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by pauljt71
Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...
Replies: 175
Views: 54535

Re: Boland Black Beauty

aristomatic wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:12 am
Above post now moved & merged
Thanks, all I need to know is here 😀
by pauljt71
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...
Replies: 175
Views: 54535

Boland Black Beauty

Finally got round to a sympathetic restoration of the Boland black beauty that I acquired as part of a job lot of broken machines last year.

What sort of date is this? I’m guessing 50s?
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by pauljt71
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Cam Davy Jones Locker Penny Pusher discovery!
Replies: 2
Views: 773

Cam Davy Jones Locker Penny Pusher discovery!

Having recently purchased a Davy Jones locker penny pusher I have started to strip down and clean the machine. On removing the back flash, a piece of corrugated card basically with a rather nice period cartoon backing stuck to it, I discovered the name of the customer it was made for written on the ...
by pauljt71
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Revamped Beromat - R&W handle mech
Replies: 15
Views: 1462

Re: Revamped Beromat - R&W handle mech

Don’t know if this eBay listing is any good. Nothing to do with me, just happened upon it this evening.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274523066647
by pauljt71
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8657

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

Thanks for the feedback Brigham, nice to meet you.
by pauljt71
Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From The Worlds First Garden City
Replies: 6
Views: 2524

Re: Hello From The Worlds First Garden City

Welcome to the site restoman. I joined last autumn and have to say it’s such a friendly place to stumble across😀
by pauljt71
Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8657

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

This is the early version, first flick releases ball and sets arrow odds, second flick plays ball. The payout cup has been altered at some time. It’s a great machine to play but not from a commercial perspective, I spent all day explaining how it works! Think I will move it on for something easier t...
by pauljt71
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Anyone seen this Little Fivewin mechanism?
Replies: 9
Views: 880

Re: Anyone Seen This Mechanism?

May be totally wrong but looking at the prize hopper this may vend a single cigarette...win a cig etc?
by pauljt71
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8657

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

Thanks 😀 The Octopus took the most coins, followed by the Mills bandits. The Pilwin was more popular than the Elevenses. It’s all very interesting really. It depends on the position of the machines. Also had multiple jams throughout the weekend caused by people putting new pennies in the slots or mo...
by pauljt71
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8657

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

So here is the last photo showing the project journey from start to finish in 7 months. All dreams are possible, even with a lockdown! Thank you to everyone that has been involved, given advice, come to see it and offered their friendship along the way. Now the hunt continues for more exciting machi...