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by treefrog
Mon Feb 26, 2024 3:19 pm
Forum: Mechanical Memories Magazine
Topic: Peerless Pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 6568

Re: Peerless Pictures

Thanks for sharing. Funny, I cannot find a serial number on the castings mentioned on mine. The only place each of mine have them are the steel base the mechanism slides onto and the mechanism base plate, which all match: numbers 167, 173, 174 and 184, all from same arcade… I will look on the mechan...
by treefrog
Mon Feb 26, 2024 10:49 am
Forum: Feedback
Topic: The Forum's yearly check up
Replies: 25
Views: 2821

Re: The Forum's yearly check up

Yes forgot about that thread and of course the site was set up towards British made machines, mode you, many of the manufacturers in there like J & M and Bergman of course are foreign….. I guess I have always assumed the site was geared towards British operated machines on UK coinage pre-decimal...
by treefrog
Mon Feb 26, 2024 10:31 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Ebay prices getting out of hand
Replies: 10
Views: 222

Re: Ebay prices getting out of hand

For me, where it's all happening is Facebook Marketplace and the Slot machine Groups. Although eBay has its issues, there is a level of protection for buyers and sellers, although the bias is towards buyers. The problem with Facebook is it's like the Wild West. You can easily create fake accounts a...
by treefrog
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:31 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Working Models & Automata
Replies: 63
Views: 44522

Re: Working Models & Automata

I thought this had been posted on here, but cannot find, maybe it was a Facebook group Anyway, interesting conversation of a Novomat Gunther Wolff machine with a these around the use of Crystal Meths I understand Purgatory by Simon Drake from House of Magic…..shame not in landscape as it’s great !!T...
by treefrog
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:26 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: The Forum's yearly check up
Replies: 25
Views: 2821

Re: The Forum's yearly check up

Just taken photos tonight to post later on the forum about a sequence of serial numbers on a single Peerless Pictures Stereo viewer I've been working on. Got me thinking that possibly a new category for the site might be an alphabetical listing of machine names with known serial numbers sent in to ...
by treefrog
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:15 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Scratch Built Gap-Win
Replies: 10
Views: 473

Re: Scratch Built Gap-Win

Looks great, fantastic job !!THUMBSX2!!

I was tempted when someone sold a pky case version on Facebook today for a grand :!:
by treefrog
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:13 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Ebay prices getting out of hand
Replies: 10
Views: 222

Re: Ebay prices getting out of hand

Are these changes due to come, as currently it states 12.8% private and variable for business, but usually around 10%? If private, eBay regularly do free listing weekends. Currently they have free listings for two months. I wonder if the volume of sellers listing has dropped due to costs and the £10...
by treefrog
Tue Feb 13, 2024 6:52 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Slot Machines on location
Replies: 97
Views: 90846

Re: Arcade Photographs

So machines links to pictures on this thread, not sure if the below has already been shown, but I love this, a station I used every day for nearly 37 years, Liverpool Street Station. I believe 1952… They even have bath facilities. :HaHa: A long row of vending machines…
by treefrog
Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:05 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Sweetmeat & Nestlé's vendors
Replies: 85
Views: 42856

Re: Sweetmeat & Nestlé's vendors

Just spotted this picture of Hammersmith Underground station 1933….

There is a slightly different machine on second pillar with what looks like a mirror in the middle

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Similar machine, this time in Holborn station
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by treefrog
Mon Feb 12, 2024 6:34 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe
Replies: 51
Views: 8875

Re: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe

pennymachines wrote: Mon Feb 12, 2024 6:18 pm
aristomatic wrote: Mon Feb 12, 2024 2:06 pm By the way TF what's that emoji mean.......
Fat finger typing? !PUZZLED!
I have started a diet this year, so hope to have mildly thinner fingers by the summer :cool:
by treefrog
Mon Feb 12, 2024 6:33 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe
Replies: 51
Views: 8875

Re: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe

I wouldn’t get stressed about top badge as so many got mixed up and people often post on here with Grosvenor machines with Nevada badges… At least it is in good condition as they're often cracked.
by treefrog
Mon Feb 12, 2024 6:04 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe
Replies: 51
Views: 8875

Re: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe

Three things, the white plastic has replaced the original black plastic that had awards on. The Fiesta belly plate would have been another theme originally and lastly the top badge should be Nevada. I suspect checking what are in the reels may help confirm if another theme like Tic Tac Toe or Goldst...
by treefrog
Mon Feb 12, 2024 5:34 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe
Replies: 51
Views: 8875

Re: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe

Good god, that was quick. **xXx**
by treefrog
Mon Feb 12, 2024 12:51 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe
Replies: 51
Views: 8875

Re: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe

Yes. See picture and a schematic from part manual:
by treefrog
Mon Feb 12, 2024 11:31 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rotating escalator Aristocrat Tic Tac Toe
Replies: 51
Views: 8875

Re: Rotating escalator Aristocrat

See at :#: t
by treefrog
Mon Feb 12, 2024 10:49 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Buckley kicker question
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Buckley kicker question

Sacrificial plate, which is designed to take the wear and be replaced by an operator rather than the whole kicker. Often they were tacked/riveted on. If the kicker is engaging correctly many other reasons can cause the reels to spin poorly. First question, if you block the clock to allow free moveme...
by treefrog
Fri Feb 09, 2024 12:21 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Trouble with Aristocrat reels not releasing
Replies: 23
Views: 1251

Re: Trouble with Aristocrat reels not releasing

Some machines have an adjustment bolt on the arm to deal with this issue like below. IMG_20240209_113011724a.jpg Yours does not and earlier mechanisms often didn’t. Before shaving metal off parts, the arm may have been bent slightly as whenever there is a jam somewhere else the part often under pres...
by treefrog
Thu Feb 08, 2024 11:41 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Trouble with Aristocrat reels not releasing
Replies: 23
Views: 1251

Re: Trouble with Aristocrat reels not releasing

Are the clamps tightened right up the correct way now and the main arm they hold seated correctly?

Brakes make no difference.

Can you do a short video from behind of the problem.
by treefrog
Wed Feb 07, 2024 10:11 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Pete Barson wall machine identified
Replies: 16
Views: 1141

Re: Can anyone ID this machine?

Think you might be right about scratch built, whether a Barson version I don’t know, Pete has done some great inventive creations, just search the site. Lots of Philips screws and rough holes in the wood, pop rivets etc….case I thought may have had age, but who knows….
by treefrog
Wed Feb 07, 2024 4:12 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: B Firman & Co. products
Replies: 128
Views: 63375

Re: B Firman & Co. products

I have seen this on some other machines and reckon it is a hand load for jackpot, although this machine may have a blanked jackpot.