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User Info: dennis_riley

dennis_riley
4 years ago#1
I bought one of these from someone on craigslist, anyone known anything about them or what they were used for?
It seems to be authentic, not something custom made, and there are a few on ebay, but no real information about them. Looks like something they'd put in Best Buy or gamestop. It's very good quality, the clear piece at the bottom to hold the console is made of glass and the recesses in the hooks fit the battery pack of the controller perfectly.

Seller I picked it up from said their son got it from somewhere in Toronto where they were from - something canadian specific? Didn't see any info on ebay to support that though.

Pic of the item from an ebay add, mine is identical:
http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mWe8zUkY9uoG0NOMP-qPcDw.jpg

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PutHaggarInSF
4 years ago#2
Looks like it holds games & controllers.
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dennis_riley
4 years ago#3
That picture is tiny. Here is an ebay posting I found with better images

http://www.ebay.com/itm/XBOX-360-METAL-RACK-STAND-FOR-CONSOLE-CONTROLLERS-GAMES-FREE-SHIPPING-/161053682737

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dennis_riley
4 years ago#4
Yes, it holds the console, games and controllers - I was more curious if anyone knows where it might have come from or been used originally, like a display item in Best Buy or something.

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dennis_riley
4 years ago#5
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SunDevil77
4 years ago#6
dennis_riley posted...
Yes, it holds the console, games and controllers - I was more curious if anyone knows where it might have come from or been used originally, like a display item in Best Buy or something.


I don't remember that specific one, but early in the generation tons of these things were sold at retail outlets. There was a similar one that had Guitar Hero pegs in addition to the controller slots.

Kind of like this one: http://www.slipperybrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/gtt.jpg
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GinsuVictim
4 years ago#7
SunDevil77 posted...
Kind of like this one: http://www.slipperybrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/gtt.jpg

I remember taking one look at that and thinking, "Enjoy your RROD!"
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TheBlueStig
4 years ago#8
Ginsu Victim posted...
SunDevil77 posted...
Kind of like this one: http://www.slipperybrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/gtt.jpg

I remember taking one look at that and thinking, "Enjoy your RROD!"


Exactly, standing it up vertical, no ventilation, system life shortened down to months instead of years.
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dennis_riley
4 years ago#9
i vaguely remember seeing the rockband style one you posted, but this one is much nicer.
It's all metal and the ventilation should be just as good as if it was standing up on top of my cabinet.

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GinsuVictim
4 years ago#10
dennis_riley posted...
i vaguely remember seeing the rockband style one you posted, but this one is much nicer.
It's all metal and the ventilation should be just as good as if it was standing up on top of my cabinet.

No one was questioning the ventilation on that one, though hopefully grabbing a controller or game doesn't cause it to rock any. That will scratch games.
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