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by badpenny
Thu Sep 16, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Making cabinets
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Making cabinets

Of no use now I'm sorry to say. However, prior to the first lockdown, The Water Tower Antiques at Hemswell Cliff antiques centre (just up the road from you) was the place. It's where all the unwanted brown furniture ended up before burning. However during Covid it went bust and has resurfaced as a h...
by badpenny
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: UNEDA Miniature Pin Table
Replies: 3
Views: 238

Re: UNEDA Miniature Pin Table

Over the years I've had 5 of these, including the type with the spinney disc ball delivery system. The most I paid was about £85 and the best I ever got back was in the order of £125. Of course twelve years on and with the current urge for frantic buying, who knows? I moved on from these when I disc...
by badpenny
Sat Sep 11, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Lost My Dentures
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: Lost My Dentures

....... don't keep us in suspense, did you brush your dentures?
by badpenny
Thu Sep 09, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Caille / Clement & Whales Countertop disc machines
Replies: 136
Views: 71487

Re: Caille / Clement & Whales Countertop disc machines

Poor you.
You've really no other option?
What a bugger!

BP !!UHOH!!
by badpenny
Wed Sep 08, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Small turned metal parts
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Small turned metal parts

There you go Tallstory, you didn't need worry about trying to make one after all.
Geordie had one all the time!
by badpenny
Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Small turned metal parts
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Small turned metal parts

I think the most expensive part of a one off job done by someone being either professional or semi is lost opportunity. While they're spending time and resources on your work they aren't earning the going rate nor caring for their valuable punters that help them pay their bills. I spent less than £2...
by badpenny
Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Greaves Amusements Story PT2
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: Greaves Amusements Story PT2

You're young in that last photo Carl.

It strikes me if people don't write down their experiences, they'll just be lost.
I would never have guessed Carl had history with Greaves & Bally and I've known him 20 years.
Admittedly though I haven't seen him since yesterday.

BP
by badpenny
Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Small turned metal parts
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Small turned metal parts

Strewth, your idea of "small replacement parts for arcade machines" and mine differ. I don't know enough of what's involved to meet your needs, but even if you were able to supply accurate and detailed drawings for a competent engineer to faithfully reproduce your items, I'd still expect t...
by badpenny
Sun Sep 05, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: It's Slick
Replies: 33
Views: 8244

Re: It's Slick

cait001 wrote: Sat Sep 04, 2021 3:25 pm
brigham wrote: Thu Aug 19, 2021 5:38 pm Jingle offered me one.
It's £400, though.
He may still have it.
jingle if you're out there I'll be into this for £400! :cool:
No longer a member
by badpenny
Fri Sep 03, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Questions for Arthur Bolland
Replies: 13
Views: 670

Re: Questions for Arthur Bolland

20 seasons of it were filmed. It's all HERE
Then I think a combination of people getting fed up with Gordon Ramsay's language and attitude plus his own restaurant empire going bankrupt put paid to it.