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by pauljt71
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8365

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

Paul I can see the signature on the artwork, Thomas Tooley I assume of Tooley Amusements if one and the same and looking at some of his work and fairground pieces, stunning. Also saw your website, great selection of entertainment offered, hope business is OK in these crazy times.. !!THUMBSX2!! http...
by pauljt71
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8365

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

Thanks you all for your kind feedback and encouragement. Since joining the forum at the end of last year I took my first steps in learning about this hobby. I decided to try and make the collecting pay if possible hence the arcade idea was born. I still only have a small collection of machines which...
by pauljt71
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8365

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

So the arcade project has returned home for final build and installation of the machines.

Here are some pictures of the work as everything starts to come together.
I am very pleased with the Lakin design that we have tried to emulate from the heyday period of fairground art.
by pauljt71
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Swastika Symbol on Coin Operated Machines
Replies: 14
Views: 1421

Re: Swastika Symbol on Coin Operated Machines

The Swastika reference was originally one of good luck or good fortune. In this context it was entirely appropriate to decorate something such as a dice tosser with a symbol of luck.

Clearly this would pre-date anything relating to the war and any Nazi movement that later adopted this symbol.
by pauljt71
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8365

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

So the flaps are back on, lined and finished. The lighting and trellises have been installed today.

Tilts to be added tomorrow, these will have scalloped edges hopefully!

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Here is a picture of one of the shutters during early paint stage.
by pauljt71
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8365

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

He is a good friend and fairground painter. I will add a link to his website and his number once the job has been finished. I collect the finished trailer a week tomorrow then I can start fitting the machines. 😀
by pauljt71
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8365

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

So I wanted the underside of the opening sides to look a bit fancy and here is the result. B5118C85-E478-48C8-81E3-5FDD9A88D70Ca.jpg 28BFAFDC-840A-4030-8EDA-A1FB78DD5703a.jpg The lightbulbs are also in the process of being fitted. Something warm white and traditional. EECF1C5F-BAEF-44E8-B895-B0B9BC8...
by pauljt71
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryan clock not working
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Re: Bryan clock not working

I believe these are something to do with the tension for the payout lever. I may be wrong and maybe one of our more learned colleagues on the forum can advise.
by pauljt71
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryan clock not working
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Re: Bryan clock not working

Here is a picture of my mechanism. Zoom in and you will see the red bits.
by pauljt71
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8365

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

So the marbling is progressing.......