Pinball Restorations: Cabinet Sides

Strikes and Spares

Strikes and Spares

Strikes & Spares

"There are 5 ways to score a special."

Cabinet Before Closeups

This cabinet wasn't in too bad of shape. The head was a bit worse. But, since I was going to be restoring my other Strikes and Spares, I decided I might as well go ahead and do this one also. Doing two at once was more efficient.

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Cabinet After Closeups

Below is the same areas as shown in the pictures above but after the repaint. Due to the lighting, the final orange looks a bit lighter than it actually was. It was a closer match than the pictures indicate.

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I first trace the design onto tracing paper.

tracing paper tracing paper

Next I transfer the design onto acetate sheets using a small tip marker to trace the design.

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New power cord, repainted neck, repainted legs.

new power cord repainted legs

De-rusted, repainted lockdown bar.

lockdown bar