Find How to Guides for you Vending Machine and video instruction manuals. Learn how to fill your gumball machine, adjust your candy wheel, setup and assembly of your new machine, or just learn how a gumball machine works. Don't see the guide you're looking for? Contact us and we'll make a video guide for you!
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How to adjust candy wheel
How to adjust a candy wheel in 9 easy steps
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Lock and Key Set
Candy Machine Differences
What is the difference between a candy machine and gumball machine? Can I vend candy out of any candy machine? No, the difference between a candy machine and gumball machine is the vending wheel inside of the machine. The first thing you need to do when purchasing a candy machine from us is determine whether you're going to vend candy (loose hard candy) or gumballs (can be bouncy balls, round toy capsules, or acorn capsules as well. NOTE: You cannot vend loose pressed candy (skittles, runts, hot tamales, etc.) out of a machine with a gumball wheel.
how to identify your vending wheel
How to identify your vending wheel - This guide will show you how to identify you candy vending wheel and gumball vending wheels. Be sure to see our Differences Between and Candy Machine and Gumball Machine guide to help you understand the differences between a candy machine wheel and gumball machine wheel.
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How to Fill Carousel Gumball Machine with Gumballs
This guide will show how to fill your Carousel Gumball Machine with Gumballs. Need to know how many gumballs you need to fill your machine. Make sure you purchase the correct amount of gumballs for the machine you have. This guide will show you the capacity and step-by-step instructions on how to fill your new machine. This should take about 2 minutes to complete. has a HUGE selection of vending machines from all of the top manufacturers. We've been selling vending machines online since the 90's (That's right, same ownership since the 90's!) and we only work with the best vending machines on the market. Prior to starting and becoming a leading online distributor of vending machines, we had our very own vending route that extended from San Diego to Los Angeles with our machines set to vend nuts for a nickel! Since then, with your help, we've come a long ways and now offer a full line of gumball vending machines, candy vending machines, toy vending machines, snack and soda vending machines, and much more. All of our vending machines are backed up by industry leading warranty and we guarantee every vending machine we sell. With over 40-years in the vending machine industry, is a vending partner you can trust!

Q: Can you vend bulk vending toy capsules out of a gumball vending machine wheel?

A: All of the gumball machines we sell can dispense 1-inch toy capsules (round and acorn) using the gumball wheel. If you plan on vending 1-inch acorn capsules out of your gumball wheel, please let us know when placing your vending machine order and we will configure this at our warehouse prior to shipment. You can also vend 27mm bouncy balls with a gumball wheel. You cannot vend toy capsules out of a candy wheel, so give us a call if you're not sure which wheel to select upon ordering.

Q: Where can I buy bulk vending toys for vending machines?

A: Right here at! We have a huge selection of bulk vending toys in 1 inch toy capsules and 2 inch toy capsules. All of our small bulk vending machines with a 1 inch gumball vending wheel (see above) will vend 1 inch bulk vending toys. Please let use know if you plan on vending 1 inch acorn toy capsules prior to shipping and we'll configure your machine at our ware house.

Q: Do your soda and snack vending machines accept Apple Pay or other mobile payments?

A: YES! All of our soda vending machines and snack vending machines have the option to add a credit card reader that will accept most mobile payment systems.

Q: Can I put a vending machine in my home?

A: Yes, we sell tons of vending machines to happy homeowners who must have very jealous neighbors! The most common way to configure a vending machine for home use is to have us configure it for you as a "free spin" at our warehouse prior to shipment. However, feel free to collect quarters from your kids by leaving your vending machine set to the standard configuration as well!