For sale: Whirlwind in Reno NV HEAVY PROJECT

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For sale: Whirlwind in Reno NV HEAVY PROJECT

By TheDrewster

1 year ago

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#1 1 year ago


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For sale: Whirlwind in Reno NV HEAVY PROJECT

Added: February 16th, 2017 Ended: February 22nd, 2017
Condition: Functional - needs major work

Item description

DISCLAIMER: This game does not work. This game is not complete. This game is a project. I cannot embellish this game. It is as project as the word "project" gets.

There. Now that I've got that off my chest, let's go into the details. This machine has lived its life as a parts machine. I took a couple small bits off myself to get my other four Whirlwinds complete, but this machine is simply one that I won't have the manpower to rebuild myself.

Here's what I know is missing:
- Topper shell
- Fan driver PCB
- Single Drop target opto PCB
- Skyway toll ramp assembly
- Right coin reject assembly

Here's what I know WAS missing but I am INCLUDING with the machine:
- Sound PCB (known bad)
- MPU Driver (acid damage)
- Fan assembly
- Shooter rod

Now for the cosmetic condition. It's rough. Very rough. But with that being said the playfield itself isn't horrible, in fact it's one of the few redeeming qualities of this game. Common wear points, some toning. The cabinet has seen better days. The backbox was struck while upright and that cracked the bottom of it, but I am INCLUDING an Earthshaker backbox so you can replace it if you so desire. The rest of the cabinet has some heavy bumps, bruises, and is dirty.

I have never powered the machine on, so nothing else has been tested. All the other boards are present and untested.

But with all that being said, nothing that's missing isn't anything that can't be found and replaced. It's a decent project for sure and will certainly make one hell of a restoration. And before you ask, no, I will not part this out.

$1000 takes it. I think that's a fair price for a machine that's getting a little more difficult to find lately.

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Reno, NV, US

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#2 1 year ago

Don't see very many project pins for sale anymore.

#3 1 year ago

If it doesn't sell here, I can't imagine you won't be able to sell it at PAGG.

GLWS either way.

#4 1 year ago

Awesome description

#5 1 year ago

Straight Up Seller and Good guy! Bought a DM from him and no surprises after an 8 hour drive! Though......., I wonder about the shortage of the title? I see 3 there!

#6 1 year ago

I brought one worse than this back from the dead. It can (and should!) be done! If you were closer, I'd take it. GLWS!

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