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by halski
Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Pictures of my Governor restored by coppinpr
Replies: 6
Views: 2384

Re: Pictures of my Governor restored by copinpr

Judging by the pictures before the restoration it appears they are not standard - but I like the coachlines very much and will happily be corrected - they don't look as if they have worn away....see below
by halski
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Pictures of my Governor restored by coppinpr
Replies: 6
Views: 2384

Pictures of my Governor restored by coppinpr

I took some pictures of my Governor yesterday, posted them on a thread but they disappeared. So I thought that the new restoration deserved a thread all of its own. I even worked out how to attach my macro lens so you can see the exceptional attention to detail that Paul carried out.
by halski
Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Governor
Replies: 16
Views: 4324

Re: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Gover

Further thanks to coppinpr for fixing my Jennings again - it stopped paying out and he fixed it within a day after taking it apart. We had a very agreeable discussion about the fact that all of the functions of the Governor are mechanical - the 5-6 anti-cheats, the odds, the mechanism of the payout....
by halski
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Governor
Replies: 16
Views: 4324

Re: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Gover

UPDATE: I took my machine to coppinpr's house, and he has restored it. What a top job. The chrome gleams, coach-lines repainted and the mechanism works beautifully. Paul did a stunning job which included a report and taught me a great deal about the Governor and we had a most agreeable tutorial. Tha...
by halski
Wed May 15, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jennings prices
Replies: 14
Views: 2392

Re: Jennings prices

I have just looked at the one on ebay that sold for that amount. the condition seemed poor esp the chrome, but then again it didn't look that pitted - might it have come up nice with some polish and general cleanup? I am a complete newbie and just developing an acute enthusiasm for the genre so plea...
by halski
Tue May 14, 2013 8:10 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Governor
Replies: 16
Views: 4324

Re: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Gover

Thank you for you kind and excellent advice. One of the forum who is local to me has kindly agreed to investigate the jam. I am very enthused about the whole thing. Thanks again

Hal
by halski
Sun May 12, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Governor
Replies: 16
Views: 4324

Re: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Gover

I have the manual but it seems to assume quite a lot of knowledge. I think I will sell it, but I would be grateful for comments/advice from the forum. The chrome seems to be in relatively good condition for its age and the presence of the light fittings, as I understand it, are to its advantage? I d...
by halski
Sun May 12, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Governor
Replies: 16
Views: 4324

Re: (another) newbie with Q's about (another) Jennings Gover

I have now taken some pictures of the dad's Governor. I noticed that the light inside is still there, as it happens, and I gave it a dust down. The chrome is in good condition with minor pitting behind the Indian's head....