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by clubconsoles
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Academics on the rise and future of vintage arcades in contemporary seaside resorts
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: Academics on the rise and future of vintage arcades in contemporary seaside resorts

Hi moonriver. The following I have lifted directly from your post- "Heavy spending punters are monitored one on one by handlers as they play without their knowledge and monitored live on cam, spin by spin. Game percentages can be changed literally as the punter plays, enticing with wins and the...
by clubconsoles
Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 1939 Evans Ten Strike
Replies: 13
Views: 2418

Re: 1939 Evans Ten Strike

wow, what a lovely machine. i love theses 30s manikin games. That looks an excellent project, you have done well there.
Is the plexiglass dome original, looks so nice?
Was it much to ship from Canada, which company did you use?

Well done on your purchase, that's a stunning piece of Arcadia
by clubconsoles
Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: EH / Collector Connector sales
Replies: 1260
Views: 374206

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Many Thanks Pennymachines!
by clubconsoles
Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: EH / Collector Connector sales
Replies: 1260
Views: 374206

Re: Elephant House Auctions

I had a quick look at the collector connector website. I may have this wrong but it seems like all the past auction results are gone. They are retrievable but you have to pay a subscribtion fee which is £10 pcm. Is this correct?
by clubconsoles
Sun Apr 04, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: eBay specials
Replies: 5
Views: 1610

Re: eBay specials

That merchandiser is near me in Norwich. It's a salvage dealer.
I think the price is optimistic, to say the least!
He also has a French crane which is a snip at £16k :HaHa: :HaHa:
by clubconsoles
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 1933 Mechanical Slot Machine Restoration
Replies: 8
Views: 2179

Re: 1933 Mechanical Slot Machine Restoration

Shame he replaced the original strips, they were fine!
by clubconsoles
Sun Mar 21, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Media blast set up for home use
Replies: 6
Views: 1926

Re: Media blast set up for home use

Thanks for all the replies, if it makes loads of dust, then that's me out. I have finished machines in my workshop as well as stock for my business that would be a real problem if contaminated with dust, so it's a definate NO from me, but thanks
by clubconsoles
Sat Mar 20, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Media blast set up for home use
Replies: 6
Views: 1926

Media blast set up for home use

Has anyone gone the extra mile and bought their own media blaster set up to do mechs and castings? I know someone less that a mile from me who powder coats for a living, but he is always super busy, with major contarcts with Birdseye and big buisness. I can see the look on his face when I walk into ...
by clubconsoles
Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: 1930s Evans 'Galloping Dominos' on ebay USA
Replies: 16
Views: 3560

Re: 1930s Evans 'Galloping Dominos' on ebay USA

I have one of these, great fun to play and very underated game imo, the coin heads are great, 7 mini escalators!
by clubconsoles
Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 50 years today
Replies: 33
Views: 4642

Re: 50 years today

Can vaguely remember emptying old pennies out out my piggy bank, for my mum to change at the post office!
My Question is, what prompted this change of coinage, we didn't enter the common market until 1973?