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 Posted: Fri Dec 6th, 2019 06:20 pm
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Oscar Rangel
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A friend just bought a GE Coin Op fan on Morphy's auction that actually runs approximately an hour when you insert a nickel.  The fan is a two speed and has the coin cover with a key.  The fan does not have a counter.
I have seen other GE Coin Op fans on eBay and this site where you can see the counter.

Is the counter important?

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 Posted: Fri Dec 6th, 2019 07:50 pm
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Kim Frank
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The counter has no bearing on the operation of the coin mechanism other than to count each nickel. That it is missing is significant only because the fan is not complete without it. Also check and see if the fan isn't either a one speed or three speed. I've not seen a two speed GE coin op. 

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 Posted: Fri Dec 6th, 2019 07:54 pm
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Oscar Rangel
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The fan only has On and Off on the slide plate.
Is the counter something he should try and find?

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 Posted: Sat Dec 7th, 2019 12:22 am
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It is a 1 speed fan. Off is not a speed. He should try to find a counter if it's important to him. If not, than no.

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 Posted: Mon Dec 9th, 2019 02:44 am
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Dustin Meyer
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Original counters are non existent. Besides the counter you will need the plunger assembly which is made up of a number of parts. Similar type counters can be obtained but they must be modified to work. Labor and parts could cost several hundred dollars to do an installation. Like Kim says it isn’t essential to the operation of the fan but does add value.

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