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by alan57
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: BMCo Digger
Replies: 10
Views: 2243

Re: BMCo Digger

Ok missing parts are - coin chute for a BMCo half penny Spandrels Coin entry (brass if made!) High chromium steel ball bearing not sure of size I think it is half an inch or smaller BMCo door lock and key- and lock and key for cash door Topflash in oak as mentioned Metal coin collection box If anyon...
by alan57
Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: BMCo Digger
Replies: 10
Views: 2243

BMCo Digger

Digger2.jpg Here is my first restoration of 2013, a BMCo Digger. As you can see its missing a few parts, but looks to be in a sound condition. One of my main challanges is to obtain a topflash in oak, can anyone give me dimensions or a template so I can get one made. If anyone has any images of BMC...
by alan57
Fri Dec 28, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: What was your first allwin machine?
Replies: 21
Views: 4193

Re: What was your first allwin machine?

Thanks for the replies, all nice looking machines, speaking of monkies and eggs - what do you get if you cross a monkey with some egg whites? - A meringue-utan !!RAYOF!!
by alan57
Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: What was your first allwin machine?
Replies: 21
Views: 4193

What was your first allwin machine?

As a newbie to allwins, can anyone remember their first allwin machine they bought, and do you still have it in your collection !PUZZLED!
by alan57
Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Open Days
Replies: 10
Views: 2603

Re: Open Days

Thanks for the replies. Yes it was Darren Hesketh I spoke to at the Candle Factory. It's sad that he has gone. I think he still has other slot machines on display at Botany Bay near to Chorley, Lancashire. I live in Southport - until recently we had an old penny slot museum on the pier. The guy has ...
by alan57
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Open Days
Replies: 10
Views: 2603

Open Days

Hello everyone I am a newbie to the world of allwin machines. I remember in the 60s playing on the machines in Blackpool in my youth. After visiting a museum in Cheshire on old slot machines I was hooked again. I know I've just missed out on the Coventry auction this month, and before next year's ev...