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Welcome to /r/VendingMachines. Vending machines are nifty machines that dispense food or drink items.

This sub is for pictures, questions, videos, and news all pertaining to vending machines.

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Rules:

  • Don't be a jerk. Hate speech, death threats, insults, harassment, brigading/witch hunts, starting flame wars, etc., may result in a ban. Consider yourself warned.

  • Flair your post appropriately.

  • Do not use the subreddit announcement flair unless you are a mod or have approval to use it.
  • Please don't downvote based upon who submitted what. The downvote button is for things that may as well not be there.

  • Don't Spam.

    • This includes posting vending machine company website links to drive traffic to that site or banned sites like pinterest. **You may receive a permaban.

    Note: If you're linking to your own site, you'll be reported to /r/spam. Don't want get banned or reported for spam? Protip: Buy an ad from the reddit admins for as low as $20. Its way better than spamming our sub.

    • Feedback for vending machines is fine, but ONLY in a self post. No links to websites as this is considered spam.

    • Please....Only post vending machine related content.

    • Please report properly.

    • NSFW posts must be tagged as such.

    • Have fun everyone!


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    /r/vendingmachines

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    52

    A cool vending machine I found in Paris with a touch screen

    10 Comments
    2021/06/03
    13:35 UTC

    70

    Just bought my first machine and I'm looking for some advice!

    Hey, everyone! First post in here, first vending machine I've owned.

    So, I have a USI Snackmart III 5000, Model 3015-A.It has a CoinCo Bill Receiver, Model BA30B.It also has a CoinCo Coin Receiver, Model 9302-L.

    I'm starting from the ground up, here. I *think* it works, but the digital display doesn't seem to work(it may be unhooked somewhere, I'm working my way through the manual.).

    Does anyone have any tips? Tricks? Info? Advice? Compliments about the machine? Complaints about the machine?

    I got it for $250.

    Did I do well?

    https://preview.redd.it/vncm3ed1yc221.jpg?width=720&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=1a71860f18b1b854ec00f6573d7ed1eabb97f3ba

    27 Comments
    2018/12/05
    00:53 UTC

    60

    Eggs in carton vending machine

    13 Comments
    2018/12/01
    04:18 UTC

    8

    Vending machine for IoT project

    Hi there,

    Do you guys know about any vending machines that are either Internet / Network enabled and provide an API or a model that can be easily-ish fitted with a Raspberry Pi to take over control of basic functions?

    Not sure where to start looking but I bet I'm not the first one trying something like this.

    3 Comments
    2018/11/26
    18:08 UTC

    30

    Looking to buy a vending machine

    I'm looking to possibly buy a vending machine. How does this all work? I buy the machine And find a place to put them and the location gets a commission? How much generally? Will 2 machines be enough to make some $$? Permits? 1099?

    24 Comments
    2018/11/25
    23:43 UTC

    16

    Vending machine in a Night Club / Bar...

    I’m looking for suggestions on how to stock a machine located in a bar. Currently, the place does 90% of its business Friday & Saturday nights as a night club, but the new owner is intending to expand the location into being open 7 days a week day & night.

    The machine I purchased is a Wittern 3573 Snack machine. 5 Rows.. currently setup for 3,4,6,6,4 items per row.. lesser number having room for bigger items.

    I was thinking for the smaller spots, cigarettes... possible vape pens... phone chargers, maybe condoms? Lol...

    Any suggestions? And yes I’m already filling out the appropriate paperwork to allow tobacco sales.

    12 Comments
    2018/11/21
    04:06 UTC

    16

    Can someone identify this model for me please?

    9 Comments
    2018/11/21
    02:28 UTC

    5

    Need help adding bill acceptor to Barber Cut Lite

    I currently have a machine, only accepts quarters now. I can seem to find online, but would like to add a bill acceptor somehow. Any help would be appreciated.

    6 Comments
    2018/11/19
    20:12 UTC

    5

    need vending machine help

    I need help, i have just bought a vending machine and all i know is that i have no idea how to set this thing up. its called a intellevend 2000 and a manual would be a great start

    4 Comments
    2018/11/17
    21:17 UTC

    28

    Train Station Vending Machine Fail.

