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by walternewton
Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Groetchen Mercury Deluxe 1940
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Groetchen Mercury Deluxe 1940

Well, you're correct, but after a token is dispensed, the winner has to take it to the shop/bar keep, and at that point the shop/bar keep will visually look at the coin in the window to make sure it's not a slug. And some models of this machine took U.S. pennies up to a quarter, so the shop/bar keep...
by walternewton
Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: I am a LOSER
Replies: 9
Views: 1149

Re: I am a LOSER

it's not the cost... it's the pride, the satisfaction, the knowledge that you are better than others, never mind that someone would gladly sell you 10 of those for $25 and still think you were crazy, and that prize!! that's staying with you for life, pride of place on your desk,a permanent reminder...
by walternewton
Mon Aug 16, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: I am a LOSER
Replies: 9
Views: 1149

Re: I am a LOSER

Most digger claws can be adjusted for a soft or hard "clamp down." If set for soft, heavier articles will slip off the claw. Items are generally placed around the play bed with the lighter/cheaper items within easy access. Other more expensive items are placed right at the maximum coverage...
by walternewton
Thu Jul 15, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Thanks to Treefrog for help
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Thanks to Treefrog for help

I just want to thank this website and Treefrog for his help in locating a proper lock for my Allwin cash door. He didn't have to go through the trouble of posting an international mail package, but he did. I hope someday I can return the favor or be helpful to other members here with some input on m...
by walternewton
Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source

Yes, those dimensions work fine. Any lock you have that fits those dimensions should be fine.
Can you give me a price (in a PM) and shipping cost to Conifer, Colorado. I will give you the my address and contact phone number in a PM.

Thanks for doing this.
by walternewton
Mon Jul 12, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source

Thanks. Yes, it still has the pediment. I had to fuss with the unit that drops the ball after you put in a coin, but that was the only major problem. Otherwise, a little bending here or there (the coin chute at the coin cup was a bit off), and sometimes a ball would get stuck after entering a hole, ...
by walternewton
Sat Jul 10, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source

arrgee wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 1:48 pm
walternewton wrote:I have an Allwin, which has a bottom (front) cash door.
So how about a photo of your allwin Walter? :!?!:
by walternewton
Sat Jul 10, 2021 1:30 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source

treefrog wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 12:01 am Actually the ones I have are marked H and T V......they seem similar to yours and also there are Yale locks exactly same size in the mix.

I will draw up detailed specification and send to you via PM
That will be good.

Thank you.
by walternewton
Fri Jul 09, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source

I have quite a few H&F locks like this with keys, will check dimensions Thanks. My lock is ... 2 /38 inch wide 1 7/8 inch height Mounting holes ... 2 inch wide, center to center of hole 1 1/8 height, center to center of hole Nose 6/8 inch diameter 1 inch height (overall, from backplate to end o...
by walternewton
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: British (or German) H&F lock needed or source

badpenny wrote: Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:15 pm Can you photograph the remains?
I had to get permission from the family !OMFG!

But yes, here it is ...