How many cabs have passed through your hands?

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How many cabs have passed through your hands?

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Just doing a bit of hard drive cleaning and came to my arcade photos folder. Prompted me to look through at all the cabs I've owned and I believe I'm now on cab number 14...

1) Woody (4 button)
2) Naomi Universal
3) Capcom Impress
4) Mushiking
5) Sega Touring Cars (converted to Initial D)
6) Naomi Universal (converted to chopped Jaomi)
7) Club Kart Prize upright (converted to Initial D)
8) Lindbergh Universal
9) WeChe OK Baby
10) Naomi Universal (converted to NNC)
11) F355 (converted to OutRun2)
12) New Net City
13) Initial D v3

and I currently have

14) Naomi Universal (WIP black NNC conversion)

From 13 candy cabs owned, only 2 were non-Sega. Yet I've never owned an Aero or an Astro. I'm on my 6th Naomi cab (including the upright driver and NNC), jesus I must like them! They are great project cabs though and I must enjoy fiddling about with cabs more than actually playing game on them, or I wouldn't have owned and converted so many!

The most cabs I've ever had at once is 3, but this was for quite a brief time. Typically I've only had 1 cab at a time, but occasionally have had a transitional period of 2 cabs. Am I the only person who does this, enjoys a cab for a while, then want something else so move it on (never really intending to have more than 1 cab at once)?

Interested to hear about other people's habit, this thread could be like AA for us otakus :awe:
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1 x SC19
2 x Naomis
1 x NNC
1 x E2
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1 x Naomi Uni
1 x Blast City
1 x NNC
1 x Jaomi
2 x Astro City
1 x Vewlix C
1 x Vewlix F

I currently own the NNC, Jaomi and an Astro and the Vewlix F and Astro no. 2 are in transit right now* :awe:



*I'm all excited :whoopsie:
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1x Woody which I killed with enthusiasm and no talent

Then

1 x Konami Windy
1 x Konami Windy 2
1 x Sega Astro City
1 x Taito Egret 2
1 x OK Baby
2 x Naomi Uni

I had all of the above at the same time in a one bed flat at one point... :D

Currently have 1 x Mushiking jamma conversion and a supergun.
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1x Woody Big Game
1x chopped Naomi
2x Egret 3
1x (r)Egret 2
1x MVS U4
1x Windy
1x Windy 2

And I currently sit on a lot of **** in need of a lot love... but I can barely find the time to refurb them. The only cab I am actually using is my red E29. I want that E2 back though (Jan?) :(
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1) Big generic woody
2) Egret 2
3) Mushiking
4) Vewlix F
5) Pony Mark III 25

At one point I accidentally had 1,2,3 and 4 in my possession at the same time. I'm happy with just the Pony now but I'm sure I'd have more if I had the space.
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I find it hard so hard to pass on cabs so i tend to hoard them.
But I have forwarded
2x XiongBa 29"
1x JAMMAconverted Phoenix woody
1x wooden poker cab i bought just for the monitor

Still have 10+ cabs, would prolly sell my two chopped Naomis if they where worth more than pocket change in favor of some 15kHz JAMMA cabs
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Galaga clone
PAC generic jamma
Home made mame cab
Solitaire (the card game in a cab)
Chase HQ
NeoGeo electrocoin
Sega Megatech
Digdug
Space chaser
2x Naomi universal
2x Mushi king
Dino king
Love and berry
Aero city
2x NAC
Astro city
Initial D
Crazy taxi
2x Jaleco pony II 28

So that's 23. Not including 1 pachislo and 2 pachinko machines
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1x Neo Geo 6 Slot cab.
1x Capcom Mini-Cute.
1x Capcom Impress.
3x Naomi Uni Gun cab, MOTK,CM & HOTD3.
2x Initial D1 SD.
1x Outrun 2 ID conversion SD.
1x Sega Astro City.
1x Naomi DX Base.
1x Sega Lindbergh Uni.
1x Konami Cooper's 9.
1x Sega Lindbergh Shooter/2 Spicy -HOTD4 Conversion.
1x Sega Strike Fighter SD.

