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1  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / Beginner's Help Corner / Re: Garbled screen help-1980 Sega Gremlin space firebird on: September 30, 2017, 04:47:30 AM
Can you post a picture? Could be anything from bad ram to a broken trace.
2  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 17, 2017, 12:21:19 AM
Was Satan's Hollow a dual or single speaker setup?

It had 2 speakers

This cabinet has one. There are no additional mounting holes for the monitor or speakers. The monitor is a Sanyo 20-EZV. The cabinet is made of plywood and particle board (inside and out). There doesn't seem to be any repairs made other than remounting of the cp. There is a Texas Amusement Machine Commission ( which has been inactive as of Sept 1, 1987 and is now called the Comptroller of Public Accounts.  )permit on the side. The only detail I can find on the Executive Directed listed on the permit dates back to 1979. I'm tempted to call the CPA to see if they can provide me any details. Below is a picture of the permit number 114720

https://photos.app.goo.gl/U1pLcPWFnAMTzt8y1
3  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 16, 2017, 06:13:38 PM
Was Satan's Hollow a dual or single speaker setup?
4  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 12, 2017, 10:03:13 AM
Here's a tag I missed. Doesn't make sense to me.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/ObkHoH5vhTuFQ1EF3

5  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 11, 2017, 04:44:22 AM
After looking at your new posted photo's this is what I think, I agree with P-feif that it is probably a modified Satan's hollow that has been cut near the monitor and control panel either due to damage or for the monitor I have seen case's of operator modification like this for monitors but it also has been cut to add ventilation covers probably for the monitor change and I also think why the 4 screws there are gone is since the wood looks to be replaced. I also think the operator converted the game to elevator action since Satan's hollow was pretty controversial for having Satan and demons

Also on other notes I find it kinda funny that the operator just put the elevator action marquee underneath the gladiator marquee

I think you're right. This cabinet is a frankencabinet. I think I'll just fix it up as is.
6  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 09, 2017, 01:28:53 PM
Added a few more pics above. Hopefully it helps.
7  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 08, 2017, 08:24:42 PM
What is stumping me the most about this is that you state that it was once a elevator which makes me think its not a Satan's hallow at all since it seems unlikely to convert a game that is a year old into something new, Is there any tags on the back of the machine or inside?  I would also suggest checking to see if there are any holes cut where the original stuff was

I'm at work now. I'll check when I get home and pay more pics.
8  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 07, 2017, 01:32:17 PM
I can't believe that I'm going to possibly identify this cabinet instead of the MASTER JOHN himself.

Here's the cabinet identity chart on this forum. Look at the Bally/Midway picture, 3rd row from the top, second cabinet from the RIGHT side. Satan's Hollow. Is that it? 


http://www.johnsarcade.com/forum/index.php?topic=2116.0

Is it?! The bezel angle was throwing my off. It's wrong.

It's close, but is it close enough? Could it be an early version of Satan's Hollow?
9  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 07, 2017, 09:49:24 AM
I don't think it is Satan's hallow since the monitor is more in the cabinet and the control panel is smaller, I did some research and could not find anything I am completely stumped on this

some pictures of Satan's hollow
https://www.arcade-museum.com/images/118/118124215870.jpg
https://www.arcade-museum.com/images/118/118124215871.jpg


That threw me off too. Plus the angle of the cuts and the 4 bolts at the bottom on the face of the cabinet are not present on my cabinet.
10  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Re: Endless Quest on: September 06, 2017, 06:46:01 PM
 Grin I was thinking that too but the silhouette looked a little off. Wasn't clear until I googled the actual cabinet. Good call. Thanks. Now the question is do I restore to Satan's Hollow, Elevator Action or keep it as Gladiator?
11  Arcade and Pinball Discussions / General Arcade and Video Game Discussions / Endless Quest on: September 05, 2017, 11:31:24 PM
Can anyone identify this cabinet, I know it is a conversion but I wish to restore it to it's original state. Right now it's Gladiator and  hidden behind the marquee is one for Elevator Action. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/KeH8Jtpvgk7rpeJn1  Huh?


EDIT:

Here are a few more pics:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/QmXiapG8ORQgP2ud2
https://photos.app.goo.gl/E22Ikpjb7efkqCUH3
https://photos.app.goo.gl/fVjZluEFKxL8FCAL2
https://photos.app.goo.gl/NNPsvJslvEgoS8Xn1
https://photos.app.goo.gl/R9QEXSCLRWw8bmFk2
https://photos.app.goo.gl/BPQNgtl74q1U4K1H3
https://photos.app.goo.gl/g7AYyCBdLhgM02QQ2
https://photos.app.goo.gl/ZTX7SSRoWT3dY7Di2
https://photos.app.goo.gl/Ugpr54hafL4COrz82
https://photos.app.goo.gl/X7G5rScl47kQFcVu1
https://photos.app.goo.gl/w16ODr3uKQiIvV0x2
https://photos.app.goo.gl/8p6ABQORkcqpkoJC2
https://photos.app.goo.gl/P6BDOjtDt8YK9zR12
https://photos.app.goo.gl/GYaG2Rp3iV8CYXz12

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https://photos.app.goo.gl/ObkHoH5vhTuFQ1EF3

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https://photos.app.goo.gl/U1pLcPWFnAMTzt8y1
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