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#1076 Crazymoon67 OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:03 PM

Congrats on your H6'er G code its most likely mfg in October of 77 mine is and its a G also the guy at the thrift store where i bought mine had 2 of them the other was an H code and in worse condition so for 50 bucks he was nice enough to let me choose between them but he had no idea on what a heavy 6 was so only after I bought it and came back to find he sold the other one did i tell him that those were the more sought after first edition models lol good luck with it.

#1077 Bucket Brigadier OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:23 PM

Picked up a second heavy sixer as a backup to my primary.  Also have some amplifying info for 55274G (which was added to the list years ago):

 

(stole the format from mikey.shake :) )

 

Atari “Heavy Sixer”

Model – Video Computer System CX-2600

Serial – 55274G

Sticker Type – White, single

Mfg – Sunnyvale, CA

Channel Select Opening – None

Channel Select Switch – None

Motherboard QC Date – “99 14400107 . #”

Lower RF Shielding Stamp – C010315-2

Upper RF Shielding Stamp – CO10313-5X

RF Shield Sticker – 99 33900025

Motherboard Rev – Rev 8 (CO10433)

Switchboard Rev – Rev 5 (CO10462)

Case Molding Number – C010306 7 E

 

Sticker:

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Bottom of system; note no channel select opening:

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Close-up of mobo, showing copyright 1977 (bit blurry)

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55274G

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93822J is the new addition.  Casing is excellent, but internally, the system was pretty haggard.  I cleaned it up a bit, worked on removing oxidation that had formed on the RF shielding and signal box housing.  The game select and game reset switches are still a bit rough in operation, but functional.

 

Atari “Heavy Sixer”

Model – Video Computer System CX-2600

Serial – 93822J

Sticker Type – White, single

Mfg – Sunnyvale, CA

Channel Select Opening – Yes

Channel Select Switch – None

Motherboard QC Date – Not attached

Lower RF Shielding Stamp – CO10315-3

Upper RF Shielding Stamp – CO10313-5X

RF Shield Sticker – 03300680 66

Motherboard Rev – Rev 8 (CO10438)

Switchboard Rev – Rev 5

 

Sticker:

93822J%20Sticker_zpss1eewp6g.jpg

 

Bottom of system; note opening for the channel select switch was added by this point, but the system itself has no actual channel select switch (system was disassembled when I took this pic):

93822J%20Bottom_zpsvp8y7heg.jpg

 

93822J

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Edited by Bucket Brigadier, Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:26 PM.


#1078 Morinphen OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:22 PM

Congrats on your H6'er G code its most likely mfg in October of 77 mine is and its a G also the guy at the thrift store where i bought mine had 2 of them the other was an H code and in worse condition so for 50 bucks he was nice enough to let me choose between them but he had no idea on what a heavy 6 was so only after I bought it and came back to find he sold the other one did i tell him that those were the more sought after first edition models lol good luck with it.

 

Thanks,  I just got it in a 4 system lot that also had a Vader, 4 switch and light 6.  Needs a good cleaning before I hookup it up and test everything.



#1079 Crazymoon67 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:15 PM

4 systems nice! Im working on the Sears 2600's now i have all the Atari 2600 models not sure i will continue or buy a jaguar because i dont have one of those yet if you search Crazymoon67 on YouTube i have a bunch of videos on Atari up there you will most likely see some interesting stuff like subscribe if you want i may be doing more videos in the future.

#1080 helmsm OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:42 PM

Here's mine - SN 77785J

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#1081 Feralstorm OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 1, 2017 11:24 PM

How'd I not notice this thread for so long?

 

My heavy sixer (Atari brand) has a S/N 66305F.



#1082 iesposta OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:54 AM

Remember this is not the CURRENT THREAD.

It was taken over by the thread started in 2011.

 

The person updating the list has a thread here: http://atariage.com/...tch-list/page-1



#1083 Crazymoon67 OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:21 AM

I dont think the other thread is being maintained either so i will leave mine here. Thanks for letting me know.

