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by coppinpr
Wed Dec 01, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Academics on the rise and future of vintage arcades in contemporary seaside resorts
Replies: 21
Views: 1774

Re: Academics on the rise and future of vintage arcades in contemporary seaside resorts

I have no problem with any arcade owner running an arcade to earn their living, their morals in doing so are another issue, One thing I can say for sure is there was a BIG difference between the seaside arcade and the city arcades of the early '70s. I worked in some of the busiest arcades in Londons...
by coppinpr
Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Bell-Fruit Manufacturing Co. bandits
Replies: 130
Views: 65505

Re: Bell-Fruit Manufacturing Co. bandits

thanks Hans :cool:
by coppinpr
Sat Nov 27, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: What is your dream machine?
Replies: 38
Views: 14360

Re: What is your dream machine?

Spot the many machines, first one up an Ahrens punch bag, or is it? am not sure that dial matches the machine

by coppinpr
Sat Nov 27, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Bell-Fruit Manufacturing Co. bandits
Replies: 130
Views: 65505

Re: Bell-Fruit Manufacturing Co. bandits

Finally found time to finish this machine, and it's as good a machine as I expected. I made two new glasses, sprayed the case with a special can spray I like to use that gives a good impression of a powder coat and serviced the mech. everything works at it should including the lights and the solenoi...
by coppinpr
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: What is your dream machine?
Replies: 38
Views: 14360

Re: What is your dream machine?

A "Pace's Races" for me or if none are available a "Buckley Bones" as long as both include someone who can fix them if they go wrong :!?!:
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by coppinpr
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: One Arm Bandits that use Florins
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: One Arm Bandits that use Florins

BP is to "posh" for that, he will just give the step a quick once over with the Bex Bissell before the "Corona" man comes round

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by coppinpr
Wed Nov 24, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: One Arm Bandits that use Florins
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: One Arm Bandits that use Florins

I think that the fact that the club chief is in a consol only reinforces BP's idea that the 2/- machines were for use "up West" rather than in the black country
by coppinpr
Wed Nov 24, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Price's Night Light vending machine
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: Price's Night Light vending machine

Prices also made a candle vendor but that was more like a large polo mint vendor in style. This night lite vendor is a great machine but seems a little over-engineered don't you think? Prices are still the UK's biggest candle makers (and before BP says anything I don't mean in length) and operate fr...
by coppinpr
Mon Nov 15, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jubilee Riviera arm return damper fix
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: Jubilee Riviera Arm Return

there is also an adjustment screw on most slot dampers, just screw in or out a little to increase or decrease the pressure
by coppinpr
Mon Nov 15, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Birnbeck Pier - Proposed Renovation
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: Birnbeck Pier - Proposed Renovation

The RNLI agreed to pay a large part of it some time ago so that will soften the blow.