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#1 vectrex OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 9:56 AM

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after searching long and hard and buying some parts that do not work/fit, I had a batch of custom springs made up so you don't have to cannibalize an atari 2600 cart with a spring loaded door for a replacement anymore to do a repair!

These are an exact match to the original springs, no trimming required. I am offering these for sale while they last in a "handsome" hand assembled parts bag with header:

 
4 replacement springs in each packet, enough to repair 2 joysticks.
Order enough to have a display copy ;)
 
Prices include postage!:
$5 inside US and territories use this link: https://www.paypal.me/vectrex/5
 
$6 international use this link: https://www.paypal.me/vectrex/6
 
if you want multiples you can edit the amount sent from the page you are send to, just click on the dollar amount. 
 


#2 vectrexroli OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 1:02 PM

Great! Payment sent.



#3 BassGuitari OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 1:15 PM

I've shared this in the Color Computer forum as well, in case somebody might want to try to mod a CoCo joystick with these springs.

I used the stick from a Color Computer joystick to replace a broken Vectrex stick; it's a perfect drop-in replacement and they seem to use the same pots and gimble assembly...only the CoCo stick's pots don't have springs.



#4 Vectrexer OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 1:34 PM

Payment Sent

#5 save2600 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 1:52 PM

Payment sent! My springs are in good shape still, but you never know when you might need a replacement. Thanks for offering these and in such a professional/easy to checkout manner! :)

#6 KylJoy OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 2:53 PM

Ordered 2 sets!

Thank you!

#7 Brood69 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 3:11 PM

2 sets ordered too !

Thanks, Emmanuel

#8 Hyperboy ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 3:23 PM

Ordered, thanks!!

Sent from my non beer holding hand.

#9 arcadegeek23 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 10:33 PM

Ordered 3! Thanks!

#10 vectrex OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 4, 2017 10:54 PM

thanks guys, I'll get these sent out monday morning/afternoon.



#11 vectrex OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Feb 5, 2017 9:31 AM

hey I got a few (4) orders without shipping addresses, if this might be you, please message me with your shipping address. (I also tried emailing these people but if they used an email that no longer works...)



#12 -^CrožBow^- OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Feb 5, 2017 9:53 AM

Payment sent for 2 sets Thanks!



#13 SiLic0ne t0aD85 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Feb 5, 2017 12:15 PM

Payment sent, 1 set. Thanks

#14 vectrex OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Feb 5, 2017 1:59 PM

I've located the other no address guys, I _think_ this last guy might be here on atari age, are any of you "Phillip P" or know who that is? 



#15 Ransom ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Feb 5, 2017 3:30 PM

Wow, that's great! Thank you for doing the work on this.



#16 eebuckeye OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Feb 6, 2017 8:41 AM

Still time to order 2 sets?



#17 vectrex OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Feb 6, 2017 10:19 AM

Still time to order 2 sets?

 

Yes.

 

 

if there is a Justin P. from here who ordered some please message me with your address.



#18 Richard H. OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Feb 6, 2017 11:52 AM

You are THE man :)

 

Many thanks for getting these made.



#19 vectrex OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Feb 6, 2017 3:15 PM

You are THE man :)

 

Many thanks for getting these made.

 

great praise from one of the OG Vectrex Scene's most valuable non-game homebrew creators.

 

Thank you, Richard.



#20 AtariBuff OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Feb 8, 2017 7:08 AM

Ordered two. Many thanks for supplying these.



#21 ToyguyVT OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Feb 8, 2017 10:29 PM

Already delivered and they look great.  Nice work!



#22 madman OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:12 PM

Nice work! I'll pick up a couple of these for the future.



#23 Hyperboy ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:13 PM

Nice work!

Sent from my non beer holding hand.

#24 Rob Mitchell OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:00 AM

Got mine !

#25 AtariBuff OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:12 AM

Arrived here, too. Thanks for a neat product and for fast shipping.






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