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This by far has to be the yellowest 800xl I've ever seen.

 

In many cases they look much more yellowed on picture when it was taken inside the house using an artificial light source. Many of my XL's are yellowed, but when shooting a pic they suddenly look much worse.

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This by far has to be the yellowest 800xl I've ever seen.

 

In many cases they look much more yellowed on picture when it was taken inside the house using an artificial light source. Many of my XL's are yellowed, but when shooting a pic they suddenly look much worse.

There is also the opposite effect, where using a flash can bleach the image making it look a LOT better than it really does.

I would love to get my hands on the one pictured though, would love to give it the Retr0bright goodness :)

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Yeah, same here. I'd make that sucker look new.

 

From looking at it, I'd say the previous owner was not only a frequent user of the machine, but chainsmoked while they used it.

 

Plus, I gotta say, "Powers up + Unable to test further + As is" = does not work.

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From looking at it, I'd say the previous owner was not only a frequent user of the machine, but chainsmoked while they used it.

 

That was my thought - looks like tobacco staining to me.

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Got one out a loft after it had been up there for 19 years, and the owner used it daily before was a 50 a day smoker, and its nowhere near that colour, it must have been stored in a greenhouse in full sun surely :?

look at the ST's

eBay Auction -- Item Number: 1707116890491?ff3=2&pub=5574883395&toolid=10001&campid=5336500554&customid=&item=170711689049&mpt=[CACHEBUSTER]

 

eBay Auction -- Item Number: 110756345222?1?ff3=2&pub=5574883395&toolid=10001&campid=5336500554&customid=&item=110756345222?&mpt=[CACHEBUSTER]

basically the same case, but where were they made, as the case compound can be different on each molding, and its depends on how much UV retardant the injection mix had, some plastics will age no matter how you store them, its just one of the things that happens to different plastics.

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They probably don't look that white in the real world, that's photographs for you

A good way to check the colour is to compare with the plastic on the inside that has never seen daylight. If it matches you have done a good job

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