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by grains
Fri May 22, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Sega Bonanza Star Reel Bands
Replies: 7
Views: 3150

Sega Bonanza Star Reel Bands

Hi, I'm currently working on a Sega Bonanza Star project and have started to look at the mech which is working but has some reel bands that have been grafted together. I plan to map the reels and check the payouts against the award card but before starting please could someone confirm if star symbol...
by grains
Sat May 02, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Mills Hi Top
Replies: 17
Views: 7218

Re: Mills Hi Top

Thanks Aristomatic for the information. I have a 1d Mills which I think is a conversion from the later Bell-o-Matic casting with coin entry at the right where the denominator badge would usually be. It's a direct drop into the mechanism. Do the 1d jackpot units have a reserve, or does the large coin...
by grains
Fri May 01, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Mills Hi Top
Replies: 17
Views: 7218

Re: Mills Hi Top

Hi Aristomatic,
Quick question - does the top casting in your photograph also have the hole in front for the hand refill jackpot?
Thanks
by grains
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jennings Governor totalisators and top glasses
Replies: 18
Views: 6098

Re: Jennings top glass

https://pennymachines.co.uk/arena/download/jennings-governor-totalisators-and-top-glasses#p781 There was a Governor sold at auction last year that had the trademark registered text on the top glass. Here is the link:- https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/pump-house-auctions/catalog...
by grains
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Grit Tumbler
Replies: 12
Views: 4889

Re: Grit Tumbler

Oh dear! After the demonstration yesterday I do feel a little responsible for the demise of your Grit Tumbler :shock:
by grains
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Help Identifying Cash Boxes
Replies: 3
Views: 2067

Re: Help Identifying Cash Boxes

Thank you both for the information. Now I just need to find a Jennings Victoria Bandit :D
by grains
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Rust removal with vinegar
Replies: 16
Views: 9782

Re: Rust removal with vinegar

Great tip Special thank you - I have a jackpot unit in a similar state so will give it a try.
by grains
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Help Identifying Cash Boxes
Replies: 3
Views: 2067

Help Identifying Cash Boxes

Hi
I purchased a few cash boxes recently but wondered if anyone could help identify which machines these 2 were from?
Thanks
by grains
Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Interesting photo from the '50s
Replies: 17
Views: 8969

Re: interesting photo from the 50's

What a great photo, I didn't realise the shortage of Hi Top hoods and back doors stretched as far back as the '50s. :HaHa:
I wondered if the name badge read "BREAN" possibly for Brean Sands?
by grains
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hi Top Mechanism GA stamping
Replies: 3
Views: 2027

Re: Hi Top Mechanism GA stamping

Thanks Treefrog.
There was a Lion Head I saw few weeks ago with 10 stop reels that had the same GA stamping on the base plate and mech.
But other than that I've not seen anything else.