Your recent acquisitions, or what retro have you bought lately?

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  1. shredder

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    47 CRT's is almost the mass required for NASA to categorise as a moon of earth.

    I'm starting to watch the internets for any cheap and worthy CRT's locally. If something good comes up for $1 then I might have a blast just to see what everyone craps on about. Few and far between round here in small citysville but so too is the buying competition.
     
  2. Vanne

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    We might be moving to another brand new house in our compound, I’d welcome it, as it will force me to take stock of all the computer crap/consoles and car pArts. And to possibly rebuild my computer desk/console/retro area in a different more efficient manner. All depends on EK, if they pull their finger outa their butthole.
     
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    Compound? EK? Butthole? Please explain.

    All the best with the move qwertylesh, sounds stressful.
     
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    look on it as an opportunity, get rid of some duplicates ;) ;) and i don't know about you but every time i rearrange things i end up with a slightly different and better system.
     
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    Yeah it's an opportunity, I should take this time to get contents insurance lol, and the actual moving process involves like a tonne of extra weight, at least I only have 1 and a half arcade machines and two tiny crts :lol:

    Security is a pretty big criteria, im thinking a warehouse conversion would be pretty sweet however, they're rare to rent and costly due to being trendy, but boy howdy the setup would look hella sweet in one :leet:
     
  6. elvis

    elvis Old school old fool

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    I do not understand this phrase.

    * Stares at 5x MegaDrives, 4x Master Systems, 2x SNES, 2x Dreamcast and others... *
     
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    admits to owning the occasional duplicate.
     
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    'Backups' has a more justifiable ring
     
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    i call mine "parts".
     
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    its surprisingly easy to pack-up such a ridiculous horde of gaming booty. :wired:

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    I've gotta get on to making some more shelving.
     
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    Yeah I just had bloody added two more too..

    Maybe my next shelving iteration can be all 6 in one long line :)
     
  13. badmofo

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    My brain saw "Xbox" :)

    Nice work :thumbup:
     
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    5 years ago, I moved in my collection with 8 jumbo heavy duty boxes, and had two shelves, I'm at 6 shelves to break down and 20 filled boxes. It's pretty obscene, I gotta find a cheaper hobby

    Funny enough there's like 20 various xbox models inside the boxes too ;)
     
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    Holy crap dude.

    I fixed up a stuck 3DS thumbstick for my mates kid the other day and he asked me how many consoles I have since he noticed a lot that he could see.
    After they left I actually counted everything and I have 24... TOTAL.

    I have 3 OG xboxes for backups/spares/LAN (haven't got around to that yet).
    I have 3 Xbox 360's for running triple screen forza motorsport 4 (haven't got around to that yet).
    I have 1 Xbox One.

    You have 20 !? :shock:
     
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    I did have, I threw out a few rrod MK1 360s, kept 7 or 8 360 slims, four og Xboxes, and a couple boxed, so maybe 20 was exaggerated, I probably have about 14~ left now.
     
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    Lol 14 game cubes (a couple of really rare ones), 12 Wii's , 3 DC's, 3 Snes's, 4 or 5 ps3's, 2 ps2's ,3 ps1's, 3 n64's ,4 or 5 360's and 1 Saturn. 1 MVS, one neogeo gold X, and inbound ATM , 1 pc engine.

    The Wii's I picked up really cheap.. oh and 4 Wii U's.. lol

    And forgot to add 2 Atari 2600's, one Vader and one woody. ;)
     
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    That's some nice work.

    I packed up a few things over the last couple of weeks and while I don't have multiples, I thought it was a half decent pile:

    GameBoy
    GameBoy Advance SP
    DSi
    DSi XL
    3DS XL
    PSP (OG import model from before they were available in Australia)
    PSX OG Model
    PS2 Phat with network adaptor and HDD
    PS3 Slim
    PS4
    XBox 360
    XBone
    XBone X

    I've just built a Retroflag GPi which sort of led to a full size Arcade machine based on a Raspberry Pi 4 too.
     
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  19. Vanne

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    How are you finding the pi 4? I just recieved 2 to build up as a desktop for my kids.. they fast enough?
     
  20. elvis

    elvis Old school old fool

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    I need a WiiU. Bloody things aren't dropping in price.

    They're the new Dreamcast, I tells ya.
     

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