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by brigham
Thu May 06, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Harper Vending Machines
Replies: 71
Views: 25837

Re: Harper Vending Machines

SOUTHDOWN comes to mind...
by brigham
Thu May 06, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Keeney's Triple Up
Replies: 4
Views: 1997

Re: Keeney's Triple Up

Good to hear someone else is interested in these long-forgotten 'panascope' types. I was fascinated by them as a kid, hanging around while the keyman took the back off, hoping for a glimpse inside. I have a few myself, awaiting attention, including a Mountain Climber, Extra Stout, and the delightful...
by brigham
Mon Apr 19, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rosenfield mechanism identified in 'What the Butler Saw' case
Replies: 14
Views: 1031

Re: What the Butler Saw - info please

I can resolve the first picture easily, but only in the shot where the card is showing under the shelf in the case. On the full-size view, I just get two overlapping images. You might be better starting from scratch, if your photographic skills are up to it. You don't need a stereo camera. You can m...
by brigham
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Exacta lock picking
Replies: 23
Views: 1256

Re: Exacta lock picking

Woodscrews can often be eased by holding the point of a red hot poker on their heads for a while.
by brigham
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Exacta lock picking
Replies: 23
Views: 1256

Re: Exacta lock picking

These lock-picking kits are just like Airfix models...
'Skill not included.'
by brigham
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Super Challenger restoration
Replies: 23
Views: 2827

Re: Super Challenger restoration

Not much use as a skill device; lots of fun as far as gameplay goes.
by brigham
Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Woodward fortune tellers
Replies: 10
Views: 774

Re: What Does Your Future Hold machine?

Can it only answer that one question, then?
I suppose the Operator changes it weekly, like the film at the Odeon.
What does the X-Ray version give you? A picture of a skeleton?
by brigham
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Mills clone
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Mills clone

Top-box glasses of various types are readily available 'used' from members here.
Simply ask on the 'Market' page. Same goes for lighting gear.
by brigham
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Mills clone
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Mills clone

I sprayed the coin-tray silver on one of mine, but in hindsight, black might have been better. The Berkeley tends not to have ribbing in the polished cabinet side strips, they are flat-faced. I've seen that 'pin-up' top box artwork before; done by a travelling showman based in Hetton-le-Hole, Co. Du...
by brigham
Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Amusement machine trade fair, 1962-5
Replies: 14
Views: 4603

Re: Amusement machine trade fair, 1962-5

It could form the basis of a reconstruction...