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For sale: Evel Knievel


By mikem8119

6 months ago



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  • Latest reply 6 months ago by Frippertron
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#1 6 months ago

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$ 3,100 (OBO)

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For sale: Evel Knievel

Added: January 14th, 2019 Re-listed: 1 time
Condition: Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean

Item description

I have an Evel Knievel machine in excellent shape for the year. This has been in a family basement for 20 years and restored four years ago to perfect working condition. Message me for details or text me 319-493-0703. Very Nice Machine


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Sioux City, IA, US


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#2 6 months ago

Pawn Stars...is that you?!

#3 6 months ago

mikem8119 How did you arrive at your asking price? At roughly triple what an Evel Knievel goes for you'll need more pictures and some details on the restoration work that was completed if you hope to get close to your asking price.

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#6 6 months ago

in todays market, how much is a reasonable condition Evel worth?

#7 6 months ago

Case and point why first time posters shouldn’t be allowed to post FS ads.

#8 6 months ago

Maybe he only had one picture left on his camera film.

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#10 6 months ago

For a minute I thought I missed Stern or JJP has a new Evel Knievel machine out. Guess not.

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#12 6 months ago

Hey Hey. Prices are really all over the place on this EK, so it is hard to research.

Seller - help us help you by taking pictrues of all sides of the cabinet, The playfield with the glass off and pics of the boards. List what the person who restored it did. That could mean taking the entire game apart or just wiping down and cleaning the play field.

#13 6 months ago

hey- he is new here...says it all

#14 6 months ago
Quoted from Wmsfan:

hey- he is new here...says it all

You were new once.

Likely you didn't head on in and post a FS ad right off the bat though. I didn't.

#15 6 months ago
Quoted from pinnyheadhead:

You were new once.
Likely you didn't head on in and post a FS ad though right off the bat though. I didn't.

I didn't either.

#16 6 months ago
Quoted from Wmsfan:

I didn't either.

You are like me I bet - more about "the love" that goes on here than the money.

#17 6 months ago

Price police to the rescue. Let the market dictate what happens; you guys are not helping OK. Since the price police is in full swing.

Its a 1400 dollar game.

#18 6 months ago

OP, post up close pictures with the glass off. Detail the good and bad and what the tech did 4 years ago, more detail the better. That is only way to justify your asking price to others above. Check other machines for sale ads for examples. Show pics also of the boards and with lifted playfield

#19 6 months ago
Quoted from Classic_Stern:

Price police to the rescue. Let the market dictate what happens; you guys are not helping OK. Since the price police is in full swing.
Its a 1400 dollar game.

I have 4K in my Evel Knievel, clear coated NOZ new playfield, clear coated cabinet , all chrome trim, all new altek boards, new plastics, led displays. It is worth every bit of 4K. It is not a $1400 pin.
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#20 6 months ago
Quoted from tatman9999:

I have 4K in my Evel Knievel, clear coated NOZ new playfield, clear coated cabinet , all chrome trim, all new altek boards, new plastics, led displays. It is worth every bit of 4K. It is not a $1400 pin.
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love this, killer looking game. I did sell mine for $1400 last year, but it didn't look like this one.

#21 6 months ago
Quoted from Wmsfan:

hey- he is new here...says it all

New or not, if I am selling something, I do my due diligence and homework to at least get a price reasonably in the correct range. This is not a restoration, anyone can tell from the far away pic that the cabinet has marks. The text says "restoired...to working condition" - this implies everything has been made functional, IMO. I would assume we are nowhere near the "right" starting price, so the first thing would be to get a lot more pics of this thing.

Quoted from tatman9999:

I have 4K in my Evel Knievel

That's a beauty and what I would expect a $3500+ EK to look like.

#22 6 months ago
Quoted from tatman9999:

I have 4K in my Evel Knievel, clear coated NOZ new playfield, clear coated cabinet , all chrome trim, all new altek boards, new plastics, led displays. It is worth every bit of 4K. It is not a $1400 pin.
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OK. That is a killer game and I apologize like everyone else should. That is incredible and nice work. Sorry. I also drained my post.

#23 6 months ago

In this guy's defense, he goes on eBay and says OK fair asking price when nobody is getting what a lot of nut jobs over there are asking for. He will learn. A fully restored game like tatman's are a different beast than a game that is merely fully working. I would never pay more than 1200-1500 for a nice players condition EK.

#24 6 months ago
Quoted from tatman9999:

I have 4K in my Evel Knievel, clear coated NOZ new playfield, clear coated cabinet , all chrome trim, all new altek boards, new plastics, led displays. It is worth every bit of 4K. It is not a $1400 pin.
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Yes, YOURS is worth $4k. I have a feeling his is NOT at all like yours.

I paid $1500.00 for mine 6 months ago, for reference. It, unfortunately, does not look like yours either. I have a hardtop, new plastics, drop targets, pop caps, etc etc that will spruce it up after I finish up Strikes and Spares. Gonna keep the cabinet original for now.

#25 6 months ago
Quoted from Frippertron:

In this guy's defense.... He will learn...

No defense needed, no learning needed. There's a 98% chance a first post from someone like this never returns.

#26 6 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

No defense needed, no learning needed. There's a 98% chance a first post from someone like this never returns.

You are absolutely right. I'm just saying in the off chance this guy might be respectable. He has a lot of BS pinball ads to sift through in order to make an educated guess.

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