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New book \ Old book?
« on: February 20, 2011, 02:55:32 am »
Hi there!

I've been wanting to make a cab for many years now. When I first got interested I bought Saint's book off of Amazon and have cherished it. However, I never actually got around to putting one together till now and im really excited.

However, I now see that theres a new updated book, but there's no description as to the updates. Is there much benefit in re-purchasing the new book? or will I make due from the forums and the old book?

Thanks for all your help.

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Re: New book \ Old book?
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2011, 09:30:16 am »
Old vendors and parts taken out. New vendors and parts put in. Chapters 2 and 6 are new, using MAMEroom.com's cabinet design instead of LuSiD's design. All links updated, dead links removed. Various other misc updates and such. All in all I'd guess it's 40-50% new material. You can build a cabinet just fine with the old book, but you'll find a lot of old/outdated links and vendors you'll have to deal with.
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Re: New book \ Old book?
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2011, 07:13:23 pm »
Thanks Saint!

I'll certainty consider buying it then. Gonna budget it in. =P

I'll make sure to use the amazon link to give you some extra support.  :angel:

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Re: New book \ Old book?
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2011, 03:39:59 am »
I flipped through the 2nd edition the other day.  It looks like a lot of work went into updating it.

Looks good.
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Re: New book \ Old book?
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2011, 09:11:31 pm »
Yea.  It's a big update.  If you can, you should grab a copy of the 2nd Edition!
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Re: New book \ Old book?
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2012, 12:11:20 pm »
Project Arcade 1 got me hooked, just ordered book 2, can't wait, thanks for the info and for this site, I'm hooked.....anyone out there wondering if they should buy the book, thats a definate yes! This hobby is amazing, this forum is extremely helpful, informative, as well as humbling, there are some seriously talented folks out their.

Thanks Saint, Thanks All, Can't wait to get the book II

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Re: New book \ Old book?
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2012, 01:04:51 pm »
Thanks, cheers! :)
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Re: New book \ Old book?
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2012, 11:20:14 pm »
I'll be picking up the new copy myself, as soon as I can scrounge up the cash.   :badmood:
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Re: New book \ Old book?
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2012, 12:37:10 am »
i may pick up the second edition. the original copy i had for ages. it went through hell and back through 4 moves and very used. eventually lost with all my left socks somewhere.

  
 

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