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by dickywink
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Vending machine advice
Replies: 12
Views: 168

Re: Vending machine advice

A Ditchburn thread would be welcome. I remember the 'automat' cafeterias in London as a small child, during our Motor Show trips. Wow! So much like the Jetsons. Did Ditchburn make the huge, much missed Milk machines? The triple vendor in the original post is familiar; the ASPRO section was seen in ...
by dickywink
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Vending machine advice
Replies: 12
Views: 168

Re: Vending machine advice

Thanks PM yes they made the Hotspa and Coldspa ( for the carbonated drinks in a cup ) and minispa and mini coldspa surprisingly two Coldspa machines turned up last year in LasVegas of all places :HaHa: this is the minispa DB373 minispa.jpg and these are the 2 mini coldspa machines in Vegas coldspa2....
by dickywink
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Vending machine advice
Replies: 12
Views: 168

Re: Vending machine advice

Hi Geoff, i hope the restoration goes well, its a nice vendor ... Hi Treefrog ... you are so correct... !!THUMBSX2!! i never thought i would ever see one ... not the sort of thing that people collect but my dreams of finding one came true this one has a back story in that it was in a farm house near...
by dickywink
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Vending machine advice
Replies: 12
Views: 168

Re: Vending machine advice

Hi Geoff
I joined this facebook page which has something close to what you are looking for: https://www.facebook.com/groups/151347598650253

I'm currently working on a restoration of this lovely beauty of a Ditchburn vending machine below from 1965.

all the best .. Dicky
by dickywink
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 5
Views: 314

Re: Sad news

Very sad news ... a great showman and a great Character I would greatly recommend reading his book ... "confessions of a showman" a great, entertaining, shocking and very funny read... https://www.amazon.co.uk/Confessions-Showman-My-Life-Circus/dp/1905745168/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keyword...
by dickywink
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Today's Spam
Replies: 9
Views: 423

Re: Todays Spam

Dear Penny Machines/JustEat I wish to complain i ordered all of the items below via your menu today and none of them have been delivered I am very very Hungry... it got so bad that i have had to make do with a Pot Noodle ... please advise when they will arrive ? :HaHa: menu.jpg all the best ... Dicky
by dickywink
Sun Dec 20, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Goldfinger Big Jack
Replies: 10
Views: 3275

Re: Goldfinger Big Jack

Hi Folks Like most of the Non-payout Credit registering machines of the '50s and '60s including the Bally Bingos etc, you would be paid by the bar owner on your final total on the credit meter and then the bar owner would reset the credit meter back to zero, because it was against the law to have a ...
by dickywink
Sun Dec 06, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Semco Dial for Money info?
Replies: 18
Views: 3874

Re: Semco Dial for Money info?

Hi PM looking at the photo of the machine with just a Cam unit .. has me confused ... i cant see how it would work with just those parts ... the machine needs to remember the number dialed and the pulses from the dial need to move a uniselector to the correct position also there does not seem to be ...
by dickywink
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Sega Monaco instruction sheet
Replies: 5
Views: 1614

Re: Sega Monaco instruction sheet

I think it's a round of applause for TF and BP or anyone that shares this type of info ... This is what keeps our community going and the knowledge will die out with us if we do not share .... sad but true ... but it encourages more people to share and also teaches us and the next generation new thi...
by dickywink
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Up and Coming Auction in the Netherlands
Replies: 5
Views: 1075

Up and Coming Auction in the Netherlands

Hi Guys those of you that subscribe to "the sale room" will be aware that there is an up and coming HUGE auction of coin operated and mechanical music in the Netherlands ... i know there is a huge variation on prices at the moment ... but the prices quoted just seem way too optimistic to t...