#1
I'm looking for a place where I can buy old/vintage boomboxes. For some reason I've been obsessed with them lately. I don't know if thrift stores or pawn shops are the best bet.
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I live in the LA area if anyone knows specific places.
Thanks, PitDwellers
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#2
Ebay.
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#3
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#4
It is easier to find a time machine and get one in the past than to obtain one right here and now.
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maybe it's because of your description, or the fact that it's 1:30am here, or both, i can't stop giggling.


Sometimes girls say that too...
#6
Most thrift stores should have one or two lying around wherever they keep electronics, though most of the time I see slightly more modern boomboxes (I wanted to get a ghettoblaster like that once, failed). Ebay's always a solid bet.


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I feel you bro. Many a clever pictorial-reponse have been foiled that way.
#9
Look out, a boombox is not a toy.
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#10
You should've told me sooner, TS. I had about 3 sitting in my room and I blew them up on the 4th of July. Srs.

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#13
Seems like there are a lot of threads here that are asking "where to find (insert trendy retro thingy here)", like they're rare or something. I have a stereo with a turntable, AM/FM and dual cassette decks, $5 at Goodwill. This stuff is easy to find if you know where to look.

Pawn shops, Goodwill, Salvation Army, flea markets...
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I have a few from the 80's, coolest things ever, and stupidly loud for having such small speaker, but it weighs a ton.

Pawn shops is your best bet, or ebay.

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#18
I've seen loads at pawnshops. You might need to replace a part but google can help you diagnose a problem. Ask if it works. If they don't know if it works, it doesn't, and ask for it cheap and say you might be able to use it for parts.
#19
this is really nice , very cool hack and it totally looks pro , except the reset standby switches , those are junk ! it looks like the one on the right already broke off !

http://stereophonik.com/gutterslide/boomboxPC/

if you ever see one of these , grab it , they are amazing . i demo'ed one ONCE when i was a kid . they have an ambiance feature thats mind blowing if you are in the sweet spot . this is a very high quality machine , the sound quality is top notch :



http://pocketcalculatorshow.com/boombox/graphics/panasonic-rx5050.jpg