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by pennymachines
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Roto-Pool, Roto-Fruit, Rotolite, Electrodart, Bingola, etc.
Replies: 239
Views: 44768

Re: Bingola, Jamieson Automatics, part missing

coin_op_drummer wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:32 pm
My suspicion is that this would have been a bell that gave a single strike on a win.

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I think so... Check out earlier posts in the topic now merged above.
Also: Jamieson Roto-Pool Manuals with wiring diagram
by pennymachines
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electroplating (chrome, nickel etc.)
Replies: 96
Views: 14824

Re: Electroplating (chrome, nickel etc.)

Also I never saw any update on this long thread on some of the electro plate home kits....did anyone try as I must revisit this for small parts.. I had success with this, but it's quite a process - on a par with home photographic developing, which many of us tried in the pre-digital age. In other w...
by pennymachines
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: News from down under
Replies: 1
Views: 108

News from down under

Harry provided the entertainment at former pier Chinchilla News
Recollections of Blackpool migrant Harry Pearson's amusement machines at former Sandgate Pier, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
by pennymachines
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: FORUM CHANGED DESIGN?
Replies: 5
Views: 450

Re: FORUM CHANGED DESIGN?

Ah yes, I've been messing again. Over time software updates have somewhat broken the custom Pennymachines style. I set the style to optional so I can rebuild it from scratch. In order to go back to the original (slightly broken) style, you need to visit your User Control Panel (from your logged in U...
by pennymachines
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Mills Futurity - A cheating Mills Bandit?
Replies: 33
Views: 3688

Re: Mills Futurity - A cheating Mills Bandit?

You should be able to work it out in your head. !PUZZLED!
by pennymachines
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: 1940s Groechen IMP trade simulator
Replies: 20
Views: 2779

Re: 1940s Groechen IMP trade simulator

gameswat wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:29 pm
Not quite sure what you mean here PM?
Sorry - Yaksplat said there was no resistance when he bought it. It's a different story at my house when I buy such things...
by pennymachines
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: 1940s Groechen IMP trade simulator
Replies: 20
Views: 2779

Re: 1940s Groechen IMP trade simulator

I find increasing resistance when I buy these things. :-(
by pennymachines
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: L'Eclair & Electric Defence Gun
Replies: 3
Views: 592

Re: French shooting game maker?

Morphy Auctions are poor at attributing British and European machines. La Garenne was part of Louis Loubet's picturesque address at 1, Passage de Brunettes, La Garenne-Colombe in the northwestern suburbs of Paris. Appropriately, it means 'the warren', because French royalty used to hunt there in the...
by pennymachines
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: 30 min film tour of the Mills factory 1935
Replies: 16
Views: 915

Re: 30 min film tour of the Mills factory 1935

A copy of this film sold for £3,800 at the Nic Costa sale of January 2006 : Lot 136. The Mills Novelty Company. Rare silent 16mm film footage of The Mills Company factory in a tour presentation of the premises in circa 1934, showing the various production... It would be great if the owner would rele...
by pennymachines
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Mills Futurity - A cheating Mills Bandit?
Replies: 33
Views: 3688

Re: Mills Futurity - A cheating Mills Bandit?

Tossing a coin on to the ground (hence why it's usually caught in the hand) is not 1:1. Mathematically derived theoretical odds are never a perfect description of real world odds. It was a surprise the Bullion came so close. The head and tail relief stamped into coins guarantees asymmetry. But if t...