slot machine stand lock bar guts

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slot machine stand lock bar guts

Postby damikeguy » Sat Jun 18, 2016 1:58 pm

I just couldn't stand having a lock bar with lock on my QT stand and no key. I am sure there are some old timers that have seen the inside of one of these, Not me. No big deal. Just use a 3/16 end mill and plunge cut out the 27 spot welds from the back thru the one detail. Now I can just re-key the lock, weld and paint. ( It looks to me like someone drilled thru the sliding bar that covers the access hole when the bar was in the lock position. I think I will weld that small hole up also.)
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The unlocked position with a hole drilled thru in what would be the locked position.
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Re: slot machine stand lock bar guts

Postby Richard13 » Sat Jun 18, 2016 2:06 pm

Interesting design...must have had a lot of confidence that lock would never fail to seal it up like that lol!
Nice to know there are others like me that OCD about stuff like this.
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