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#1 chasbeeman

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Posted 15 March 2020 - 01:12 AM

A true piece of slot racing history. Hour meters and timers for each lane for selling track time. 33" tall, 22" wide, and 15" deep.

 

Local pickup or may be able to get it to Chicago area Nov 2020.

 

Open to reasonable offers.

 

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Posted 15 March 2020 - 07:02 AM

Check with Jay Guard. Don't know if this is what he was looking for but maybe?


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Posted 15 March 2020 - 07:11 AM

What manufacturer is that? Have never seen one like it. Same colors but different order than the American timesellers. :)


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Posted 15 March 2020 - 10:50 AM

Not sure if the Goodyear logo was a later addition or not.

 

Note the multiple KF logos.


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Posted 15 March 2020 - 02:03 PM

Andrew:

 

Thanks for the "heads-up" post for me but this is way more than I needed. Still this is a pretty unique piece (at least I've never seen one before) and I think It would look cool in somebodies slot car garage if they had the room for it.

 

In classic Mike Swiss fashion, I would say I'm about 99% certain the Goodyear logo is an add-on and not original build.


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Posted 15 March 2020 - 02:47 PM

The middle part of that unit looks like what my local raceway used, and really got a workout on Saturdays.


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Posted 15 March 2020 - 07:30 PM

Mike Swiss should pick this up and put it on his flat track for another addition to his vintage races.
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Posted 16 March 2020 - 09:48 AM

The KF logos look original to the unit – who were they?

 

Any chance of seeing a closer view of the nameplate in the lower left?

 

Looks to be in nice shape, unlike the typical old AMCR timers and power supplies that you see on eBay that are rusty from storage.


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Posted 16 March 2020 - 10:17 AM

They were obviously involved in the slot racing boom.

Whether they were an existing company, or started up, because of slot racing, I'm not sure but someone like PdL most likely knows.

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Posted 16 March 2020 - 10:02 PM

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Posted 16 March 2020 - 10:08 PM

Here are some close-up pix, and yes, the Goodyear is an added sticker.

 

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Posted 17 March 2020 - 09:55 AM

How about a pic of the inside of the power supply? I'm curious as to what's in that big box.


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Posted 17 March 2020 - 10:11 AM

There is a pic of the inside, in post #10.

Below is the same pic, rotated.

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Posted 17 March 2020 - 10:25 AM

That is too cool, especially in that condition!


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Posted 17 March 2020 - 11:16 AM

Modelville Hobby is becoming a museum for "The good old days." We are much more interested in American Raceway items.

 

Not much money around right now since the people have gone into hiding.

 

It would only be a decoration on the wall somewhere. 

 

Let me know if there is no one else interested.


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