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New Virtual Boy Stands - What would you want?
Posted on: 2010/8/11 6:41
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Okay, consider this to be a COMPLETE pipe dream at this point in time, but I wanted to put this out there...

I'm one of the guys that owns and runs the GOAT Store, LLC, which sells a LOT of Virtual Boy stuff, especially lately it seems. I get a system, test it, put it in stock and it sells that day it seems, and the games we're just finally getting ahead of for once.

Anyway, one problem I constantly have is that we end up getting a ton of Virtual Boys with cracked stands, or stands that are missing altogether.

Let's pretend that I'm interested in getting a new batch of Virtual Boy stands made so that instead of having to decide whether to sell head units by themselves or rigging up some other solution, I can instead sell them with this stand.

Here's my question... of the above options, what would you rather see?

Please note, there is still MORE than a 50% chance that NONE of these will be made, I'm just trying to judge interest from people who already own Virtual Boys on if making additional stands makes any sense.

Thanks!
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Re: New Virtual Boy Stands - What would you want?
Posted on: 2010/8/11 7:52
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Joined 2008/1/17
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was there supposed to be pics for us to choose between?

one way to cheat a broken stand is to take off the plastic pieces that go along the legs and placing one of them in the middle of the two legs, instead of just on a single leg. it keeps the legs from moving and just about the perfect distance apart.
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Re: New Virtual Boy Stands - What would you want?
Posted on: 2010/8/11 8:00
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How about just replacement center pieces that are always broken? IIRC, Hedgetrimmer has modeled one. Also, you could check out this thread: http://www.planetvb.com/modules/newbb ... =ASC&type=&mode=0&start=0 .

DogP
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Re: New Virtual Boy Stands - What would you want?
Posted on: 2010/8/11 11:48
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Joined 2008/11/10
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Photos of medallion and fixed stand.
I got full 3D models of this & alos dimensioned cad drawings if any help. Maybe a batch could be made and one put on with any broken (or not, give it to them as a bonus as stand crack very easily. You are welcome to copies, if it works out for you we could work out something (i really want a 2nd VB & controller.........)
the way i have it fixed now is with through screws, alot studier and no chance of the medallion cracking.
Hope this helps.

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