What did you buy at the carboot today ??

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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by oldtimer » Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:03 pm

NeilT wrote:Bought a Vectrex for £20 yesterday.

Seller advised me that it was not working and that has proved to be the case.
My partners brother is a bit of an electronics whizz and we are are going to try and get it up and running.
Thats a good find, the controller itself can be worth way more than that alone,,,
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by scunny » Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:20 am

usual depressing experience for me... "going for loads on ebay" type people. Loose DS games 6 quid each (crap ones)

Thought I would bag a bargain when i saw a boxed megadrive.. "40 quid that mate". Really?
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by bensonrad » Mon Jun 16, 2014 6:05 am

I bought a NOFEAR skateboard for £2 and Casino Royal for 50p, didn't see any gaming stuff though, but I did go about 2 hours after the start, I thought poor weather would mean no cars, but there were actually quite a lot, so probably missed out on the bargains.
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by James A » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:57 pm

Been quite lucky the last 6 or 7 boots that I've been to picking up quite a bit of stuff that I've used to get an Xbox One and a few games through trading with CEX. I've been getting up stupidly early but its paid off. Only problem now is getting rid of the more obscure board games / metal stuff I've picked up after pretty much giving up on ebay with the hassle I've had off it this year.
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Post by James A » Sun Jun 22, 2014 5:10 am

Nice hot day and it was really bust. Too much stuff to list but highlights include Turrican on the Megadrive for £2.

Also saw two first today. A boxed Sega Wondermega in mint condition, never seen one fo these before. The guy wanted £140 for it, obviously didn't have the cash for it. The guy who bought it though in a second first paid for it with Paypal at the carboot there and then ( The second first ive seen!!!)
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by Provvidenza » Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:30 pm

Got a modded PSone for £8, when I got it home turns out it only plays PAL originals and backups, doesn't play any NTSC discs at all, very disappointing, anyone else had this?
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Post by shiftytigger » Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:38 pm

A spectrum+ with a bunch of games , Cheetah interface and Mach 2 joystick. As a freebie bonus the lady threw in a four playerfor a gameboy which looks unused as it is still wrapped on the cable. Then she offered this gameboy game that she had hanging around for free too - Pokemon Crystal. Digging around she also threw in a couple of empty gb game boxes.

Add to that a fodder PS2 game , Pursuit Force on PSP and last but not least my bargain of the day a Mastrr System game to cross off my list. Marksman combo cartridge which is classified on RC as rare so bonus.
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Post by skodathegreat » Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:24 pm

shiftytigger wrote:A spectrum+ with a bunch of games , Cheetah interface and Mach 2 joystick. As a freebie bonus the lady threw in a four playerfor a gameboy which looks unused as it is still wrapped on the cable. Then she offered this gameboy game that she had hanging around for free too - Pokemon Crystal. Digging around she also threw in a couple of empty gb game boxes.

Add to that a fodder PS2 game , Pursuit Force on PSP and last but not least my bargain of the day a Mastrr System game to cross off my list. Marksman combo cartridge which is classified on RC as rare so bonus.
Thats an impressive haul.

This morning I managed to pick up a boxd N64 game (Fighters Destiny), GTA2, and 2 Duke Nukem games for the PS1. Better than average.
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Post by flatapex » Sun Jun 22, 2014 4:20 pm

shiftytigger wrote:A spectrum+ with a bunch of games , Cheetah interface and Mach 2 joystick. As a freebie bonus the lady threw in a four playerfor a gameboy which looks unused as it is still wrapped on the cable. Then she offered this gameboy game that she had hanging around for free too - Pokemon Crystal. Digging around she also threw in a couple of empty gb game boxes.

Add to that a fodder PS2 game , Pursuit Force on PSP and last but not least my bargain of the day a Mastrr System game to cross off my list. Marksman combo cartridge which is classified on RC as rare so bonus.
good haul, i have that combo cart for the ms it is well worth it
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by shiftytigger » Sun Jun 22, 2014 5:36 pm

All the better as it cost me 20p.

We made about £160 all in all so not too bad , sold my Atari and GBA bundles too.
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by scunny » Sun Jun 22, 2014 7:43 pm

Got a reasonable bargain for a change today.

Boxed game boy advance sp, complete with cables etc
Harry potter & philosophers stone for gba colour (boxed & complete)
Harry potter and prisoner of azkaban for gba colour (boxed & complete)
Harry potter and chamber of secrets for gba colour (boxed & complete)
Harry potter and goblet of fire for gba colour (boxed & complete)
Thunderbirds for gba colour (boxed & complete)
Chronicles of narnia for gba advance (boxed & complete)
Defenders of the crown for gba (loose cart)

All for £16

All in great condition
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by dste » Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:13 pm

Sunday gone I went along to my first car boot sale in over two years already, where does the time go.

Anyway. I took a £10 budget and managed to come away with this lot and still have money left over so really pleased with that.

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Plus. the X-Men book set me back 50p and sells for between £10-15 on E-bay so could potentially end up with all the stuff and my money back. :D
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by skodathegreat » Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:57 pm

picked up a little bundle of PS2 Final Fantasy Games for a fiver.

Not the cheapest, but, other than the book, in pretty good condition.
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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by silvergunner » Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:03 am

Provvidenza wrote:Got a modded PSone for £8, when I got it home turns out it only plays PAL originals and backups, doesn't play any NTSC discs at all, very disappointing, anyone else had this?
Yeah certain chips would only boot certain games in the end. Used to work for a store that chipped them before sony clamped down on it all. We did it for genuine import playback only as the chips we used would boot genuine games only. Try booting a copy and you would of got nowhere.

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Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

Post by James A » Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:35 pm

Nothing earth shattering. Highlights couple of good shooters

R Type Delta (PS1) - £1
Slipheed (PS2) - £0.50
Gradius 3+4 (PS2) - £0.25 (Not in the best of condition)

Also got the PS3 Megadrive collection and Lego Star Wars Complete for £1 each. " guitar hero controllers for the 360 for for £4

Picked up some compilation PS2 games and Crash Bandicott games that were 25 p each. Pretty knackered disc wise but im hoping to pick up a pro disc cleaning machine next month
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