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The machines I work on / with
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Hey just thought I'd show everyone the machines I work on (other than my car) and if anyone else works on a machine other than cars could also post up what they do

I am a bowling technician and these are our machines called AMF 8290

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Sorry lots of pictures
Also the machine we use to clean and put oil on the lanes The Phoenix

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Just thought I'd share and wondered if and what anyone else works on

Lliam
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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#2
Cool pics. Always wondered what went on behind the scenes. Afraid I didn't work on machines as such, just constructed organic molecules from scratch. No pics of those beasties aside from spectroscopic work.

Tom
2010 Berlingo Multispace HDi 110 with FAP.  Persamos green.

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#3
Looks like fun Lliam hope you don't get too many intermittent faults though.
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#4
A lot of people wonder how they work. They are at least 12 years old. They've been good lately not had to do many faults. I look after and fix 15 of 30 lanes but watch over the other 15 whilst on shift as it's only 1 tech on a shift

Lliam
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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#5
looks like you striked it lucky there Lliam........cool job.
ha ha ......
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#6
Would be if it wernt minimum wage Sad do get free bowling though
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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#7
Worked at chelmsford tenpin tonight and they have a few of the previous machines to the 8290. They have a few 8270 so here's some pics

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Lliam
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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#8
Do these machines control the balls coming back and the operations at the pins end?

How much does a bowling machine set these companies back?
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#9
Heres a quick video of the 8290





Yes they control the ball coming back. I havn't got a picture of the ball lift properly but belts lifts it up above the machine and gravity sends it back then belts pull it back above ground

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What do you mean by operations pins end? Putting a set down and respotting them?

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I'm not sure on prices for a whole machine. We've had ours 13 years in may

Lliam
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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