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by badpenny
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Bananas for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 523

Re: Bananas for sale

Just think of all the material that must be piling up on tables in Netflix's "What the hell film do we tackle next?" office. Each and every option awaiting Trump's final choice of brainstorm on January 20. Still it must take the pressure of Liz Mk II & Phil The Greek a bit when it comes public laund...
by badpenny
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Do you feel less oppressed by the EU this morning?
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Do you feel less oppressed by the EU this morning?

Described in polite circles as .....
"The game the whole family can play"

BP :-o
by badpenny
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 102
Views: 46875

Re: Saleroom roundups

No, whenever anyone learns of an auction they keep it to themselves rather than let everyone know, so that they have less competition when the bidding starts. "No, when some people learn of an auction they keep it to themselves rather than let everyone know, so that they have less competition when ...
by badpenny
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 102
Views: 46875

Re: Saleroom roundups

Some outrageous reserves there.
With the usual ridiculous commission %

BP !!UHOH!!
by badpenny
Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Anyone have an Ace-Hi Deluxe?
Replies: 13
Views: 3658

Re: Anyone have an Ace-Hi Deluxe?

Hi jaysrestorations ....

Welcome to our forum, we have very few contributors from Oz.
When you have time we'd love to see photos of the mech and inside the case .... |/XX\|

BP :cool:
by badpenny
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: After 3 Generations Bryans Family lose DMP
Replies: 10
Views: 2252

Re: After 3 Generations Bryans Family lose DMP

Drayton Manor theme park damaged in fire. Quote BBC News ..... "A large fire has caused damage to a changing block at Drayton Manor theme park. The blaze took hold in the Thomas Land area on Tuesday night, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue said. The theme park confirmed no-one was injured and all of the...
by badpenny
Mon Dec 14, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello New Member from Essex UK
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: Hello New Member from Essex UK

Hello and welcome to the forum. I can only paraphrase others' advice here. As a new entrant to this hobby your best route in would have been to include the specialist live auctions, however due to Covid they are suspended with no indication of a return. Henry will supply a restored machine ready to ...
by badpenny
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Calling Bryans Forks Experts!
Replies: 10
Views: 510

Re: Calling Bryans Forks Experts!

Lovely looking machine Paul. I'd also suggest that more than a few of them may well have been supplied in pre-decimal, then be converted to decimal, and ended up in the hands of a collector or vintage arcade operator who wanted it back on old penny. I for one have put several allwins and bandits bac...
by badpenny
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Exacta German One Arm Bandit
Replies: 23
Views: 1079

Re: Exacta German One Arm Bandit

I've just searched my GW manual and of course it doesn't have an exploded view of any of the variations, merely the bog standard variety.

So swapping out the reel symbol was clearly the best thing to do.

:cool:
by badpenny
Sat Dec 12, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Sega Athletic Scale
Replies: 2
Views: 514

Re: Sega Athletic Scale

I thought it went very cheap. When I worked in Spain in the mid to late 70s prior to Franco shuffling off and the country relaxing its draconian opinions on gambling and freedom of thought, the only coin ops in bars etc. were Pinballs, Jukeboxes and Strength Testers. I once commented to a barman tha...