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NES Arcade Cabinet

Post by SheepishPixel » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:25 pm

Hey everyone, I'm SheepishPixel. I've been lurking the site for quite a while now, and have learned a lot from you guys. With that knowledge, I plan to complete my first major mod, an arcade cabinet that runs an original NES board.

I've gone ahead and built the wooden cabinet in my woodshop class this year. I've managed to snap a few pics with the DSi. :wink:
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Doors closed, tried to make it look legit when they are closed.
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General view of the cabinet.
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Re: NES Arcade Cabinet

Post by brandonk318 » Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:39 am

Hey SheepishPixel, welcome to benheck.com. The cabinet looks great. Have you decided what controls you are gonna use like the nes arcade pad?

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Re: NES Arcade Cabinet

Post by SheepishPixel » Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:14 am

brandonk318 wrote:Hey SheepishPixel, welcome to benheck.com. The cabinet looks great. Have you decided what controls you are gonna use like the nes arcade pad?
Thanks Brandon, and I'll be using genuine arcade controls. ^^
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Post by Metallica Man X » Wed Jun 23, 2010 4:58 pm

Wow, the DSi takes some surprisingly decent pictures :lol:

Otherwise, welcome to the forums! That cabinet looks pretty sweet too! Are you planning on adding any decoration to it when it's totally finished?
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Re: NES Arcade Cabinet

Post by SheepishPixel » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:36 pm

Metallica Man X wrote:Wow, the DSi takes some surprisingly decent pictures :lol:

Otherwise, welcome to the forums! That cabinet looks pretty sweet too! Are you planning on adding any decoration to it when it's totally finished?
Thanks! I plan on either staining the wood or painting it. I've got a friend who's good with an airbrush, I might ask him. ;)

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Post by TomKStones » Sat Jun 26, 2010 8:05 pm

A few decal stickers wouldn't go astray either :wink:

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Post by nevermind1534 » Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:52 pm

Do you already have the NES board?

Nice work so far
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Re: NES Arcade Cabinet

Post by SheepishPixel » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:32 pm

TomKStones wrote:A few decal stickers wouldn't go astray either :wink:
Yeah, I've heard of people doing that, where can you get them?
nevermind1534 wrote:Do you already have the NES board?

Nice work so far
Thanks :D And yep, I've got the NES board, I'm just waiting on arcade buttons. I might make a guide on how to connect them to any standard controller in the near future, it isn't hard at all. (..I've been wanting a PS1 fightstick for a while now ;) )

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Post by TomKStones » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:52 pm

SheepishPixel wrote:Yeah, I've heard of people doing that, where can you get them?
eBay's the only place I know of.

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Post by TomKStones » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:53 pm

SheepishPixel wrote:Yeah, I've heard of people doing that, where can you get them?
eBay's the only place I know of.

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Post by Joes2Silly » Thu Jul 01, 2010 7:07 am

TomKStones wrote:A few decal stickers wouldn't go astray either :wink:
I misread this post at first and thought you wanted him to add an ashtray to his cabinet (chain smoker, lol what :shock:). But that does look cool, are you going to be using American or Japanese arcade parts for the controls?
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Post by SheepishPixel » Fri Jul 02, 2010 2:54 pm

Joes2Silly wrote:
TomKStones wrote:A few decal stickers wouldn't go astray either :wink:
I misread this post at first and thought you wanted him to add an ashtray to his cabinet (chain smoker, lol what :shock:). But that does look cool, are you going to be using American or Japanese arcade parts for the controls?
Hahah I don't smoke, but I was thinking of a cup holder. ;) Also, I'll be using Japanese arcade parts, I like the retro look of them.

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Post by TomKStones » Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:32 am

SheepishPixel wrote:I was thinking of a cup holder. ;)
That's an awesome idea ;)
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