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by bryans fan
Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coventry Slot Machine Auction... what a......
Replies: 10
Views: 11177

Auction

What a great effort from the two J`s !!! Really good first auction, hope it hasn`t put you off doing another! Well worth all your efforts, some nice machines turned up on the day and were there to be sold. There wrere bargains to be had, I do hope that some of the people with long pockets and short ...
by bryans fan
Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Slot Shop
Replies: 1
Views: 2121

Slot Shop

As it was the first Sunday of the month yesterday, did anyone visit the Slot Shop on Colwyn Bay Pier?
Did anyone go to the first one? :-?
by bryans fan
Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:12 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: I need help to specify construction
Replies: 16
Views: 14873

I`ll have a pint of whatever you four are drinking, :mad: it must be good!
by bryans fan
Sun Aug 27, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: mr hunts auction
Replies: 12
Views: 8798

A A Shop

My newsletter has resurfaced!
The shop on the pier will open at 12 noon on 3rd Sept. open till 7pm.
Then on the 1st Sunday of each month .
The Auction is sheduled for Nov.26th. :D
by bryans fan
Sat Aug 26, 2006 12:54 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: mr hunts auction
Replies: 12
Views: 8798

Auction

:-o Those of you still in credit will by now have recieved a newsletter from Steve detailing coming events. In it he explains that he hasn`t sent out newsletters recently as there was nothing much to report and he didn`t want to waste our subscription money. He is opening a shop on the pier selling ...
by bryans fan
Fri Aug 04, 2006 11:15 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Achieving crackle paint effect à la Bryans
Replies: 36
Views: 15401

Crackle Finish

I agree with the site admin, depending on how badly damaged/missing the paint is I feel the best answer is to hand touch in the missing areas. I have sucessfully restored the red and blue crackle finish on my clock and on a castle top case. I used acrylic for the red and "Plasticote" odds`...
by bryans fan
Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:31 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bryans Locks
Replies: 35
Views: 13628

Re: Bryans Locks

Just to say, I forgot to mention, all my Bryans machines have Yale locks, either like the photo I posted, or the square Yale locks used on later macines.
by bryans fan
Sat Jun 10, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bryans Locks
Replies: 35
Views: 13628

Re: Bryans Locks

Just to confuse you. I believe all early Bryans machines were fitted with Yale locks. Including the fifties allwins, and my Bullion cash drawer lock which is definately original. Mabye later machines were fitted with Lowe and Fletcher brass coloured locks? The Lowe and Fletcher locks pictured are mu...
by bryans fan
Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:40 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: mr hunts auction
Replies: 12
Views: 8798

There was an entry form attached to the last "magazine" ( I use the term loosely) issue 7. As the website is still off line, it looks doubtful. I certainly won`t be going. Auction at Salisbury was in my opinion very good for a first "anyone can enter", and I thought prices were f...
by bryans fan
Fri Dec 16, 2005 4:23 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hawtins and Wondermatics
Replies: 4
Views: 5067

I would think the Hawtins was from the '30s and the Wondermatics from the late '50s. Please correct me someone if I am wrong.