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by pennymachines
Wed Jun 16, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bryans Solo Ride
Replies: 3
Views: 41

Re: Bryans Solo Ride

Another customised Solo Ride.
by pennymachines
Wed Jun 16, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Edwin Hall 'Silver' ride identified
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Edwin Hall 'Silver' ride identified

Sorry- split and moved here.
by pennymachines
Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: I'd like to know a little bit more about these two machines
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: I'd like to know a little bit more about these two machines

"It’s Easy" - the ball shoots up the covered metal channel on the far right of the playfield. These vertical bagatelles, made by Bollands and BMCo. are dropcase games, not allwins. See Pin Royal in the Museum.
by pennymachines
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Polo anyone?
Replies: 17
Views: 4478

Re: Polo anyone?

Wooden and metal cased versions.
by pennymachines
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: I'd like to know a little bit more about these two machines
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: I'd like to know a little bit more about these two machines

The Head Ball was made by London Automatic Machine Company in 1926 (page 140, Nic Costa's Automatic Pleasures ). As can be seen by the delivery hole in the backdrop, the ball is large, and bounces over the footlallers' heads as they bob up and down, controlled by the two levers. Clive operates one, ...
by pennymachines
Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Penny arcade on TV
Replies: 19
Views: 471

Re: Penny arcade on TV

Beat you to it BP. !SHOOT!
Must say Pete, your arcades are the bees' knees. Fantastic showmanship. !!HOORAY!!
by pennymachines
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Edwin Hall 'Silver' ride identified
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Edwin Hall 'Silver' ride identified

I guess fibreglass was the favoured material by the early '60s, for its all-weather durability and relative cheapness. Being lighter than wood or metal, it also reduces wear on the mechanism. Another one: https://youtu.be/DCaJqtB6UKM I believe this particular model dates from the early-mid 1960s. He...
by pennymachines
Wed Jun 09, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Edwin Hall 'Silver' ride identified
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Barn find

Nice to see such a classic kiddie ride. Out of interest, is this one made of wood, aluminium or fibreglass?