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by youngerap
Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Reeman Dansie auction
Replies: 11
Views: 1931

Re: Reeman Dansie auction

I am one of those poor fools who bought a machine unseen via the 'net. It was an Aristocrat Sheerline and, upon delivery, it did not even get through the door: the case collapsed when the courier removed it from his van! Luckily, the mechanism was good and my son constructed a new case (from MDF!) u...
by youngerap
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Help save Colwyn Victoria Pier
Replies: 24
Views: 5484

Re: Help save Colwyn Victoria Pier

Grade 2 listed? I suspect that was a bit of wishful thinking. In this case, they would first have to work out who the owner is, then hope it is one who a) has very deep pockets and b) is happy to gamble their kid's inheritance on trying to save something like this. Personally, I find it quite obscen...
by youngerap
Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Help save Colwyn Victoria Pier
Replies: 24
Views: 5484

Re: Help save Colwyn Victoria Pier

Sometimes, things are just too far gone to save. Preservation needs to start before the rot reaches the point of no return. In this case, it looks like that particular ship sailed a long time ago.
by youngerap
Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oakford Park Arcade
Replies: 4
Views: 1105

Re: Oakford Park Arcade

'Blow machine'? Those were the days!
by youngerap
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Shpock/gumtree/ebay
Replies: 35
Views: 6076

Re: Shpock/gumtree/ebay

Fantastic mechanism! I wonder what American coin is the size of our 5p? I thought their smallest was the 1 cent which (almost) matches our sixpence.
by youngerap
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Jennings Arm Damper Service
Replies: 1
Views: 1100

Re: Jennings Arm Damper Service

Nicely done, Paul. !THUMBS!

I surprised myself by being surprised at how simple (and effective) this mechanism is. I guess I have gotten too used to looking at a PCB and immediately avoiding any further thought on the matter.
by youngerap
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Treff Tempo on ebay today
Replies: 23
Views: 6114

Re: Treff Tempo on ebay today

**xXx**
by youngerap
Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills Horse Head Bonus colours
Replies: 15
Views: 1634

Re: Mills Horse Head Bonus colours

Good call! Very nice. !!THUMBSX2!!
by youngerap
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills Horse Head Bonus colours
Replies: 15
Views: 1634

Re: Horse head colours

I almost managed to scan the whole page. Took two attempts !!JUNK!!
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by youngerap
Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Seriously?
Replies: 22
Views: 2885

Re: seriously?

Good luck to the enterprising chap who saw where a few quid in profit could be made. This country needs more of this to bolster up the income tax receipts and pay for those badly needed public services we hear so much about. !!ESCAPE!!