Ok, so I was planning on replacing my artwork for my arcadestick into something new since I was starting to get bored with my SC2 artwork,and today I finally got around to get the print ready. Went to town and got it printed and immediately went home and got to work.
This is the last picture of my previous artkwork. Sadly, while removing it, it all got ripped to shreds because of some stupid remains of glue
After poppin' the hood, it's time to disconnect all the cables and connectors. Thankfully I have it all marked up since the last time.
Everything disconnected. Next step is to remove the stick and the buttons.
With everything disassembled, I begin with aligning the artwork with the plexi cover. Using a sharp knife, I carefully start to cut it out. Luckily I got 3 copies of the artwork in case I was to screw it up.
Next step is to cut out the individual holes. Not as easy as it sound, and the knife I was using wasn't the best one either...
Two holes done, only six more to go...
Fastforwarding a bit. There, everything is done! Time to assemble it!
Everything locked in place using the new buttons. Had some problems getting the buttons to snap in place, but eventually all of them fitted nice and well.
Installing the stick. Rarity is such a beast.
Reconnecting all the cables...
And it's done!
amazingxkcd United States. December 04 2011 05:19. Posts 2804
This is boss, I've been thinking lately about modding mine to Pinkie Pie, but I can't seem to find a decent artwork that wouldn't be too hidden by the buttons (TE 1st generation). Anyway your stick looks absolutely smashing! I'm totally jealous :D
[Agony]x90 United States. December 04 2011 07:13. Posts 755
That's awesome. You wouldn't happen to still have the layout for that rarity skin would you? i just bought a Madcatz Tournament edition arcade stick and really want a cool skin like this one. If you still have it, posting it would be great. Thanks!