Currently owning for over 2 years 1x Sega Versus City Mame Cab.
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Cool thread!

1) Empty woody shell, fitted with a VGA CRT and a hyperspin mame system :oops: - Sold
2) Naomi Universal Cabinet - Chopped, refurbished and sold
3) Naomi Universal Cabinet - Chopped, refurbished and sold
4) Ambo Universal - Still have this one (gonna keep this one 4ever! :awe: )
5) Astro City - Sold
6) Naomi Universal Cabinet (empty shell, fitted with MS8 and jammaloom/psu) - Still have this one
7) Blast City with a broken monitor :( - Still have this one, waiting for a monitorswap... Just need to find the time for it

So that's 7 cabs... in 3,5 years or so. And I can imagine this isn't the end ;)
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1. Jamma woody
2. MAME'd woody: Video Wizard
3. Jamma woody
4. Jaleco Pony Mk IV
5. Sega Astro City
6. Sega New Astro City x 2
7. Sega Aero City x 8
8. Sega NAOMI with NNC kit MAME'd
9. Sega Aero Table
10. Pachinko x 2
11. Club Jackpot fruties x 2

Awesome!!!! 8-)
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Pete wrote:1x Neo Geo 6 Slot cab.
1x Capcom Mini-Cute.
1x Capcom Impress.
3x Naomi Uni Gun cab, MOTK,CM & HOTD3.
2x Initial D1 SD.
1x Outrun 2 ID conversion SD.
1x Sega Astro City.
1x Naomi DX Base.
1x Sega Lindbergh Uni.
1x Konami Cooper's 9.
1x Sega Lindbergh Shooter/2 Spicy -HOTD4 Conversion.
1x Sega Strike Fighter SD.

Currently owning 1x Sega Versus City Mame Cab.
Pete you always take the **** out of my cab habit, but it seems your list is longer than mine :P
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Always ? iirc it was 1 comment recently & it's usually so I can see as many different cabs as possible (& improving on current 1's) not selling & buying back similar cabs months later.

And if I were to sell the Versus there would be no going back to cabs, period.
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One woody
Two awsd
Two e2s

Nothing else ever again
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  • Supreme Video woody
  • Konami Windy II
  • Sega Naomi Universal
  • Konami Windy
  • Lordsvale MVS
  • Generic refurb emulator cocktail
  • Taito Egret II
  • Jaleco Pony Mk III 25
  • Jaleco Pony Mk III 25
  • Sega Aero Table
  • Sega Lindbergh Universal
  • Taito Egret 3
  • Sega New Net City conversion
  • Sega New Net City conversion
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2 x Lordsvale MVS
Mushiking
Space Firebird cocktail
Star Wars
Sinistar
GORF
Defender
Joust
BurgerTime cocktail
Space Invaders cocktail
Taito cocktail
NNC
NC
Judge Dredd pinball

All I have left are a AWSD and an Astro, both mamed.

I realised after much pain that dedicated cabs are beautiful to look at but a real heartache to actually own and maintain - never again!
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chubsta wrote:I realised after much pain that dedicated cabs are beautiful to look at but a real heartache to actually own and maintain - never again!
+1 :thumbup:
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I'm not into selling cabs, in fact I've never sold a cab to make way for another one. Most have either been sold/ given away to friends due to house moves, an AW was sold as the monitor packed in and at the time I didn't know who could fix it, a couple of woodys were scrapped again due to monitors.

Cabs I no longer own
More than my fair share of woodys
2x cocktails (no idea what they originally were)
2x Electrocoin MVS
2x Lordvale MVS
Atomiswave
Astro City

I think that's about it, but this is over a period of 15+ years
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Pete wrote:3x Naomi Uni Gun cab, MOTK,CM & HOTD3.
Pete wrote:not selling & buying back similar cabs months later.
:wave: :P

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Post by andygeezer »

Considering i don't really deal in cabs, there has been a few 40+ naomi cabs, 16+ mushi/dinoking cabs, 8 lindbergh uni and so on. Must be close to 100 cabs passed through my hands.

Another interesting thread would be how many cabs you sacked/scrapped!
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