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by slotalot
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Not an Auction..
Replies: 2
Views: 1323

Not an Auction..

I know most of you on this forum will know that Jerry is closing his Brighton arcade and selling up !SORRY! But for the few that don't know !PUZZLED! This might be of interest. ( I was going to post this in the auction section, but as its not an auction ) :oops: All the best Jerry :D http://www.vint...
by slotalot
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 8101

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

Top job young man, always a nice feeling to get one of these old boxes up and running, !!THUMBSX2!!
by slotalot
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: R&W Win a Nestles backflash variations
Replies: 5
Views: 1111

Re: R+W Win a Nestles backflash variations

How right you are BP. They were done by screen printing. The screens were only good for so many copies. New screens would at that time have been made by hand and, depending on the artist making them, things would change. !!ARTIST!! Are the pubs open yet??? I want to be a piss artist and can't get an...
by slotalot
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Jamieson spares
Replies: 0
Views: 891

Jamieson spares

I have just listed some rare new old stock EM items in the pennymachines market. !!YIPPEE!!
by slotalot
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 8101

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

attached pic shows the bumper for the ball, almost the same as the other one, but must be made from spring steel.. !!THUMBSX2!!
by slotalot
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 8101

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

The anti return stop was also missing from my machine, but it did have the fixing plate. I made an anti return stop from some sheet metal salvaged from a tin can. If I remember right, I folded it in half to make the metal thicker (see attached sketch). Should give you an idea of the shape. It took a...
by slotalot
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 8101

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

This one feels pretty light tension wise. The spring metal is about 4mm wide. Any clues? Can I fashion my own? In which can how? Thanks! Have a word with this chap, tell him what you are after, he might be able to help you.. even if you have to send him a sample of the broken one.. |/XX\| https://w...
by slotalot
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 8101

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

The second thing is that mine might be a mark 2 compared to Stuart’s and it might solve the reason for the difference of opinion about how they work.... Very Interesting, but not entirely unexpected. We have to remember that these machines were made long before any sort of standard or kite mark was...
by slotalot
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 8101

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

geofflove wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:14 pm
The two large screws on the top edge nearest the player appear to be the key to opening it are totally rusted in.
Try heating the screws with a hot soldering iron, that might free them up. |/XX\|