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by pennymachines
Thu Apr 07, 2005 12:04 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Genco Hoops
Replies: 13
Views: 3562

You're in Essex, I'm West Mids. You're welcome to come and take some measurements. I'll pm you.
by pennymachines
Tue Apr 05, 2005 12:12 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Genco Hoops
Replies: 13
Views: 3562

Prizes would have been awarded for top scores. Here's the plain case version.
by pennymachines
Mon Apr 04, 2005 9:25 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Genco Hoops
Replies: 13
Views: 3562

Genco Hoops

This is the bijou or travelling version of the massive floor standing Hoops machine by Genco Corp. of Chicago, circa 1930. Not surprisingly it's similar in material construction and design to the early pintables that were all the rage at the time, and which Genco was also making. It's a kind of cros...
by pennymachines
Tue Mar 29, 2005 11:52 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WELCOME (Please read before posting in the Forum)
Replies: 1
Views: 16317

WELCOME (Please read before posting in the Forum)

Please do not use the Forum to advertise items "Wanted" or "For Sale". Such postings will be deleted. If you wish trade on this site, please post them in the Auction & Market . In the interests of Forum members' personal security and to protect ourselves from prosecution, we...
by pennymachines
Thu Mar 24, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Ripplers: repro & real
Replies: 56
Views: 15209

Re: Ripplers: repro & real

by pennymachines
Thu Mar 24, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Ripplers: repro & real
Replies: 56
Views: 15209

Re: Ripplers: repro & real

Whoah! That's fighting talk. I couldn't disagree with you more. :X!X: Ok many of the pre-war German machines are Golden age classics but the "coffee-house style" products of the mid to late fifties are definitely silver age. :didact: There was no other period like it in the history of the ...
by pennymachines
Sun Mar 13, 2005 3:45 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: MAKE YOUR OWN SLOT MACHINE
Replies: 0
Views: 6343

MAKE YOUR OWN SLOT MACHINE

Tim Hunkin explains how to MAKE YOUR OWN SLOT MACHINE
by pennymachines
Fri Mar 04, 2005 8:18 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: I don't like the new front page.
Replies: 4
Views: 4914

You can click the flags as well as the "holes" now.
I agree, it was a bit counter-intuitive.
by pennymachines
Thu Mar 03, 2005 12:23 am
Forum: Feedback
Topic: I don't like the new front page.
Replies: 4
Views: 4914

Hi Vince, You can't ruffle my feathers (I'm all fur). Sorry you don't like it, but thanks for your comments. You're right, the front page is a showoff page. It's supposed to say - hey this site is fun and worth a look. But it's also designed to provide a quick overview of all the main areas of the s...
by pennymachines
Mon Feb 28, 2005 1:09 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Penny Slot Diorama Railway Memories
Replies: 10
Views: 4112

Re: Coin-operated train set

Did it look like this? I was just reviewing Darren Hesketh's new book Penny-in-the-Slot Automata & the Working Model when I read your question. It seems likely this is the one you saw - it's at Edwardian Seaside Fun, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool. A long-established favourite that can still be seen ...