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    Blind Shooter MagicDan's Avatar
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    Just got a machine from a customer who wants a restoration done. She told me it was really dirty and she wasn't kidding!!
    I'm not to worried about the dirt, but the chrome frame really took a beating over the years. Anybody have any good ideas for fixing that problem?
    Here are some photos of the the machine before I get started. I'll post more as the work progresses.

    Interesting story: This machine was purchased in Japan by my customer's grandfather. Her mother fondly remembers playing Pachinko. "Mom" is now getting ready to celebrate her 60th birthday and the restoration will be her birthday present!

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    a member powder coated one a few years back with the right color it could look amazing and a fraction the cost of re-chroming..
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    I've been kicking this idea around for a while. Take some chrome vinyl wrap and cover it with that. The surface would need to be pretty smooth, but it's totally do-able.

    Something like this =>
    Gotta catch 'em all Pa-chink-o

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