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by livinginthepast
Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Advice on old coin operated horse needed please
Replies: 14
Views: 1662

Re: Advice on old coin operated horse needed please

moonriver wrote:Im assuming the horse is metal and not fibreglass.
This looks like a fibreglass horse to me-I had a basil brush ride by the same manufacturer which was fibreglass
jingle wrote:There is a member on here from the Isle of Man
He's a decent chap I visited him once
You're not such a bad chap yourself Bob!
by livinginthepast
Tue Mar 31, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Bridlington Vintage Arcade
Replies: 10
Views: 2643

Re: Bridlington Vintage Arcade

Great piece of film... thanks for putting that on.
by livinginthepast
Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:50 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Pussy Shooter balls
Replies: 6
Views: 2375

Re: Pussy Shooter balls

Pussy Shooter uses 3/8 balls only 5 in mine!
by livinginthepast
Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Sitas Allwin - Drop shelf
Replies: 11
Views: 1794

Re: Sitas Allwin - Drop shelf

badpenny wrote:Wowsers ... that is cunning! :o
What will they think of next? :!?!:
I hear there are some new fangled square pin mains plugs coming out soon to replace our familiar round pin ones
by livinginthepast
Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Sitas Allwin - Drop shelf
Replies: 11
Views: 1794

Re: Sitas Allwin - Drop shelf

There is a shelf above the win/lose cups which retracts when you press the button. There are two coin return cups two ball return cups and three lose cups. Its hard to judge when to press ! If you enlarge the picture you can see the shelf which is a brass casting .
by livinginthepast
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Sitas Allwin - Drop shelf
Replies: 11
Views: 1794

Re: Sitas Allwin - Drop shelf

This earlier machine works on a similar principle yours--I think it may be called Switchback made by London automatic machine company in 1928
by livinginthepast
Fri Feb 20, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 60s Super Monte Carlo by ACE
Replies: 7
Views: 1406

Re: 60s gaming machine

Hi Wook
Be careful with this machine-All the relays are exposed and work on mains voltage-make sure the machine is disconnected before touching anything inside.and check that all exposed metalwork is earthed.
If you can locate a circuit diagram it should be easy to fix
by livinginthepast
Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: The most valuable slot machine in the UK?
Replies: 26
Views: 4403

Re: The most valuable slot machine in the UK?

The Chrystal Palace exhibition ran from 1st May 1851 for just 6 months in Hyde park. In 1852 the building was dismantled and re-erected on Sydenham Hill where it ran from 1854 until the fire in 1936.Apparently in later years the palace became increasingly scruffy and was little used. Some of the con...
by livinginthepast
Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: The Peter Simper Stabilizer Revealed
Replies: 23
Views: 7799

Re: The Peter Simper Stabilizer Revealed

This stabilizer is very similar to the reflex unit used in the bally bingos from the 1950s to control the percentage
The Bally unit had a range of stepper wheels with different numbers of teeth which could be fitted to alter the percentage
by livinginthepast
Sat May 24, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jubilee Riviera mech needed?
Replies: 10
Views: 2130

Re: Jubilee Riviera mech needed?

Two plays for 10p is not really an option as I think it would pay out more than goes in.