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All paints on this page are in QUARTS unless otherwise noted. Also, when thinning paints, for most oils, use paint thinner unless the paint specifically calls for something else (such as Rust Oleum's satin requiring Acetone). For the most accurate finish, cabinet preparation is critical, sand the cabinet to at least 220 grit and be sure to fill holes and cracks (fresh paint on a lousy surface looks worse than leaving it alone in the first place!)
BurgerTime Mustard Paint codes from Lowes (color matched from my back door): there are 3 steps to this as it took 3 adjustments to the paint to match properly :) Lowes Enterprise brand ceimi Gloss Enamel (oil based)
                      First Tinting: 107-28.5/111-2y5/113-9.5/115-5.5 
                      Second Tinting: 109-2/116-1
                      Third Tinting: 104-2/111-1y 
Donkey Kong Jr. Orange Paint codes from Lowes (color matched from a chip from a cabinet): Lowes Enterprise brand ceimi Gloss Enamel (oil based)
                      First Tinting: 116-23.5 / 111-2Y9.5 / 113-14.5
                      Second Tinting: 113-30
Satin Black Satin Black is used on tons of different games, the product I like best is the 'Satin' line from Rust Oleum. This oil based paint comes in both spray cans and quarts. If you use the quart with a sprayer you will also need a touch of Acetone to thin it. For games that originally had Melamine sides like System 1, Tron (or just about any black game for that matter) this paint will give you a finish that is almost exactly like the original melamine.
                      Rust Oleum, SATIN (made for metal furniture)
Donkey Kong Blue Need to sample.
                      No accurate color yet sampled.  
                      (Colors at appolo.com may work for you, 
                      but the blue is too dark and in the wrong hue)
Joust Brown Again here I use Semi Gloss oil based Enterprise paint from Lowes.. The actual paint name is from their Valspar line, but they can tint oils with the same codes.
                      Valspar 'Chocolate Chip'
Joust Cream Again here I use Semi Gloss oil based Enterprise paint from Lowes.. The actual paint name is from their Valspar line, but they can tint oils with the same codes.
                      Valspar 'Flourite'
Joust Orange Again here I use Semi Gloss oil based Enterprise paint from Lowes.. The actual paint name is from their Valspar line, but they can tint oils with the same codes.
                      Valspar 'Sweet Goldilocks'
Joust Red Again here I use Semi Gloss oil based Enterprise paint from Lowes.. The actual paint name is from their Valspar line, but they can tint oils with the same codes.
                      Valspar 'Scarlet Fire'
Ms. Pac Man Pink Ms. Pac Man colors come from Appolo.com, I post them here because I have verified the color against a real restoration I have done and confirmed the match.
                      Glidden 'Passion Flower'  
                      -- I also had Lowes (they sell glidden) mix this in 
                      Enterprise Semi Gloss Enamel.
Ms. Pac Man Yellow Ms. Pac Man colors come from Appolo.com, I post them here because I have verified the color against a real restoration I have done and confirmed the match.
                      Glidden 'Sunny Side Up' 
                      -- I also had Lowes (they sell glidden) mix this in 
                     Enterprise Semi Gloss Enamel.
Ms. Pac Man Blue Ms. Pac Man colors come from Appolo.com, I post them here because I have verified the color against a real restoration I have done and confirmed the match.
                      Glidden 'Rhapsody' 
                      -- I also had Lowes (they sell glidden) mix this in 
                     Enterprise Semi Gloss Enamel.
Pac Man Yellow All I can say about Pac Man paint is DON'T USE SAFETY YELLOW :) Safety yellow is easily not a deep enough yellow to be a match, and it's overly expensive to boot. Try this instead:
                    Krylon Sun Yellow spray paint (same paint can be mixed)
Robotron Blue Robotron colors come from Appolo.com, I post them here because I have verified the color against a real restoration I have done and confirmed the match.
                    Sherman Williams Isle of Capri (blue)  SW1783

Robotron Red

Robotron colors come from Appolo.com, I post them here because I have verified the color against a real restoration I have done and confirmed the match.

                    Sherman Williams Theatre Red(red)  SW1602
Robotron Silver

Robotron colors come from Derek Stutsman.  This match replaces the

former Silverado that is no longer made.  This match is closer too.

