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by arrgee
Wed Mar 03, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures
Replies: 29
Views: 3598

Re: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures

With the improvements in resins in the last two years the making of strong internal slot parts is what interests me. Then the next phase of 3D printing will probably interest you Paul.... 3D metal printing. Still in its infancy with regards to hobbyists, but I am sure it will not be long before we ...
by arrgee
Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures
Replies: 29
Views: 3598

Re: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures

So is the next challenge to make a whole Wonders machine part by part :lol: Now that is a challenge tf ! Although on a serious note I have considered printing a scaled down small working model of a basic allwin - this would take some considerable time though. I would never be able to use the softwa...
by arrgee
Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: R & W Sidney Levin Minstrel band identified
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: R & W "Minstrel band" info please

treefrog wrote:8 tracks came out in late 50’s
I think that should be mid 1960s treefrog
by arrgee
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures
Replies: 29
Views: 3598

Re: 3D-printed slot machine miniatures

Playing with my 3D printer again and this time thought I would try to create a Wonders replica coin entry, I think the Wonders design for this piece of ironmongery was inspirational. So after scaling a photo and drawing the design then converting it into a 3D file, I printed this. Obviously would n...
by arrgee
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1214
Views: 318867

Re: Elephant House Auctions

brianh wrote:so it would be down to the Coventry auctions to hopefully fly the flag |/XX\|
and that will certainly be a welcome day when it arrives !!THUMBSX2!!
by arrgee
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sega Monaco restoration
Replies: 18
Views: 1209

Re: Sega Monaco restoration

highfield wrote:Discs are very hard though
Thermal lance would easily cut through them. You can buy small hand held lances that are very efficient.
by arrgee
Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks
Replies: 21
Views: 5533

Re: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks

Could not have put it better myself !!THUMBSX2!!
by arrgee
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks
Replies: 21
Views: 5533

Re: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks

Aha - just about say many machines of this age played on 1/2d ....... but read your post again ! !THUMBS!
by arrgee
Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Hanno Moulin Rouge
Replies: 8
Views: 2055

Re: Hanno Moulin Rouge

Nice job Geoff, looks like it runs smoothly now.
by arrgee
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Retreeva
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Retreeva

Just seen this on eBay, an early Retreeva (No 105) but with a green baize backcloth, never seen a Bryans with baize before only leatherette type material on their Retreevas and Payramids, assume it is a replacement, unless W Bryan experimented with the material in the early days, looks to be worn a...