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#1 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Mar 7, 2017 12:13 AM

Hello guys, first time posting and it's a desperate request. Could a good and enlightened soul be a dear and send me pics from all the sides of the console box and the exact dimensions from it. I'm going to make a replica of the box , since I can't find any empty ones to buy. i did it with some other consoles and it turned out amazing. So, if any of you great guys and/ or gals could do this for me ( five minutes task) I would appreciate a lot and even make the art available for whomever asks for it. and I also make replicas of the game boxes for those that interests, and I take requests also, free of charge. I thank you all in advance. All the best from Brazil
Leonardo.

#2 KylJoy OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Mar 7, 2017 9:13 AM

It would be great to put information about this at:

 

http://atariage.com/...ck +kyljoy +box

 

...unless there is a better place.



#3 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Mar 7, 2017 12:04 PM

That's great initiative KylJoy. As soon as I get the information, I'll help you feed the topic.



#4 lgallair OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:22 PM

Not sure if this is what you wanted, but here's the dimensions off of my Vectrex box.

Let me know if there's any other dimensions you require.

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  • _Front.png
  • _Back.png
  • _Left.png
  • _Right.png
  • _Top.png
  • _Bottom.png
  • _Inside.png
  • _Insert.png


#5 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:39 PM

Igallair, this is EXACTLY what I needed, that's unbelievable,I can't thank you enough for taking the time to do that. I'm trying to get this information since god knows when... If you would like I'll post the results so we can compare and see what worked or not. This is so detailed that I don't think I'll need more information, but if so I'll let you. Thanks again, it's guys like you that gives real sense to communtity. Thanks again. You made a 41 year old kid very happy... If you have different consoles, I 'm always looking and building alternative boxes. All the best to you.

#6 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:44 PM

That's a beautiful box by the way

#7 Hyperboy ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:48 PM

I'm still looking for a box for mine.

Sent from my non beer holding hand.

#8 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:43 PM

This is what I got so far. The main difference is the game itself, I used a high resolution picture of the console instead of trying to use the one in the box. The ideia is to have a nice and neat box, but not to try to fool people into thinking it's a real one. But I'm trying to get as close as possible to the real one. Please give your suggestions and criticism.

 

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  • Vectrex frente.jpg
  • Comparacao.jpg


#9 lgallair OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Mar 11, 2017 2:53 PM

Great job! The grid between "Arcade System" and 'Brings real arcade play home" is a bit off. Other than that, it looks awesome.

#10 hcmffm OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:00 PM

That's excellent work, Leonardo!

#11 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:53 PM

Thanks Igallair, I see it now, I'll fix that. (I'll always thank you)

Thanks hcmffm, later I'll post another side of the box that is almost done. And I see that you've done a pretty good vectorizing the manuals too. Congrats on that too.



#12 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:00 PM

Ok, for those who care, here's an update on my progress:

 

 

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  • Vectrex lateral.jpg
  • Comparacao 2.jpg


#13 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:17 AM

Another update:

The last two pics on the bottom are missing, because the pics from Igallair had a glare in them and I couldn't use it. I already asked him for another picture and as soon as he replies I'll fix it and post the final result of this side. And start the last one. I'm already working on the bottom and top parts.

I reduced the opacity on the grid and really enjoyed the result and ended up adjusting the other sides as well. It got softer and lighter and much better to look at.

Thanks again

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  • Comparacao 3.jpg
  • Vectrex costas.jpg


#14 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:08 PM

The last part that requires pictures is done, thanks to a great collaboration from Igallair again, who provided the pics I asked him.

 

Later I'll be posting all parts separated and assembled, and at last, later on, the box itself.

 

 

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  • Vectrex lateral 2.jpg


#15 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:27 PM

Here it is!!! The final and assembled version. There are some minimal imperfections, but I don't think it will interfere in the box itself. I'm sending it to printing and when I get it, I'll post the box and start the styrofoam project.

Thanks to all that replied and a special thank you for the collaboration from Igallair.

I have other open projects in other forums, but always with the same topic, the system box replicas. Igallair is also helping with those projects.

 

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#16 Keatah ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:09 PM

Cartridge port on the left side?



#17 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:14 PM

Cartridge port on the left side?


Like I said, I'm not trying to fool anyone into thinking they are original, and we work with whatever we get. ;)

#18 lgallair OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:45 PM

Here are pix of the top and bottom Styrofoam inserts.

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  • Styrofaom Top 1.jpg
  • Styrofaom Top 2.jpg
  • Styrofaom Top 6.jpg
  • Styrofaom Top 5.jpg
  • Styrofaom Top 4.jpg
  • Styrofaom Top 3.jpg
  • Styrofaom Bottom 6.jpg
  • Styrofaom Bottom 5.jpg
  • Styrofaom Bottom 4.jpg
  • Styrofaom Bottom 3.jpg
  • Styrofaom Bottom 2.jpg
  • Styrofaom Bottom 1.jpg


#19 Leonardo Biagi OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:03 PM

Here are pix of the top and bottom Styrofoam inserts.

This is so cool!!! Thanks again.






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