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by santelmann
Fri May 07, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Visit exhibition of Slot machines via video
Replies: 1
Views: 1188

Visit exhibition of Slot machines via video

For International Museum Day in covid times, Deutsches Automatenmuseum offers a unusual opportunity: On May 16, 2021 at 3 p.m. (german time) it will be possible to visit the exhibition via zoom. No entrance fee, enjoy around about 180 various machines..... https://www.deutsches-automatenmuseum.de/ H...
by santelmann
Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:56 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: The first anti-tilt mechanism?
Replies: 19
Views: 7926

Re: The first anti-tilt mechanism?

That's extraordinary! !!HAPPY!! These type of machines seemed to be from an other dimenson. :D They use o lot of specials. This is a cashbox from a early machine (like "Zeppelin" and others): OlympiaKasse.jpg Compare it with a Polter cashbox from same age......Box locked when tilt!!! :sho...
by santelmann
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: The first anti-tilt mechanism?
Replies: 19
Views: 7926

Re: The first anti-tilt mechanism?

1905 German "Hopp Hopp" by Hoffmann/Polter closes a curtain in case of tilt.... :D
https://alte-spielautomaten.de/automaten/hopp-hopp/
Mechanism using a weight and some cords:
by santelmann
Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Springs for allwins
Replies: 8
Views: 3215

Re: Springs for allwins

It's officially documented that J&M use hardened piano wire for their skill system and main springs in the '30s. :cool:
by santelmann
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Hanno Moulin Rouge
Replies: 10
Views: 4206

Re: Hanno Moulin Rouge

Hi Jeff, I have just bought a barn find of one of these. Would you be able to assist me with pictures and measurements? I don't suppose you know where I would get a new front glass from? Thanks Nigel You could try "Flohmarkt" at german "Automateum.de" forum. But it could take a ...
by santelmann
Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Gunther Wulff Elektromat
Replies: 18
Views: 8207

Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

In the age of covid its not so easy.....
Up to 1500 Euro for good condition , last machine (project) was sold (from collector to collector) for 650 Euro.
by santelmann
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: How fast can you back pedal?
Replies: 21
Views: 10084

Re: How fast can you back pedal?

I´ve start to fix the steam formed veneer. Thickness is 0,9mm i use gelatin as adhesive thats nothing else than cleaned ember glue. The process needs heat so i use fitted aluminium half shells to press the veneer on the base after glueing. While pressing i warm up the shells for a very short time wi...
by santelmann
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bingolette ... Part missing!
Replies: 4
Views: 2129

Re: Bingolette ... Part missing!

There should be a group of 3 relay units...
-Payout
-Reset
-Anti cheat

One is missing !PUZZLED!
by santelmann
Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Watling Blue Seal
Replies: 7
Views: 3640

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Much thanks for the picture! :cool: I've got a lot of help from USA some time ago. Special thanks to CoinOpCollectorForum.com. Meanwhile i rebuild the payout system to max 20 coins payout. It was reduced to max. 10 coins payout when it was converted for German post war market. I cast the missing sli...