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Materials
I used the following materials in my machine:

Qty
 Description
Approximate Cost
Vendor
Details & Links
3              
5/8 chip board (4 x 8) sheets
$65.00
1  
1/2 acrylic sheet (36 x 24)    
$20.00
Home Depot
2
3" casters rigid
$5.98
Home Depot
2
3" casters swiveling
$7.47
Home Depot
1
2x4x8
$2.50
Home Depot
1
2x2x8
$1.75
Home Depot
24
 L brackets assted sizes
$12.00
Home Depot
1  
30 x 60 laminate sheet
$30.00
Home Depot
1
27" sharp TV
$275.00
Sam's Club
1
Packard Bell desktop (450 K6-2)
0
Montgomery Ward
3
Super joysticks (Happs)
$18.00
1
3"Trackball
$80.00
24
hori. push buttons
$48.00
1  
$130.00
1
$60.00
1
$99.00
2
Optic sensor PCB
$69.80
1  
coin door
$80.00
2
Speaker Grille 4" rd black metal
$7.64
1
18" fluorescent light
$35.00
Home Depot
3
12 terminal barrier strips
$7.00
Radio Shack
Loads
Female terminal connectors (.250) Neg. terminal
$10.00
Radio Shack
Loads
Female terminal connectors (.187) Pos. terminal
$10.00
Radio Shack
Miles
red, green, black wire 20 gauge
$10.00
Radio Shack
2
16" drawer tracks
$20.00
Home Depot
36 ft
black smooth t-molding
$20.00
1
Smart Strip Power strip
$29.95