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by slotalot
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Novelty candy vendor with missing motor
Replies: 6
Views: 2486

Re: Novelty candy vendor with missing motor

I doubt you will find it easy to get a working motor as per the original. You could replace it with a modern Parvalux geared motor. The original motor would have had some speed adjustment via a slide resistor. You can't do this with a Parvalux motor. What you need to do is turn the flat strip connec...
by slotalot
Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: So I might have over-shopped....
Replies: 13
Views: 5216

Re: So I might have over-shopped....

badpenny wrote: Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:25 am
Great! I hope he wins the lost causes.

lost cause???

not sure I know what that is BP. :oops:

Well done Geofflove, nice find. !!THUMBSX2!!
by slotalot
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Not an Auction..
Replies: 2
Views: 2055

Not an Auction..

I know most of you on this forum will know that Jerry is closing his Brighton arcade and selling up !SORRY! But for the few that don't know !PUZZLED! This might be of interest. ( I was going to post this in the auction section, but as its not an auction ) :oops: All the best Jerry :D http://www.vint...
by slotalot
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 14399

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

Top job young man, always a nice feeling to get one of these old boxes up and running, !!THUMBSX2!!
by slotalot
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: R&W Win a Nestles backflash variations
Replies: 5
Views: 1931

Re: R+W Win a Nestles backflash variations

How right you are BP. They were done by screen printing. The screens were only good for so many copies. New screens would at that time have been made by hand and, depending on the artist making them, things would change. !!ARTIST!! Are the pubs open yet??? I want to be a piss artist and can't get an...
by slotalot
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Jamieson spares
Replies: 0
Views: 1535

Jamieson spares

I have just listed some rare new old stock EM items in the pennymachines market. !!YIPPEE!!
by slotalot
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 14399

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

attached pic shows the bumper for the ball, almost the same as the other one, but must be made from spring steel.. !!THUMBSX2!!
by slotalot
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 14399

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

The anti return stop was also missing from my machine, but it did have the fixing plate. I made an anti return stop from some sheet metal salvaged from a tin can. If I remember right, I folded it in half to make the metal thicker (see attached sketch). Should give you an idea of the shape. It took a...
by slotalot
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine
Replies: 51
Views: 14399

Re: Hoopers Automatics Skill Score pinball machine

This one feels pretty light tension wise. The spring metal is about 4mm wide. Any clues? Can I fashion my own? In which can how? Thanks! Have a word with this chap, tell him what you are after, he might be able to help you.. even if you have to send him a sample of the broken one.. |/XX\| https://w...