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Diary blog of ramblings and adventures in collecting and reliving childhood memories.
Just my own little place on the web about my hobby. Stories about selling, repairs, buying and the people behind that. Reporting from the Netherlands, and started collecting again way too late.
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Tag Archives: Joysticks
28/01/2018 Got myself some rubber bands to tie up the cables, and some spare time to sort out the growing amount of joysticks, mouse and paddles in my collection. Just kept everything i got from auctions. Nothing special I guess, … Continue reading
28/01/2018 Kinda annoyed. Opened the C64. Led replaced with a new one, lots of glue, PLA replaced with an eprom or alternative one, everything heatsinked in a bad way. But definitely not an Aldi, did some reading over what to … Continue reading
15/1/2018 Drove to Amsterdam…took me twice the time as normal in dreadful weather. Oh joy. Went to Sloterdijk trainstation to meet Frank, he is selling his collection as he was moving to a new place..time to get rid of little … Continue reading
14/01/2018 In January quit some interesting stuff came on Marktplaats, most of it went to the same buyer….which was willing to pay an exceptional price for some of it. But…i got my second GameMate. First one I bought from Dion, … Continue reading
14/01/2018 Last December i bought on a Belgium auction site a C64c, with some games and a FC III…not clear on the pictures was, what I thought, a box from a FC III cartridge. Picked it up in Zoetermeer beginning … Continue reading
In October an add was placed on Marktplaats, for sale 10 commodores, no pictures or anything. Seller was from Boxtel. I gave him call about what he was expecting for pricing. I offered 200 euro and explained that a working … Continue reading
Epyx Fastload cartridge & Pitfall, Slik Stik joysticks, 1541 and breadbox 64 added to the collection
December 2017 Just agreed on buying this set, primarily for the Epyx Fastload cartridge and the joysticks. Seller is Marcel, nice guy, with his own shop in second hand computers, repairs and other support. Since i had some bad luck … Continue reading