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HigashiJun wrote: Fri May 03, 2024 10:28 am
rubber_jonnie wrote: Thu May 02, 2024 10:02 pm OK folks, I may be a bit hit and miss over the weekend as I have my 2nd Dan Karate assessment on Saturday, so travelling up to Coventry tomorrow afternoon,, then busy all day Saturday.
Good luck !
Thank you!
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stephen_usher wrote: Fri May 03, 2024 10:37 am
exxos wrote: Fri May 03, 2024 9:52 am

You'll be running out of levels at this rate :lol:
Maybe they'll need to invent a new upper level for him... Desperate Dan. ;-)
Lol, no need to, there's a lot more after that.
Collector of many retro things!
800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Fri May 03, 2024 11:25 am God no, there's more after that!
I want to know where you get all your energy from!
https://www.exxosforum.co.uk/atari/ All my hardware guides - mods - games - STOS
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viewtopic.php?f=17&t=1585 Have you done the Mandatory Fixes ?
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exxos wrote: Fri May 03, 2024 10:44 am I think then you have to officially look like this...
I already do 😁
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800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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exxos wrote: Fri May 03, 2024 11:27 am
rubber_jonnie wrote: Fri May 03, 2024 11:25 am God no, there's more after that!
I want to know where you get all your energy from!
Short answer is, I don't know!
Collector of many retro things!
800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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Lazy Monday browsing of Amazon and I find this:

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I'm going to order one and see how it compares to the originals, but they aren't released until the end of May. They are not USB, but traditional 9 pin.

I always liked these controllers and it'll be interesting to see how one made with modern processes fares.
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800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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@rubber_jonnie

Nice find !

BTW, how was your 2nd DAN assessment ?
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HigashiJun wrote: Mon May 06, 2024 8:59 am @rubber_jonnie

Nice find !

BTW, how was your 2nd DAN assessment ?
Unfortunately I failed, so going back in 6 months to try again, got a few things to fix before then, but at least I have a plan.
Collector of many retro things!
800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Mon May 06, 2024 9:11 am Unfortunately I failed, so going back in 6 months to try again, got a few things to fix before then, but at least I have a plan.
You will get your 2nd DAN next time for sure.

8-)
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HigashiJun wrote: Mon May 06, 2024 9:29 am
rubber_jonnie wrote: Mon May 06, 2024 9:11 am Unfortunately I failed, so going back in 6 months to try again, got a few things to fix before then, but at least I have a plan.
You will get your 2nd DAN next time for sure.

8-)
I am going to put in the work, so I'm sure ill do better next time 😁

Out of about 10 people, only one went through, so I wasn't alone
Collector of many retro things!
800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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