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by arrgee
Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks
Replies: 21
Views: 5397

Re: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks

Could not have put it better myself !!THUMBSX2!!
by arrgee
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks
Replies: 21
Views: 5397

Re: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks

Aha - just about say many machines of this age played on 1/2d ....... but read your post again ! !THUMBS!
by arrgee
Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Hanno Moulin Rouge
Replies: 8
Views: 1872

Re: Hanno Moulin Rouge

Nice job Geoff, looks like it runs smoothly now.
by arrgee
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Retreeva
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Retreeva

Just seen this on eBay, an early Retreeva (No 105) but with a green baize backcloth, never seen a Bryans with baize before only leatherette type material on their Retreevas and Payramids, assume it is a replacement, unless W Bryan experimented with the material in the early days, looks to be worn a...
by arrgee
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3669

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

I always find that Plus Gas is better than the ubiquitous WD40 for freeing seized bolts and nuts Been using Plus Gas for a long time and find it much better than WD40 for penetrating stubborn nuts/bolts etc. owing to its really low viscosity. Had this can for quite a few years - they may have chang...
by arrgee
Fri Feb 19, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sega Monaco restoration
Replies: 16
Views: 1008

Re: Sega Monaco restoration

until the nephew from Coventry turned up during the Summer holidays to put it all straight Spent many a week in the summer hols at Paignton BP back in the 1950s/60s, I was probably the snotty nosed lad in short trousers banging the machine whilst you were desperately trying to fix them in the back ...
by arrgee
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 50 years today
Replies: 33
Views: 747

Re: 50 years today

Not sure about the amusement industry Brian, but at the time I had a part-time job in a grocery shop (if you have seen Open All Hours then this corner shop could easily have been the basis for the programme!) and it was a nightmare converting/changing prices of products into decimal equivalent. I w...
by arrgee
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 50 years today
Replies: 33
Views: 747

Re: 50 years today

Ok found one !!YIPPEE!! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
by arrgee
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 50 years today
Replies: 33
Views: 747

Re: 50 years today

I do love this jingoism /\UK/\ I know its the union flag but could not find a St George emoji - any got one !!THUMBSX2!!
by arrgee
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 50 years today
Replies: 33
Views: 747

Re: 50 years today

brigham wrote:I don't know how we survived as a nation
Because we are 'British' ........ I always refer to my-self as 'English'