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by dickywink
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: The future of our hobby and collaboration
Replies: 8
Views: 2983

Re: The future of our hobby and collaboration

great Info Thanks Mr PM If Only the Coin Slot part of worlds fair was digitally scanned and available just like Billboard Magazine in the USA ... if that suddenly appeared i'm sure it would answer a lot of our question overnight .... Regarding Hawtins of Blackpool, I understand that Percy Hawtins gr...
by dickywink
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: The future of our hobby and collaboration
Replies: 8
Views: 2983

Re: The future of our hobby and collaboration

After spending over a year researching Hawtins involvement with Ditchburn for my History website www.ditchburn.co.uk i was running out of places to look for new information, i then stumbled across a great resource, which is a searchable website that holds all the Billboard and Cashbox Magazines ( th...
by dickywink
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: The future of our hobby and collaboration
Replies: 8
Views: 2983

Re: The future of our hobby and collaboration

Hi Treefrog
absolutely agree, information like this is what keeps the hobby alive and gets the interest of new collectors and also helps keep the restorations as authentic as possible ... im from the older generation and we cant take it with us :)

all the best
Dicky
by dickywink
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Kraft Machines Brochure and price list 1966-67
Replies: 2
Views: 991

Kraft Machines Brochure and price list 1966-67

Hi Guys It's been a while since I have posted here, this is because I have spent most of the last year working on the History of Ditchburn Jukeboxes website at www.ditchburn.co.uk. I have been looking for schematics and brochures for Ditchburn Machines and was kindly given some by a jukebox engineer...
by dickywink
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hawtins Rolling Road
Replies: 20
Views: 4485

Re: Hawtins Rolling Road

I noticed during my research on the Ditchburn Jukebox that Hawtins were still making the Steer-a-ball machines in 1946 and in one of the Hawtins adverts you can see them in production line at the same time as the Jack Hylton Jukeboxes, which were only made during the year of 1946, in 1947 Hawtins so...
by dickywink
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Machines for sale, parts wanted. etc.
Replies: 93
Views: 16899

Re: Anyone Selling a Jackpot Grosvenor ?

Hi Banditboy I have a Grosvenor Lucky strike on shilling play (5 old p) with large Jackpot Mech which i understand from your posts is what you are looking for I did not have any intention to sell it but would part with it at the right price also it is the rather rare and sleek Console Model so no ne...
by dickywink
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Royal Flush and similar info and wiring
Replies: 20
Views: 4658

Re: Jamieson Royal flush and similar info and wiring

Doh... just realised this is the resources :)
dicky
by dickywink
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Royal Flush and similar info and wiring
Replies: 20
Views: 4658

Re: Jamieson Royal flush and similar info and wiring

Wow coppinpr
That's fantastic ...
I hope you don't mind.... but I have added some photofookery to them which has cleaned them up a bit. If you want to add them to the resources please do.

All the best
Dicky
by dickywink
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: ROTOFRUIT electromechanical machine what bulbs can you use
Replies: 4
Views: 1608

Re: ROTOFRUIT electromechanical machine what bulbs can you use

Totally agree... go with the correct wattage - drawing too much current will drop the voltage and could possibly cause relay issues, especially on the pull in on the GPO uniselector.

all the best ... dicky
by dickywink
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Wanted & for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 3520

Re: Possible parts listing section?

Hi Gameswat ...
Do you have a link for the facebook Jukebox page please ... i would be interested

all the best.... Dicky