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by santelmann
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: How fast can you back pedal?
Replies: 21
Views: 6609

Re: How fast can you back pedal?

I´ve start to fix the steam formed veneer. Thickness is 0,9mm i use gelatin as adhesive thats nothing else than cleaned ember glue. The process needs heat so i use fitted aluminium half shells to press the veneer on the base after glueing. While pressing i warm up the shells for a very short time wi...
by santelmann
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bingolette ... Part missing!
Replies: 4
Views: 824

Re: Bingolette ... Part missing!

There should be a group of 3 relay units...
-Payout
-Reset
-Anti cheat

One is missing !PUZZLED!
by santelmann
Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Watling Blue Seal
Replies: 7
Views: 1969

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Much thanks for the picture! :cool: I've got a lot of help from USA some time ago. Special thanks to CoinOpCollectorForum.com. Meanwhile i rebuild the payout system to max 20 coins payout. It was reduced to max. 10 coins payout when it was converted for German post war market. I cast the missing sli...
by santelmann
Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: How fast can you back pedal?
Replies: 21
Views: 6609

Re: How fast can you back pedal?

Currently I'm doing tests with steam to shape the veneer before glueing. Its a very diffcult job. The grain direction is 90 degrees offset to the base !!UHOH!!
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by santelmann
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: How fast can you back pedal?
Replies: 21
Views: 6609

Re: How fast can you back pedal?

Thanks for the information :D Youre right, its not easy to get really god veneer these days. Here were a small company in my neigbourhood which delivers the veneer for Rolls Royce :cool: The price was high, but i could check every sheet before buying. I used this type of material for the Zeppelin ve...
by santelmann
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: How fast can you back pedal?
Replies: 21
Views: 6609

Re: How fast can you back pedal?

Excellent work, TF! !!THUMBSX2!!

Witch type of filler and what kind of glue (for fixing veneer) did you use on the Caille project?
What thickness have the veneer?
by santelmann
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Merkur
Replies: 23
Views: 2021

Re: Merkur

A lot of Merkur parts are Mills or 1 to 1 copied from Mills. The clock is modified to "produce" the 15 seconds runtime per play according to german law.
Here some test documents for exchange appeared:
https://www.automateum.de/t1297f10-Orig ... R-RRD.html
by santelmann
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Wiegandt Automaten shooting gallery identified
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Re: Wiegandt Automaten shooting gallery identified

Löwen Automaten distributed a lot of machines from variuos manufacturers by using their own plate. !PUZZLED!

The other shooting machine(picture) was made by JDO Aparatebau GmbH, 7770 Übingen West Germany.
Also Rehbock trade this machchines by using his own brand.
by santelmann
Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Wiegandt Automaten shooting gallery identified
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Re: Shooting gallery info please

Wiegandt, West-Berlin 1958.
You could ask Cersten for more information:
https://www.automateum.de/t35f11-Wiegan ... at-ca.html
by santelmann
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Swastika Symbol on Coin Operated Machines
Replies: 14
Views: 1764

Re: Swastika Symbol on Coin Operated Machines

The swatistka is mostly used by several companies as a symbol of luck. :cool:

I think the only German company which used it deliberately to Nazi Germany was Erbü. :shock:
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https://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=6179 ... 992&zoom=1