Carrom Super Stick Hockey

Since I have an arcade and an obsession with hockey, it only makes sense that I would want to add a stick hockey game at some point. Unfortunately, the most popular arcade stick hockey games--the coin-op tables by Chexx--are crazy expensive. 

Carrom stick hockey games are far less expensive--around $600 new as opposed to $2000-3000 for the Chexx tables--but that's still too much for my blood. Then, I ran across one on Craigslist in April, 2012. The owner was asking $100. I talked him down to $80 because the score display wasn't working.

That turned out to be an easy fix--I just needed to replace the battery holder. After that, the only thing that needed fixing was the horrendous paint job. A little primer, a little black paint, and some Carolina Hurricanes logo stickers and the game was good to go. It  remains in the arcade to this day.

Before Painting
Before Painting

This thing was a special brand of ugly before I painted it...

After Painting
After Painting

For an $80 game, this cleaned up nicely.

Before Painting
Before Painting

This thing was a special brand of ugly before I painted it...

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