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Bursting Cherry

Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 4:08 pm
by rippyspennyarcade
Mills Bursting Cherry


Re: One arm bandits

Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 1:47 pm
by badpenny
I wonder who's collection this little blighter ended up in?


Re: One arm bandits

Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:34 pm
by treefrog
Great to see one of these '60s win streak bandits actual operate. This is a Sega Windsor Crazy Bells. I have one or two other Sega and Mills machines with these type win options, often after-market add-ons, but have never understood how they work.....What determines how many plays the win streak runs for?


Re: One arm bandits

Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:07 am
by operator bell
What determines how many plays the win streak runs for?
An electromechanical stepping switch, usually, that advances once per play. You can see the bell blink after each game as the switch steps up. The "at rest" position is generally on about the 10th step, where a tooth is missing from the ratchet so it can't advance any more, even though the step-up coil is still pulsed every play. The jackpot combination trips the reset coil, resetting the switch to the zero position. Positions 0 through 9 are wired together and close the circuit to turn on the feature. The 10th position is not wired, so on the 10th step the feature turns off until the switch is reset again.

These "time jackpots" came out in the late 1960s as a way to get round the top payout limitation. The government quickly changed the rules to make them illegal.

Re: One arm bandits

Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:06 am
by pennymachines
Mills Future Play Golden Vendor



Mills Jackpot Vendor



Mills Mellon Bell



Mills Golden Falls


Grotchen Columbia Deluxe (Club) on Youtube

Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:04 pm
by coppinpr
I thought I'd try my hand at putting a short video on youtube, so I made this 'how it works' about my Groetchen Columbia. I used a £20 camera I bought in the Far East and my wife's sewing light! Didn't come out that bad!!! :lol:


Re: One arm bandits

Posted: Sun May 04, 2014 5:08 pm
by pennymachines
Pace Kitty, Mills Futurity & Mills Horse Head Bonus


Re: One arm bandits

Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:32 pm
by skeggylad

Re: One arm bandits

Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:39 pm
by pennymachines
Games Inc. King Tap, 1970 - showing mechanism


Re: One arm bandits

Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:46 pm
by badpenny
So that's how they work ..... Gulp! !!UHOH!!