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« on: July 11, 2012, 05:00:44 PM »




Once upon a time, I got an email from a member who told me he was looking for a good home for his boy. He didn't have time anymore for that one...and knew that the Nuno's Lair is one the best 'arcade orphanage' around!
Well, you can guess I can certainly help him on this... my arms are still wide open for a big boy like that!
So in no time, I prepare my horse and usual things for a such adventure...



Oh well...yes... the pictures... well, sorry... this road trip has been done long time ago, and the they faded with time/sun, sorry about this!

Well, I'm on schedule this morning... but at the last minute, I discovered the result of the 'Navigation Car System' last use by Darth Nunette  shock  arrow



No time to find back the iron soldier, and other tools to repair the cable... let's try to leave anyway...



Damn it! It doesn't charge anymore!  Lips Sealed

Ok, let's charge the map / road instruction in my beloved iPad...a premiere to have it in my car, because I only use it in Wifi (no 3G in this one) :



Guess what? I also don't have the adapter to charge the Ipad in my car! Ok, like the good fashion time, let's take a good old school paper map, just in case!  Grin  arrow



As you can see, it's not gonna be a long road trip this time...only 134km to go :



To add in my all time 'Road Tripper' km/time counter  Grin  arrow



Let's Cow...



...In my country... Yeah, I'm a cow boy after all today  Cheesy



I'm very happy! Who say no? Well, let's say I'm hyper focused!  arrow



What? Rain in far west? Oh wait, I'm just in the far South of Heaven Belgium!  arrow



Ah OK, a cow! I'm back on track in this Western story  Grin  arrow



Head to Esneux... a special town for me...



...a lot of childhood memories here...



I hate this : My Nav' Car says 'straight away', while there is a no entry sign!



And here we are. The seller owns few cabinets... but I'm here for this ... Nintendo Sheriff  Kiss Kiss Kiss



He shows me the inside...



100% complete, not unfortunately not working...



After a nice welcome from him and his wife (also nice chat and nice coffee), it's time to load the beast in the car...



You can see the additional wheels on its back ... useful on a such beast, believe me!



Bye bye, and thanks again to give me the care of this beautiful cabinet  Kiss

For the way-back, I've to drive into the down town of Esneux... As I said, a special town for me...



...we went here, one of my first excursion with school ... I was about 10-12 years... I clearly remember walking here with school friends...



Nostalgia...nostalgia... Undecided



Mandatory for a road trip story!  arrow



I'm not the only one to play with old toys  Tongue OK, my toys are not so expensive than things like (Wait! What if we add up the price of all our 'toys  Roll Eyes')  arrow



Back at home...it's still the morning in the country :



Trip : Belgium only!
Total length : 4h02min - 270 km on the road

No time to unload the cabinet right now...'till then, nobody pass here!



Signed 'Nuno The Kid'!  Cool
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2012, 11:24:23 PM »

Wow very very very nice !!! I LOVE that cabinet !!! Once upon a time in the West....no actually very far south....I saw one of these for sale in Austria. I had just started in this hobby and decided it was WAY too far to pick it up. The last thing I saw of that one was that it was on a porch somewhere in Italy on a picture made by Ully.

I sooooooo love that side art that make it looks like it's made out of planks (ding-ding-ding....Etienne, I hear a bell ringing for a next project Wink Wink)
The good thing about that is that any damage on the top or bottom just make it look more authentic Wink

Really hope it's an easy fix !!

Great pics (as always !)
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2012, 11:36:57 PM »

 Space Ace Space Ace Space Ace Space Ace Space Ace Space Ace

Very cool  Cool!
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« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2012, 11:53:59 PM »

Nice one dude !

I like the style of the cab too, and indeed, maybe the next project can be this  Grin

Luckily your Tomtom is just a USB cable, thats an easy fix / replacement Wink
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« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2012, 12:12:11 AM »

WOW Very nice cab ! Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2012, 12:39:33 AM »

So there are still some nintendos hidden in Belgium!
I knew it Grin
Excellent roadtrip/catch/shot: Hyyyyhaaa!
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« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2012, 08:07:25 AM »

Cool cab !!! Space Ace Space Ace Space Ace
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« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2012, 12:08:35 PM »

excellent catch, nice pics in style, one word: awesome

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« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2012, 12:18:15 PM »

Nice catch! Someone find me one  Space Ace
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« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2012, 01:19:55 PM »

such a beautiful cabinet!

Is this the one that one in the for sale section a year ago?
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« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2012, 03:01:32 PM »

Thanks guys. I'm still surprised to find some gems like that nowadays, hidden in Belgium  Wink

Is this the one that one in the for sale section a year ago?

Nope, the seller never advertised it.
I don't remember having see a Nintendo's Sheriff for sale here or even somewhere else? Maybe you confuse with the exidy's Bandido cabinet, recently advertised here? (After Sheriff's release by Nintendo, it was licensed to Exidy for re-release as Bandido)
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« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2012, 03:27:13 PM »

The good thing about that is that any damage on the top or bottom just make it look more authentic Wink

Yes! It's maybe the only cabinet, if damaged, who still look great  Grin

Ok, let's unload the beast now. Good news, the pictures are not faded this time  Grin
My usual method to unload cabinet alone :







It looks absolutely wonderful, isn't it?  Kiss Kiss Kiss  arrow







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« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2012, 04:06:50 PM »

Love every inch of it ! Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2012, 08:17:53 PM »

Love it!  Space Ace

Are the nail heads silkscreened on the side panels?
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« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2012, 08:32:24 PM »

Somebody has to scan this artwork for future generations. AFAIK it's all simply printed and thus fake.....although I really couldn't tell by any of the pics I have seen so far...
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