 

Starts with a Semi Gloss Quart Extra White --

                   BAC COLORANT        OZ   32  64  128

                    B1 Black            -   5   1   1
                    N1 Raw Umber        -   18  1   -
		    Y3 Deep Gold        -   -   1   1
                    Y1 Yellow		-   1   -   1
                    G2 New Green        -   -   -   1
 
Add to the mixed paint 3 or 4 jars of Aluminum Dust. From  Houston Art and
finish it off with some nice rag rubbed on Shellac to get the correct yellow
tinge and nice gloss.
Q*Bert yellow ** UPDATED ** The most recent time I went to lowes to remix everything base wise had changed so I took my sample to Home Depot. The color matched to a mix named 'Slicker', which happens to match the one found on Appolo.com. Only difference was that I found it to be too 'yellow' and had some orange pigment added. It's a great match.
                  Glidden - Slicker with some Orange 'to taste' 
Pooyan Blue This match came from a cab sample by Steve Zeuner. The tint colors are universal and could be used anywhere.
                    COLORANT                    OZ  48  96
                    ---------------------------------------
                    D  THALO GREEN           0    21   1
                    E   THALO BLUE             0    38   0
                    KX  WHITE                      1    33   0
                    R   EXTERIOR WHITE    0      2   1
                    Glidden Base 2 quart
Discs of Tron Purple This match came from a cab sample at my local lowes. The tint colors are universal and could be used anywhere.
                    Gotta find the can :)
Track & Field Blue This match came from a cab sample at my local lowes. The tint colors are universal and could be used anywhere.
                   Lowes Enterprise Base 4 semi gloss oil.
                   101-8.5                   102-2Y9             
                   113-15                    115-14.5
Satan's Hollow Red This match came from Jim Chaudrue from Philly Arcade dot com:
                   Home Depot Evermore Latex Enamel base 3
                   KX (white)  0/8/0     R(Exterior Red)  3/24/0    
                   V(Magenta) 0/15/1
Super Pac Man Navy This match came from Jim Chaudrue from Philly Arcade dot com:
                   Home Depot Evermore Latex Enamel Deep Base
                   D (Thalo Green)  0/34/1     E(Thalo Blue)  1/23/0   
                  KX(White) 0/3/1  R(Exterior Red) 0/34/0
Zoo Keeper Blue This match came from Mark Jenison:
	Product Y3T154  (Sherwin Williams) QUART
	Description C-ACNTS LTX SG ULT
	L1-52
	R3-10+1
	W1-3

Zoo Keeper orange This match came from Mark Jenison:
	Product Y3Y157 (Sherwin Williams) QUART
	Description C-ACNTS LTX SG YEL
	R4-32
	Y3-3
	N1-1
Moon Patrol light blue This match came from Google (home depot paint):
		Colorant              OZ      48       96
		=========================
		C  Yellow Oxid     0        17        0
		D  Thalo Green     1        4          0
		E  Thalo Blue       4        24        0

Moon Patrol dark blue This match came from Google (home depot paint):
		Colorant                    OZ      48       96
		=============================
		E  Thalo Blue            10       4          0
		I    Brown Oxide         0        34        0
		V  Magenta                1        10        0


Moon Patrol Yellow This match came from Google (home depot paint):
		Colorant                      OZ      48       96
		=============================
		AX  Perm Yellow        5        24        0
		B     Lamp Black        0        7          0
		T     Medium Yellow    5        1          1

Sinistar Silver This match came from Google (home depot paint):
		Premium Plus INT\EXT HI-Gloss
		Ultra Pure White (8050)
		===============================
		Colorant            OZ  48  96
		===============================
		AX  Perm Yellow     0   32  1
		D   Thalo Green     0   37  0
		F   Red Oxide       0   24  1


Sinistar Blue This match came from Google (home depot paint):
		Premium Plus INT\EXT HI-Gloss
		Deep Base (8300)
		===============================
		Colorant            OZ  48  96
		===============================
		D   Thalo Green     3   4   0
		E   Thalo Blue      6   42  0
		KX  White           1   29  0
		R   Exterior RE     0   21  0
Sinistar Red This match came from Google (home depot paint):
		Premium Plus INT\EXT HI-Gloss
		Deep Base (8300)
		===============================
		Colorant            OZ  48  96
		===============================
		I   Brown Oxide     0   10  0
		KX  White           0   11  1
		T   Medium Yell     2   26  0
		V   Magenta         9   0   1

Reactor Orange This match came from Lowes, matched to a sample from Jeff Kinder:
		Semi Gloss Exterior Acrylic
		Base4
		===============================
		First Tint:  109-1.5  111-1y35.5 113-33.5  116-25.5
		Second Tint: 116-1.5
		Third Tint: 105-3
		Fourth Tint: 116-3