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by badpenny
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Garrett's cigarette vending machine
Replies: 10
Views: 458

Re: Garrett's cigarette vending machine

….. it tastes like cat's what?
by badpenny
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Jennings Governor
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Re: Jennings Governor

Hi and welcome to Pennymachines. Congrats on your machine. The members here are very helpful with solving problems and sourcing parts, but we tend to avoid quoting values as it is so very subjective. What a machine is worth is so dependant on a mass of things that may have happened to a machine duri...
by badpenny
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: C.M. Schwarz Tura
Replies: 35
Views: 3291

Re: C.M. Schwarz Tura

And is it true that the mechanisms of a Tura were made by Mills or is that not true? My understanding is that the prototypes were Mills mechs. The idea being that they did the project work. However why I think that I have no idea, I might have read it somewhere or I might just have simply made it u...
by badpenny
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Crompton’s Star Soccer
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: Compton’s star soccer

I was thinking make a mould too. Easy enough, go to Hobby Craft or whatever it's called, buy silicone mould mix. Insert him upside down in it including the base. When it's cured peel it off from around him. Pour in two pack casting resin (Hobby Craft again). When set, whip him out and paint him. Job...
by badpenny
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: New addition - Bryans Trickler
Replies: 27
Views: 3597

Re: New addition Bryans Trickler

Your micrometer is showing it's six and three awkward bits.
That translates into the new money as a bit of a litre.

BP :didact:
by badpenny
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jamieson’s Autofruit range 1962 - 64
Replies: 15
Views: 942

Re: Jamieson’s Autofruit range 1962 - 64

Wow, that's useful!
Best make sure you're not standing in a bucket of water when you read it though!

BP :cool:
by badpenny
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jamieson’s Autofruit range 1962 - 64
Replies: 15
Views: 942

Re: Jamieson’s Autofruit range 1962 - 64

Many thanks for your contribution, they're fantastic photos.

BP :cool:
by badpenny
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Annoying ebay listing
Replies: 5
Views: 2577

Re: Annoying ebay listing

STUPID COIN MASTER CARDS ON Ebay UK - Coin Operated: Not only are these blasted things increasing exponentially on eBay (Coin operated) but ... There are two people dealing in them now, one of them is 20 miles to the West of me, and the other 30 miles to the East of me. So guess what I get if I choo...
by badpenny
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Troublesome Child
Replies: 7
Views: 1794

Re: Troublesome Child

Seven years have passed, and I still have my Troublesome Child. I have been approached by three collectors over the intervening years seeking help. I've helped at least two of them, and now I've learnt a bit more about these machines' foibles I thought it best to record them here as a guide to help ...
by badpenny
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rivera chrome strips needed
Replies: 5
Views: 520

Re: Rivera chrome strips needed

I emailed you via the forum, you might want to check your preferences and see if they're correct.

Basically I heard of somebody who had chased down bits he needed which were like the ones you're after.
However since I mailed you he's got back to me, his supplier has no Jubilee bits left.

BP :#: