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by luckystar
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Tumbling-in
Replies: 10
Views: 1560

Re: Tumbling-in

Hi They take to long to make & to fine tune them.If funds get tight they will all be up for sale, Pete.
by luckystar
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Tumbling-in
Replies: 10
Views: 1560

Re: Tumbling-in

Hi John, We tried using three different types of sheet they all went the same way.We emailed one firm for some quotes but their minimum order was £200, Pete.
by luckystar
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Tumbling-in
Replies: 10
Views: 1560

Re: Tumbling-in

Hi All, Made the Tumbling-in over winter. A bit of a nightmare - had so many problems with the centre disc, especially drilling the pin holes. The first one I painted up, drilled the centre hole - this cracked the circle in half. Some of the plastic would not drill right. I even used a hot nail to s...
by luckystar
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Tumbling-in
Replies: 10
Views: 1560

Tumbling-in

Tumbling-in.jpg
Early stage of build
Just finished this machine before the lock down, called Tumbling-in.
Great fun to play. Don't think it will be going out this year as nearly all our shows have been cancelled.

by luckystar
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Gold Mine - Winter project
Replies: 27
Views: 12177

Re: Gold Mine - Winter project

Hi All, A season out with the Gold Mine.Our first few shows people didn't think they could win on it but after we showed them how to win on it we couldn't keep them off of it. The only problem is they say they have won when they haven't just to get a coin. One of our bank holidays it had over £39 po...
by luckystar
Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Bryans Bumper flyer
Replies: 3
Views: 2424

Re: Bryans Bumper flyer

I have looked at Melvyn's but the pictures are very poor. I had a photocopy of the mech about 20 years ago. There are stories that it was a great machine to play on but very easy to win, that's why that were not very successful & only a few made. Pete.
by luckystar
Sun Dec 15, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Bryans Bumper flyer
Replies: 3
Views: 2424

Re: Bryans Bumper flyer

Hi All, just enquiring if anybody can post a picture of the mech for the Bumper. I have tried going into the patent office but I can not find it. Pete.
by luckystar
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19
Replies: 48
Views: 14171

Re: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19

Hi
It was Poz who had one stolen - they broke into his bus through the roof. That was the only machine they took. Pete.
by luckystar
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19
Replies: 48
Views: 14171

Re: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19

Hi all, I see that there are a couple of mine on there that I made, The Smithy & The Pool Tote. It will be interesting to see what they fetch. Pete.
by luckystar
Tue May 14, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Gold Mine - Winter project
Replies: 27
Views: 12177

Re: Gold Mine - Winter project

Hi I don't really mind giving them a penny once i have had their quid. Pete.