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    Posted: 10 May 2018 at 4:00pm
So everyone who has or has owned a Sega racing cabinet will have had or worried about cracking the weak corners on the side plastics.

I have a couple of panels which are not currently cracked, but this is always my worry about moving the cabinet etc.. 

Thinking out load is there a way to prevent/protect these corners? 
Could I make a small hole on the inside then fill with a expandable foam or some other material? 
This wont protect it from a hit but might help cause bad damage!?!

Anyone come across any other ideas?



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote SBDESIGN Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 May 2018 at 1:31am
I haven't yet, but sounds like a good idea, been good to hear any others?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote NaokiS Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2018 at 6:02pm
I'd say as long as whatever you put in doesn't have force when it expands should be fine. These are fairly sturdy peices but are thin walled
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I've seen operators use expandable foam (the type used for insulation) in repairs. It makes a lot of sense from a structural point of view. Think about bike helmets...
You could also use fiberglass reinforcement it would make it very tough.
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