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by arrgee
Mon Jul 12, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 563

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

Very nice looking 1930s machine Walter and what looks to be a pediment as well - unusual to find a machine with an original pediment
by arrgee
Sat Jul 10, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 563

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

walternewton wrote:I have an Allwin, which has a bottom (front) cash door.
So how about a photo of your allwin Walter? :!?!:
by arrgee
Fri Jul 09, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electrickery bits and bobs help needed
Replies: 8
Views: 634

Re: Electrickery bits and bobs help needed

tallstory wrote:steer away from buckets of water and 3 phase electrickery


Completely agree, I think a bucket of mercury would work far better
:lol:
by arrgee
Fri Jul 09, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Conveyors
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Re: Conveyors

Lot of work required there s.s. !OMFG! :!:
by arrgee
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: The Repair Shop BBC 1
Replies: 19
Views: 8031

Re: The Repair Shop BBC 1

Pure craftsmanship at its very best !WORSHIPFULL!
by arrgee
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Punch and Judy keys
Replies: 11
Views: 653

Re: Allwin Punch and Judy keys

Blooming heck BP, that looks like a very nasty medical implement, especially with the words 'auto entry' printed on it !! :!: :shock:
by arrgee
Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: BMCo. French Bagatelle identified
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: French Bagatelle?

I wonder if the BMCo Bagatelle machine was a precursor of this BMCo playfield:
by arrgee
Wed Jul 07, 2021 2:37 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Punch and Judy keys
Replies: 11
Views: 653

Re: Allwin Punch and Judy keys

restoman wrote:you can usually use a suitable lever/wedge between front and case to make a big enough gap to ‘spring ‘ the case open without doing and damage


Seen too many cases damaged this way - if all is lost then open up the back, at least any damage is then out of sight.
by arrgee
Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Ball bearing sizes
Replies: 28
Views: 6892

Re: Ball bearing sizes

tallstory wrote:I bought some that claimed to be 14mm but found they are really 9/16 inch and was surprised to find that the extra 0.2875 mm made them unreliable and sometimes jam in the ball release system

Odd, as these machines were designed for imperial balls not metric?
by arrgee
Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bit of a show off moment!
Replies: 15
Views: 885

Re: Bit of a show off moment!

Some good time fairground music, a bit of rock 'n' roll and a bit of northern soul That's great - combined with the bright colours of the stall, the sound of the steel balls rattling around and the pennies dropping, all you need now is a candy floss machine to wrap all those sensory sensations into...