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Offline Crashramp

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Gottlieb Count-Down restoration
« on: June 05, 2017, 07:25:54 PM »
This is a project machine I picked up about 12 months ago that I hadn't really planned on starting until after I'd finished the Kings of Steel machine I've been working on. Anyway It's had a little holdup with cabinet decals so I've started on this one.

I wanted to see what's working and what's not so I've started with the bottom power panel in the cabinet.



Everything is over fused with strips of wire either twitched around or soldered to the fuses.





Wiring is also scary.



First section done.






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Re: Gottlieb Count-Down restoration
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2017, 08:38:56 PM »
Looks like a great start.

Why wrap pissy wire around the fuse, just cut up 3" nails and never worry about a blown fuse again.

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Re: Gottlieb Count-Down restoration
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2017, 04:50:25 AM »
Nice work, looks brand new  ^^^


Gotta love the old solder the wire across the fuse trick  %.%

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Re: Gottlieb Count-Down restoration
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2017, 12:42:52 PM »
Shinier than new!! Very neat!
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Re: Gottlieb Count-Down restoration
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2017, 06:03:59 PM »
Thanks guys. Unfortunately I didn't have any nails hanging around so had to use fuses instead.   @.@

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Re: Gottlieb Count-Down restoration
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2017, 07:50:09 PM »
after seeing the first pix I was gonna donate a fire extinguisher to you, but you've done a fine job there
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Re: Gottlieb Count-Down restoration
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2017, 04:05:16 PM »
That looks excellent, very nice work :)