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by coppinpr
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Nutt & Muddle & Son "Come fly with me"
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Re: Nutt & Muddle & Son "Come fly with me"

Welcome, This machine is of a very late date for this forum. This does not mean we are not interested, but more that only a few of us have the experience (and I am not one). The reason mechanical machines, although older, last longer is the obvious one. Early design electronic boards and many passin...
by coppinpr
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3591

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Could just be a sign of old age though.
how true!, the days of the aerosol are long gone,ive tried shaking it for 2 mins but I think the jet needs cleaning out :shock:
by coppinpr
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3591

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

I always find that Plus Gas is better than the ubiquitous WD40 for freeing seized bolts and nuts I agree that Plus Gas is very good but to be fair to WD40 their range of products has expanded greatly in recent years. They now produce 28 products including this one which is very much like plus gas. ...
by coppinpr
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Fitting LED lighting on a Sega bandit
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Re: Sega lighting

Plenty online at amazon or the DIY giants.
by coppinpr
Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Fitting LED lighting on a Sega bandit
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Re: Sega lighting

LEDs have come a long way in a short time and a softer light is available if you search around (your adjustable brightness may well help with this anyway). I have used both rigid sets and flex tape lights and I find the flexible works, as well as the ridged, and has the advantage of being cut-able t...
by coppinpr
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Aristocrat Starlite queries
Replies: 22
Views: 485

Re: Aristocrat Starlite queries

Photos please, then we can help. :cool:
by coppinpr
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What were the very first electrical slot-machines that weren't shockers?
Replies: 12
Views: 538

Re: What were the very first electrical slot-machines that weren't shockers?

all record players used cylinders until about 1910 , Edison had a surprisingly large catalog of recordings mostly classical vocals although there was a huge demand for voice recordings, often of well-known comedians of the time. one can be heard on youtube, it's a laugh a minute, thankfully only 2 m...
by coppinpr
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auction in Wakefield tomorrow
Replies: 14
Views: 546

Re: Auction in Wakefield tomorrow

a juvenile, hand-turned or not, BP? They're selfish, unruly and potentially destructive. For example, see my former President Trump. Back in the 1930's there was a type of supporting actor in the British movie business known as "aging juveniles" these had started the careers playing teena...
by coppinpr
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 50 years today
Replies: 33
Views: 669

Re: 50 years today

skip the God complex?
ok,but she wont like it :cool:
by coppinpr
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 50 years today
Replies: 33
Views: 669

Re: 50 years today

It effectively devalued the pound by almost two-thirds. no, it did not! it might have devalued the number of games you got for £1 but thats all because the payouts were also in np, when you gave the "Lenny" (the man with the chain of keys around his neck) £1 he gave 100 coins instead of 2...