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Arcade operator cleaned up, this stuff is destined for a trash heap. some of it, I agree, others.. well, there's at least two ataris in here,

Crystal Castles (converted) and a Escape From The Planet of Robot Monsters on its side (lower right corner)

Oh, and a pac man or two, 2 galagas and other varied games with failed CRTs.

 

 

th_arcadia.jpg

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Elizabethton TN Google Map

 

 

Basically their plan is to load all this and go to the landfill. They have no objections to folks loading up one and taking it home, just don't break the CRTs or pinball glass laying about.

It is raining on and off around here, so stop by if you can quickly!

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DAMN

Wish i lived closer

:(

lol Anywho

theres a pacman cabinet there

and Im pretty sure i can get ahold of a board from people but its so far, and i seem to think my father wouldn't want me to.

Edited by VintageGameCollectorKid

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Arcade operator cleaned up, this stuff is destined for a trash heap. some of it, I agree, others.. well, there's at least two ataris in here,

Crystal Castles (converted) and a Escape From The Planet of Robot Monsters on its side (lower right corner)

Oh, and a pac man or two, 2 galagas and other varied games with failed CRTs.

 

 

th_arcadia.jpg

View the junk

Another pic

Elizabethton TN Google Map

 

 

Basically their plan is to load all this and go to the landfill. They have no objections to folks loading up one and taking it home, just don't break the CRTs or pinball glass laying about.

It is raining on and off around here, so stop by if you can quickly!

What a shame... so many good parts

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They are easily sitting on $500 worth of parts just with the marquees/control panels alone. That stuff does sell on Ebay quite well. I would bet some of the games still have PCB's in them also which would bring even more money, someone should really mention Ebay to them, it would at least save the stuff from the dumpster...

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They are easily sitting on $500 worth of parts just with the marquees/control panels alone. That stuff does sell on Ebay quite well. I would bet some of the games still have PCB's in them also which would bring even more money, someone should really mention Ebay to them, it would at least save the stuff from the dumpster...

 

Most of the decent stuff is _not_ going in the dump..

 

I"ve gone through at least 5 or 6 runs with the car filled chock-full of the stuff. Every time I stop, the next clear day

I remind myself that such opportunities are rare and I fill the car _again. Lots of little things that stack well and ship easy.

(well, sorta. I've been trying for a week to find a shipping box for the galaga cp I sold)

 

Most everything I'm trying to send at shipping cost for the small bits, and a reasonable market price for the jamma boards.

 

 

Didn't find much Atari-specific..

 

I did score a Escape from the planet of robot monsters marquee, control panel and 'drawer'.. (at the time, Atari made it so the control panel and cpu were in a central 'box' that slid out for maintenance. In my case it slid out and into the car. A few bits here and there and a LCD screen and I can make a complete game out of it..

if I find a reasonably priced cpu board.

escape.jpg

Can we say 'faded'?

escape_cp1.jpg

Just the control panel- I later retrieved the box it locks into :)

escape_cp2a.jpg

 

That's no leaf switch..

 

Got so many monitor bezels and glass that I was able to pick-and-choose and fix up my Centipede with genuine glass instead of plexi..

 

Not much atari stuff, but

you can visit my site to view the stuff.. taking offers before finally giving in and ebaying a lot

that I can't use/don't need. I specifically went for essential restoration parts, and stuff that removed easy. and two crts, including the Escape CRT, which

may or may not provide useful for connecting up the Galaga.

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can you supply contact info?

 

 

Arcade operator cleaned up, this stuff is destined for a trash heap. some of it, I agree, others.. well, there's at least two ataris in here,

Crystal Castles (converted) and a Escape From The Planet of Robot Monsters on its side (lower right corner)

Oh, and a pac man or two, 2 galagas and other varied games with failed CRTs.

 

 

th_arcadia.jpg

View the junk

Another pic

Elizabethton TN Google Map

 

 

Basically their plan is to load all this and go to the landfill. They have no objections to folks loading up one and taking it home, just don't break the CRTs or pinball glass laying about.

It is raining on and off around here, so stop by if you can quickly!

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I need a control panel for a Crystal Castles cocktail table with an intact overlay, if anything like that is around let me know, Thanks :)

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Nothing that exotic. A Crystal Castles upright was there, but it had been converted to Mortal Fighting Street Viligante 4 or something..

 

The G07 chassis and power supply will live on, though.

 

Just thought I'd update that it was 3 weeks of scavenging, rain, and watching cabs rot away. I got what I could. At this point they're finally cleaning up but most everything is gotten mushy and moldy, not something you'd want in the living room. Glad I could get what I could of it; at leat 5 games are working better now as a result of me carting it home, then to the post office. Which in turn the funds from _that_ are going towards parts I need. Just about have my Centipede ready to put back together from empty.

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