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Just brought home The Getaway...$600


By FlipperMagician

8 years ago



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#1 8 years ago

The cabinet has seen better days but is acceptable. The playfield looks good so far, we shall see how it cleans up. There was a inch or two wide blip in the DMD, fiddled with the ribbon cable and now looks good. Other than that no apparent electrical problems yet, but I've only played a few games.

For $600.00 I am super stoked, first pin I can scratch off the wishlist and a good deal. I'll try to post some before an after pics of the playfield.

#2 8 years ago

Wow, nice price! Grats!

#3 8 years ago

good price

#4 8 years ago

Fantastic price and just a great game as well. Congrats!

#5 8 years ago

good pin for a nice price. good job! Pics?

#6 8 years ago

Holy S! 600, that is a steal. get those pics up.

#7 8 years ago

Here's a few pics

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#8 8 years ago

Few more.

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#9 8 years ago

nice, about half of market value in that condition, winning!

#10 8 years ago

Real nice. Good one!

#11 8 years ago

Nice score,I like hearing about the deals that our Pinside group finds and then brings home.

#12 8 years ago

wow insane deal!

#13 8 years ago

Thanks everyone, like I said I am stoked on the deal I got. CL does come through sometimes, and I was losing hope with this one!

I emailed last Sunday and again Tuesday, finally got a response the following Friday night. Left him a phone message and figured it was sold until he called back this morning. Asking price was $850 in the ad, and he told me $600 on the phone. I arranged with a buddy with a truck to help me pick it up within 2 hours of that.

#14 8 years ago

Nice grab, what a deal. HSII is a great game, was my third pin purchase ever!

#16 8 years ago

playfield looks great, cabinet seen better days. Cabinet isn't nearly as hard to fix up

#17 8 years ago

I'll give you $600.01. Nice find.

#18 8 years ago

Some elbow grease and a credit dot and she will be a great player. Good grab.

#19 8 years ago

Nice purchase. For $600, heck, I'd call that a steal.

#20 8 years ago

how in the HS2 is like almost $2k. Great deal and doesnt look bad a tall! have fun doing loops!

#21 8 years ago

Wow that's a great deal. Even better the DMD didn't have issues. Enjoy!

#22 8 years ago

Great game, fantastic deal!

#23 8 years ago

Great deal in California! There are some deals there after all.

#24 8 years ago
Quoted from kwiKimart:

Great deal in California! There are some deals there after all.

Hee Hee, there are deals absolutely. You don't even want to know how much my Austin Powers was. I was on vacation and had to stuff it in the back of my wagon before they changed their mind!

#26 8 years ago

Saw that one on CL it was up for longer than I expected. That one was in Orcutt right? Was still for sale as of Saturday good snag!

#27 8 years ago

nice find

#28 8 years ago

Congrats, glad it went to a good home. I saw it in on the Santa Maria CL and thought about snapping it up but it was raining this last weekend and I have a truck, so I didn't want to take the trip from Los Angeles....and I probably don't need another project at the moment
Enjoy it!

#29 8 years ago

Very nice pick-up, FlipperMagician! That explains why the seller did not contact me on Saturday or Sunday. Good fortune that he didn't ask me for a competing offer -- I would have paid more than $600. Enjoy!

#30 8 years ago
Quoted from The_Dude_Abides:

That one was in Orcutt right?

Yes.

Quoted from mminnoch:

Good fortune that he didn't ask me for a competing offer -- I would have paid more than $600. Enjoy!

Indeed, I am glad he contacted me, I really did want this one. I would have paid more also, but when he told me straight up that was his bottom line price, I couldn't see the sense in offering more, and did not try to beat him up an offer less as it was a steal.

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