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by steinslots
Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:37 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: "Jennings Indian Jackpot LED One Arm Bandit"
Replies: 3
Views: 2291

"Jennings Indian Jackpot LED One Arm Bandit"

Hi folks, it's been a while. Merry Christmas and all that. Oh yes the "thing" I saw: Whilst browsing the net for something totally unrelated, a random ad for a Jennings Governor caught my eye. I just thought "hang on, these are not the kind of things you normally see in a pop-up advert". I was so cu...
by steinslots
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Associated Leisure and the "Mafia" story.
Replies: 1
Views: 1343

Associated Leisure and the "Mafia" story.

I found this interesting article detailing the history of "Phonographic Equipment Company" in the 1960's which was later to be known as "Associated Leisure".

http://www.coin-opcommunity.co.uk/wp-co ... ny-Ltd.pdf
by steinslots
Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Bell Fruit slots video
Replies: 4
Views: 2849

Re: Bell Fruit slots video

That top picture is wonderful.

The curved glass and the neon, the sort of shapes you don't appreciate until they are gone.

I used to look after an arcade in Wisbech which had a similar frontage.
by steinslots
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:27 am
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Bell Fruit slots video
Replies: 4
Views: 2849

Re: Bell Fruit slots video

That very same one (or two)!
by steinslots
Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Bell Fruit slots video
Replies: 4
Views: 2849

Bell Fruit slots video

Hi,

I found this nice video online made by Bell Fruit who of course had a good line in producing good old british mechanical slots! (Don't skip through the video or it will stop).

http://www.web160424.clarahost.co.uk/Vi ... rks_lo.mp4
by steinslots
Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Help on wiper motors.
Replies: 9
Views: 6595

Re: Help on wiper motors.

Yep, well spotted! It was a rubbish example.

That'll teach me not to post on forums during meetings at work!
by steinslots
Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Help on wiper motors.
Replies: 9
Views: 6595

Re: Help on wiper motors.

Although wiper motors are cheap and plentiful they will require a large 12v power supply, which will add to the weight, heat build-up and electrical consumption because transformers are only like 30% efficient, unless you use a switched-mode power supply (80% efficiency). It's best to use the tradit...
by steinslots
Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:51 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: News - Novelty Automation
Replies: 2
Views: 1188

News - Novelty Automation

Tim Hunkin, friend and slot collector tells me he has just opened a new arcade in London (in addition to his "Place Under the Pier"). 1a Princeton St, London WC1A 4AX Five minutes walk from Holborn station Opening hours: Wednesdays: 11am to 6pm Thursdays: 11am to 7pm Fridays: 11am to 6pm Saturdays: ...
by steinslots
Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Grip tester on er EBAY if you're quick!
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

Re: Grip tester on er EBAY if you're quick!

S10 coin mech - probably 1970's.

It's a future gem if it were restored correctly.
by steinslots
Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:41 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Grip tester on er EBAY if you're quick!
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

Grip tester on er EBAY if you're quick!

Only a few hours to go for this: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Arcade-Grip-Test-Machine-Fairview-Games-Ltd-coin-operated/231481630424?_trksid=p2054897.c100204.m3164&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140407115239%26meid%3Dd9076e270ec54584b4dfde20d314cbde%26pid%3D100204%26rk%3D13%...