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by coppinpr
Thu May 06, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Deci King reel spin?
Replies: 28
Views: 2011

Re: Deci King reel spin?

Just to answer an early question you asked, the horizontal fingers have to move away from the slides while the slide brake is still holding the slides back and stay there. As Tom says, the master slide has most likely been bent to solve the problem. Now you have put it back to the correct position. ...
by coppinpr
Tue May 04, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: ID which brand/model is this allwin ?
Replies: 10
Views: 584

Re: ID which brand/model is this allwin ?

It may or may not be relevant in this case, but before WW1 the UK imported an amazing amount of stuff from Germany, especially pottery. This had always been stamped "Made in Germany". After WW1 there was a huge backlash from the UK public, who refused to buy German products, and German mak...
by coppinpr
Mon May 03, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Old penny price
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: Old penny price

You can just about get 100 for £14 inc. postage on ebay these days, so 14p per coin.
by coppinpr
Sat May 01, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Deci King reel spin?
Replies: 28
Views: 2011

Re: Deci King reel spin?

As bp says, definitely the way to go. Once you have removed the coin tube you will be able to see what's going (or not going) on. Check this before removing the slides so you can see the difference once you replace them. Things to look for at that stage are: Does the slide brake come across and hold...
by coppinpr
Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 1939 Evans Ten Strike
Replies: 10
Views: 532

Re: 1939 Evans Ten Strike

I expect the machine coppinpr played on was the Williams 1958 Ten Strike, with a Perspex cover. I guess it could have been. It's almost 60 years ago, but what has always stuck in my mind was the full depth polished wood case and shaped polished wood back box. It struck me as so different from a pin...
by coppinpr
Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 1939 Evans Ten Strike
Replies: 10
Views: 532

Re: 1939 Evans Ten Strike

What a great machine. We had one in my local arcade, "Lots-o-Fun" in Tooting, South London when I started work nearby in 1965 and one I loved to play, but it was too expensive at 6d when all the pinballs were on 3d. I can't remember if it was an Evens or a Rock Ola. I started working part-...
by coppinpr
Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello - New member from West Sussex UK
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Re: Hello - New member from West Sussex UK

Welcome to the forum bob, I too remember the pier arcade at worthing well, and from the same era. Photos of Worthing pier are not as common as those of most piers for some reason and I only have one on my penny-arcade website, (low down on the page listed below) it does show mutoscopes but the heavi...
by coppinpr
Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1243
Views: 346985

Re: Elephant House Auctions

my gut feeling is he doesn't want to go back to standard auctions :!?!: A lot of things have changed for him since the last auction
by coppinpr
Thu Apr 22, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1243
Views: 346985

Re: Elephant House Auctions

If that's true, and it may well be so, sealed bids make no sense at all :!?!:
by coppinpr
Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1243
Views: 346985

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Surely, it would be more successful if Steve just used the premises as a shop front, like Antique concession stores, whereby sellers drop machines off, a price tag is put on it. Punters come and buy when they like, Steve earns a sellers commission and everyone is happy!!!! I agree completely, this ...