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Added: 2019-03-26 Re-listed: 1 time (May 3rd, 2020) Ended: May 12th, 2020
Condition: Partially shopped/refurbished
$ 3,210 (OBO)
Open for offers
**Relisting this...the only difference between now and a year ago (I've put in roughly 50 plays since) is that sometimes the soundtrack comes and goes. I think the culprit is a flaky volume pot. Otherwise, it's the same as it was last year. I just posted it to ebay for better exposure, but relisting it here as well. LOCAL TRADES WELCOME as I'm selling this to get something else. ***
This is my only pin currently and while I am a huge Q*bert fan, I'd like to trade this out for something else as I've had my fill so it's for sale.
Location: Orlando FL
Summary: This machine was thoroughly shopped a few months ago by a competent tech and I have $650 in new parts alone. It's a players condition game though running original boards.
Details: The backglass is a glass reproduction from bgresto.com and looks amazing as my original was quite roached like 90% of them. It waited 3+ months for the backglass, but it was well worth it and I would highly recommend bgresto to others. The flippers were gone though and while one was fully rebuilt, all received new parts/attention. The drop targets are new and of course all new rubbers were installed. All the plastics were cleaned and polished and only one is cracked. The playfield has the typical wear and is average for the title. Every single part on the solder side was looked at and cleaned, fixed, or addressed if need be. The blacks were carefully/tastefully touched up, but the other colors were left alone. The inserts are actually in decent shape so if you're up for the challenge of restoring the playfield you certainly could use this one. LED's were put in throughout and have a nice soft glow. New legs were put on as well. I'll include the receipts that I have as I'm not going to list every last part that was replaced. This game was signed by Q*bert's creator Warren Davis who was at FreePlayFlorida last November.
Known issues: The main issue, though it doesn't stop the game from being played, is that two sockets don't seem to be working and the tech who worked on it believes it is a board issue. As you can see from the pics the cab has bumps and bruises and is not meant for the CQ/HUO crowd. On the right side of the back box it appears as if a prior owner got some house paint on the edges. It may come off with a little elbow grease as I didn't bother with it.
I've made this an OBO listing as I'm certainly willing to entertain offers. A dead one was listed at $5800obo months ago before it turned into an auction and another in Europe was listed recently for $4000 non working with non-working repro boards in worse shape. If you're in Florida and have a newer Stern you'd like to move maybe we could work something out trade-wise, but selling it outright would be preferred. I would also consider classic arcade games in trade as I'm more of a vid than a pin guy.
If you need more pics or have specific questions just ask . Thanks for looking!
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