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by geofflove
Sun Apr 17, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Dropcase Games
Replies: 32
Views: 23588

Re: Dropcase Games

Love these presentations.
by geofflove
Sun Apr 10, 2022 7:58 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Latest find
Replies: 15
Views: 1254

Re: Latest find

Thanks. Tracks look similar but the win cups look more like the other two posted. Interesting puzzle!
by geofflove
Sat Apr 09, 2022 6:44 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Latest find
Replies: 15
Views: 1254

Re: Latest find

Thanks for the offer. I think I may have a cup myself without surround but need to check. Let you know if needed. Cheers.
by geofflove
Fri Apr 08, 2022 7:08 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Latest find
Replies: 15
Views: 1254

Re: Latest find

Thanks. I'll definitely come back with some internal pics once open. Might be a few weeks though as it’s now buried in the ‘pending’ pile!
by geofflove
Thu Apr 07, 2022 4:19 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Latest find
Replies: 15
Views: 1254

Re: Latest find

Ha ha. Yes I got lucky. The first 23 have all gone their way now. I restored about half and sold the others on as projects for others to enjoy as I was tight for space. I’ve only kept one in the end due to lack of space. I fancy restoring these ones but I need to find a time window….! I have had my ...
by geofflove
Thu Apr 07, 2022 2:19 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Latest find
Replies: 15
Views: 1254

Re: Latest find

Thanks. Looks similar. Any idea on age?
by geofflove
Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:57 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Latest find
Replies: 15
Views: 1254

Re: Latest find

...the player's penny (or possibly ha'penny) is the projectile, rather than a ball bearing. A relatively rare machine, and certainly worth restoring, in my view. Ahhhhh interesting. I haven’t opened it yet so hadn’t noticed the difference but that makes sense now. Looking at the width of the win sl...
by geofflove
Wed Apr 06, 2022 8:06 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Latest find
Replies: 15
Views: 1254

Latest find

Some may remember a find of quite a few allwins I made a couple of years ago. I’ve just picked up five more from the same source. 2 wonders, 2 whales and (I think) a bmco. All in a suitable state of disrepair but mostly there although some nasty old woodworm in a couple of playfields. I just need to...
by geofflove
Fri Mar 18, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Japanese barber pole
Replies: 11
Views: 546

Re: Japanese barber pole

Well it’s done! After stripping back the cloth on the coil I manage to expose a broken wire so connected new wires and re wrapped with cloth and varnished. I was wondering about the voltage thing as I found a 240 v bulb in it so wondered if it had previously been converted. I used a variac to gradua...
by geofflove
Thu Mar 17, 2022 5:33 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Lock picking
Replies: 4
Views: 327

Re: Lock picking

Thanks for the suggestions. It’s open! Managed to open it after dousing with penetrating oil. Not sure there was much finesse to it but after poking a prodding for a while with a bent lock pick it opened. The oil definitely made a difference as I suspect there was a bit of rust around. Everything el...