is this the worst arcade cab ever?

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is this the worst arcade cab ever?

Post by mainvein » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:40 pm

not mine but stumbled across this tonight on gumtree http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/arcad ... /113401041

guy is right when he says home made :-) got to applaud his effort though
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Re: is this the worst arcade cab ever?

Post by SoupDragon » Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:01 pm

At least he says dont expect perfection.Ive seen some for sale who looked worse and the seller swears its the greatest cab ever lol
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Re: is this the worst arcade cab ever?

Post by mainvein » Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:12 pm

you know, a part of me a little tempted, can stick a control panel on there, stick a small form pc in there (or maybe the innard of a modded xbox original) and some speakers and that all you need. Not really sure if 150 is a bit too much for what is a wooden box and monitor, my current mame cocktail cab which was complete cost less than that
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Re: is this the worst arcade cab ever?

Post by Joey » Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:10 pm

You could buy a nice Jamma cab for £150, I think that guy is having a giraffe!

Or for something more modern, a friend of mine bought one of these last month for £79 from ebay...

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Re: is this the worst arcade cab ever?

Post by joefish » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:15 am

I think you're all being very mean. That's not too bad actually, and it's a lot slimmer than most arcade cabs - which is a definite advantage for having at home. It's just a bit obviously done with a straight jigsaw and B&Q's cheapest white formica boards rather than anything dark or using a guided cutter to do some nice curves. I'm almost inspired to have a go myself. Except I'd learn from that guy's mistakes and probably cut some wide radius holes in the sides first to get some curves before setting to with the jigsaw...

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Re: is this the worst arcade cab ever?

Post by koopa42 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:22 am

Why would anyone want to stand up to play an xbox 360? Lounging in a comfy chair is where it's at.

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Re: is this the worst arcade cab ever?

Post by mainvein » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:24 am

Turns out its only 5 foot high too, midget cab
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Re: is this the worst arcade cab ever?

Post by DoraemonTheCat » Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:25 pm

Gumtree = poor man's eBay!

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