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by ddstoys
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: J.F Frantz MFG. Co. Long Shot restoration and top pendant
Replies: 4
Views: 2523

Re: J.F Frantz MFG. Co. Long Shot restoration and top pendant

You have done a great job. I really like that marquee. Might have to save a few $$ and get on to Roger.
by ddstoys
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Making a tin reel replacement - 1910 L'Aeroplan
Replies: 11
Views: 3432

Re: Making a tin reel replacement - 1910 L'Aeroplan

Again your skills have blown my mind 🤯.
by ddstoys
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Aussie slot machines
Replies: 2
Views: 1255

Re: Aussie slot machines

Good luck on your search. They turn up from time to time - just make sure you get yourself a purely mechanical or electro-mechanical one. The second they have circuit boards if something goes wrong you're In trouble.

I don’t have any because they're a grey area over here. 😂😂
by ddstoys
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Digger project
Replies: 45
Views: 14674

Re: Digger project

It’s looking great. I planned on using the mechanical slide mechs on mine but how to activate the trip rods on each machine will be different and tricky.

Someone suggested to use a slide mech and a chain / pulley type set up.
by ddstoys
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Digger project
Replies: 45
Views: 14674

Re: Digger project

Looking good mate. Damn, I wish I had your motivation and skills.
by ddstoys
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 1930s Rebound pinball identified
Replies: 17
Views: 4121

Re: 1930s Rebound pinball identified

I’m in Australia so no cheap way - $38 shipping for a pound of balls. The lady was nice enough to just send me what I needed - 12 balls 10+2 which dried the shipping to $16. And you're spot on about the sizing. Size and weight both play a part in these games. If these balls do fit I’ll have to adjus...
by ddstoys
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 1930s Rebound pinball identified
Replies: 17
Views: 4121

Re: 1930s Rebound pinball identified

Long time between posts. Finally have this game sorted out. Big thanks to Treefrog for an original 1d slide mech and a mate for pressing me up another kicker arm. Does anyone know what kind of balls these would have originally had? This has some marbles which have more flat spots than round spots. I...
by ddstoys
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: 30s Pinball
Replies: 15
Views: 6934

Rebound pinball

Exhibit Supply Rebound, 1934

by ddstoys
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Digger project
Replies: 45
Views: 14674

Re: Digger project

Looking good so far. I can’t begin to understand how these computer drawings are done.

My older digger mech is different again. I might drag it down and post some photos of that if you like for reference.