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by treefrog
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Nestle Vendor lock
Replies: 3
Views: 102

Re: Nestle Vendor lock

I believe they would use standard short nozzle locker, garage type locks. They vary in price starting modem cheap L&F locks sold by the hundred at collectors auctions, less than pound each. Then originals used on machines in the U.K. like Union and Yale. The latter being the most expensive, agai...
by treefrog
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Why are some bandits so complicated?
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Why are some bandits so complicated?

Is complexity just not what you’re use to. Also I believe German machines are far better engineered, than the crude American based 3 reelers. Also the German machines were designed for a few years not 70 and they still survive... Video was a bit long winded, I fell asleep after 30 seconds even when ...
by treefrog
Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 82
Views: 23978

Re: Firman bandit identified

Thanks for sharing Coin-op.....yell Mills and nice to see original tin strips... It is a Marmite machine and this model is the most grotesque of the Firmans range a real shocker of mixed styles.....I guess you will either love or hate it.......I am trying hard to love it 😍 and it would grow on me mo...
by treefrog
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 82
Views: 23978

Re: Firman bandit identified

That’s exactly the point..... no one really wants it that badly. :HaHa:
by treefrog
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 82
Views: 23978

Re: Bandit

pennymachines wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:27 pm
... far as I know, the only all-Firman bandit.
Are you saying they made the mechanism? I thought they re-used Mills and made changes as well as their own jackpot.
by treefrog
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 82
Views: 23978

Re: Firman bandit identified

brigham wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:12 pm
I'd have to buy that, if I was offered it.

I think we all would, just not for the money......he has had numerous collectors make offers as watlingman stated, I have not even bothers as collection on from other end of Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
by treefrog
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: Sad news

Did not know him and never went to his arcade, but very sad, another victim of this pesky virus causing us all to go mad. :!?!:
by treefrog
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 82
Views: 23978

Re: Bandit

Yes, I copied a picture when it listed first time assuming it would be snapped up by the hoards, but suspect he would not let go for less than his asking price. For me it is worth nowhere near the £1000 asking, especially as not seen inside. I have tried to like it, but can’t, it is damn right ugly,...
by treefrog
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 82
Views: 23978

Re: Bandit

Firmans,

Guy in Scotland has been trying to sell for a long time and asking a lot of lolly......but of a marmite machine, certainly not pretty, maybe their take on an extraordinary

A lot of collectors have considered but not committed on this one......
by treefrog
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Help for a TV show needed
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: Help for a TV show needed

A production of “Tommy II” You get your machines back in matchboxes :HaHa: