Re: [SWCollect] Comments

2001-07-28 Thread Jim Leonard
Stephen S. Lee wrote: I'll probably have 50-60 duplicates (about 60% of them complete, about 80% IBM) ready in a few weeks. I know this isn't a trading list, but I'll give readers of this mailing list dibs. :) I would advertise that you have these available and people can email you

Re: [SWCollect] Anyone want me to pick these up?

2001-07-28 Thread C.E. Forman
Crud. Before you buy these, let's start another topic of discussion: What's the best way to remove stickers/tape from boxes without damaging them? Hair dryer seems to work well for the stickers/tape themselves. For sticker residue, I've had other collectors suggest a product called Goo-Gone,

Re: [SWCollect] Anyone want me to pick these up?

2001-07-28 Thread Dan Chisarick
This is pretty much what I do as well. I'll embellish a little... I had a copy of M.U.L.E. with a sticker w/a plastic coating, so goo-gone wouldn't soak through it (BTW, goo-gone $1.75 at K-Mart, its in a clear bottle and is a yellow color). First, remove the contents of the game box :) I

[SWCollect] Goo-Gone, NOOOOOOOOO!!

2001-07-28 Thread AvatarTom
In a message dated 07/28/2001 7:06:03 AM Central Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hair dryer seems to work well for the stickers/tape themselves. For sticker residue, I've had other collectors suggest a product called Goo-Gone, or even lighter fluid (!) Oh god, don't use

Re: [SWCollect] Labels and value (was: Ultimas)

2001-07-28 Thread AvatarTom
In a message dated 07/28/2001 12:53:11 AM Central Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Ah, no you don't! Just take your disk drive out and modify it to close the circuit on the write-protect mechanism. I have one drive modified this way specifically for this purpose. Don't cut a hole

Re: [SWCollect] Labels and value (was: Ultimas)

2001-07-28 Thread Dan Chisarick
Older drives use a mechanical switch (push-button), newer drives use a beam of light. While I've never done it, I can't imagine it being harder than connecting the wires that went to the mechanism to a toggle-switch... - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Anyone want me to pick these up?

2001-07-28 Thread Lee K. Seitz
Jim Leonard boldly stated: Lee K. Seitz wrote: Test Drive Test Drive 2: The Duel (5.25) If the boxes are in good condition (G or higher), I'd like these to scan for MobyGames. Just let me know how much, etc. Paypal okay? Didn't you already buy one copy of TD from me a year or so ago?

Re: [SWCollect] Labels and value (was: Ultimas)

2001-07-28 Thread Lee K. Seitz
Jim Leonard boldly stated: Lee K. Seitz wrote: Anyway, one thing was an Apple II copy of Ulitma IV. (Only seems to be missing the Ankh.) I tried the first disk out (the program disk) and it doesn't work. Even worse, the disks came write protected from the factory, so to re-write the

Re: [SWCollect] Goo-Gone, NOOOOOOOOO!!

2001-07-28 Thread AvatarTom
Here is a web site where you can get De-Solv-It. I called them up and they made me up a quart of the special industrial formula, will last forever. DON'T use Goo-Gone, you ruin one valuable box/label and you will regret it forever. http://www.orange-sol.com/index2.htm Tom

Re: [SWCollect] Anyone want me to pick these up?

2001-07-28 Thread Lee K. Seitz
Stephen S. Lee boldly stated: On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Lee K. Seitz wrote: [snip] James Bond: Stealth Affair (5.25; probably $5) I already have both package types for this one, but this tends to sell for $25-30 on eBay -- go for it. I dunno. There's a shrinkwrapped one currently up starting at

Re: [SWCollect] Anyone want me to pick these up?

2001-07-28 Thread Stephen S. Lee
On Sat, 28 Jul 2001, Lee K. Seitz wrote: Stephen S. Lee boldly stated: On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Lee K. Seitz wrote: [snip] James Bond: Stealth Affair (5.25; probably $5) I already have both package types for this one, but this tends to sell for $25-30 on eBay -- go for it. I dunno.

Re: [SWCollect] Anyone want me to pick these up?

2001-07-28 Thread Jim Leonard
Lee K. Seitz wrote: If the boxes are in good condition (G or higher), I'd like these to scan for MobyGames. Just let me know how much, etc. Paypal okay? Didn't you already buy one copy of TD from me a year or so ago? Whoops! Yes, I did. Well, another wouldn't hurt; I could put it on