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by 13rebel
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Streets Wheel Em In
Replies: 7
Views: 225

Re: Streets Wheel Em In

Catching the coins being chucked down the glass was a big part of the fun in playing the large version.
by 13rebel
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Shields Football multiplay machine
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Shields Football multiplay machine

Wow,that looks great and shouldn't be too hard to beat Fulham. ;-)
by 13rebel
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Bolland's Automatic Amusement Machines catalogue
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Re: Bolland's Automatic Amusement Machines catalogue

Thanks for posting Mr.PM. It can't be often that you see 'delineated' on a coin operated machine as in the pediment of the 'were you born on a lucky day' fortune teller.
by 13rebel
Fri May 31, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 2p or not 2p
Replies: 5
Views: 651

Re: 2p or not 2p

They are all on 10p in my local family entertainment centre and are redemption machines. Only most of the pushers are on 2p.
by 13rebel
Tue May 21, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Telly-Go-Round at Herne Bay
Replies: 4
Views: 604

Re: Telly-Go-Round at Herne Bay

Love it! Well done the Rotary Club. !!THUMBSX2!!
by 13rebel
Thu May 16, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans clock mechanism questions
Replies: 4
Views: 510

Re: Bryans clock mechanism questions

TF,in your last photo there is a slotted screw acting as an adjuster for the gap of the 12/24 payout finger so as to make it easier or harder to win. It acts rather like a cam as one side of the screw is cut flat.The torsion spring leg should not be going through the slit. My posts of october 29th 2...
by 13rebel
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans Bullion conversion, or not???
Replies: 6
Views: 989

Re: Bryans Bullion conversion, or not???

Perhaps not too dissimilar to one arm bandits being doctored by the use of 'bugs' so the payout fingers would slide off winning symbols or washers to blank off winning holes coupled with change of symbols to lessen the return to player percentage. Mills bandits were factory set at 74% payout but as ...
by 13rebel
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans Bullion conversion, or not???
Replies: 6
Views: 989

Re: Bryans Bullion conversion, or not???

I can't shed any light on its originality but perhaps with the 12d payout, operators felt the return to player percentage at 68.6% was a little high. With the 10d version it would be reduced to 66.3%, doesn't sound much difference but over the course of £1 inserted in the mid 1960s that's about an e...
by 13rebel
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Alfred Leonard Walton of Blackpool
Replies: 12
Views: 2618

Re: four sided gift machine id please

Looks like a 'Waltonian Merchandiser' by Alfred Leonard Walton of Blackpool in the 1930s. I believe they are too wide to go through a standard door, so that may hold their value back.
by 13rebel
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Whales Strike 'Em allwin: Scrap or not to Scrap
Replies: 17
Views: 1923

Re: Whales Strike 'Em allwin: Scrap or not to Scrap

Yes indeed, that was a kind thought. !!IDEA!!