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by geofflove
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Repairing a cog
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Re: Repairing a cog

It's supposed to be like that, it stops the unit counting past a certain amount. If I remember from mi S/E, it's convertible to add a ball, so the unit should step up to 10, then stop. Here it is out of the machine. The flat spot is the one which stops it going past 10 I think. The missing tooth sa...
by geofflove
Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Repairing a cog
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Re: Repairing a cog

Replacing a tooth as Pennymachines describes is a good repair, but as this is a ball count unit which will use limited steps , you may be able to reposition the stop stud and the switch actuating post ..maybe half a turn? and then the unit can work on a different set of teeth. I had wondered about ...
by geofflove
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Repairing a cog
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Repairing a cog

Topic moved to Tips & Tricks - Site Admin. I’m about to start in reviving a Williams Spanish eyes pinball machine. An early inspection shows a missing tooth on a sprocket in the ball count unit. See pic. It’s the tooth at about 10 o’clock, the flat at about 9 o’clock is meant to be like that. Has a...
by geofflove
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Laser-cut Mylar stencils for repainting geometric designs
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Laser-cut Mylar stencils for repainting geometric designs

I recently created the artwork needed to respray the cabinet on a 1958 a Roto Pool pinball machine. Sent the artwork off and got the laser cut Mylar stencils back today. Look pretty good. Never been through the process of creating vector art for this before so all new. Now to see how they work with ...
by geofflove
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: A little bit of fun?
Replies: 4
Views: 647

Re: A little bit of fun?

Looks like you did a great job. I like originality but good to mix it up sometimes. I was thinking of doing similar to ‘personalise’ an allwin to a family member. I have a couple where the machines are pretty beyond saving in terms of marking anything authentic or collectible so why not?
by geofflove
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence
Replies: 31
Views: 3433

Re: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence

We are talking about the coin or token used here, often different size tokens were used to original coinage. Not saying this the case, but is possible. What is clear is it paid in tokens if award card is correct.... The coin path looks entirely standard for this machine meaning deposited coins are ...
by geofflove
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence
Replies: 31
Views: 3433

Re: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence

The mech looks entirely standard apart from the missing slides so I don’t think token payout is involved.
by geofflove
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence
Replies: 31
Views: 3433

Re: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence

Mine runs on thrupences but also has the old pf coin amounts on the top wheel. I guess it was too fiddly or maybe some thought it looked untied so didn’t bother. Each slide on mine also pays a pair of coins, although mine only has 3 slides so it’s 2, 4 or 6 coins. I suspect this is a result of the t...
by geofflove
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence
Replies: 31
Views: 3433

Re: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence

That’s a good point. You earlier said that coin slot, tube and slides were 6d. I can’t see on the instructions where it says 6d, not clear enough. However, from what I can make out the slot and tube looks exactly the same size as mine which is on 3d - which I believe was more common. Mine still has ...
by geofflove
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Williams Spanish Eyes pinball
Replies: 7
Views: 1096

Re: Williams Spanish Eyes pinball

Thanks for pointing the eBay bell. Had that one earmarked and won it so will add it when I get to my refurb.