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by badpenny
Tue Jul 13, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Oeufs de caille
Replies: 0
Views: 508

Oeufs de caille

So here's a thing.
French was never a strength for me, so in my mind "Caille" was just the brothers surname.

I was reading a French website about them and had clicked on Translate page into English. That's when the confusion started.
Quails! I was reading about quails.

BP !PUZZLED!
by badpenny
Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from the New Forest
Replies: 10
Views: 1481

Re: Hi from the New Forest

Howdy, welcome on board.
Post photos and tell us stories, lies even.

BP :cool:
by badpenny
Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Dutch Auction
Replies: 6
Views: 780

Re: Dutch Auction

My understanding of a Dutch Auction, is one that runs backwards, high to low. The auctioneer mentions an amount and then drops the next bid and so on until either a buyer agrees or it's withdrawn due to not reaching its minimum reserve. I've never attended one, but it certainly appears more transpar...
by badpenny
Sat Jul 10, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Conveyors
Replies: 5
Views: 1374

Re: Conveyors

They both look as if they fell off one.
by badpenny
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 1432

Re: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source

Can you photograph the remains?
by badpenny
Thu Jul 08, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Punch and Judy keys
Replies: 11
Views: 1291

Re: Allwin Punch and Judy keys

What's more concerning "arrgee" is that it was devoid of any printing until it was "auto exited"
by badpenny
Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Punch and Judy keys
Replies: 11
Views: 1291

Re: Allwin Punch and Judy keys

I use these inflatable shims to ease the frame and pop the latch.
These Buggers
They distribute the energy over a much wider area, lessening the chance of fracturing the wood

BP !PUNISH!
by badpenny
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Polo allwin
Replies: 11
Views: 5258

Re: Polo allwin

I totally agree. MS Paint is quite adequate for easy restorations, even able to replicate just about any hue with the colour sampling tool. It used to be better years ago, but MS have turned off some of its cleverer tricks. Even though here's a before and after I did 5 years ago. before.jpg after.jpg
by badpenny
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Arcades, Museums & Gamerooms
Replies: 99
Views: 56607

Re: Arcades, Museums & Gamerooms

I don't know. Who is
Ron?
Jeremy
by badpenny
Tue Jul 06, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Resource Passwords bug
Replies: 2
Views: 947

Re: Squashing bugs etc.

Your time seems to be increasingly taken up more and more by addressing SNAFUs and Gremlins.
Your hard work is appreciated and recognised.