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by coppinpr
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Spot the damaged word ......
Replies: 7
Views: 144

Re: Spot the damaged word ......

I think the problem in finding it is that there is a word in the English(American) language the same as "Winze" its a mining term derived from the German originally I believe which means a vertical column or shaft, as there are two down arrows under the word could it actually mean "co...
by coppinpr
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Future episode of "The Repair shop"
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Future episode of "The Repair shop"

Brilliant! Wish I had had one when I was a kid but would you have lived to tell the tale? with only a front brake and the need to lift your feet from the foot rest and lean back to slow the back wheel going arse over tit for the classic collar bone fracture was always on the cards I suspect. !CYCLI...
by coppinpr
Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What do we know about Nixsales?
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: What do we know about Nixsales?

interesting photos
flyer 2.jpg
flyer 1.jpg
news paper.jpg
fortune teller.jpg
by coppinpr
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Future episode of "The Repair shop"
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Future episode of "The Repair shop"

Just a heads up for anyone interested, keep a lookout for a future episode of the popular "repair shop" tv show. They intend to feature the restoration of a Hawtins "Bucking Bronco" bicycle.They have asked me if they can use some of the company history from my web site, which is ...
by coppinpr
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What do we know about Nixsales?
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: What do we know about Nixsales?

what a machine the "comedian" is,I suspect a less than successful machine in its day but what a collector's piece today update:- I received this interesting email from Nick Carter today answering a couple of questions asked of him. The Comedian was a game designed by my father in 1972 whic...
by coppinpr
Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Old Pennies
Replies: 18
Views: 3497

Re: Old Pennies

Perhaps I'm a facsimile
you mean there is an exact copy of you somewhere !OMFG!
by coppinpr
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What do we know about Nixsales?
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: What do we know about Nixsales?

The name of the man sending me the info is...Nick Carter !! perhaps the son and perhaps the young man in the ski run photo? ill have to find out :cool:
by coppinpr
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What do we know about Nixsales?
Replies: 5
Views: 268

What do we know about Nixsales?

I had an inquiry on my website asking if I wanted any information about a company called "Nixsales" based in Littlehampton. I, of course, said 'yes please'. Today he sent me just a small sample of what he has, and it looks interesting so I thought I'd show it here to see if this was a very...
by coppinpr
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Sega Bell Hi-top reserve jackpot help
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: Sega Bell Hi-top reserve jackpot help

I have 3 Mills but a word of warning - all are different heights or bent different Mills made two sizes MLB2823 & MLB3104 but 3104 is almost never found as it was only used for 50c machines. All the other coins used could be handled by 2823. As the assembly fits on top of the slide cover, the h...
by coppinpr
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Help for a TV show needed
Replies: 15
Views: 641

Re: Help for a TV show needed

the images came from the production company who at least said they had paid for them so I thought ok to add on the forum,sorry.