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by wembleylion
Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Tim Hunkin: The Secret Life of components, guides for designers and makers
Replies: 2
Views: 790

Re: Tim Hunkin: The Secret Life of components, guides for designers and makers

Here are some early Tim Hunkin slot machines. I like the bar tender but you have to be quick to catch the whisky glass

by wembleylion
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Bryans Bumper
Replies: 32
Views: 5088

Re: Bryans Bumper

WOW, absolutely brilliant workmanship. !!THUMBSX2!! **xXx** !!THUMBSX2!!
by wembleylion
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Media blast set up for home use
Replies: 6
Views: 2070

Re: Media blast set up for home use

This YouTube video gives some idea of the dust problem mentioned above. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyZTGKTCKj0 I thought this was the best comment. 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...
by wembleylion
Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Hawtins Juke boxes
Replies: 7
Views: 1519

Re: Hawtins Juke boxes

Here is a link to a 12 page story of Hatwin and Ditchburn. Some brilliant photos here.
https://www.ditchburn.co.uk/history-1946.htm
by wembleylion
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What were the very first electrical slot-machines that weren't shockers?
Replies: 12
Views: 2891

Re: What were the very first electrical slot-machines that weren't shockers?

This from the Rock-Ola Store in America In 1890 Louis Glass and William S Arnold modified an Edison Class M Electric Phonograph with a coin mechanism, making it the world’s first nickel in the slot phonograph. It had no speakers; patrons had to listen to the music using one of four listening tubes....
by wembleylion
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Game ideas
Replies: 19
Views: 5033

Re: Game ideas

Re, The sequence memory game suggestions.
There are some light up memory games that you could probably strip the guts out of and extend the wiring to suit your telephone exchange. Simon Says and Tap-It might be useful donors of parts.
by wembleylion
Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: The Repair Shop BBC 1
Replies: 19
Views: 8042

Re: Future episode of "The Repair shop"

Brilliant! Wish I had had one when I was a kid. !!THUMBSX2!!
by wembleylion
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Groetchen Pikes Peak
Replies: 4
Views: 1998

Re: Groetchen Pikes Peak

geordie55 This link may be helpful to find your thread size. I'm sure we are all familiar with the American UNC and UNF threads in imperial sizes but this thread range extends far beyond the threads that are commonly used in the UK. This link to the full list of threads may be helpful. Some America...
by wembleylion
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: ABT Target Skill restore
Replies: 16
Views: 6176

Re: ABT Target Skill restore

And here is another one but with a different target setup.

by wembleylion
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Birnbeck pier Weston-super-mare
Replies: 6
Views: 4872

Re: Birnbeck pier Weston-super-mare

Brilliant news BP, lets hope it all works out this time. The previous plan, by the private owners, was to build retail and housing on the land adjacent to the approach road, the rents from which, would support maintenance of the pier section but the initial repairs were reliant on Lottery funding. ...