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I'm really trying to snag a 2600 Popeye cart... kind of embarrassed when I went to play it to give feedback for Ferg's podcast and it wasn't on my shelf  :o

 

Does this seem reasonable or overpriced?

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Popeye-Atari-2600-Video-Game-Cartridge-1983-Parker-Brothers-Tested-Works/202172848233?epid=56238455&hash=item2f1270d869:g:0dMAAOSwmOJZ7NPA

 

If someone has one on here available for sale or trade just let me know, thanks!

I've got an extra "Amidar", but no Popeye :(

 

I think that one is priced fine.  Free shipping makes it good.  Maybe a touch high, but it looks to be in nice condition. 

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I've got an extra "Amidar", but no Popeye :(

 

I think that one is priced fine.  Free shipping makes it good.  Maybe a touch high, but it looks to be in nice condition. 

 

I think I'll go ahead and pull the trigger on it... I was thinking 5 dollars was a good limit, but the only ones in that range have messed up labels. I don't see it turn up in the local retro shops too much either so that's a factor. Thanks!

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Well not from ebay but from mercari. This has been on my want list for years now. I would say a holy grail item for me. I always saw them on ebay but they were a little too high for my liking. Anyway i got a good deal on this one because the end of the RF cable is chewed off. But i asked ricks help and hopefully it should be an easy fix. Im off friday and i will open this bad boy up and figure it out. Any insight from you all would be great. Man im excited to see this thing work!

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I bought a sega game gear box and inserts off ebay. It wasnt in the best shape (I knew that when I bought it) so I messaged the guy asking if he could take some precautions in the shipping department and package it nicely. here is what I got. He used a cut box and wrapped it around the game gear box. I will say that it doesnt loom too much worse than what it looked like on ebay but I mean come on. This is just horrible packaging and why I normally try to stay away from buying from unknown people. 

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On 9/19/2018 at 8:23 PM, jmjustin6 said:

Well not from ebay but from mercari. This has been on my want list for years now. I would say a holy grail item for me. I always saw them on ebay but they were a little too high for my liking. Anyway i got a good deal on this one because the end of the RF cable is chewed off. But i asked ricks help and hopefully it should be an easy fix. Im off friday and i will open this bad boy up and figure it out. Any insight from you all would be great. Man im excited to see this thing work!

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I would get a spare 2600 RF cable, take the console apart, and see if that would work.  I'm not familiar with the console so I don't know if they soldered the other end on or did like Atari did with the 2600 and had a RCA jack soldered on the board.  That would be my suggestion and by far the cheapest solution.

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