[vcf-midatlantic] Found: Boxed Fairchild Channel F

Tony Bogan thebogans at mac.com
Fri Jun 1 14:48:42 EDT 2018

I'll take it if Matt doesn't want it

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> On Jun 1, 2018, at 2:47 PM, J. Alexander Jacocks via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> Last chance, I’m going past in about 30 minutes.
> - Alex
> On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 1:57 PM Justin Jernigan via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> Do you think its a reasonable price? Wouldn't mind having one someday. My
>>> parents had one.
>>> Matt
>> Not a bad price,  leans to the high end of the market. I can't see the
>> link through work security, but if it is clean and the box is in nice
>> shape, it is worth it -- they are pretty rare to find in the wild.  I
>> always prefer the version with the hardwired joysticks, the earlier
>> releases.  Channel F drag racing is one of my all time favorite games
>> because you actually shift and the have to let off the gas to not blow
>> the engine.  I haven't played mine in a few years, I may have to dig it
>> out tonight. For reference I got mine about 20 years ago in the box with
>> a 1/2 dozen games for $35.
>> One note, if someone picks it up for you, have them check the music
>> section of the store (if it is a thrift store), the cartridges are often
>> mistaken for 8 track tapes, you might be able to get some games to go
>> along with it.

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