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Laser XT Restoration

Laser XT Restoration

Hello, and welcome back to the 8-Bit Guy! So, I’ve been wanting to do a documentary on the Laser 128 and XT Compact computers for quite some time. But, I’ve had some trouble getting my hands on the machines. Now,… Continue Reading

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Relabelling and Restoring Cartridge Games

Relabelling and Restoring Cartridge Games

Welcome to another episode of The 8-Bit Guy. Today I’m going to be looking into restoring some old cartridge games. Now, I’m sure we all have an old cartridge around somewhere that looks tacky and you kow, I didn’t pay… Continue Reading

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Commodore 16 C16 Restoration Project

Commodore 16 C16 Restoration Project

What’s up guys back again with another video. So I recently acquired a Commodore C16 computer also known as the baby brother to the Commodore 64 and in this video we’re going to go ahead and give it the full… Continue Reading

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Commodore 128 Complete Restoration and Board Repair.

Commodore 128 Complete Restoration and Board Repair.

I picked up this Commodore 128 and disk drive on Craigslist for $30. The poor thing is in really rough shape. In fact, I think it’s the worst I’ve ever seen. The whole thing is yellowed and you can clearly… Continue Reading

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Adventures in Retrobrite – New techniques for restoring yellowed plastic!

Adventures in Retrobrite – New techniques for restoring yellowed plastic!

Hello, and welcome back to the 8-Bit Guy! So, in previous episodes, you’ve seen that I’ve used a lot of Retrobrite. And I’ve used this same method that I came up with a couple of years ago where I use… Continue Reading

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Osborne 1 Computer Restoration Part 2

Osborne 1 Computer Restoration Part 2

In the last episode, I started restoring this old Osborne 1 computer, and I managed to finish the keyboard. And although it looked better, the keys came out sort of marbled looking. In this episode, I’ll be tacking the rest… Continue Reading

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Commodore 128D Restoration Project

Commodore 128D Restoration Project

A few weeks ago, I picked up this Commodore 128D computer for $30. At that price, it was a steal. I’ve never actually owned a Commodore 128 before in any format so this is a cool addition to my collection.… Continue Reading

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Restoration – The Worst VIC-20 I’ve ever seen – Part 1

Restoration – The Worst VIC-20 I’ve ever seen – Part 1

Hello, and welcome back to The 8-Bit Guy. This is an unplanned episode, and let me tell you how this began. So, my friend Rob, you know him as The Obsolete Geek, was traveling in Canton, TX. Now, Canton is… Continue Reading