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by polaris
Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: A little piece of Wondermatics history...
Replies: 30
Views: 6688

Re: A little piece of Wondermatics history...

Had a bid online myself this morning turned out to be expensive purchase for first machine must have been fairly exciting for happy couple to learn past history also
by polaris
Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Prince August casting for Wonders coin slot
Replies: 31
Views: 11741

Re: Prince August casting for Wonders coin slot

That was one of the questions I asked, Gameswat - this was the reply: Dear Sirs, The melting point of pewter is around 250°C. As for being hardwaring in comparison to Prince August metal. Would you happen to know the composition of the pewter so we can advise accordingly? Kind Regards, British Tin
by polaris
Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Prince August casting for Wonders coin slot
Replies: 31
Views: 11741

Re: Prince August casting for Wonders coin slot

I'm still waiting on the putty arriving but I thought it would give this a try. The company reckons it's slightly harder wearing than Prince August and me being a tight a$$e thought it was better value for money. :) 500g Premium Pewter Shot / Grain White Metal for casting. Buy From THE EXPERTS eBay ...
by polaris
Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Cresset Pickwick
Replies: 16
Views: 2313

Re: Cresset Pickwick

Haha luckily had couple left over Keith.
by polaris
Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Cresset Pickwick
Replies: 16
Views: 2313

Re: Cresset Pickwick

I have managed to source a replacement ball should anyone be in the same situation. The answer was staring me in the face - I found an old clay marble from a solitaire set I put together some time ago. These are readily available and come in varying weights and sizes - works perfect and looks authen...
by polaris
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Help please
Replies: 28
Views: 7386

Re: help please

Nice site slotalot, indeed like this site also it's great that there are the people in the background who have the enthusiasm to carry on sharing all their knowledge and info. Just thought I would point out that there is an option to donate via PayPal on site. Sometimes people are reluctant to give ...
by polaris
Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Cresset Pickwick
Replies: 16
Views: 2313

Re: Cresset Pickwick

I had this apart at the weekend and all is in pretty good order. Plays fine. I need to source another ball, if anyone can suggest an alternative. It has, like I initially thought, been cut away to accommodate the coin mechanism. I would be interested to see what it should look like. I think maybe th...
by polaris
Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Prince August casting for Wonders coin slot
Replies: 31
Views: 11741

Re: Prince August casting for Wonders coin slot

Looks perfect for the job Alan any particular silicone putty that you used ?
by polaris
Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Prince August casting for Wonders coin slot
Replies: 31
Views: 11741

Re: Wonders coin entry

Thanks Alan that was the post I was referring to made it easier to find thanks

Now merged above - Site Admin.
by polaris
Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Prince August casting for Wonders coin slot
Replies: 31
Views: 11741

Re: Wonders coin entry

Think you could be right on both counts BP thought of that initially believing it to be harder wearing than lead and still don't need extreme temperatures to melt. sure will come up with something when get a chance to search web