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by badpenny
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: C.M. Schwarz Tura
Replies: 35
Views: 3180

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: 241

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: 3582

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: 932

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: 932

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: 2529

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: 1788

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: 511

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 :#:
by badpenny
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rivera chrome strips needed
Replies: 5
Views: 511

Re: Rivera chrome strips needed

Wotcha' ….

Just sent you an email.

BP :cool:
by badpenny
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coventry Auction November 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1092

Re: Coventry Auction November 2019

Hey no sweat, business is business, and slots are important!
I just need the two facts …
No second auction this year.
Biggy next year.
To be taken at face value. The fact we can banter between us is good.
BP :cool: