALL" (DATA EAST). Restoration and Modding project

    I will develop a visual restoration with results about "R2D2 Stickers" from "Star Wars Pinball" by Data East. I have an idea to improve original result and introducing new mod variations for it.

    If you have new ideas for this project, speak freely. You are welcome! If you have a positive or negative critic in special, be contructive with your opinion. Remember: A Opinion is not true or false.

    Thanks in advance!

    First Step: Scanning R2D2 original decals for restoring:

    Original "R2D2 Decals" from Star Wars Pinball by Data East scanned at 600 dpi.
    https://www.zonaarcade.com/Fotos/Capturas/R2D2%20Decals%20Star%20Wars%20Pinball.%20Scanning%20process%20Mikonos1.jpg
    R2D2 Decals Star Wars Pinball. Scanning process Mikonos1.jpg
    *I take bigger screenshots and photos, click to enlarge images (and click again on display image mode if it is necessary) for avoid blur effect of pinside´s miniatures.

    Regards

    #2 1 year ago

    "R2-D2 Decal Stickers For Star Wars Pinball (DATA EAST). Restoration and ready to print. By Mikonos.
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    "R2-D2 Decal Stickers For Star Wars Pinball (DATA EAST) restoration details. By Mikonos.
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    *I take bigger screenshots and photos, click to enlarge images (and click again on display image mode if it is necessary) for avoid blur effect of pinside´s miniatures.

    Regards

    #3 1 year ago

    ... and printed reproductions of the original restored decals

    "R2-D2 Decal Stickers" For Star Wars2 pinball reproduced in adhesive paper with gloss protective laminaton and precut (photo 1).
    http://www.zonaarcade.com/Fotos/Artes/R2-D2%20Decal%20Stickers%20for%20Star%20Wars%20Pinball%20(DE)%20print1.jpg
    R2-D2 Decal Stickers for Star Wars Pinball (DE) print1.jpg
    "R2-D2 Decal Stickers" For Star Wars2 pinball reproduced in adhesive paper with gloss protective laminaton and precut (photo 2).
    http://www.zonaarcade.com/Fotos/Artes/R2-D2%20Decal%20Stickers%20for%20Star%20Wars%20Pinball%20(DE)%20print2.jpg
    R2-D2 Decal Stickers for Star Wars Pinball (DE) print2.jpg

    *I take bigger screenshots and photos, click to enlarge images (and click again on display image mode if it is necessary) for avoid blur effect of pinside´s miniatures.

    Regards

    3 weeks later
    #4 1 year ago

    I show sticking details of this restoration for R2D2:

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    #5 1 year ago

    Great job!

    #6 1 year ago

    Where did they get that R2D2 body? I need one!

    #7 1 year ago

    Do you have decal sets?

    #8 1 year ago

    Hi robertg130!

    I can order a copy for you.

    Use my p.m. box.

    Regards

    1 week later
    #10 1 year ago

    In thought in solutions for your problems with R2D2:

    - Yellowed body and crack signs:

    1) R2D2 body: Previous wrap R2D2 with die cut white vinyl ( it for wrap cars too).

    2) Apply repair putty and paint in white

    Example of set to wrap R2D2:

    "R2D2 Decals - Star Wars Pinball"(DATA EAST) printed in vinyl and precut and wrap white vinyl for "Marco" user

    "R2D2 Decals - Star Wars Pinball"(DATA EAST) printed in vinyl and precut and wrap vinyl for R2D2 boby (photo 1).
    https://www.zonaarcade.com/fotos/artes/R2D2%20Decals%20Star%20Wars%20Pinball%20Marco%20print1.jpg
    R2D2 Decals Star Wars Pinball Marco print1.JPG

    "R2D2 Decals - Star Wars Pinball"(DATA EAST) printed in vinyl and precut and wrap vinyl for R2D2 boby (photo 2).
    https://www.zonaarcade.com/fotos/artes/R2D2%20Decals%20Star%20Wars%20Pinball%20Marco%20print2.jpg
    R2D2 Decals Star Wars Pinball Marco print2.JPG

    *I take bigger screenshots and photos, click to enlarge images (and click again on display image mode if it is necessary) for avoid blur effect of pinside´s miniatures.

    - Broken R2D2 body or miss pieces :

    1) To scan and reproduce R2D2 body with a 3D printer machine.

    2) To model rounded body with a hot gun tool. Legs are no possible.

    3) to create a negative with fiberglass and fill.

    Regards

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