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by treefrog
Sun Jul 03, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans Bullion on 1p
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Bryans Bullion on 1p

Your machine may have been converted from old penny. Often tell if the top win has obvious signs of being modified to 10 coins from 12. Problem is, you would need replacement coin entries as larger, coin tube and payout etc...
by treefrog
Sat Jul 02, 2022 12:51 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Cottees Auction of coin operated machines
Replies: 55
Views: 2970

Re: Cottees Auction of coin operated Machines

I had planned to go, until a late job came in meaning I was double booked, but like many other of these auctions and cost of fuel, I save myself £80 :cool: Prices were probably expected, both high and low, so the Spicer machines as mentioned burnt, more than half what they sold 4 months ago :!: Barg...
by treefrog
Sat Jul 02, 2022 10:16 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Cottees Auction of coin operated machines
Replies: 55
Views: 2970

Re: Cottees Auction of coin operated Machines

Confusing numbering system for those viewing remotely and the Salesroom still shows a much higher commission for those bidding. Am I missing something? !PUZZLED! Looks clear to me……number starts at 1, unless you prefer a higher number to start with !PUZZLED! and special commission clearly stated. W...
by treefrog
Wed Jun 29, 2022 8:35 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Which wood glue would do?
Replies: 14
Views: 343

Re: Which wood glue would do?

EBA31655-CA87-472E-BAB7-93EEC0918CBBa.jpg I used to use Evo blue, but have now switched to Gorilla Glue for a simple reason... it has an excellent top that never blocks up and gives a even flow when using. Even though marginally more expensive, I cannot think how many glue bottles of other varietie...
by treefrog
Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:09 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Old Penny Arcade Memories, 1968 / 1973
Replies: 9
Views: 514

Re: Old Penny Arcade Memories, 1968 / 1973

The picture was used on their flyers, of which I still have a copy and we discussed the machines 8 years ago - they are Merkurs. !THUMBS!

viewtopic.php?p=29628#p29628
by treefrog
Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:00 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Cricket Catcher
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: Cricket Catcher

aristomatic wrote: Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:56 am Howzat maker was mentioned recently in another thread.....
Ah yes maybe Glitter-prizes……has a similar carousel to the change machine he made and explains the electrics……. !THUMBS!

viewtopic.php?p=56563&hilit=Howzat#p56563
by treefrog
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:42 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Cricket Catcher
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Cricket Catcher

Forgot to post this and lost the link to eBay, but a scratch built catcher based on a Cricket theme, Howzat!! Of course I am assuming it was scratch built, but ii is rough cut MDF. !PUZZLED! Someone took a lot of time on this, but cannot have seen the mechanism of how catchers work with the complex ...
by treefrog
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:37 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Old Penny Arcade Memories, 1968 / 1973
Replies: 9
Views: 514

Re: Old Penny Arcade Memories, 1968 / 1973

Nice, will be viewed in years to come as a piece of Seaside history from voices of the past (sorry not trying to suggest your early demise :shock: ) very important to capture, well done !!THUMBSX2!!
by treefrog
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:01 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Spicers slot auction 25 Feb 22
Replies: 64
Views: 5647

Re: Spicers slot auction 25 Feb 22

Well another plastic cowboy finished today at Adam Partridge sale for £1350 plus comm……a little tired and with a rough Bell O Matic Hi top 64E85E32-7BFA-4C07-A25E-4B0A63A9F0E8.jpeg B59C8D74-3F50-46D3-9671-BAAC9F224D59.jpeg So there was I going to get my fibre glass moulding kit out and knock out a d...
by treefrog
Wed Jun 22, 2022 9:51 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Mills Bell-O-Matic Four Crown Hightop
Replies: 27
Views: 8757

Re: Odd bandit

You been on an extended holiday Coppin, hope you are refreshed !THUMBS! Now I know it was 9 years ago, but you did join in a topic on these, the Bell-O-Matic Four Crown (now merged above - Site Admin.) and also did a three reeler the Three Crown. The last proper Mills machines in their range and wou...