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by garythegolfer
Mon Jan 22, 2024 10:07 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

The Beau extension lead is exactly what I was proposing in the very first post of the thread. Someone else in the thread said they had never heard of such a thing and almost implying it was unnecessary. I remember seeing one of these in the late 60s, though I was not sure whether it was made by Ball...
by garythegolfer
Fri Jan 19, 2024 5:19 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Oh I see the misunderstanding. My thread is only about the Bally 776.....
by garythegolfer
Fri Jan 19, 2024 12:29 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

There is no hopper on the 776. Why do you mention that?

Very puzzled.
by garythegolfer
Fri Jan 19, 2024 11:12 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

OK now I understand the confusion when you refer to reed switches. Reed switches are magnetic switches operated by the proximity of a magnet. The switch is usually enclosed in a slim glass tube. There are no reed switches on the Bally 776. reeed-switch-400x126.jpg I don't need to know the winning sy...
by garythegolfer
Fri Jan 19, 2024 9:55 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Sorry for the last comment...I was very unclear. What I meant was, "What is the winning line of 3 symbols that starts the sequence of 4 sequential Gold Award opportunities which only require a single Gold Award symbol on the winning line to give a Gold Award payout?" Longwinded but hopeful...
by garythegolfer
Fri Jan 19, 2024 9:50 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Another puzzle is that on my paxolin boards the lower curve of contacts seem to correspond to the Super Gold Award function. Those contacts on your machine don't seem to be connected at all?

Do you know what instigates your Super Gold Award sequence?

Curiouser and curiouser.....
by garythegolfer
Fri Jan 19, 2024 9:40 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

I'm also puzzled by your earlier reference to "reed switches". I can't see any on my machine.
by garythegolfer
Fri Jan 19, 2024 9:35 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Your machine looks quite different in places compared with mine. For some reason I can't seem to get the photo orientation correct? My paxolin (personality?) boards look quite different. I think my wiring looks to be original. It looks to me as though your wiring has been modified (not factory-neat?...
by garythegolfer
Thu Jan 18, 2024 4:25 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Good work! It is the schematic/wiring diagram/circuit diagram/electrical diagram that all 3 of us are after. I would be certain that these diagrams will have vertical and horizontal axes marked something like A to J and 1 to 17. It is those "grid references" that are used to locate the var...
by garythegolfer
Thu Jan 18, 2024 1:54 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Does this help you?
Bally Super Gold Award 776 Sequences .pdf
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by garythegolfer
Thu Jan 18, 2024 10:41 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

I have also been looking for a copy of the 776 (Super Gold Award) Schematic. I have the Manual 200 which covers the 776 and other related models. This manual has "Circuit Function Charts" that are full of grid references (eg A-6, E-11, G-5 etc) that are used to locate components on the (mi...
by garythegolfer
Thu Mar 23, 2023 10:09 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: E/M Bally bandits
Replies: 122
Views: 32120

Bally Super Gold Award : Coin meters source?

Topic merged - Site Admin. Now that I have a Bally 776 Super Gold Award bandit, I would like to complete it by sourcing the missing 3 counters ("Coins in", "Coins out" and "Gold awards out"). The Bally part numbers are 2 off e-130-10 an 1off e-130-13. The picture below...
by garythegolfer
Fri Sep 23, 2022 11:45 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Hi,
I'm sorry I'm not really a collector. I have restored (and kept!) a non-working Jameson Electrodart (ciruit diagram already uploaded to this site). I have now started work on repairing/restoring a Bally Super Gold Award.

Would beer tokens (£) do instead?
Regards
by garythegolfer
Thu Sep 22, 2022 5:34 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Yes that's right as per my initial post. I already have the 18 way male plug but have been unable to find a source of the 18 way socket with the 2 round sockets on the middle row.
Regards,
by garythegolfer
Wed Sep 21, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

Thank you for the information. The thing I would really like to get my hands on is the 18 way socket that you show in your last photo. I already have the plug but I'm missing that matching socket. Would it be possible to buy it from you (so that I can make up a service lead....to check the electrics...
by garythegolfer
Tue Sep 20, 2022 7:22 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance

That is interesting. I wondered what the PE logo was about. I did wonder why all the manuals talk about hoppers....

Does that mean Belly light box fluorescent changing was easier in USA....or was that a pain as well?

Thanks for the info
by garythegolfer
Mon Sep 19, 2022 10:54 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally (Super) Gold Award - maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 6418

Re: Bally (Super) Gold Award - Removal of Belly Glass

Hi I have had this problem a few times. It can be very stubborn. I have always found get it warm with an hair dryer, but not hot. Chances are, a cloth tape has been used to act as a gasket and gone hard and stuck it to the frame. The heat should soften it. Replace with a few layers of p.v.c tape. S...
by garythegolfer
Wed Sep 14, 2022 12:24 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Bally Gold Award Belly neon/flourescent tubes
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Re: Bally Gold Award Belly neon/flourescent tubes

I think you are right T5 (5/8") is more likely than T8 (8/8=1"). The top panel display tube is definitely T5. I should have been more clear: My bandit runs from 240v. It connects to a step down transformer that makes the whole machine work, as it would do in USA, from 110v. The belly light...
by garythegolfer
Wed Sep 14, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Bally Gold Award Belly neon/flourescent tubes
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Re: Bally Gold Award Belly neon/flourescent tubes

...And can anyone confirm whether the tubes are T5 or T8 please?
by garythegolfer
Wed Sep 14, 2022 10:47 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Bally Gold Award Belly neon/flourescent tubes
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Bally Gold Award Belly neon/flourescent tubes

Hello again, I need to find replacements for the two flourescent tubes located in the 1960s bandit's belly glass. I'm fairly sure they will be 12 inch 110v tubes. (The bandit operates at 110v through a 240v transformer... for the UK market). I have replaced the (US) starters but with no luck. Findin...