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by moonriver
Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Suntan vending machine 1949
Replies: 9
Views: 3193

Re: Suntan vending machine 1949

Thankfully tanning is very safe on sunbeds nowadays as new EU regulation demands tubes emit 0.3 UV and build a safer tan over several sessions...... same as most other things (except smoking), safe in moderation.
by moonriver
Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Traveling arcade insurance
Replies: 10
Views: 2822

Re: Traveling arcade insurance

not under your own bed though!
by moonriver
Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Traveling arcade insurance
Replies: 10
Views: 2822

Re: Traveling arcade insurance

sorry, got carried away typing :woops:
by moonriver
Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Traveling arcade insurance
Replies: 10
Views: 2822

Re: Traveling arcade insurance

I take on board everything previously said about insurance companies and the dubious way they sometimes operate. I do however think that nowadays if you have any kind of value to your collection then you should be adequately insured as extra premium costs on your household policy are relatively chea...
by moonriver
Fri Mar 21, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Cromptons Tooty Fruity in Hull
Replies: 3
Views: 1439

Re: Cromptons Tooty Fruity in Hull

Most people move tooty fruity machines by one person lifting at the top box end and one at the bottom, this will snap off the top box as the main part of the machine is very heavy and the weak point the link between the two, instead of moving with a sack trolley in an upright position. The top boxes...
by moonriver
Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:00 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Merchandiser transport
Replies: 28
Views: 5909

Re: Merchandiser transport

seems like vegasvolt2011, the dodgy ebay couple who dont like it when folks win their auctions at prices they think are too low have been at it again! I just noticed another negative feedback placed by someone else who won their 'pets show band' working model , and didn't manage to get it from them
by moonriver
Sun Feb 16, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 282797

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Its definitely strange as the rest of the Elephant House auction site gets updated daily . Regarding the Coventry auction I think theres exciting news coming shortly
by moonriver
Sun Feb 16, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 282797

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Regarding emailing and not getting a reply, I did exactly the same twice now ( a few weeks apart) emailed and got immediate 'hello your message received' and then nothing at all....
by moonriver
Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:37 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Electro mechanical Maygay Bingo Club
Replies: 46
Views: 9538

Re: Electro mechanical Maygay Bingo Club

I seem to remember having a Maygay AWP very similar game to this (but arcade version) and of similar age and the hardest number to achieve in the grid ( usually the centre number) was controlled by a separate jackpot relay that energised the reel hammers whenever that particular symbol hit the winli...
by moonriver
Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:46 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Merchandiser transport
Replies: 28
Views: 5909

Re: Merchandiser transport

I hear you collected your merchandiser and took your own guys to get it through the window......great result, I bet the sellers had faces like smacked arses as they were expecting you to give up I think! Even though its a bit of a lump you got a great price !!YIPPEE!!