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by willborl
Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:53 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Australian Wineasies & showman's paint
Replies: 41
Views: 7483

Re: Showman's Paint

A lot look like copies of British machines

https://pennymachines.co.uk/Forum/vi ... f=10&t=952

Or some might even be quite rare British machines (albeit tweaked a little?)

Quite a collection if you owned them all?
by willborl
Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 61
Views: 16306

Re: Firmans

Thanks for the interesting info gentlemen. Seems like they created a lot of weird and wonderful bandits out of odd bits from anything they could get hold of. I quite like the Egyptian version on eBay at the moment, it appears that the Firman's bandits don't achieve as high prices as original Poinset...
by willborl
Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Ruffler & Walker Allwin List
Replies: 31
Views: 5956

Re: Ruffler & Walker Allwin List

The Yours To Be Won Ruffler and Walker allwin is a confusing one. I've heard it countless times and the one on ebay at the moment states it also, "ONE OF ONLY TWO MACHINES KNOWN TO EXIST, THE OTHER KNOWN EXAMPLE WAS FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE JOHN CARTER AND WAS SOLD IN AUCTION IN 2000."...
by willborl
Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:09 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 61
Views: 16306

Firmans

Does anyone have any info on this company?

Have heard it mentioned quite a few times regarding bandit conversions. Did they convert for the English market?

Thanks.
by willborl
Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Veneering
Replies: 21
Views: 3464

Veneer

Topic merged - site admin.

Has anyone had any experience of re-doing the veneer of a machine?

Is it easier to repair it or just start over with new?

Thanks
by willborl
Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:36 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What does this little Doo Hicky do?
Replies: 2
Views: 1181

Re: What does this little Doo Hicky do?

I've seen quite a few Bryans Machines with those Doo Hicky's on BP. I was told once that they were meant to weigh down the winning lever so that punters couldn't tip/bash the machine and make the lever fall into the winning position. Effectively an anti-tilt device. Not too sure if that's too true o...
by willborl
Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Slot stands
Replies: 7
Views: 1468

Re: Slot stands

Henry Powell does good looking ones I think. Bit pricey though

http://www.1armedbandit.co.uk/80336/info.php?p=7
by willborl
Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Autopay allwins in Bridlington
Replies: 5
Views: 1884

Re: Autopay allwins in Bridlington

They are lovely looking machines !!THUMBSX2!!

Were they originally manual payout, only the holes on the left are for where the payout knob should be?

I've seen others that don't have any holes there at all, like the one below.
by willborl
Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:33 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills Vest Pocket
Replies: 33
Views: 6693

Re: Mills Vest Pocket

There's one come up on Ebay,

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Mills-Mini-Sega-v ... 500wt_1156

Looks a bit pricey though :!?!:
by willborl
Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Payramid on German Ebay
Replies: 21
Views: 3615

Re: Payramid on German Ebay

Anyone here get it? :!?!: