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by gameswat
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Is it Classed as Trade Stimulator? Info Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 498

Re: Is it Classed as Trade Stimulator? Info Please!

Argee, those are licencing tags, and for each year they changed the design slightly, all early french machines I've had showed signs of them once being attached, though sadly usually missing. I made a mold of a couple and make my own using resin and alloy powder.
by gameswat
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Anyone identify this ?
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Anyone identify this ?

Umm, why exactly do you need to replace it? Looks great to me. Better to have a nice old plastic a little aged than modern repro of it. You keep saying you want to find the appropriate backflash, that's it. And having never seen another exactly like this makes your game stand out, so nobody will hav...
by gameswat
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Anyone identify this ?
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Anyone identify this ?

That would appear to be the artwork for it! Sometimes you'll find remnants of green felt glued underneath, indictating a later refurbishment. But by later 30's into 40's they were making them new with solid plastic backflashes like this.
by gameswat
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: BMR bandit - cleaning and parts questions
Replies: 9
Views: 581

Re: BMR bandit - cleaning and parts questions

Strike, like many British slot machines that have turned up in the USA this has been converted to suit your market most likely in the late 1970's or early 80's. At the time the market was booming and little information about these imports was available. Usually the conversions were done poorly just ...
by gameswat
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Oliver Whales CHAD WOT? allwin
Replies: 32
Views: 9715

Re: Oliver Whales CHAD WOT? allwin

All looks legit from the exterior photo. What do you think is shonky?
by gameswat
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Bananas for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 712

Re: Bananas for sale

He's aged a lot while in office so I really doubt he'll have it in him to try again at 78 and push through to 82. Especially with a slew of legal cases awaiting him once out of office. My feeling is he'll start his own Fox style news channel, called Trump of course. That way he can preach his crazy ...
by gameswat
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Bananas for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 712

Re: Bananas for sale

As Ivanka just reminded us, it's all there in the name JP......"American patRIOT". !!SUICIDAL!!
by gameswat
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Jubilee Mk. 14.
Replies: 6
Views: 339

Re: Jubilee Mk. 14.

I live in Australia and was born into the coin-op world since 1969, and have never seen a working hopper Aristocrat poker machine...... ever!!! As I tell all the customers that ask me to work on early electronic machines, imagine going to your local computer repairman and asking them to fix a circa ...
by gameswat
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Repairing diecast, aluminium, pot metal and cast iron
Replies: 28
Views: 14409

Re: Repairing diecast, aluminium, pot metal and cast iron

Here I was thinking I had greatest posts, the best posts, very very beautiful posts, in fact even the post office officials thought my posts were the biggliest and mostliest they'd ever seen....... !OMFG!
by gameswat
Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Repairing diecast, aluminium, pot metal and cast iron
Replies: 28
Views: 14409

Re: Repairing diecast, aluminium, pot metal and cast iron

Not sure why I bother posting BP when nobody reads..... :!?!: Example of pot metal welding repairs