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by john t peterson
Mon Aug 02, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: So what’s this?
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: So what’s this?

I'm fairly certain it is a BM Co. in showman's paint. The payout mechanism is a little unusual but certainly in keeping with the '30s timeframe during which this would have been made. It should be a looker when you're done and a unique machine.

J Peterson
Showing today in USA
by john t peterson
Mon Aug 02, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: BMCo auto prize payout allwin signage?
Replies: 8
Views: 207

Re: BMCo auto prize payout allwin signage?

Gameswat,

"The Prize Cup" is good but how about "Easy Prize?" It still informs the punters that the winning is a prize versus money but also entices with the "easy" come-on.

J Peterson
All about easy in America
by john t peterson
Mon Aug 02, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Allwin ball hitting glass - remedy
Replies: 12
Views: 460

Re: Allwin Elevenses ball hitting glass

A clever trick, ged8.

Well done, lads all.
by john t peterson
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Making an allwin coin box door
Replies: 7
Views: 399

Re: Making an allwin coin box door

I was thinking more Hannibal Lector and Silence of the Limbs.

J Peterson
Semi-silent, USA
by john t peterson
Sun Jul 11, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Lost Ruffler & Walker racer
Replies: 22
Views: 1566

Re: Lost Ruffler & Walker racer

I realize that it is a British game but why didn't they put the riders on BSA, Triumph, Norton, Royal Enfield or some other cool English motorcycle instead of those sissy scooters? !PUZZLED!

J Peterson
BikerFan, USA
by john t peterson
Fri Jul 09, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bajazzo Clown wall machines
Replies: 151
Views: 44571

Re: Bajazzo Clown wall machines

Great information, Joerg. Thanks for sharing. !!CHEERS!!

J Peterson
American clown
by john t peterson
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Baker bites the dust
Replies: 3
Views: 436

Re: Baker bites the dust

:woops:
by john t peterson
Tue Jun 22, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Baker bites the dust
Replies: 3
Views: 436

Re: Baker bites the dust

Roger, Seller's Regret comes with the territory. Most of us sell items from our collection as we "upgrade" to nicer or more rare items. Unless you have unlimited space and budget, selling as you grow is a necessary feature of collecting. It's important to remember that all these things we ...
by john t peterson
Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: On this day in 1947
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: On this day in 1947

:HaHa: :HaHa: :HaHa: :HaHa: :HaHa:

Easy for you to say, Dr. Sprocket.
by john t peterson
Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: On this day in 1947
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: On this day in 1947

Earlier this year, a 1988 Rolls Royce Silver Spur sedan, owed by Gene Roddenberry sold at auction here in Bristol, Tennessee for $13,000. It had 53,000 miles on the odometer and was reported to originally cost $185,000 new. It was a beautiful car. Tears were running down my face as the hammer came d...