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by ddstoys
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bob Klepner
Replies: 13
Views: 826

Re: Bob Klepner

Yes definitely a tragic loss. Such a beautiful helpful man, as Rory said he would go above and beyond to help anyone he could. I hadn’t know Bob for nearly as long as gameswat, but had caught up with him and his lovely wife Bev at their home in Melbourne and had both of them over to my place several...
by ddstoys
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Repro Exhibit Supply Tiger's Tail identified
Replies: 4
Views: 924

Re: Repro Exhibit Supply Tiger's Tail identified

I have a fibreglass mould of the tiger. I may attempt a repro for myself one day.
by ddstoys
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Photos from the Pocklington Museum collection
Replies: 4
Views: 1807

Re: Photos from the Pocklington Museum collection

Some nice old machines in there.
by ddstoys
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: New addition - Bryans Trickler
Replies: 27
Views: 4844

Re: New addition Bryans Trickler

My balls are 15mm

And the tube is around 900mm long so you will need around 60-70 balls.
by ddstoys
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: New addition - Bryans Trickler
Replies: 27
Views: 4844

Re: New addition Bryans Trickler

I acquired a Bryans Trickler today, also in Australia... Just wondering if anyone can tell me the size of ball that should be in it ? Thanks Hi Simon I can’t remember the size off the top of my head. I’ll try to remember to measure them when I get home. And I’ll find how many balls it needs - it’s ...
by ddstoys
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Alloy casting at home
Replies: 3
Views: 1148

Re: Alloy casting at home

badpenny wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:21 pm
Congrats.
Did you compensate for shrinkage?

BP
It’s freezing here so shrinkage is already at maximum hahah

This one I didn’t really need to as it was just something I made up.

But definately need to bulk thinks up more from here on
by ddstoys
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Alloy casting at home
Replies: 3
Views: 1148

Alloy casting at home

Hi guys. Recently been playing around with sand casting Alloy thought some of you might enjoy the process. One of my games was missing the entire coin mechanism and after seeing a photo of a wonders Alwin with the 1d cast coin entrance I set about creating my own that used the games original holes. ...
by ddstoys
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Essex Coin Slides
Replies: 1
Views: 1345

Re: Essex Coin Slides

Treasure can never get enough slide mechs, I’ve converted a few Aussie 20c coins but sadly the American and other aussie mechs are too thin to convert.
by ddstoys
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Exhibit Supply Co. Imperial Crane
Replies: 15
Views: 4500

Re: Exhibit Supply Co. Imperial Crane

Exhibit sure made some stunning machines.