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by chris rideout
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Sega Progressive Star coin meter
Replies: 9
Views: 879

Re: Sega Progressive Star coin meter

There has to be a way to reset that. So, if by chance it hit 9999 and jackpot happens that is 2 and a half quid plus 249 quid old money hand pay, a small fortune in the day. No doubt the owners would regularly nobble this cause quite a risky payout for them. Also having a guess, i think this machin...
by chris rideout
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Sega Progressive Star coin meter
Replies: 9
Views: 879

Re: Sega Progressive Star coin meter

On my Progressive, the 3 melons or 3 bars pay the jackpot (originally about 140 sixpences, then after 1970 converted to shillings and paying about 100 coins). The 3 stars paid "100 coins plus meter reading" but they actually paid nothing. The winner had to shout to the bar staff to come over and ve...
by chris rideout
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Unusual Aristocrat Olympic four reeler
Replies: 11
Views: 893

Re: Unusual Aristocrat Olympic four reeler

The 4 reel Aristocrat that I remember was called the Quadreel and appeared during the summer of 1974. At the time, there was a surge in 4 reel machines but most of them were electric with hold buttons. Bally also had a few 4 reel electro mechanical machines at the time. Not long afterwards, Aristoc...
by chris rideout
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Jennings Governor Tic Tac Toe reel strips
Replies: 39
Views: 5375

Re: Jennings Governor Tic Tac Toe reel strips

The "TIC" and possibly the orange looked real enough but the cherry/plum/bell/lemon look like Sega symbols to me!
by chris rideout
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Sega Windsor Buccaneer jackpot feed tube
Replies: 11
Views: 1243

Re: ????? Jackpot feed tube ?????

Looks like he needs a complete new payout tube as the bolt hole has been smashed off, or some fabrication to make a new one? Bodger's delight! You're the one who picks up the pieces (depends how many pieces you need) after the care and attention has been lavished from someone who works in a butcher...
by chris rideout
Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Worn and thin 1d pennies
Replies: 8
Views: 1998

Re: Worn and thin 1d pennies

brigham wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:31 pm
If I fitted-out a Crompton's Cake Walk with ANY batch of the bulk pennies I've bought in the last five years, it would look MOST unrealistic!
That's why the penny arcade became the 10p arcade!
by chris rideout
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Shefras Aero - Where to start?
Replies: 14
Views: 2474

Re: Shefras Aero - Where to start?

I remember those choc dispensers at fairgrounds. If you were lucky enough to win one without paying at least double the cost of the choc bar, you would find that the summer sunshine had melted it and the only cure was to take it home to put it in the fridge for about an hour to solidify. Then you t...
by chris rideout
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Jennings jackpot lever
Replies: 7
Views: 1566

Re: Jennings jackpot lever

The Jennings was a mean machine when it came to winning jackpots. Odds of 7999 to 1 of hitting it. Most of the Mills and Sega machines had 2 (and sometimes 3) jackpots. If your club or bingo hall had a Jennings, you could wait literally for weeks before seeing it happen... and it was usually someon...
by chris rideout
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Mills wing nut gone missing
Replies: 4
Views: 1218

Re: Mills wing nut gone missing

I think I have arrived too late to give you any info but if you are still minus the wing nut, I can tell you that I bought wing nuts and the related bolts from a hardware store. I needed mine for the reel brakes. I changed both parts just in case the wing nut was metric and the bolts were imperial ...
by chris rideout
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Sega payouts
Replies: 29
Views: 3521

Re: Sega payouts

Also Mystery payouts do exist and will either be a 10 coin payout usually combination of orange with melons or a 2 coin payout on combinations I cannot remember. Mine are: Orange Orange Melon Orange Melon Orange Orange Melon Melon Orange Melon Bar All pay 10 coins. Most Segas pay these amounts