Fixing Atari's Legendary 1980 MISSILE COMMAND Arcade Game Cabinet! PCB Repair & Ram Faults -

Fixing Atari’s Legendary 1980 MISSILE COMMAND Arcade Game Cabinet! PCB Repair & Ram Faults

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  1. Just discovered your channel, one of the best on Youtube… taking me right back to my childhood. I was 8 (and in the UK) when this came out. Keep up the good work!

  2. I always used the big blue solder sucker or the black ones. After you have to clean them and they start getting stuck and quit sucking…clean it out the normal way, then spray silicone lubricant down the tube. Use silicone spray because you don't want to degrade the o-ring.

  3. I gave up on those cheap solder suckers and bought the Hakko. It works flawlessly, easy to clean, dont have to clean often. I've had it for a couple of years now. You probably have spent a lot of money over the years buying the cheap ones 🙂

  4. Solder sucker #3: got one on my desk right now with a ruined tip lol.

  5. had a friend in ‘82 whose dad supplied arcades with machines.. we got the chance to use a missile command sit-down cabinet at home .. it was like xmas came early 😄

  6. LOL Trust me all Joe's know what's wrong 👍

  7. "What did he say was wrong with it Joe?". Joe, "It's broke" – brilliant haha. great vid guys

  8. First off, good job! Second, go to eBay and look up "S-993A". It's a great Electric Vacuum Desoldering Pump for around $100. I have one I use almost daily and it's worth every penny. Also it's imperative to buy the 3 extra nozzle sizes so you don't destroy pads and surrounding areas. US sellers charge an extra $10 or so but it's worth it, in my opinion. It'll come in 2 days. I can guarantee you won't be disappointed with it. I'll never use a manual pump again.

  9. This was my game in Seattle. They had the table top.USA .

  10. I too went through all the cheap solder suckers, imitation HAKKO guns, and wick. Finally bought the HAKKO. Works way better than all of them. Not perfect, and sometimes gets plugged up, but overall, no comparison to the cheap stuff. Great videos!!!

  11. I was hoping for a zoom and freeze on the ceramic. I know its a 6502 but I couldn't quite see which source it was from as I couldn't quite catch the logo. Was it actually MOS?

  12. Lmao the solder suckers are supposed to melt you can get the tips in uk. Also you can get metal ones that heat up like a soldering iron

  13. Whoot!! Missile Command fixup! I am going to be kicking back and enjoying this! edit I didn't expect a lecture on solder-suckers, but I like it. I was going to buy one anyway, now I know which one to buy.

  14. Ah yes, there's that Southern "own the libs" attitude. Nice.

  15. I remember hanging out in all the local arcades in the early 80's as a teen….just thinking about all the noise and lights still gives me a rush. 80's were awesome to be a teenager. I still clearly remember walking into a 7-11 on the way home from school and seeing a Space Invaders machine for the first time. Actually, now that I think about it, I remember seeing and playing the first Pong machines at the local Pizza Hut as a youngster. Damn, good times.

  16. love this channel. it tickles my nerd bone like this old tony does.

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