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"Barn Find" Robotron Arcade Restoration

"Barn Find" Robotron Arcade Restoration

I picked up this empty "barn find" Robotron cabinet from some good guys who are part of a regional pinball and arcade group who run the friendly ne...

Signs That You "Just Might Be" An Arcade Collector

Signs That You "Just Might Be" An Arcade Collector

Arcade Collector Achievement List: +1 for each You just might be an arcade collector if you... became enlightened when you "realized you could ow...

To FPGA or Not FPGA... The Arcade PCB Restoration & Preservation Question

To FPGA or Not FPGA... The Arcade PCB Restoration & Preservation Question

Original arcade hardware will always have a special certification to it, like a seal of quality, but it also brings about the stress: "I hope this...

Retro Arcade, Pinball & Video Game Prices Increase Over 2020

Retro Arcade, Pinball & Video Game Prices Increase Over 2020

ArcadeMade.com maintains an arcade pcb price guide to help collectors gauge trends and popularity for specific games. Please check out the full lis...

This TV is a Drop in K4900 Tube Swap

This TV is a Drop in K4900 Tube Swap

I am working on a Mad Planets arcade project and I was also needing a replacement monitor for my Q*Bert. Originally these Gottlieb games had Wells ...

Capcom Final Fight Arcade Game Cabinet Restoration

Capcom Final Fight Arcade Game Cabinet Restoration

My Final Fight journey originated in 1989, but was recently rekindled after visiting a thrift store. There, in the back room, was a PVC pipe that was virtually identical in shape to Haggar's Final Fight weapon of choice!

As a Capcom and Street Fighter fan, I had to pick it up.

Successful Blast City Nanao MS-2931 Arcade Monitor Tube Swap

Successful Blast City Nanao MS-2931 Arcade Monitor Tube Swap

Burned in arcade screens just aren't part of the arcade experience I remember, so I try to replace them with burn free tubes when possible.
 
Read about the process behind replacing burned in CRT arcade monitor tubes with ones harvested from burn-free TVs, also know as a "tube swap".

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