    9 Comments
    2018/11/13
    18:13 UTC

    33

    Find these machines for sale

    17 Comments
    2018/11/13
    13:45 UTC

    9

    Drink and snack vending machine in North Korea.

    3 Comments
    2018/11/08
    15:50 UTC

    3

    Is there a special code for this run down machine to get free food

    12 Comments
    2018/11/07
    17:24 UTC

    4

    New vender

    I just got a job at a vending company first time working in the field. I use a Dodge 1500 van to carry drinks and the food and I'm trying to find a good way to organize my van to make my job easier. I want to do shelves or something but I'm not sure if there is a better way. I do about 30-40 machines a day at a college. About 30ish cases of soda, and presorted snacks in bins about another 15 of those. This might not be the sub for this but I wasn't sure lol. Can provide pics if needed.

    3 Comments
    2018/11/07
    15:04 UTC

    8

    SOS - Can you identify this vintage ice cream vending machine? Aladdin Model 10 anyone?I thought it was an old cigarette machine.. But once uncovered we now have this. It's in an old movie theater that's being renovated. Calling all machine historians!! Help us!

    4 Comments
    2018/11/07
    01:14 UTC

    19

    This vending machine at a train station

    2 Comments
    2018/10/31
    04:48 UTC

    40

    Halloween vending humor

    1 Comment
    2018/10/31
    01:26 UTC

    5

    Does anyone know how I’m supposed to buy something from this vending machine at my work?There’s no slot for cash/card. I’ve been wondering this for a while now.

    6 Comments
    2018/10/24
    17:12 UTC

    5

    Could any one confirm this type of lock installed on the t bar of this vending machine. It has been in storage for 5+ years looking for the key with out any luck. If anyone has a picture of what the key might look like it might help me find it.

    6 Comments
    2018/10/11
    18:20 UTC

    9

    New to Vending

    Anyone have any sites for repairs on snack and beverage machines. I just bought 8 that need TLC.

    1 Comment
    2018/09/26
    03:08 UTC

    9

    Mysterious vending machines sold $2 pens. Officials say they were actually crack pipes.

    1 Comment
    2018/09/17
    12:28 UTC

    3

    Need help with a vending machine!

    The model is a 187 d crane vending machine with a 7" touchpad. The crm isn't present in the diagnostics menu and the entire left side of the machine motors aren't working :(. I just recently changed the i/o board like a week ago and the coin return mechanism is turning super slow it's like making a 1/4 of a full rotation. Any suggestions?

    tl:dr coin return mechanism and motors are broken after just changing the i/o board

    2 Comments
    2018/08/24
    14:25 UTC

    13

    Vintage Coin-Op Chicken Egg Prize Machine

    3 Comments
    2018/08/21
    15:24 UTC

    6

    Recognize this?

    I'm trying to find more information on this vending machine. I picked up three of them from a Facebook sale thinking I'd toss some candy or something in them for when the kid's visit. They've got rectangular columns that you'd load up with goodies but I can't figure out what. Maybe the 1" eggs? There aren't any manufacturer labels on them, just the National Federation of the Blind sticker with a vendor expiration date of 12/31/1996. Someone said "Hey! Check on Reddit" so I figured what the hell.

    https://preview.redd.it/x3ki5875nag11.jpg?width=2620&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=6941ce74bf44be3c888ba1157b6f8202262c4392

    3 Comments
    2018/08/15
    17:45 UTC

    11

    Jump Into the Vending Machine Business

    Does anyone have any ROI information on the vending machine business? I’m looking to get into it but have no idea what my returns would be.

    6 Comments
    2018/08/10
    16:52 UTC

    2

    What computer is there in a smart vending machine?

    What type of computer/architecture is there inside a smart vending machine? (the type that has a touchscreen and accepts WeChat payments).

    If you also have any information about the operating system running on it let me know.

    Thanks

    2 Comments
    2018/08/06
    08:19 UTC

    11

    There this cool vending machine were when you peel of the wrap it show the guy inside.

    0 Comments
    2018/07/30
    08:23 UTC

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