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by jimmy55
Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Whales Win a Chew backflash
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Re: Whales Win a Chew backflash

Thanks Scottie. I have a pretty clear pic of your version that I'm working on now, but I think I just about have enough of mine left to try and keep it to the original design. I just need to go to my newsagents now with a ruler to measure his chewing gum!
by jimmy55
Sat Sep 18, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Whales Win a Chew backflash
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Re: Whales Win a Chew backflash

Interesting that Scotty's was for the sugar coated gum, mine was for the foil covered sticks. It will be interesting to see how much they have changed in size.
by jimmy55
Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Whales Win a Chew backflash
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Whales Win a Chew backflash

Has anyone come across this incarnation of a Whales 'Win a Chew' before? I'd love to see an image as guidance before I begin the jigsaw puzzle. I've seen the one with the leprechaun below win / lose gallery, but not this version. A testament to 20 years of sunlight on a Whales backflash. https://www...
by jimmy55
Thu Sep 02, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Shortages having a knock on effect for us?
Replies: 10
Views: 870

Re: Shortages having a knock on effect for us?

I'm glad I saw this post about Allan at Amicus. Just given me a very reasonable price for a drop off to here in wildest North Norfolk. £40 cheaper than a bloke who lives a few miles up the road. Useful contact.
by jimmy55
Sun Mar 21, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Media blast set up for home use
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

Re: Media blast set up for home use

Remember you are pumping air into the cabinet so it doesn't just need sealing it needs somewhere for all the air to escape from otherwise you will just blow it out from every seal, the main job of the shop vac is to void all the air you are pumping in. For soda blasting in this type of cabinet you ...
by jimmy55
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Media blast set up for home use
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

Re: Media blast set up for home use

I agree with Paul, I bought a Millar soda blasting setup and built a cabinet but it still created so much dust in the workshop I gave it up in the end. As mentioned above you need a lot of compressor power and the flow of baking soda can be a little problematic (clogging etc). I'm sure if you have a...
by jimmy55
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Spot the damaged word ......
Replies: 11
Views: 2909

Re: Spot the damaged word ......

Second letter definitely an 'a'. Look at the 'a' in Zahl
by jimmy55
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Spot the damaged word ......
Replies: 11
Views: 2909

Re: Spot the damaged word ......

Walze translates as 'roller', 'drum' or 'cylinder'?
by jimmy55
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: 50s Pinball
Replies: 21
Views: 15461

Re: Tuck Shop

Tuck shop was my absolute favourite as a kid on holiday in GT Yarmouth. It's no wonder I have so many fillings.
by jimmy55
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 62
Views: 32645

Re: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay

jimmycowman wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:17 am Anyone got a picture? Can't seem to find the one on ebay.
This is the cheaper one... www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Old-fortune-teller-p ... 3750606903