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by badpenny
Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Rotamint Duett
Replies: 10
Views: 3298

Re: Rotamint Duett

Disconnect the motor from its drive train and see if it spins happily then. If it does check how free the gearbox turns and the rest of the gubbins it powers. A photo of the insides may assist in positioning your brake lever. Personally I've not had one of these for about 20 years, so my memory need...
by badpenny
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Dropcase Games
Replies: 30
Views: 8838

Re: Dropcase Games

The total wobbleyness of the skittles always attracted me.
Guess I just like wobbly things.
by badpenny
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Looking for a restoration project for the winter?
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: Looking for a restoration project for the winter?

Well ..... I'd go so far as to say Rol-A-Top shaped top casting, based on the evidence.
by badpenny
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Looking for a restoration project for the winter?
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: Looking for a restoration project for the winter?

I know they've been dredging out the canals in Birmingham recently .....

BP !OMFG!
by badpenny
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans allwin anti tilt device
Replies: 24
Views: 2193

Re: Bryans allwin anti tilt device

No Mr P I think you're wrong there.
I've only seen one Bryan's Windmill and I didn't see an anti tilt gizmo on that.
A clockwork motor yes but that was all.

BP SkEpTiCaL
by badpenny
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Bryans's Fivewin without a cash box door
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: Bryans's Fivewin without a cash box door

There's something odd going on with that panel at the bottom.

Enlarging the picture shows up all sorts of shenanigans I reckon.
by badpenny
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Early French Allwin
Replies: 15
Views: 1313

Re: Early French Allwin

I believe TV has more than one connotation these days.
In which case, and merely to keep the record straight ... I've never had a TV.

BP :NBG:
by badpenny
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Rust removal with vinegar
Replies: 8
Views: 881

Re: Rust removal with vinegar

When it comes to freeing up rusty things that are supposed to move but don't want to, I always use diesel. It has astonishing penetrative qualities and of course it's an oil. I learnt this after visiting someone who was into stationary engines. He had some fantastic lumps of cast machinery reclining...
by badpenny
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Advice and help
Replies: 27
Views: 2319

Re: Advice and help

You must be joking Paul!
All I can speed up is concern and desperation amongst those within a diameter of 50 feet.
Regardless of where I'm standing.

BP '!'
by badpenny
Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Advice and help
Replies: 27
Views: 2319

Re: Advice and help

You say parts don't seem to be used, so we need to know which parts. The photo you show may or may not show modified parts. What it MIGHT show is that some horizontal fingers are missing. I disagree - it also shows that the vertical fingers governing the higher payouts have been shortened. BP :cool: