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by pennymachines
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures
Replies: 29
Views: 3559

Re: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures

That's a point. Surely somebody already thought of this? !!IDEA!!
It would need a much lower temperature setting on the printer.
by pennymachines
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: R & W Sidney Levin Minstrel band identified
Replies: 10
Views: 266

Re: R & W Sidney Levin Minstrel band identified

It's listed in Archive/Locations. At least one of our members here has visited.

Nic Costa's Coin Slot article about Ruffler & Walker (with reference to Sidney Levin) is available here:
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by pennymachines
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures
Replies: 29
Views: 3559

Re: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures

treefrog wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:00 pm I would never be able to use the software as technically inept :!?!:
But but but... didn't you used to work in IT? !PUZZLED!
arrgee wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:14 pm ...could be used as a basis for casting one in metal.
I guess the trick would be to upscale slightly to allow for casting shrinkage. Nice work. !!THUMBSX2!!
by pennymachines
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: R & W Sidney Levin Minstrel band identified
Replies: 10
Views: 266

Re: R & W "Minstrel band" info please

That's funny. I just wrote a long screed about what we do and don't know about R&W which concluded, "Moonriver's our resident expert on this type of machine. Perhaps he has the answer". :lol: That little speaker grill is a distinctly 'Modern Enterprises' feature. Great info. !!THUMBSX2...
by pennymachines
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Arthur Burrows
Replies: 14
Views: 597

Re: Arthur Burrows

Arcades & Slot Machines, as ever, has informative paragraphs on "Sir Arthur" or "Ginger" (as he was also known) and Burrows Automatic Supply Co. Ltd. We learn that he was originally a cobbler who ran amusement and picture machines from a shop at Villiers Street, and had railw...
by pennymachines
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mystery sign
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: Mystery sign

I don't have an Arnold game sadly... !UPSET!
Apart from that green metal-cased one, the only other one I've seen is in the States now I think.
I did get a nice jumper for Christmas though. :D
by pennymachines
Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mystery sign
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: Mystery sign

It belongs on top of this game.

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Rare Arnolds Two Player Football with the swivelling players.
by pennymachines
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Help make my reel spin faster
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: Help make my reel spin faster

marktol wrote: Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:23 pm in Chrome the button doesn't show just a little white block.
Yes, went weird yesterday after I updated the forum styles. I'm trying to sort it now.
Edit to add - Fixed now. :cool:
marktol wrote: Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:23 pm It doesn't seem to want to accept my videos though?
If your video is hosted - just post the URL here.
by pennymachines
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Update to Forum style
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Update to Forum style

Major update to the Forum style completed today. It won't be very obvious, if all's well, but should fix a number of display glitches and make future updating easier. If you see any problems, I'd be grateful for feedback. !THUMBS!
by pennymachines
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Arthur Burrows
Replies: 14
Views: 597

Re: Arthur Burrows

Nic Costa wrote a piece titled 'Sir Arthur - one of the first shop showmen', for the World's Fair - Coin Slot which was republished in More Automatic Pleasures the Coin Slot Revolution, p99.