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by treefrog
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duomat Knob Rotation
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: Duomat Knob Rotation

If you fail, I do have many spares for Duomats, including handling assemblies One recommendation I would add, I would always suggest taking both wheel bundles off and breaking them down to the bearing and spindles, as so many Duomats I have seen over the years don’t run right due to clogged up reels...
by treefrog
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Questions for Arthur Bolland
Replies: 12
Views: 558

Re: Questions for Arthur Bolland

You may have scared him into submission with the daunting list of questions, probably need another holiday after answering them all :HaHa:
by treefrog
Sun Sep 19, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: EH / Collector Connector sales
Replies: 1296
Views: 417931

Re: EH / Collector Connector sales

It does indicate on the sites news section and when he is at Leamington Spa or Cambridge. Most machines are in Cambridge, but you can collect and drop at either..
by treefrog
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Mills Poinsettia identified
Replies: 7
Views: 339

Re: What type of slot machine is this!

Assuming you are UK based and assuming machine is complete, prices for poinsettia’s have been in last 5 years between £500 and £800. Age, late 20’s Where to seek, you can advertise on this site or there is a specialist site operated by Elephant House Auctions at www.colcon.uk who have a wide collect...
by treefrog
Sun Sep 12, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duomat Glass Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Duomat Glass Wanted

Watch this space as I may be putting an original Duomat glass and frame into the Colcon sale, also a fully working mechanism as a separate lot. I was going to hang around for a machine missing bits, but reckon there must be a few machines out there needing a glass and spares, so time to move on…….no...
by treefrog
Thu Sep 09, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin

So faster reels has been asked many times and there is a link in Tips and Tricks on many similar threads: Reels not spinning correctly Often older mechanisms can be due to wear, but also common issues are: 1) loose or removed reel wire brakes; 2) is kicker working correctly, e.g. needs cleaning, lub...
by treefrog
Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: The 2 New Penny Shooter
Replies: 2
Views: 180

The 2 New Penny Shooter

This sold over a week ago on eBay and with the post about another similar machine, I assume it is also a Cromptons machine with similar shaped cabinet and child step. Difference is the lack of bowed screen and the gun has been more crudely fitted. Reading the instructions there is no scoring or any ...
by treefrog
Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Small turned metal parts
Replies: 20
Views: 847

Re: Small turned metal parts

I suspect that is the issue, finding a fellow colleague who can help as I suspect there are many who have the skills seeing the work done over the years. I often have had a similar dilemma when considering investing in a expensive tool, will I get use of it and will I fail miserably to master it :Ha...
by treefrog
Mon Sep 06, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Restore machines
Replies: 5
Views: 431

Re: Restore machines

Hi there, Perhaps share some pictures - may help advise on level of restoration needed. There are very few professional restorers of slot machines. More enthusiasts who are always willing to help, although there are one or two, obvious one being Henry Powell who is in North East of England. Welcome ...
by treefrog
Mon Sep 06, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Merkur
Replies: 26
Views: 6392

Re: Merkur

Nice one Stoxman. !!THUMBSX2!! What a transformation!