Titch’s collection thread

titchgamer

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Some of you will be aware that for the last few months I have been converting a old Love and Berry cabaret candy cab.

For those of you who dont know what one of those is cover your eyes:
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I have always wanted a big red or a neo 29, However due to house size restrictions I saw the berry for sale and decided to make my own neo 29 just much smaller and with a few changes for my tastes!

So operation Neo Berry started!

I wont do a full build thread but as you will notice it was not much use for anything as was so I totally gutted it, Fully rewired it with a Jamma harness and fitted in a MV1F with Unibios.

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I Made custom artwork for the bezel and marquee and swappable 1 player and 2 player CP’s.

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Please ignore the dust washer lol

And finished:
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Its currently running Metal Slug but I intend on putting Krout Buster in it when it ships :D

I may update this with more of my collection at some point but I promised some of you pics once It was finished so this is a good start :)
 
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Neodogg

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looks great...but...dat 2 player button layout...
 

titchgamer

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Yeah I used the NGCD layout, I prefer that personally over the KOF layout.
 

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That was a perfect Love and Berry cab! Why did you do that man?!
 

titchgamer

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That was a perfect Love and Berry cab! Why did you do that man?!

There was nout perfect about it.

The game was dead, The artwork was destroyed and it was smothered in some dark brown sticky stuff.

Oh and it was a Love and Berry.....

At least the monitor was good :)
 

c0nn0r

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Super Neo 29? more like a Nano Neo 14! I've seen these types of cabs used in projects like this, usually with pretty good results. This one looks great too.

Is the CP at regular candy cab height?
 

titchgamer

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Super Neo 29? more like a Nano Neo 14! I've seen these types of cabs used in projects like this, usually with pretty good results. This one looks great too.

Is the CP at regular candy cab height?

Yeah in hindsight I should of made it a super neo 14 but tbh thats probably way out of my skill level lol.

Think they are slightly lower the cp sits about 29” with the overall height being about 48” without the header.
Of course they are only about half the width at about 18” lol
 

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Thought I would post some more of my collection.

But non neo geo this time around.

Firstly you may of noticed the Orange Dinosaur king in the background of the pics above, I had no real plans for the cab when I got it.
It was just a case of its there and I can so I will.

Anyways after I finished the Neo 29/14 I decided I wanted to do something unique with it so I decided to turn it into a dedicated multi game trackball cabinet.

Its currently still a work in progress but all the wiring etc is done and fully working.
Its just waiting on me to pull my finger out and design some artwork for it.

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And next up is my other dedicated cab.
This is my Area 51: Site 4 cab.

It was in a pretty poor state when I got it.
The monitor was DOA, The game board was in a unknown state and the bodywork was pretty banged up.

I dont really have much in the way of before pics but this is a rough idea.

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So much TLC later the monitor was repaired, I did new custom artwork for it (I felt the original side art etc was a little loud for my living room!), Body repairs, New T moulding and I fitted a flash module to replace the failing and noisy HDD.

Now fully operational and looking nice IMO.

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titchgamer

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Next up back to the Neo Geo is my NGCD library.

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Its about the only console I have ever though I may try and get 100% of the collection but realistically it will probably never happen due to the price of some of the titles.

And well ya know CD-R’s......
 

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Nice collection sir, and good to see pieces restored or remade for decades to come.

Although I did have a giggle at the old artwork for your Area 51 cab being ‘too loud’ for your living room, is bright red flames really better?
 

titchgamer

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Nice collection sir, and good to see pieces restored or remade for decades to come.

Although I did have a giggle at the old artwork for your Area 51 cab being ‘too loud’ for your living room, is bright red flames really better?

Heh cheers Jock.

I wanted to keep a little aspect of the originality.
But the original artwork is very much louder.....

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Next up back to the Neo Geo is my NGCD library.

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Its about the only console I have ever though I may try and get 100% of the collection but realistically it will probably never happen due to the price of some of the titles.

And well ya know CD-R’s......

I'm aiming to get all the CD titles but looks like i'm a few behind you. Jealous you have Neo Driftout as that's next on my list
 

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Got myself a early birthday/xmas prezzy today.

I have thought about getting one of these a few times but the price was always to high and for the amount of games it could actually play I could never justify it.
But I saw this bundle going for a fair price and thought what the hell, Going to treat myself for xmas.

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titchgamer

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Nice.....haven't seen an Area 51 cab in a while. Looks like a nice clean cab.

Thanks,
I love lightgun games so jumped on it when it came up then spent several months getting it fixed up.

Would love a Point Blank but never seen one for sale near me :(
 

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Very Nice collection man, also love the work on the cab conversion super clean.
 
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