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by moonriver
Mon Jun 23, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Machines in Minehead
Replies: 8
Views: 3651

Re: Look what found in Minehead, Somerset

Lovely - I like the working models and the sailor.
by moonriver
Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans crane mechanism and coin acceptor
Replies: 5
Views: 2066

Re: Bryans crane

It's a very clever mechanism. When the coin tips the weighted cup as the cams turn it engages a secondary one which normally runs within the wheel until required to operate. Once this engages the mechanism then operates the crane arm upwards and outwards. It does four complete revolutions of the cam...
by moonriver
Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:33 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Arcadian Super Star reel strips
Replies: 4
Views: 1952

Re: Arcadian Super Star reel strips

Try Henry Powell - he's sure to have what your looking for.
by moonriver
Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Automatic Palmistry
Replies: 18
Views: 11752

Re: Automatic Palmistry

Looks great! I thought you'd be using those Ahrens cast feet you were selling to put on your cabinet?
by moonriver
Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:05 am
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Stupid Boy
Replies: 10
Views: 5229

Re: Stupid Boy

jingle wrote:I remember bending my
Old mans best screw driver on the
Cash boxes of those machines
Because they were full !!THUMBSX2!!
that was you then dirtdog
by moonriver
Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Stupid Boy
Replies: 10
Views: 5229

Re: Stupid Boy

Don't know him, but similar repairs in Blackburn at that time. All that has gone now, even original Defender and Space Invader machines that commanded prices in excess of 1500 pounds for a brief period in the late '90s and all the Street Fighter variations at that time for arcade play are gone now o...
by moonriver
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 62
Views: 33092

Re: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay

It went for 310 pounds, which is enough for a pile of tat.
by moonriver
Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 62
Views: 33092

Re: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay

Amazingly no negative ebay feedback yet for the seller. Maybe the buyer doesn't realise they got stitched up!
by moonriver
Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Stupid Boy
Replies: 10
Views: 5229

Re: Stupid Boy

The problem with Jamma boards or similar are that they all look the same from the outside, working or completely fried! Unless you actually plugged them into a cabinet with Jamma edge connector (exactly on the right contacts and not slightly overlapping) before you bought them, you could have just a...