FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: How does
A: A motor turns a shaft. The shaft is connected to the
Penny Wheel. (The
Penny Wheel is the wheel with
the 8 penny holes in it) The Penny Wheel goes round and round clockwise. The feeder plank holds 80
and feeds the pennies into the penny
holes. The first hole the penny passes over has a balance mechanism
and a trap door. If the
penny is copper, it is heavier than zinc and the penny falls through the trap
All the zinc pennies are lighter than
copper fall through the second hole.
Q: What is
the longevity of this machine?
Will it ever need to be serviced or
will I need to send it back or can I do it?
A: Before purchasing The Penny Miser, Please
This is a hands on machine that needs calibration and
adjustments. You don't put pennies in it and walk away.
The tools needed for calibration and
servicing are the same tools needed for Kit Assembly. See: (Products
There is a learning curve. It's built to last and
It's adjustments do compensate for wear.
It is a simple machine
that an owner with a little mechanical knowledge can
understand and service. The Penny Miser is better than 98%
adjusted properly. Problems like pennies jamming at the feeder
assembly and the Penny Hole can be
eliminated with some patients, observation, thought, and
It's designed to separate all zinc pennies from
all copper pennies
regardless of weather the copper pennies are Memorial, Wheats or Indians.
Q: How long
does it take to ship?
A: The parts that make up the Penny Miser's kits and assembled
units are hand made and take some time to
manufacture so it may take as long as two weeks
before I can ship your Penny Miser.
To be safe, allow 3 weeks for
The Money Back Guarantee and Warranty
period begin on the day you receive your Penny Miser.
method do you use to ship?
A: I ship via United States Postal Service. You can
choose either (PARCEL POST/standard domestic) or PRIORITY
Q: Do the
Misers all look identical to the pictures?
A: They all look similar. They are hand made so each
Penny Miser is unique.
I also use different types of wood
depending on what is available.
Q: What kind
of warranty does the unit carry?
A: I give a full 30 day Satisfaction Guarantee. That's
full refund less shipping charges.
The unit also carries a 90 day Parts &
Service Warranty for manufacturing defects.
Q: Where do
the separated pennies go?
A: The DELUXE
model, has two collection boxes inside the unit to collect the pennies.
Each collection box has an end flap
that can be opened and used to re-direct the pennies out
the back of the machine and over the
edge of a table into larger containers.
The KIT is open and paper cups or small cardboard boxes can be used to collect the
The coins can easily be re-directed
over the edge of a table into larger containers.
For more information
JM DANIEL COMPANY
PO BOX 135
Los Angeles, CA 90078