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Gambling Machines

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Re: Gambling Machines

Postby pennymachines » Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:51 am

The Darby Horse Race, 1930s
(with the lid off)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBgiNFIORfM

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Re: Gambling Machines

Postby badpenny » Sun Oct 05, 2008 1:25 pm

What a truly superb piece of kit! It has everything going for it, whilst being so compact and quiet, I couldn't imagine any wife or girlfriend having a problem letting it through the door!! :?

Do we know how the random win element works? Is there simply a variable element to how hard the individual ball bearings are hit?

Thanks for posting that.

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Re: Gambling Machines

Postby john t peterson » Sun Oct 05, 2008 6:19 pm

I believe that the "driving force" on this game is the same as the much more common mechanical version, "Gee-Whizz." There is a central axle mounted perpendicular to the course at the start line with cams attached. The axle is spun rapidly making the cams hit the respective ball bearings which run forward and propel the horses toward the finish line. With "Gee-Whizz," the axle has a flywheel for momentum and the wheel is spun with a small rope or heavy string. This model is obviously electric. With all the bells and whistles, one would have thought they would have installed a contact at the end of the track so the winning horse would have lighted an individual signal. This little number is up on Ebay at the moment and can be yours for the paltry sum of $10,000 US. Please act quickly before the dollar drops to the point that the seller ends up owing YOU money.

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Re: Gambling Machines

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My 1957 Bergman Imperator

Postby slotalot » Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:22 am

If you have been following the "Free Machines" thread in the Penny Machines Archive you will know some of the history of this machine :oops: , Well at last I have got it to a stage where I am happy to call it finished :cool:, and Mrs Slotalot has now let me move it in to the house :adore: I just need to get hold of some of those little German coins now so I can play on it!... Please enjoy :tarah:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOVJv77ri8E

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Re: My 1957 Bergman Imperator

Postby fredslilja » Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:16 pm

NICE WORK :claps:

It has been really fun to follow your restore of this machine. Hope to see your next project too.

You are not only a good restorer, you also have great taste of music :D ABBA from the great country up north %|%

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Re: My 1957 Bergman Imperator

Postby slotalot » Tue Nov 25, 2008 3:27 pm

Hi fredslilja :D , Thank you for your reply, it has been fun to work on :cool: , I hope to find my next project soon, Maybe at next weeks Auction if I am lucky. Regards Stuart. :tarah:
PS. Long Live ABBA...... :claps:


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