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by coppinpr
Sun May 01, 2022 8:54 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 20 percent VAT on machines
Replies: 12
Views: 591

Re: 20 percent VAT on machines

GOV.UK wrote: You cannot use a margin scheme for: any item you bought for which you were charged VAT precious metals investment gold precious stones but does not exclude jewellery ok as usual you think your right and I'm wrong, I must tell all the accountants that did all the VAT for all the jewell...
by coppinpr
Sun May 01, 2022 11:30 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 20 percent VAT on machines
Replies: 12
Views: 591

Re: 20 percent VAT on machines

There is VAT on second-hand goods if the seller is VAT registered. Generally, businesses are required to register for VAT with HMRC once their taxable turnover reaches a certain threshold, which for the tax year 2021/2022 is £85,000. this is NOT true as written here, there is no VAT on the actual s...
by coppinpr
Sun May 01, 2022 7:26 am
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels
Replies: 225
Views: 120608

interesting slot machine in a still from a Laurel and Hardy film

Post moved & merged - Site Admin.

A nice-looking slot machine, is it Watling? I wonder if he played it in the movie and if the clip is available?
EDIT-: he does play the machine but not very clearly (Men o War part 1, 11min 30 seconds into the film available on youtube)
by coppinpr
Fri Apr 29, 2022 11:24 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 20 percent VAT on machines
Replies: 12
Views: 591

Re: 20 percent vat on machines

There is no VAT on second-hand goods so, unless your machine is brand-new, either eBay has misread the ad (the seller might have listed it as new by mistake) or the seller is trying it on. Most likely it's been listed as new by the seller by mistake. The seller might be VAT registered, in which case...
by coppinpr
Wed Apr 13, 2022 6:43 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sega Mad Money Restoration
Replies: 105
Views: 7036

Re: Sega Mad Money Restoration

as to the grease your "skim reading" again, I never said to put any Vaseline in the tube,I said work some Vaseline into the leather to bring it back to life, (or you could simply replace it)you don't need anything in the tube or you will end up with oxidised grease just like you had when y...
by coppinpr
Tue Apr 12, 2022 9:27 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sega Mad Money Restoration
Replies: 105
Views: 7036

Re: Sega Mad Money Restoration

Everything you say is interesting and valid, although I think you give the operator back in the day a little too much credit. Most could see no further than their pocket and would do all sorts of things to cut payouts and JP sizes which, as you say, actually put players off from playing certain mach...
by coppinpr
Mon Apr 11, 2022 8:29 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sega Mad Money Restoration
Replies: 105
Views: 7036

Re: Sega Mad Money Restoration

a good job well done and a good idea to get Tom involved as he really knows his stuff, Not sure I agree with your jackpot operation theory, it has always been my impression that the jackpot refill was never meant to be totally preferential and some coins were always meant to fall directly to the coi...
by coppinpr
Fri Apr 08, 2022 7:41 am
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Anyone like making very complex models?
Replies: 6
Views: 508

Re: Anyone like making very complex models?

yes, this is the link (now showing as £188, https://www.aliexpress.com/store/5621008?spm=a2g0o.order_list.0.0.21ef1802ugL61C what do you think of this one, the video is a bit...... disturbing https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005002399610004.html?spm=a2g0o.cart.0.0.49ab3c00WTjvcq&mp=1 if you want...
by coppinpr
Wed Apr 06, 2022 9:04 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Latest find
Replies: 15
Views: 1208

Re: Latest find

a great sorce,your very lucky !!THUMBSX2!!
by coppinpr
Wed Apr 06, 2022 8:59 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Anyone like making very complex models?
Replies: 6
Views: 508

Re: Anyone like making very complex models?

£282 to buy on AliExpress £180 on Ali express if you search carefully if you buy the parts from a UK Brick shop its £650!!! You have too much time in your hands Coppin don't I wish! when I was working and staying in London 3 nights a week I would have had much more spare time than I have now Im ret...