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by gameswat
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Reel Strip Question
Replies: 5
Views: 427

Re: Reel Strip Question

Hey Quad, some of the slot machine books get right into working out the odds, and off the top of my head the usual percentage of return in the 1930s for a factory new slot was approx 78%. The problem with the slot provided by the police to the Wisconsin professor is that by this point it was a secon...
by gameswat
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Sweetmeat & Nestlé's vendors
Replies: 67
Views: 18549

Re: Sweetmeat & Nestlé's vendors

Great Aussie location photo of a triple Nestle's vendor I just found in a 1970s book.
by gameswat
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Sent messages / outbox
Replies: 9
Views: 1159

Re: Sent messages / outbox

Actually I stopped getting email notifications about messages a few months ago.
by gameswat
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Miniature Cricket anyone....?
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

Re: Miniature Cricket anyone....?

I still only know of two of these games surviving, both in Australia, and both missing cabinets. Mine came with a rudimentary case that was ok for playing, but way off size and shape of original. As luck would have it a friend delivered a complete Baseball version to my house a week ago to rebuild f...
by gameswat
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Oliver Whales Selecta Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 763

Re: Oliver Whales Selecta Cup

From your small photo TT that actually looks like a pretty nice original set of plastics you have. The top plastic sits behind glass so not a problem to just retouch the front of it with the faded U & P. And as for the main plastic, is it just the fading that bothers you? Again could be retouched ov...
by gameswat
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Mills slot machine cover on ebay
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: unusual item on ebay

The pocket is for keys. Modern for the collectors market in the last 40 years. This advert is from a 1989 Tom Krahl catalogue.
by gameswat
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Eastbourne auction
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: Eastbourne auction

JC, it seems to have the celluloid Patent label bottom rhd that shows up on most of the Auto-Pays. Unless they Patented a simple coin return as well?
by gameswat
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Eastbourne auction
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: Eastbourne auction

Thanks for the info and photos Tree. And yes the BMCO was def most interesting of the bunch, but you'd really have wanted to look inside that thing since it's an Auto-Pay.
by gameswat
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Reproducing foil allwin Win Lose labels
Replies: 6
Views: 1650

Re: Reproducing foil allwin Win Lose labels

You have to seal the stickers after printing with something anyway so the trick is to buy a buy a decent quality clear lacquer with UV resist properties.
by gameswat
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Aristocrat Clubmaster
Replies: 94
Views: 12831

Re: Aristocrat Clubmaster

I've worked on quite a few mechs that jammed because of a loose coin falling into the works, I pretty much look for that first thing before getting too into it.