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by runner
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3601

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Just got back from the locksmiths who managed to get her open, just means now the machine can be mounted on a wall again, the screws holding the gum drawer are seized solid though, wd 40 time I think, I have enclosed some close up pics of the front decals as well.
by runner
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3601

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Wow, never thought I would see another machine, and good to see how it would have looked when it was new, and what the bottom part of the machine looks like that is missing on mine. Made my day that has.
by runner
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3601

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Great stuff guys, what I would give to be at that exhibition!
by runner
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3601

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Thank you for the info, Brigham, I will research this.
by runner
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3601

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Looks to read, 'BRITISH & BEST - BOY IT'S PURE'. I had seen the cigarette cards advertised on ebay from America and Oh Boy gum. I shall research it further with the Boston company. Thanks for the info.
by runner
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3601

Oh Boy Gum vending machine

I recently acquired this vintage (possibly around the 1930s), Oh Boy gum vending machine. Can't find another picture of one. I asked the previous owner about the history of the machine. She had bought it in 1979 from an antiques shop in Southampton. The owner of the shop knew nothing of its history....
by runner
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jamiesons Skill Poker blown fuse
Replies: 6
Views: 2479

Re: Jamiesons Skill Poker blown fuse

That is very good information you have given me, and I guess being in the industry you can't afford to be spending hours trying to fix and maintain these machines, I'm looking at where the fuse is on my machine, with all connectors pulled out and it looks as though it hasn't had the chance to connec...
by runner
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jamiesons Skill Poker blown fuse
Replies: 6
Views: 2479

Jamiesons Skill Poker blown fuse

I am trying to fix my Jamiesons Skill Poker machine. I am still at novice level, I have bought the multi meter and the cleaning chemical to clean the PCB. The problem is that when I turn on the game, the fuse which is 5 amps keeps blowing. At first I thought it could be the power surge from the flor...
by runner
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Old and the New
Replies: 16
Views: 5554

Re: Old and the New

Well said Dicky.
by runner
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Old and the New
Replies: 16
Views: 5554

Re: Old and the New

Sorry admin, I couldn't help myself. :oops: My explanation is that you go for a ride on your bike to clear your head, and when you get back you realise why your penny machine isn't working and you can then fix it.