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by polaris
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 82
Views: 24067

Re: Firman bandit identified

It’s certainly an ugly beast still be decent project at half the money and half again
by polaris
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 82
Views: 24067

Firman bandit identified

Topic moved & merged - Site Admin.

Does anyone recognise this, has characteristics of Mills Extraordinary but leaning more towards Jennings. Never seen one.
by polaris
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Oliver Whales floor-standing & counter-top 3D stereoviewers
Replies: 39
Views: 11428

Re: Oliver Whales floor-standing & counter-top 3D stereoviewers

Would anyone be able to supply me with a good image i can work with of this particular topflash?
Thanks in advance
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by polaris
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coventry Spring Auction 22nd March 2020
Replies: 49
Views: 16612

Re: Coventry Spring Auction 22nd March 2020

[quote=brianh post_id=60418 time=1606672653 user_id=8633] This is an intriguing comment on the EH site (which could be of interest to Coventry auction setter-uppers) - any suggestions what Steve might have in mind !PUZZLED! Or is he just playing mind games? I’m a technophobe and have no idea how the...
by polaris
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Parkers allwin case identified
Replies: 2
Views: 1092

Re: Interesting Allwin Case Who Made It?

Possibly parkers over the sticks
by polaris
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Reproduction octogonal Mutoscope at Mctears
Replies: 4
Views: 718

Re: Reproduction octogonal Mutoscope at Mctears

I asked the question about the coin entry - this was the reply. Also asked what it was made of - not answered - probably MDF.
by polaris
Thu May 28, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Nostalgics allwin
Replies: 3
Views: 1098

Re: Nostalgics allwin

Thanks Tom. Yes, the one thing that is noticeable is mostly they are poor quality. I will look into brazing as an option see if it’s possible. I did contact Retro Arcade who kindly supplied me with the full trigger assembly. I have to say an extremely pleasant man. The payout knob on those machines ...
by polaris
Thu May 28, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Nostalgics allwin
Replies: 3
Views: 1098

Nostalgics allwin

Not blessed with a choice of projects I sourced this rather sorry mismatched Nostalgics cabinet and door languishing on an auction site. Luckily the door was slightly bigger than the opening, so after cutting the depth of cabinet to get rid of damage, moving shelf position, and cutting the cash draw...
by polaris
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Wonders Plioneer with free ball
Replies: 14
Views: 2894

Re: Wonders with free ball

It’s the Plioneer Mr P, had a look and found another in the EH with the usual standard operating instructions, so looking like it’s possibly been altered.
by polaris
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Wonders Plioneer with free ball
Replies: 14
Views: 2894

Wonders Plioneer with free ball

Bought this new addition a couple of months ago and am now about to spend some time tidying it. Can anyone shed any light on ball return feature? I notice there are two balls in the machine and on winning when the knob's turned to receive coins it pulls on two copper wires lifting the ball release, ...