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by malcymal
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Italian Ascot Bandits
Replies: 44
Views: 4647

Re: Italian Ascot Bandits

There is currently an Astor mech for sale on Ebay; might be of use to somebody on here who has a case or needs parts. Not sure how far the corrosion goes on it, probably just surface rust. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VINTAGE-ASCOT-JACKBAR-DE-LUXE-ONE-ARMED-BANDIT-MECH-MILLS-JENNINGS-SEGA/293146817882...
by malcymal
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Imperial Crown Bandit - History?
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: Imperial Crown Bandit - History?

Ah, great flier Treefrog. Thanks for sharing.
by malcymal
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Bally machine running on unusual coin
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: Bally machine running on unusual coin

I have seen this once on a third party converted Sega Continental with very strange fruits on reels; in fact the guys still got it in his garage a mile up the road. Was asked if i wanted to buy an old bandit in his garage, didn't know the make, got all excited, went round and firstly it was a Contin...
by malcymal
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Imperial Crown Bandit - History?
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: Imperial Crown Bandit - History?

Thanks for that. Its only $2000 to ship to uk (ouch) :shock:
by malcymal
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Imperial Crown Bandit - History?
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Imperial Crown Bandit - History?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/English-pence-VINTAGE-Lucky-Token-Bars-Cherry-7-BELL-SLOT-MACHINE-Crown-JACKPOT/264272191731?hash=item3d87d9a0f3:g:vM4AAOSwbwlXDGJR Across the pond noticed this on US Ebay site, an Imperial Crown bandit, similar in style to a Sega. Anybody know more about history of this un...
by malcymal
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Mills "Wizard" alloy corrosion removal
Replies: 13
Views: 1447

Re: Mills "Wizard" alloy corrosion removal

That's superb, well done! You had a lot of patience. :cool:
by malcymal
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Coin operated petrol pumps
Replies: 15
Views: 380

Re: Coin operated petrol pumps

I've never understood the petrolelole'oleum industry. We pay so much in the UK for it, but have you noticed how it doesn't matter where they open a new filling station they always strike petrol? So much of it at times you sometimes see road tankers pulling in to carry it away. Rip off UK! BP !!GRUM...
by malcymal
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Aristocrat
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: Aristocrat

Well the Aristo thread popularity might be due to the fact they come up more regularly for sale than other slots and are actually affordable right now; particularly good entry machines for first purchases. We generally tell folk when they ask on here about what first bandit they should buy; an Arist...
by malcymal
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Riviera OXO approximate price please
Replies: 7
Views: 719

Re: Riviera OXO approximate price please

I don't think they are so popular with us guys, most are Powell's conversions. I've owned two good ones, a Riviera OXO and an Aristocrat Esprit OXO, both Powell conversions which were traded to me from a working amusement arcade in Pagham in exchange for two Ballys. The third, another Riviera, was q...
by malcymal
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from sunny West Sussex UK
Replies: 10
Views: 848

Re: Hello from sunny West Sussex UK

Welcome! Used to hang out in Worthing every Saturday as both my nans lived there and spent most of life on the pier playing the slots. Excellent Toby Carvery in Goring Road, was there Saturday. I'm just up the coast in Felpham nr Bognor Regis. I had a Sega Continental and the heaviest damn machine I...