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Transporting Slot Machines

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Maticuno, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. Jan 9, 2012 at 7:36 PM
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    Maticuno

    Maticuno [OP] Resident Pine Swine

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    I purchased two "antique" slot machines from my grandparents estate. I am going to be transporting them both in the back of my Tacoma, but to protect them from the elements, I will have to keep them under my bed cover laying on their sides. My google searches came up empty on if there is any special way to transport a slot machine. Primarily I am worried if there is an issue with laying them on their sides for a 900 mile road trip. If it makes a difference, one is a 1983 IGT draw poker and the other is a 1950's Jet Bell reel slot. Any information is helpful. Thanks!
     
  2. Jan 12, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    Maticuno

    Maticuno [OP] Resident Pine Swine

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    I went ahead and transported them on their sides. Other than needing some cleaning and fixing other issues they had before transporting, they still work fine!

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  3. Jan 12, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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    Those are freaking sweet man! Looks awesome in the mancave i bet.
     
  4. Jan 12, 2012 at 6:07 PM
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    Currently no mancave, just the general purpose room of our house. My future mancave will be styled after the officer's club from M.A.S.H.
     
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