Centipede MAME cabinet.

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Centipede Cabinet arrives. A very solid cab all around, with no water damage! It was converted to a Double Dragon, and the sides where partially sanded off, with a horrid paintjob on top. Agh! Sideart is not restorable. Not a good start. Started sanding off the sides. Used an orbital sander, which left a few deeper marks here and there. Very hard to use... will have to fix these later with putty. Another angle. Not too bad. Spent some time fixing a few worn/dented edges all around.
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This is the one corner that had a slight thump. Filled it with putty...will sand smooth later. Primed the sides. No paint whatsoever, as I plan on putting repro sideart eventually. Another angle. Still needs a final sand off, which wil be done before placing the sideart. Black t-molding is on now. Starting to come together.
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You can see the texture on the sides here. This will be sanded off smooth before sideart goes on. Not to worry now. Side shot. I purchased a coin door-- exactly the same one used in the Centipede cabs by Atari. Decided to disassemble it, and paint it all. Used Rustoleoum spray paint. Not perfect, but I like the results. Decided to test the wiring. Simply connected the bulbs to the 5V cables from the PC. Works like a charm.

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