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Author Topic: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?  (Read 12750 times)

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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #40 on: February 25, 2019, 08:33:36 am »
A $1000 *IS* a lot of money, to me at least. I am glad you broke even-ish.

Wanna send me the guts and CP from the one you modded?
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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #41 on: February 25, 2019, 10:07:57 am »
I'll pay $5 more than Malenko. 

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Meh, eff that.  Let him choke on it.

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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #42 on: February 25, 2019, 11:00:29 am »
I'll pay $1 less than PBJ
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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #43 on: February 25, 2019, 07:28:53 pm »
A $1000 *IS* a lot of money, to me at least. I am glad you broke even-ish.

Wanna send me the guts and CP from the one you modded?

Like.... the pcb and the control board? If you want it - sure, I have a couple. I don't need'em.

PM me your address and I promise not to plaster it all over the forum in a fit of rage.

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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #44 on: February 25, 2019, 07:58:14 pm »
I'll pay $5 more than Malenko. 

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Meh, eff that.  Let him choke on it.

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You still owe me $10 so pony up mister.
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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #45 on: February 25, 2019, 09:48:54 pm »
I don't owe you a thing.


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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #46 on: January 01, 2022, 06:24:16 pm »
Last update - I forgot to post this a long time ago.

When I ordered those, Arcade1up had a giveaway for "deck protectors". That's what they call their plexi overlays. Anyhow, I ordered some for the machines. While waiting for the deck protectors to arrive, I was actively getting rid of the arcade1ups. When they finally arrived, I sold them all. In June these were in short supply and people were paying good money for them. Well, the Deck protectors sold for $150, lol.

All said and done, I kept 2 machines and made $200.
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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #47 on: January 06, 2022, 04:44:01 am »
Interesting read. I'm glad you were able to recoup your initial costs, even if you only ended up with a tiny profit. So really, Walmart slashing their prices was the big issue, by the sounds of it. You'd have been rolling in cash if you'd sold them over here in the UK, we've got a piss poor selection and they're still selling for around the 350 mark brand new (about 470 dollars-ish).

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Re: Ordered a pallet of Arcade1ups - what could possibly go wrong?
« Reply #48 on: January 06, 2022, 08:01:07 am »
Interesting read. I'm glad you were able to recoup your initial costs, even if you only ended up with a tiny profit. So really, Walmart slashing their prices was the big issue, by the sounds of it. You'd have been rolling in cash if you'd sold them over here in the UK, we've got a piss poor selection and they're still selling for around the 350 mark brand new (about 470 dollars-ish).

All said and done, with the deck protectors, I made about 20% profit, or $200 and kept 2 machines for myself. If I would've held on to them a year, I would've made considerably more because the price of them had increased from the time I was selling them. At the time, Walmart reduced them to $75 and it forced me to rush thinking it was the new price point. Just the other day they released a $1,000 arcade model.

In the UK and Canada, they are still super expensive.