Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

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Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by Alex E » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:40 am

Would you you clean it up and restore it? Or leave it as is?

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by ninja6485 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:49 am

does everything work?
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by bhrama » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:50 am

Is that akin to some chick getting her tits signed by Jon Bon Jovi? :headbang:

I'd say keep it as is, it has become one of a kind.

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by garranimal » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:52 am

:shock: looks like that's been partied the f*ck out sh*tload o' raves. F*ck all I say.

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by space6oy » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:58 am

i'd turn right around and sell it to some fan for enough to buy a mint stock one and who knows what else.

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by kuroichi » Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:04 am

I hope you didnt pay for that...
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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:10 pm

space6oy wrote:i'd turn right around and sell it to some fan for enough to buy a mint stock one and who knows what else.
Yep, sell it to some sucker on eBay.

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by polar69 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:12 pm

i had to google him, so I guess this side of the pond I'd clean it up !

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by TrondC » Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:58 pm

probably THE most famous 909 in the world? yeah either keep it as is or sell it if some fanbuy is willing to part with yen grand or something...

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by vinyl_junkie » Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:16 pm

Leave it as is although I would replace the missing button on the step sequencer bit, it's had a cool history and got nothing wrong with the way it looks as long as it works all right.

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by cartesia » Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:32 pm

I would ebay the s**t out of it and buy myself every piece of music gear I've ever wanted to own

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by nuketifromorbit » Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:53 pm

Sell it and buy eurorack modules.
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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by revtor » Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:27 pm

would you relaquer your rock and roll hero's guitar? h**l no. but you would put new strings on it..

Repair any functionality issues. Keep the aesthetic.


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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by pinky_blue » Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:55 pm

revtor wrote:would you relaquer your rock and roll hero's guitar? h**l no. but you would put new strings on it..

Repair any functionality issues. Keep the aesthetic.


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Agreed. If you don't want it, ebay it. You'll no doubt get a good price for it as its probably priceless to ATR fans.

If you want a 909, you'll no doubt be able to buy one and probably much more with the money you make.

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Re: Say you are given Alec Empire's TR-909...

Post by loungedumore » Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:57 pm

The first thing you do is delete all the Hardcore 4 on the floor patterns lol
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