My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

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My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

Post by Michaelthurston » Sat Jun 12, 2010 11:37 pm

Literally planned and built withen a week, Today I have just completed one of my most anticipated projects, my Third N64 portable.
I spent a total of around 60-80 hours on this, and I think It turned out well.

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It took me around 2 weeks of planning, and around 80 hours of labor to complete this. Here is the original mockup:
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As you can see, it changed over the course of the build.
It has 2-3.5 hours of Battery life on a 7.4v 4500 mAh Lithium Polymer battery.

Still a lot left to do, cartslot cover, a bit of paint here and there, etc.
Laggy video:
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More pictures and better video later!

New pictures! :D

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Ugly, and very bland non-completed Backside:

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Questions or comments? :o
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Re: My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

Post by limpport » Sat Jun 12, 2010 11:46 pm

That is a really nice looking portable! I like the dual z-button setup. Can't wait to see the back totally finished! What method of case construction did you use?

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Re: My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

Post by Michaelthurston » Sat Jun 12, 2010 11:52 pm

I Used an old CRT monitor shell, cut it out and pasted it together

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Re: My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

Post by sonic4freedom » Sun Jun 13, 2010 12:14 pm

I love it Thursty! Thanks for your contributions! Keep 'em coming! :wink:
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Post by Life of Brian » Sun Jun 13, 2010 2:54 pm

That's great! Pics are waaaaay too big though.

I'm curious as to why you took the time to relocate the cart slot, but still have the game sticking out of the top. Is that to make room for the jumper pack?
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Re: My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

Post by marshallh » Sun Jun 13, 2010 4:19 pm

Congrats, you're already ahead of Shockslayer with the case.

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Re: My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

Post by Michaelthurston » Sun Jun 13, 2010 5:32 pm

Well, when I planned, I had made a bit of an Error.

In the plans, I didn't draw out the screwposts that hold the N64 together, so everything in there is really carmmed, there isn't much space at all, actually. But the reason the cart slot is up that high is because of the Rumble/memory slot, I didn't put that in the plans at ALL. When I got to the point of finding a spot for the cart slot, I had to put it up that high because of the Slot.

I'm going to completely redo my wiring, it really shouldn't be that cramped.
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Re: My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

Post by ishowernaked » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:57 am

limpport wrote:That is a really nice looking portable! I like the dual z-button setup. Can't wait to see the back totally finished! What method of case construction did you use?

i was wondering the same. did you just fold that plastic?
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Re: My new N64 portable, the Thursty64

Post by Michaelthurston » Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:14 pm

ishowernaked wrote:
limpport wrote:That is a really nice looking portable! I like the dual z-button setup. Can't wait to see the back totally finished! What method of case construction did you use?

i was wondering the same. did you just fold that plastic?
On which part? At the bottom I dremeled the back about half way through, and I bent it into shape.
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