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by brigham
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...
Replies: 191
Views: 64469

Re: Brooklands machine on Facebook

There was a Brooklands from a seller in Cornwall who had the below machine advertised on Facebook and eBay for the last 6 months. I think it has finally sold, but looked tidy for £500... I could not understand why it never went quicker. It never went quicker because I couldn't find a courier that w...
by brigham
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Vending machine advice
Replies: 39
Views: 1815

Re: Vending machine advice

Speedy Weeny is a Raytheon Hot Dog vending machine. It used radar technolgy to heat the sausage from cold in twenty seconds.
Later domestic hot-dog warmers passed electric current lengthways through the sausage, a simpler means to the same end.
by brigham
Sat Jan 30, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Vending machine advice
Replies: 39
Views: 1815

Re: Vending machine advice

special when lit wrote: Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:41 pmLet me know if you find a source for sweet cigs, I can't find them anywhere.
A result of the PC world of today, probably.
Remarkably, the far-more-harmful ACTUAL cigarettes are still readily available, although kept discreetly out-of-sight.
Ask at the newsagent's, when nobody else is in earshot...
by brigham
Sat Jan 30, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Nostalgic Nine-Cup identified
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: Nostalgic Nine-Cup identified

I have a couple of these.
You could possibly make a half-decent allwin out of one, with a backflash, a pair of hinges and some cabinet skill.
Might be worthwhile, now that the £400 allwin seems to have vanished.
by brigham
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Clacton-on-Sea - The Pier Bally Machines
Replies: 23
Views: 10492

Re: Clacton-on-Sea - The Pier Bally Machines

arrgee wrote: Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:50 pm What a beautiful Merchantman clubconsoles - well done on the restoration.
I'll second that.
What's the crane next to it?
by brigham
Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo Mat payout problem
Replies: 19
Views: 781

Re: Duo Mat payout problem

librae, solidi, and denarii. Pounds, Shillings and Pence. "Pounds, Shillings and Pence, The teachers have no Sense, We come to School to act the Fool, Pounds, Shillings and Pence." Larry Parnes, the hugely-successful over-paid pop music impresario was known as Mr. Parnes, Shillings and Pen...
by brigham
Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo Mat payout problem
Replies: 19
Views: 781

Re: Duo Mat payout problem

I understood the joke; I just don't understand why so many people use a capital 'D' for 'Penny'.
You would often see it on signs, but it was always written 1d.
by brigham
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Future episode of "The Repair shop"
Replies: 3
Views: 612

Re: Future episode of "The Repair shop"

They had them at Butlin's.
Dead easy to ride; the action is intuitive.
I remember trying to work out a multi-speed version for road use, while waiting for the funfair to open...
by brigham
Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Old Pennies
Replies: 18
Views: 3947

Re: Old Pennies

john t peterson wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:56 pm Oh, that poor, poor doppelganger. :HaHa:

J Peterson
Double Trouble, USA
So much for Americans not knowing the word 'Doppelganger'!
by brigham
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 62
Views: 22229

Re: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay

Does an original Postcard Vendor exist?
If not, one of these could form the basis of...