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http://spokane.craigslist.org/vgm/2348676132.html

still contemplating getting that chair.... biggest waste of money or just somewhat of a waste of money?

I love racing games like dirt and grid and I'm looking forward to dirt 3. Is this worth it? I don't know how much I'm going to like it, the last time I used a wheel was a really cheap one for n64 that I played with mario kart and I hated it. It was before I was even old enough to drive a car so I couldn't compare it.

I will test it before I buy it, he lives 1.5 hours away from me but he said he would drop it to $300 if I picked it up. Hmmmmmmmmmmmm
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if i had the room id buy one in a heartbeat. ive seen many posting online about those things.
btw that add says you get the wheel and the seat....thats an aawesome deal if everything is working.
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For $300 bucks...yeah its DEFINITELY worth it if you really love having a solid racing experience.

Make sure you buy 2 more monitors for Eyefinity goodness too though. Can you imagine DiRT3, Eyefinity with your 25" screens, and that racing seat + G27?

EDIT:
Wait, that's only about an hour from me....

No, no its not worth it at all! (Emails the guy myself.....)
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
EDIT:
Wait, that's only about an hour from me....

No, no its not worth it at all! (Emails the guy myself.....)
lol...

that would be pretty grimey if you did that, lol.. but im sure you wont..
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the G27 racing wheel is about $300 new. So getting the whole setup for $300 is a pretty good deal. You can use a setup like that though if you are playing dirt, grid, etc... You need to get some real racing simulators to go along with it.
    
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
For $300 bucks...yeah its DEFINITELY worth it if you really love having a solid racing experience.

Make sure you buy 2 more monitors for Eyefinity goodness too though. Can you imagine DiRT3, Eyefinity with your 25" screens, and that racing seat + G27?

EDIT:
Wait, that's only about an hour from me....

No, no its not worth it at all! (Emails the guy myself.....)
LOL! Yeah man 3 screens with that chair would be pure bliss, and still much cheaper than buying a beater and taking that to my local auto cross especially with fuel prices so high. You buy it and I'll come over and use it, I'll bring beer
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lol...

that would be pretty grimey if you did that, lol.. but im sure you wont..
As tempting as it is, I'll let thx get this deal.

I need a GPU (or SLI) first since I have nothing to use with my i5 currently.

Plus, I'm now out another $150 on car parts today (<< grumbles).

So yeah, no pretty shiny racing wheel for pio. But I will let thx grab it up.
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LOL! Yeah man 3 screens with that chair would be pure bliss, and still much cheaper than buying a beater and taking that to my local auto cross especially with fuel prices so high. You buy it and I'll come over and use it, I'll bring beer
No no no...I was talking about YOU buying it. And the Eyefinity.

I'll come over and enjoy it with you. You still supplying the beer too?
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the G27 racing wheel is about $300 new. So getting the whole setup for $300 is a pretty good deal. You can use a setup like that though if you are playing dirt, grid, etc... You need to get some real racing simulators to go along with it.
Yeah, I would love a game that can really simulate a day at the track. What would you recommend? No nascar please.

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No no no...I was talking about YOU buying it. And the Eyefinity.

I'll come over and enjoy it with you. You still supplying the beer too?
Just trying to catch your bluff. Haha, but I get your point. It's a good deal. I'm going to give the guy a call back in a few to let him know I'm going to buy it.

Hey, were'nt the nw overclocker's planning on getting together sometime for a LAN or something?
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