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Operation Thunderbolt

Bought this as non working. After going to get it and turning it on before I bought it, I felt I knew what the problem was, bad power supply. Symptom: Monitor turns on but stays black, does not play blind. Fix: Power supply was not providing 5V. Replaced switching power supply, fixed problem. Machine worked flawlessly until sold. Read more →

Battlezone Repair Log

We did it! We decided that we wanted to go through all the pain and suffering that many of my KLOV brethren go through on a regular basis and decided to get a non-working “it was working last time I turned it on” Battlezone. I’m a big fan of battlezone so I was really excited to get this guy back… Read more →

Galaga is almost done

I picked up this Galaga about a month ago. It was in great working condition but I wanted to make some significant changes. Overall paint job was textured, but it was in decent shape so I figured I could live with it. When I got it, someone had replaced the original 19″ monitor with a 25″ monitor which required them… Read more →

Asteroids Deluxe Repair Log

Picked up a non working Asteroids Deluxe. If you are not familiar with an Asteroids Deluxe, it’s a great looking machine with a more difficult version of the Asteroids game that is projected onto a two way mirror with 3D asteroids that were printed on multiple levels and lit with a blacklight. A really great effect. So I get the… Read more →