The goal when playing a fruit machine is to time it so that each reel stops when it is displaying the same symbol. When this happens, the gambler wins the pot. One reason why slot machines are so popular among British gamblers is that they pay out between 70% an 98% of the money that is gambled. Owning your own fruit machine at home can cost the earth, so why not just buy this rather cool iPhone add-on that can turn your phone it to a lean, mean, gambling machine. I have to say that this really does look like a lot of fun. Handheld Fruit Machine from the 70′s 8 – 70′s Handheld Fruit Machine. CalmDo Bread Machine, 2.2LB Stainless Steel Bread Maker with Automatic Fruit Nut Dispenser, Nonstick Ceramic Pot, 15-in-1 Menu Settings, 3 Loaf Sizes, 3 Crust Colors for Home Bakery 4.5 out of 5 stars 322.I was an hour or two away from purchasing an old fashioned apple crusher. $350. Once again Herrick bailed me out, putting me on to a variety of different ways to use a standard-issue garbage disposal as a fruit…well…destroyer. It doesn’t really crush the fruit so much as purée it – which is a highly desirable result when you’re trying to press fruit to make wine or cider of any kind.
Being the cheap ass that I am, my disposal is a 3/4 HP erator that I picked up on Kijiji for about half of the cost of new. But it was new-in-box, which is important to me as I’m not keen on putting my fruit through someone elses’ former garbage. The modifications required:
Owning A Fruit Machinery
I anticipate modifying this thing further down the road as it gets some use and parts make themselves available. So consider this ‘Part 1’. Let it ride poker las vegas. Hope you make some use of the idea, and please weigh in in the comments if you have any ideas to share to improve the setup.
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NOTE: See notes on using this setup here, which includes design commentary and revision