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Old 02 October 2013, 03:11 PM
overyonder overyonder is offline
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Originally Posted by UrbanLegends101 View Post
I've not been in coin mechanisms used by the more modern drink vending boxes, but years ago, the coin mechanisms gave change (remember, this was a long time ago) in only nickels and it was refilled as customers used nickels for purchases.

The mechanism would divert nickels from customers into the change tube. If the tube was empty, it would not accept payment which required change, and if the tube was full, the extra nickels went into the general coin box.

Today's machines? Dunno. Don't have access to them.
Dixie Narco, model 440, coin changer.

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