Conveyor

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glittering-prize67
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Conveyor

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Just wondered - would anyone like to see my home made Conveyor prototype? Exact copy of original but smaller than a Bryans Elevenses.
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gameswat
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Sure, one of my fave games.
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Yeah we all like to see pics. :)
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Show them your reverse Conveyor too S.
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And any other machines you built that we don't know about. !!HYPER!!
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OK guys, camera will be out when I get home. Some machines pics I may have to scan in but that is broken at mo. I'm going to try and fix it today. If not will have purchase a new one.
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I did make a floor standing one ages ago, made 5 of these in 2010. Can't do any more pics till I get a new scanner/printer as mine is knacked.
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gameswat
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Wow! What's the size compared to a normal version? I like the chain (is that plastic?) and gearing setup on the wheels, no slipping belts here :burp: ! Only thing missing is machine turned burnishing on those alloy mech plates, a sure sign of quality just like BMCO usually did.
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Yes the chain is plastic and 3/8 pitch. Each gear wheel is different, meaning each of the four wheels turn at different speeds. The overall speed is variable and the drive wheel from the motor has a clutch, to prevent jams. I made my own payout mech, and clutch assy, and cabinet with real veneer. The wheels are made from hard wood and I used stainless rod to make the pins. The wheel bearings I made on the lathe with steel bar. The playfield has lights embedded 'round the edge that illuminate when playing. It's a good game and nice bit of furniture. The machine is approx 1/3rd of original size.
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Wow. That is a beautiful machine. I'd love to see any more information about building one posted. I'm guessing since you built 5 of them you made some templates up.
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