3/4" T-Molding

Restoration/upgrades/fixes/fabrication of pins and vids
Post Reply
User avatar
Chnillapoil
MAACA Chatterbox
Posts: 1768
Joined: Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:17 am
Location: Laval

3/4" T-Molding

Post by Chnillapoil »

Hi everybody,
I've been through a Robotron arcade cab project lately and needed to install some textured t-molding on it.
I learned the hard way that 3/4 inch plywood nor MDF are 3/4 inch anymore..... so textured T-molding doesn't fit on these.The real measure is now .72 of an inch.
My 3D printer was very useful to build a tool to trim it to the right measure. Here' s what it looks like:
IMG_1215.JPG
IMG_1216.JPG
Last edited by Chnillapoil on Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:58 pm, edited 1 time in total.
HIGH SPEED 1986
PIN*BOT 1986
TAXI 1988
:rifle OLD CHICAGO 1976
MAME MARIO BROS 1983
EIGHT BALL DELUXE LE 1982
FATHOM 1980
MS PACMAN (cocktail project)
GTB GENESIS (project)

User avatar
Chnillapoil
MAACA Chatterbox
Posts: 1768
Joined: Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:17 am
Location: Laval

Re: 3/4" T-Molding

Post by Chnillapoil »

IMG_1217.JPG
HIGH SPEED 1986
PIN*BOT 1986
TAXI 1988
:rifle OLD CHICAGO 1976
MAME MARIO BROS 1983
EIGHT BALL DELUXE LE 1982
FATHOM 1980
MS PACMAN (cocktail project)
GTB GENESIS (project)

User avatar
nostalgiaqc
MAACA Half-ling
Posts: 589
Joined: Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:01 am
Location: rawdon

Re: 3/4" T-Molding

Post by nostalgiaqc »

Genius!
Great results!

User avatar
Fifty
MAACA Motormouth
Posts: 2098
Joined: Sun Mar 16, 2014 2:50 pm
Location: Ottawa (Kanata)

Re: 3/4" T-Molding

Post by Fifty »

That textured T-Molding is beautiful! I don't know if I've ever seen that before.

User avatar
HPR Pinball
MAACA OG
Posts: 7375
Joined: Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:53 pm
Location: St-Rose, Laval

Re: 3/4" T-Molding

Post by HPR Pinball »

Nice tool! Hey Robotron look nice also :)
Inventory
Pins: http://www.pinballowners.com/hal-9ooo
Vids: http://www.arcade-museum.com/members/me ... _id=454505
Les arcades, j'suis tombé d'dans quand j'tait pti !! :-)

User avatar
Chnillapoil
MAACA Chatterbox
Posts: 1768
Joined: Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:17 am
Location: Laval

Re: 3/4" T-Molding

Post by Chnillapoil »

Fifty wrote:That textured T-Molding is beautiful! I don't know if I've ever seen that before.
Robotron came out with it from the factory. It comes only in 3/4 on tmolding.com
It would have been easier to use regular ones as they are at the good size..... but the look is a lot better.
HIGH SPEED 1986
PIN*BOT 1986
TAXI 1988
:rifle OLD CHICAGO 1976
MAME MARIO BROS 1983
EIGHT BALL DELUXE LE 1982
FATHOM 1980
MS PACMAN (cocktail project)
GTB GENESIS (project)

Post Reply

Return to “Projects”