FX Reveal board assembly for FX MoM Cave Hero.


Sieg

Active Member
Nice work! I can't believe I didn't see this either. I am excited to get started on mine now that I've got this!
 

SilantStrike

New Member
This is a great post, and has helped immensely. Thank you for sharing

With the helper and reveal boards, any tips for keeping them in place so that they don't move once installed and the clamp card is sealed? I did add a small piece of kapton tape as a shim for the helper board so that the buttons actuate correctly against the switches, but I still get alittle bit of up/down play

I was considering a small drop of hot glue in the corners of the reveal board to help keep things pressed down.

Thoughts?
 

BRRogers

Sr Member
RPF PREMIUM MEMBER
This is a great post, and has helped immensely. Thank you for sharing

With the helper and reveal boards, any tips for keeping them in place so that they don't move once installed and the clamp card is sealed? I did add a small piece of kapton tape as a shim for the helper board so that the buttons actuate correctly against the switches, but I still get alittle bit of up/down play

I was considering a small drop of hot glue in the corners of the reveal board to help keep things pressed down.

Thoughts?
I haven’t attempted install myself yet (waiting for the crystal chambers… which are nearly done)
But a small magnet or two glued in between the helper and reveal may work given correct dimensions on the magnets?
The helper board itself, once installed, could be seated with appropriate double sided tape or hot glue as mentioned
 

BRRogers

Sr Member
RPF PREMIUM MEMBER
Can’t believe I forgot to mention it in this thread.
I did finally source the original donor PCB for the screen used (and current state) prop.
A friend of the project has been helping me workshop the correct assembly.

2 things to report:
I’m pretty pleased with THIS FX board as a compiled and proprietary facsimile! Considering it is designed for this specific hilt I don’t feel any pressure to alter it as it meets the requirements of the FX hilt and (I think) looks great.

The Static Kits that come from our analysis and workshopping with the found donor board will all be self contained within the control box just as theorized.

(Can’t believe I forgot to mention that here)

My computer has been down and I have been lacking the funds to get it repaired: so my progress will be limited until that happens but I’m thankful for our fellow RPFer who has been helping me understand the original assembly and wiring. More to come soon :)
 

Eruonen

Member
Random question. For the static MoM, are we going to be able to get them pre installed? Or are we looking at the same type of situation as the FX, where we just get the pieces and have to do it ourselves?
 

BRRogers

Sr Member
RPF PREMIUM MEMBER
Fantastic! Looks better than mine!
pat morita nod GIF
 

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