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by arrgee
Tue Aug 03, 2021 8:34 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: So what’s this?
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: So what’s this?

Yes, would agree John BMCo, my guess would be it is an 'All Winners' machine which places this as a very early BMCo, although I have not seen that style of cup on a BMCo before and the All Winners allwin had a gallery not cups
by arrgee
Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Caille Bros. Detroit Ben Hur Slot Machine
Replies: 11
Views: 307

Re: Caille Bros. Detroit Ben Hur Slot Machine

pennymachines wrote:You might also find this restoration video helpful
Very interesting Mr pm, has anyone used the 'white grease' lubricant that he sprayed on the moving parts?
by arrgee
Mon Aug 02, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Allwin ball hitting glass - remedy
Replies: 12
Views: 450

Re: Allwin Elevenses ball hitting glass

Well done ged8 !!THUMBSX2!!
what university did you study at for your projectile doctorate?
!SMARTY!
by arrgee
Sat Jul 31, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I was only following orders...
Replies: 12
Views: 353

Re: I was only following orders...

Welcome to the forum stevec, I too have fond memories as a kid in the 1950s playing the machines, especially at the seaside, which subsequently lead me to obtaining my first allwin a number of decades ago. There are always machines on fleabay but some are grossly overpriced and some are not what th...
by arrgee
Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Hawtins allwin - unusual artwork
Replies: 6
Views: 280

Re: Hawtins allwin - unusual artwork

Never seen a Hawtins in other than the plain two colour backflash, suspect this is an operator or collector modification
by arrgee
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Allwin ball hitting glass - remedy
Replies: 12
Views: 450

Re: Allwin Elevenses ball hitting glass

ged8, have you got the correct size ball? If the ball is too small it can ricochet around the track. If ball size OK, then I would suspect the track, as gameswat has suggested.
by arrgee
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Ball catching games
Replies: 19
Views: 5350

Re: Ball catching games

Reading through the Bryan's flyer, I see that it states " The wide setting of the fingers is a terrific attraction " so my original question answered, thanks mr pm. Friend of mine has a Payramid and in the 12 years he has owned it, the jackpot has only been won twice ! It does look like t...
by arrgee
Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Ball catching games
Replies: 19
Views: 5350

Re: Ball catching games

Anyone know if the top set of forks in this machine are a 'standard' width for the Retreeva? They look quite wide, at least compared to the Payramid - but then I find the Payramid forks frustratingly narrow, even on the widest setting !!
by arrgee
Fri Jul 16, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Lost Ruffler & Walker racer
Replies: 22
Views: 1556

Re: Lost Ruffler & Walker racer

daveslot wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 4:31 pmThese scooters were made by Mettoy in various colours
Could well have been based upon the Lambretta MK LD first produced in 1951. The Mettoy models have more than a marked likeness to this scooter.
by arrgee
Fri Jul 16, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Thanks to Treefrog for help
Replies: 4
Views: 352

Re: Thanks to Treefrog for help

Well done TF, that's what this forum is all about: helping fellow collectors. !!CHEERS!! !!THUMBSX2!!