#1084 iesposta OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:36 AM

Maybe because there have only been 15 systems added there since it was last updated September 2015?

Where is the list in this thread, and is it newer than September 2015?

 

If this list is "dead" there is no harm in cross posting the same data in the current official thread.

The person who maintains those spreadsheets on Post #1 over there last visited AtariAge February 14, 2017.

 

Remember this is not the CURRENT THREAD.

It was taken over by the thread started in 2011.

 

The person updating the list has a thread here: http://atariage.com/...tch-list/page-1



#1085 mtshark7 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:24 PM

Hey guys I've just updated the Heavy 6er thread list. If you haven't posted in that thread please do so , so you can be added to the list. Thanks!

-Mark

PS#1: Link is in my signature.

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#1086 RUNNER OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:14 AM

Mine is 63842N

#1087 FOX2600 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:25 PM

Any interest in 4-switcher serials? I don't know, I'm new to this, so I Just thought I'd ask lol :-D

#1088 cobra429 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:52 PM

Just got my 3rd one in the mail. its serial number 33439H with no opening for a channel selector. Pretty mint for the age



#1089 Buyatari OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat May 13, 2017 3:15 PM

Picked up a boxed heavy sixer.  

The serial number is 66228E

The controllers look original (hex are missing) but the power supply looks different as it lacks the black sticker.

Is this a replacement power supply?

 

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#1090 broncoman OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun May 14, 2017 7:12 PM

late but o well mines 94324e 



#1091 King Atari OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon May 15, 2017 10:31 PM

Can't believe I've had my Heavy Sixer for, I think, 5 years now, and I'm just now getting around to joining this thread!

Found mine at a nearby thrift store for $60 or so; no RF box but it did include the original grey power supply and "clicky" joysticks, though the hexagonal stickers (?) were missing.

Atari model, Sunnyvale, Serial #36127K

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#1092 atarianer2003 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jul 2, 2017 6:55 AM

Atari VCS, Model CX-2600, S.N. 26157J

 

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Sears Model 637.99743, S.N. 23370S

 

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#1093 Marco Miccoli OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jul 2, 2017 10:06 AM

This is my Haevy-Sixer
From Italy
Miccoli Marco

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#1094 sys700 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 7:59 AM

Stopped by a pawn shop yesterday looking for vintage music gear, and was just about to leave when my eye landed on an old 2600 system. I realized it wasn't just any system. I've been looking for a heavy sixer for as long as I can remember but this was the first time I set eyes on one.

 

They were asking $60 but talked them down to $50 with 10 games and 2 joysticks and original grey power adaptor. Pretty clean condition, and from what I can tell, the second oldest serial number in the registry: 59081E. There was also a small white price sticker floating around in the bottom of the unit: #117224.

 

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Edited by sys700, Tue Aug 8, 2017 8:07 AM.


#1095 iesposta OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 2:18 PM

Mods please close.

Outdated thread. 

Remember this is not the CURRENT THREAD.

It was taken over by the thread started in 2011.

 

The person updating the list has a thread here: http://atariage.com/...tch-list/page-1



#1096 sramirez2008 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 7:01 PM

@sys700 that is one sweet find.  Congrats!  BTW, please add these pics to "THE OFFICIAL ATARI 2600 HEAVY 6-SWITCH LIST" listed above.

 

#1097 iesposta OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 7:16 PM

@sys700 that is one sweet find.  Congrats!  BTW, please add these pics to "THE OFFICIAL ATARI 2600 HEAVY 6-SWITCH LIST" listed above.  

Agreed!
I'm jealous.
Welcome to the E club!

Please cross-post to get it added to the next list update.

http://atariage.com/...tch-list/page-1

#1098 Crazymoon67 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 11:57 PM

Congrats sys700 nice low E code...major score for 50 bucks!!

#1099 sfish OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:54 PM

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Edited by sfish, Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:01 PM.


#1100 Mats90245 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Sep 2, 2017 4:18 PM

Got 3 to add the list

58716 F
90954 H
69244 J (CIB)

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