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by marktol
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Help make my reel spin faster
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: Help make my reel spin faster

Thank you all,

Here is a video clip of the machine cycling. Any tips greatly appreciated.

by marktol
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Help make my reel spin faster
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: Help make my reel spin faster

Thanks, When I say lost interest; what I meant was the workshop I was using I lost access to and I ended up with too many patch's of oil on the carpet in my flat at the time. Fast forward a few years and I've moved house so have the space and tools :) Thanks for the tip - in Chrome the button doesn'...
by marktol
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Help make my reel spin faster
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Help make my reel spin faster

Hi all, My first post in quite a few years having fallen out of the hobby. I have jus picked up this lovely Hi-Top with what I think is the original crinkle paint. It works great however the reels spin quite slow and stop before the clock does. Would appreciate some advice on how I can get this runn...
by marktol
Sat May 30, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Staggering out of my workshop I saw it was tomorrow
Replies: 17
Views: 4670

Re: Staggering out of my workshop I saw it was tomorrow

Thats a cool looking machine BP,

Thanks for the informative overview I shall keep my eye out for one to go on the wall at home!

Cheers,
Mark
by marktol
Thu May 29, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Freedom
Replies: 11
Views: 3760

Re: Freedom

Wow - thats quite a collection of hi tops..!
by marktol
Sun Mar 09, 2014 8:30 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Help with my latest project
Replies: 16
Views: 5112

Re: Help with my latest project

Thanks Paul,

Not my best job to date but it was a real state to start with so I guess I shouldn't expect miracles!

I was pleasnantly suprised how easy it was to replace the missing reel strips - actually just needed to manually line up a couple of known combinations and then it was easy!
by marktol
Sun Mar 09, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Help with my latest project
Replies: 16
Views: 5112

Re: Help with my latest project

And here is the finished article..!

On reflection I think I may have somehow managed to miss polishing the front plates looking at the picture and the bumper I obviously did polish!
by marktol
Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Caille Centre pull Victory Bell in Aberdeen??
Replies: 17
Views: 8424

Re: Caille Centre pull victory Bell in Aberdeen??

I would be careful with things like this; I've had a couple of people try and scam me as responses to wanted ads I've placed on Gumtree. One person was trying to sell me two machines of theirs and one of their neighbours. Pictures sent were a bit dodgy and really small rs, no exif data in the pictur...
by marktol
Mon Mar 03, 2014 11:54 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1214
Views: 319748

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Wow 7.30 thats a very very long day especially with a drive home somewhere after as well. It wasnt a wasted trip for me as I had arranged to collect a machine from someone who was going to the auction and sold a couple of bits as well. I totally agree some very deceptive photo's - just highlights th...
by marktol
Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1214
Views: 319748

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Thanks for the prices,

I actually left before the auction started in the end. Nothing there really jumped out at me enough. Was nice to see a few people ive met before and some new people as well.!