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by geofflove
Wed Aug 04, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: BMCo coin return allwin identified
Replies: 6
Views: 893

Re: So what’s this?

It's typical of a first generation British Automatic Machine Co. game. Thanks I hadn’t found these. Sheds some light on it now and it’s earlier than I thought. So I think the paint will have to come off. The questions is does it go back or do I go for plain wood? May depend what the wood looks like...
by geofflove
Tue Aug 03, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: BMCo coin return allwin identified
Replies: 6
Views: 893

Re: So what’s this?

Thanks. I did wonder if it might be bmco as there were a few other bmcos in the batch I had. But this one was different and I couldn’t find anything similar in terms of layout or mech online.
by geofflove
Mon Aug 02, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: BMCo coin return allwin identified
Replies: 6
Views: 893

BMCo coin return allwin identified

Having almost completely thinned out my pile of allwins in need of restoration I now have 2 left. An Olly Whales Easy 9 and this one. Any ideas what it is? It has some sort of auto payout mech which I’ve not seen before. Can’t use it because currently seized, but will clean up fine. It appears the m...
by geofflove
Tue Jul 27, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Allwin restoration projects on Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: Allwin restoration projects on Ebay

I've already done about 10 from this batch of 25 machines. All in similar states. I just got diverted into EM pinball machines so never finished the rest hence deciding to let them go. The ones I did came up pretty well in the end but do need a bit of TLC - time, love and carpentry! BTW There are tw...
by geofflove
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Allwin restoration projects on Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: Allwin restoration projects on Ebay

The 8 went for £2225 in total. Can’t post all but here’s a flavour. I have 4 remaining machines I’m deciding whether to fix or sell.
by geofflove
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Allwin restoration projects on Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: Allwin restoration projects on Ebay

All gone to offers now. Thanks
by geofflove
Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Allwin restoration projects on Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Allwin restoration projects on Ebay

Not sure if this is the right place or even allowed (in which case just let me know and delete) but for those interested I've just listed 8 allwin restoration projects on ebay. Oliver Whales, Wondermatics and BMCo machines needing lots of TLC. Just search ebay for 'allwin project' or look for me on ...
by geofflove
Fri Jun 25, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Another One Finished
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Re: Another One Finished

Nice one!
by geofflove
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Clockwork drop card machine
Replies: 1
Views: 548

Re: Clockwork drop card machine

Nicely done! Looks great.
by geofflove
Tue Jun 15, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Rotamint Fruits
Replies: 8
Views: 1453

Re: Rotamint Fruits

You should be able to see which by looking at the thickness of the payout slide? 3d pieces are about twice as thick as sixpences and the slide will reflect this. If you want to post some clear pics of the coin mech I might be able to remember what I did! I no longer have the machine to look at.