You've Got Grail! The Valuation Thread

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monkmyst wrote: February 18th, 2021, 2:24 pm
Monstermug wrote: February 18th, 2021, 10:10 am
geotrig wrote: February 18th, 2021, 9:59 am

think this used to sell for like 60-70 back a good few years ago not that thats an indicator for anything ,at a guess about about 100-150 now and thats been generous .its **** and ive never known anyone that has looked for one .it rarely comes up for sale these days as well but as said its **** :lol:
If it's the two layer version i be interested in it.
Single layer i'm afraid
Shame. I would have bought it and gave you back the rom board on top :lol:
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You must search within your soul to discover the greatness of Dino Rex :p
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There's someone selling a Blast City cab in travel distance to me, and I was wondering if I could an opinion on the price? I'm used to seeing ebay prices, so I'm not sure if I found a deal in 1300 USD or if this is more money and trouble than its worth.

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Rare Sega Blast City (candy cab) arcade game. It's set up for Jamma/Chamma. Kortek CGA monitor (no burn in). The bezel doesn't fit perfectly on the machine because of the curvature on the monitor. It needs longer bolts to sit back further or the bezel could be sanded down to fit properly. An additional untested Kortek chassis will be included.
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It depends what you want to do with the cab. Making it stock would probably cost more than buying one complete.

It would also be good to know if the wiring was hacked up to accommodate the Chamma buttons and Kortek chassis.

The gap behind the outside of the bezel is also pretty large. :think:
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I'm looking for something mostly "ready to go" to slap a board in it and play, which in this case is the shell, panel, and screen? I'm okay if I have to rewire some stuff or do any work outside the CRT apparatus and am also okay if the machine isn't completely stock at the end, so long as it didn't look ajar... which makes the bezel kind of the sticking point.

To that extent, someone else is selling a Net City for 2200 USD with a Trisync Monitor. Pics for that as a comparison.
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skullionaire wrote: February 23rd, 2021, 7:59 pmTo that extent, someone else is selling a Net City for 2200 USD with a Trisync Monitor. Pics for that as a comparison.
You don't see upright Net Citys very often. The price is awful though. It's like 2.5x what I would consider the cab to be worth in that condition. Also, it's an upright. Fine for a bar, but I wouldn't want one at home.
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Most important thing is the monitor. I don't know kortek but i've seen lineups of blasts where i definitely would not buy half of them. Going by these pictures for me its impossible to judge. However for that price and seeing the general condition of cab and the bezel thing the monitor has to be absolutely perfect to warrant that kibd of price. Or maybe im just out of touch with current prices 🙄
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Night Slashers (JP) anyone?
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1500+

It's Cave money.
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Is it going for that much now :eh: remember balking when it was 180-200 :lolno:
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/293959970352

I swear the price has doubled inside a year.

I bought all the wrong Data East games 10 years ago :roll:
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:lol: Its ok, I've bought and kept all the wrong games that seem to have gone down in price
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Nightslashers is an expensive game, no doubt.

But looking at that link, and the sellers asking prices for other stuff...I'm becoming increasingly sceptical of these one-off sales.

It's far too easy to have a rare enough game, advertise it, "sell" it to yourself, et voila...a thousand people will oooh and ahh at the price...now it's apparently worth that price to others.

Like insider trading or stock market manipulation, a lot of sales smell fishy.
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Ok, guys. Thanks for the input, the price seems to vary quite a bit. I know it's expensive but I don't wanna ask a premium. Just didn't found any closed auctions as of lately.

By the way, the ebay link is not the JP version as the text is in English (I'm fairly certain you can't switch the language in the test menu).
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ROM Swap for region. English version is much cheaper.
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Dang, I bought & sold it for $250 a good 10 years ago... I think I even got the Japanese ROMs from a friendly fellow on this very forum. :awe: This game is definitely not worth $1000+ in terms of its quality. That may be different if only all the stages were as gory as stage 1, but the game is just a bit boring once the zombies are gone. Maybe I'd talk differently if I still owned it. :lol:
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I thought I'd ask here...

someone had a wanted post for a Irem M72,
I replied on the post as just got one back from repair. He updated to say found.

Now I have a few people messaging me for it, asking a price.

I know these boards are fairly valuable and in demand. But what is the right price to charge in peoples opinion?
The board got serviced and repaired by irongiant phil here in the uk.
"There was a faulty EPROM on the ROM board and a faulty custom chip on the lower video board. I also reattached the torn off wires that go from the top ROM board to the volume pot on the middle board (for some sound effects)."
A second hand custom was installed

So the board is clean and not butchered.

thanks

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Depends on which board and if the license seal and labels are present.
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zak wrote: March 5th, 2021, 12:32 pm Depends on which board and if the license seal and labels are present.
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Hello.
how much is selling : mushihimesama futuari version 1.5 PCB loose?
Thanks
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