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by badpenny
Thu Oct 14, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin
Replies: 29
Views: 1472

Re: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin

I remember being offered a van load of those.
The majority of them had no cash tray, but evidence of originally being mounted in a console type stand.
Also sporting badges that said "Pace". Which as we know was a much abused and altered name up until the late 60s.

BP
by badpenny
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sapphire (Apex Amusements) bandit identified
Replies: 34
Views: 16185

Re: Sapphire (Apex Amusements) bandit identified

I like those, but quite a trek to Franceland.
£778.50 is probably acceptable in these crazy pox ridden times, but it's a lot of handbag for what appears to be an Arcadian with a different door to this curmudgeonly old git.

BP
by badpenny
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin
Replies: 29
Views: 1472

Re: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin

Only the mechs are Mills type. Here's one I moved through the Coventry auction some years back. It was the most basic of case construction and reminiscent of Aristocrat design of that time. IMG_2588a.jpg The single reel looks Tom Boland'ish, except I've found them to be far more decorative in looks....
by badpenny
Wed Oct 13, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin
Replies: 29
Views: 1472

Re: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin

snooker balls

Drill an 'ole and glue 'em on.
by badpenny
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Machine ID unknown
Replies: 16
Views: 634

Re: Machine ID unknown

That was amazing arrgee.
by badpenny
Mon Oct 11, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Machine ID unknown
Replies: 16
Views: 634

Re: Machine ID unknown

If I remember correctly.
It means.

BP ;-)
by badpenny
Mon Oct 11, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: There's a new girl in my life
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: There's a new girl in my life

If it had been closer to me I'd have been tempted too.
Keep us informed!

BP !THUMBS!
by badpenny
Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electroplating (chrome, nickel etc.)
Replies: 119
Views: 43681

Re: Electroplating (chrome, nickel etc.)

I think they're trying it on there chap.

BP :tut
by badpenny
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: GIRLS and FLEAS
Replies: 20
Views: 1039

Re: GIRLS and FLEAS

Is there a discount for bulk?
by badpenny
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Why spring loaded coin chutes on R&W allwins?
Replies: 14
Views: 407

Re: Why spring loaded coin chutes on R&W allwins?

Perhaps as simple a thing as ..... * Using up NOS they had inherited from somewhere * Feedback from operators about what they didn't like or they wanted improving. * A senior company member who was beyond challenging who had a bright idea, and just pushed it through. * Sales gimmicky, bovine excreta...