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by geordy55
Sat Nov 27, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: EH / Collector Connector sales
Replies: 1329
Views: 430894

Re: EH / Collector Connector sales

That seems to go against what I understood. I thought Steve just accepted the highest bid. If the seller gets to choose to accept or reject the highest bid, then surely any lowball bids would never get accepted ?
by geordy55
Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Who kept check on the operators ?
Replies: 2
Views: 300

Who kept check on the operators ?

Something I’ve been wondering about and, I’m sure some of our older collectors will help me with, is were there ever inspections of the operators and their machines to make sure they were not fiddling the payouts? With stories about payout fingers being removed and award disk holes being filled up, ...
by geordy55
Wed Nov 03, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Restoring award plates
Replies: 7
Views: 621

Re: Restoring award plates

I put it into an ultrasonic cleaner which removed every bit of paint/ink, then under a microscope with a very fine brush added the paints back onto the plate. I used Tamiya lacquer paint.
by geordy55
Wed Nov 03, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Restoring award plates
Replies: 7
Views: 621

Re: Restoring award plates

Well, I gave it a go and I’m pretty happy with the result.
by geordy55
Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Stolen Machines
Topic: Stolen Machines
Replies: 16
Views: 643

Re: Stolen Machines

I’m sure most of us have alerts on all the web auction sites as well as eBay and marketplace, so hopefully they turn up. They may just try to sell them to some antique shop ?
by geordy55
Thu Oct 21, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Restoring award plates
Replies: 7
Views: 621

Restoring award plates

Topic moved to Tips & Trips - Site Admin.

Me again after more advice.

What techniques do people use to restore metal award cards such as this one ?

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Thanks in advance
by geordy55
Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Mills hi top jackpot cover plate
Replies: 0
Views: 139

Mills hi top jackpot cover plate

Has anyone got one of these for sale ?

It’s to cover the reserve jackpot
by geordy55
Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: BDR reels spinning slowly
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: BDR reels spinning slowly

All sorted now. It was as simple as a weak spring not doing its job on the clock.
by geordy55
Tue Oct 05, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: BDR reels spinning slowly
Replies: 2
Views: 238

BDR reels spinning slowly

My BDR top reel is spinning slowly and it seems to be because the ‘win pin’ starts to touch the lower win cog as soon as the sequence starts.
Has anyone experienced this and know a fix for it ?
by geordy55
Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Making cabinets
Replies: 6
Views: 479

Re: Making cabinets

I’d come to the conclusion that old furniture was probably what people used and you’ve just confirmed this for me.