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    The heartache from getting this cabinet to work...

    The heartache from getting this cabinet to work has been staggering. All up I have:

    2 x power supplies
    2 x PCI motherboards, 1 x AGP motherboard
    1 x AGP ArcadeVGA, 1 x PCI ArcadeVGA


    To...
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    I used to be much mroe active on this forum and...

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    Well nearly 2 years later I've posted with...

    Well nearly 2 years later I've posted with minimal progress.

    * Cactus hard drive
    * BSODs from hardware incompatibilities
    * Other hobbies ruling my life.
    * Suspected 2nd dead power supply (later...
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    I'm going through Fallout 3 with a new character...

    I'm going through Fallout 3 with a new character going for the evil karma. Awesome game. A bit hard to do with 2 1yo twins and a 2.5yo boy - finding 'me'-time with them not about rarely occurs.
    ...
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    There are a few things you could do. The acrylic...

    There are a few things you could do. The acrylic will be held on fairly sturdily by your joystick screws and buttons so it doesn't really need to be secured as long as it meets with the CP nice and...
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    Regarding the cutting a base or angle square, it...

    Regarding the cutting a base or angle square, it is possible to use an out-of-square square to get a perfect angle. This only works with a square that can be flipped over. Many T-squares are no good...
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    From my limited experience the way you go would...

    From my limited experience the way you go would depend on what you want to get out of it. If you're after classic games at the cheapest price, then namastepat hit the nail on the head. It also all...
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    Hi all, it's been ages but I thought I'd provide...

    Hi all, it's been ages but I thought I'd provide an update. Since my last post I've changed employer, bought a house, moved interstate and midway (literally) through all this I am now the proud...
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    I had a quick squiz on eBay, there are plenty...

    I had a quick squiz on eBay, there are plenty about there. You can pick up a 17" buy-it-now for around the $70 mark. How much are you looking at spending? What size?
  10. Looks good man, keen to see how it turns out....

    Looks good man, keen to see how it turns out. Anyone else see the potential commercial feasibility of something like this?
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    If you can, consider using a router with a flush...

    If you can, consider using a router with a flush trim bit as this will give you an A1 finish. Using a sander you can never seem to get the edge 100% flat with MDF, as typically once you get glose...
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    I've built a heap of car and home subs in my time...

    I've built a heap of car and home subs in my time and putting the sub inside the box won't really make a difference. A common myth regarding ports on subs is that they allow the speaker to 'breathe'...
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    I'm a fan of how you've haven't wasted any space...

    I'm a fan of how you've haven't wasted any space on the edges of the screen. A lot of people use a little screen and have a big border around it, but you've maxed out the allowable space for maximum...
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    Depending on how much you want to spend, Jaycar...

    Depending on how much you want to spend, Jaycar has a good little 18W stereo amp and speakers that will more than do the job.
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    namastepat, I'm by no means seasoned at this...

    namastepat,
    I'm by no means seasoned at this stuff but I've been through the whole ArcadeVGA thing recently so I hope I can help.

    1. I run MAMEwah at 640x480 (interlaced) and all the games at...
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    Day of reckoning

    Well, the time fnially arrived where I was able to start assembling the cab for the last time. After I gave it two coats of satin black, I was getting in a lot of trouble for leaving it in the car...
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    Well, finally I've made some actual progress:...

    Well, finally I've made some actual progress: PAINTING. About damn time too. Amazingly, this step in the process received spousal approval. Probably because she wants it off our front porch, but most...
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    If you're going to re-wire I recommend the wiring...

    If you're going to re-wire I recommend the wiring kit offered by Ozstick here:

    http://www.ozstick.com.au/prod_wiring.html

    All the wires aready have the spade connectors on them which makes...
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    Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortuantely the...

    Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortuantely the bezel/CP support was glued and screwed in place, so it would take quite a bit of effort to tidy up. Plus, I'd have to re-rout and trim up another piece...
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    Back in the groove

    Finally got back into it. After much thinking and consideration, I finally worked out a decent way to support the conrol panel and the bezel without any seams. I used a peice of pine and made a...
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    I got my slot cutter bit from here:...

    I got my slot cutter bit from here: http://www.mcjing.com.au/

    Here are the product numbers and costs
    JL301 1-7/8" x 1/16" x 5/16"Bore $15.00
    JL319 3/4" x 3" x 1/2"Shank $15.00

    That's as...
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    Good stuff man, came together very quickly and...

    Good stuff man, came together very quickly and looks the goods. I see that and it just looks as though someone had a lot of fun building it. Have you had much interest at hiring it out? They would...
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    Well, with a work 'promotion', I've been spending...

    Well, with a work 'promotion', I've been spending far too many hours at work and haven't had a chance to work on the cab itself. I have however worked on the amp to make the volume control remotely...
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    I was wondering what that picture had to do with...

    I was wondering what that picture had to do with this forum. After a few minutes, I realised there was a MAME cabinet in the background.

    Have you considered the option of going down the path of a...
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    Monitor discharging was a contentious issue when...

    Monitor discharging was a contentious issue when I brought it up a while back. I think the most important thing to consider is that there are a few fundamental ways that you could be 'zapped' and...
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