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by brigham
Fri May 14, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Brenco Match a Fruit
Replies: 26
Views: 6614

Re: Brenco Match a Fruit

by brigham
Fri May 14, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Who is online?
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Who is online?

Don't some 'Yanks' call that symbol 'the pound sign', meaning a pound in weight?
by brigham
Thu May 13, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Who is online?
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Who is online?

shift3 gives £ on mine.
by brigham
Wed May 12, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Has anyone got a Mutoscope Drivemobile?
Replies: 14
Views: 1906

Re: Has anyone got a Mutoscope Drivemobile?

It has a harsh buzzer, rather than a bell. It buzzes in time with a flashing light, on whichever side of the road you've run off.
by brigham
Wed May 12, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Peter Simper Pay Rise fruit machine
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: Vintage Pay Rise fruit machine

That looks like the normal mains connector for fruit machines of this era. It could be Bulgin, but in my catalogue, the notch on the Bulgin type is on the other side! A very common fitting, nontheless. I'd say the machine is a Peter Simper. Very complicated, but high quality. PS) Cash may be availab...
by brigham
Tue May 11, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Has anyone got a Mutoscope Drivemobile?
Replies: 14
Views: 1906

Re: Has anyone got a Mutoscope Drivemobile?

It might be better to work to the original diagram, unless a better example of the conversion turns up, to copy.
I suppose the GB version is ALSO a collectors' item by now!
by brigham
Thu May 06, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Harper Vending Machines
Replies: 71
Views: 26558

Re: Harper Vending Machines

SOUTHDOWN comes to mind...
by brigham
Thu May 06, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Keeney's Triple Up
Replies: 4
Views: 2121

Re: Keeney's Triple Up

Good to hear someone else is interested in these long-forgotten 'panascope' types. I was fascinated by them as a kid, hanging around while the keyman took the back off, hoping for a glimpse inside. I have a few myself, awaiting attention, including a Mountain Climber, Extra Stout, and the delightful...
by brigham
Mon Apr 19, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Rosenfield mechanism identified in 'What the Butler Saw' case
Replies: 14
Views: 1322

Re: What the Butler Saw - info please

I can resolve the first picture easily, but only in the shot where the card is showing under the shelf in the case. On the full-size view, I just get two overlapping images. You might be better starting from scratch, if your photographic skills are up to it. You don't need a stereo camera. You can m...
by brigham
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Exacta lock picking
Replies: 23
Views: 1630

Re: Exacta lock picking

Woodscrews can often be eased by holding the point of a red hot poker on their heads for a while.