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by moonriver
Thu Jul 01, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Headed For The Hoosegow
Replies: 12
Views: 595

Re: Headed For The Hoosegow

*or even 'Tongue'
by moonriver
Thu Jul 01, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Headed For The Hoosegow
Replies: 12
Views: 595

Re: Headed For The Hoosegow

I was one of the supporters of the antique slot machine legislation in Texas back in the 70s. Before that, Texas law enforcement was actually very active in hunting down machines and confiscating them from collectors. Colorado allows private ownership of slots and gaming machines, so not a problem h...
by moonriver
Thu Jul 01, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Headed For The Hoosegow
Replies: 12
Views: 595

Re: Headed For The Hoosegow

In a number of States in the US it is illegal to own a gaming machine such as Connecticut, Hawaii, Nebraska, South Carolina and Tennessee. That even means that if you were transporting a machine across the US, and to get from A to B, as an example travelling from Denver, Colorado to Minneapolis, Min...
by moonriver
Wed Jun 30, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Working Models & Automata
Replies: 47
Views: 29210

Re: Working Models & Automata

!THUMBS!
Will do
by moonriver
Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Working Models & Automata
Replies: 47
Views: 29210

Re: Working Models & Automata

What a Job, they look amazing now. Real rescue mission. I don`t think I have ever seen the machine they are from. Would you be willing to post before and after pictures of the case etc. I would love to see it. Well done by the way! " I've stopped counting the cost of it all :!?!:" :shock: ...
by moonriver
Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 119
Views: 67090

Re: Saleroom roundups

clickety click.jpeg This was a good buy, ( although I missed it), especially to operate. I used to have these, very shallow depth machine and fun game to play, lighting up the bingo cards to win payouts, a bit like a Tutti Fruity. easily converted S1 mech to old penny. Respray all the metal frames ...
by moonriver
Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 119
Views: 67090

Re: Saleroom roundups


spin a wheel.jpeg

OMG, good job I'm not epileptic
by moonriver
Tue Jun 29, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bit of a show off moment!
Replies: 15
Views: 885

Re: Bit of a show off moment!

That's lovely! Great job.
by moonriver
Tue Jun 29, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Working Models & Automata
Replies: 47
Views: 29210

Re: Working Models & Automata

Yes, they're mine. There are automata specialists in the UK, Michael and Maria Start at the House of Automata who are experts in their field. I assume you're referring to the drumming bear or the magician featured on Salvage Hunters which they restored and turned out spectacularly. I passed the Oper...
by moonriver
Tue Jun 29, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Dozer pusher
Replies: 20
Views: 5610

Re: Dozer pusher

jimmycowman wrote: Mon Jun 28, 2021 8:30 pm Do people think the price of coin pushers are going up.. The program tipping point has helped. I went Blackpool last month the modern day pushers still seem very popular.
Desirability seems to be dependent upon whether you can fit it through your front door, much like finding a suitable partner.