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by youngerap
Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Watling FOK Vendor jackpot front conversion identified
Replies: 15
Views: 3242

Re: Watling

My thanks to you all for your comments and advice. The previous topic had an entry by Bandito suggesting that the machine being discussed might be a converted OK Vendor (he even mentioned the conversion might have been by a company called Samson - who are named on the 'coin' in the top jackpot box o...
by youngerap
Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Watling FOK Vendor jackpot front conversion identified
Replies: 15
Views: 3242

Watling

Topic merged - site admin. Hi, All. I found this old machine at a local antiques shop at the weekend and picked it up today. The guy in the shop tells me it is a 'Watling' from the 1930s but, then, he also gave me a receipt that refers to it as a 'fruit machine'. It may well be a Watling machine (b...
by youngerap
Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Gawd ... not again!
Replies: 13
Views: 2576

Re: Gawd ... not again!

Are we looking at the same thing, Mr BP? I put my hand up to having bought my fair share of crap from ebay (recent Sheerline purchase refers), but even I would not touch one of these things. They look really tacky (but that is just my opinion, others may have differing views) and I am a tad fed up w...
by youngerap
Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Aristocrat Sheerline
Replies: 17
Views: 4942

Re: Aristocrat Sheerline

Hi, Treefrog.

I have sent you an email in response. I would be very interested in obtaining one of your cabinets! You have made my day. Perhaps you could advise as to how this can be progressed?

Cheers,

Alan
by youngerap
Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Aristocrat Sheerline
Replies: 17
Views: 4942

Aristocrat Sheerline

Hi. I am a newcomer to PennyMachines and am delighted to have found this site. Just for a bit of background, I am just an old bloke who really likes mechanical slot machines. I am not a collector, I just like to play them and, to this end, I have an Aristocrat Arcadian and an electro-mechanical Ball...
by youngerap
Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Arcadian swap?
Replies: 21
Views: 4558

Re: Arcadian swap?

Hi, this is my first posting and I am delighted to be able to draw on such a repository of knowledge! I have a two bandits, one of which is an Arcadian. It is due for a bit of an overhaul but generally runs well and pays out as expected - with one exception. Every now and again, when the handle is p...