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Q*bert - 1982 - Gottlieb

  • Game Status: Traded
  • Game Aquired from: Various Collectors
  • Joined Collection: 11/23/2004
  • Left Collection:

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    Description of the game:
    This is one of the all time classics from Gottlieb. The distinct yellow cabinet is one of the most easily recognized machines today. Mine is a completely new cabinet from the ground up with all original hardware. Unfortunately most Qberts look terrible today as they were made of MDF board that did not stand up well to time. My machine has all new art and even NOS Qbert's Qubes sideart on one side. The machine is absolutely beautiful and works 100%.

    Restoration Process:
  • New cabinet, professionally painted
  • Installed all new art
  • rebuilt power supply
  • traded for a working board from JROK
  • Rebuilt joystick

  • GameTalk
    Tony. - 7/13/2005 6:00:53 AM
    I love it !!!!! This fine example has made me want to build my own Q-Bert. I have the plans from jakobud as a guide. Which plans did you follow for your build? If you do have a detailed set of plans would you be kind enough to forward them to me. Cheers [email protected]
    Brian - 7/13/2005 8:55:37 AM
    I used an original cab as a template, I don't have any physical measurements or plans because of that :(
    Patrick - 7/20/2005 4:42:40 PM
    I'm curious about the cabinet base for Q*Bert cabs. Mine has a base like the one in this photo: Its basically a U-shapped, Nintendo-ish base made of stacked plywood. It looks original and I've seen others like it, but most of the ones I see (including yours) don't have a base at all. Whats the deal?
    Brian - 7/20/2005 5:25:52 PM
    Qberts DO have a base, but it's short. The base sticks out 2 inches below the bottom of the cabinet. Original cabinet bases are made of 2x4 pine in a full square that nails 2 inches up into the inside of the cabinet.. Hard to see in the photos but mine do have that 2 inch high base..
    Ace - 8/17/2005 6:09:22 PM
    how much?
    mike b. - 9/11/2006 2:23:13 AM
    i'm assuming you don't have this anymore, but............let me know!!!
    mike b. - 9/11/2006 2:24:04 AM
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