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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 9:25 am

Some days are better than others! This just arrived. Looks in good shape...
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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 9:27 am

The box is in good shape. Not like new, but clean and nice...
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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 9:39 am

Looks really, really clean! And the Commodore button with the chicken lips is where it's suppose to be...

Some keys has stickers with Swedish characters (this wierd ones... ÅÄÖ ;) )
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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 9:46 am

You can spot the Hi-Tek keyboard thru the trapdoor. Look at how clean it is! :o

The rubber feet are all the original, slightly tapered ones as it should be. Nice! It looks more and more promising.

Serial #36243. Quite low.
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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 10:00 am

Probably never have been opened before. Hard to tell since the chicken lips never had the warranty labels. But it gave that nice "pop" when you remove a screw for the first time.

A bit dusty, but not a fingerprint anywhere. And the rev A Chinon FB-354 looks like brand new!
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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 10:07 am

Not a scratch on the trapdoor header! Looks like new and that it's never been used at all. Amazing!

And look at that textile tape!
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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 10:12 am

I don't even want to touch it! It's just beautiful! :o
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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 10:23 am

And it's alive! 33 years old. All the custom chips are dated between 1487 and 1887.
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And it's booting! The drive sounds just like it should.
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That's it for today! It's turned off again, and I will give it a proper cleaning to make it look just like brand new.

A good day! :D

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3D-vice
Germany

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 10:27 am

Wow! This one is in pretty awesome shape! Look like new. :o

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krifalk
Sweden

Posted Wed May 06, 2020 10:41 am

3D-vice wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 10:27 am
Wow! This one is in pretty awesome shape! Look like new. :o
Except for some dust it's in pristine shape. I was a bit shocked myself. Spotted it at a local auction site and saw that it was a chicken lips. The images were quite bad, so I didn't know much about the shape it was in before I got it home just now. Cleaned up it will look like new. I compared the outside with the inside of the trap door, and it's not yellowed at all.

Got it for just around $140.

<3





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