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(Topic ID: 263289)

Would you buy a woodrail remake?


By stavio

7 months ago



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  • Latest reply 7 months ago by stavio
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    “Would you buy a woodrail remake?”

    • Yes 2 votes
      5%
    • No 36 votes
      95%

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    #1 7 months ago

    Would you buy a woodrail remake?
    In this age of remakes, having bought one myself, I would love the chance to have a classic from the 40s or 50s. It would be great to buy a new "old" daisy mae or sittn pretty. Ive got a bunch of older titles on my wish list that I'll probably never have a chance to see in person more than once or twice at a museum or show let alone purchase. Anyone else? Thoughts? Titles?

    #2 7 months ago

    Nah. I'd rather restore the 1957 Gottlieb Ace High project game I already own.

    I used to love woodrails (owned 13 at one point), but one would be enough now. I've moved on to newer games.

    #3 7 months ago

    I did WNBJM!
    complete with cigarette holder

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    #4 7 months ago

    Fascinating question! And the answer is no.

    #5 7 months ago

    If it was a NIB Diamond Lil and was fully electromechanical with no design updates... Yeah, I might consider it.

    I joked on a different topic that Chicago Gaming should do a Rockola Army Navy remake. I'd seriously buy that one.

    #6 7 months ago

    No.

    Because it is cheaper and more fun finding a beautiful original that with a bit of tuning plays as good as the day it was made.

    Diamond Lil is a great player and there are examples out there that are in better condition that a lot of modern games!

    #7 7 months ago

    Originals in amazing condition are available for well under $2K because no one really wants them.

    Not sure what’s stopping you from buying one right now.

    #8 7 months ago

    If it was exactly as it was the day it was originally released, I’d buy if it was $1,500 or less.

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    #9 7 months ago
    Quoted from oldskool1969:

    I did WNBJM!
    complete with cigarette holder[quoted image]

    That's a beauty

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