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Today at 01:34 AM the island by sellersrodshop

finally started construction on my island , pumps & light pole project. its only been in planning stages for 16 yrs... i've mentioned it in other posts, but decided to compile everything in one thread that i can update as progress moves along. besides the island, i also have one of the rectangular sinclair signs to restore & hang on the building behind the pumps (gilbarco 96c's) & a matching gilbarco short commercial/farm pump that will probably be stenciled as a "super flame" kerosene pump.

set the pumps & light pole spaced where i wanted them & assembled the main form for concrete:


built templates for the mounting bolts to be set in the concrete based on height of pump bases:


dug the trench & laid the conduit for electricals today. the 96c's dont have an access door on the side like other pumps, but i'll be fabricating one to give access to a main switch to turn everything on/off together. i'll make a bracket to fasten the box to the frame once its in position.


i didnt get any pics of the pumps before i started teardown, but both are pretty solid & skins/doors are straight.



only issue was one had ad glass, the other didnt.


took about two hrs to convert the non ad glass doors to ad glass versions. i used the window frames from the other pump for layout. cut/snip/weld...





i used strips cut from the extra section that was removed to make the edge pieces that curve in towards the glass. the trickiest part is the ad glass opening is 1/8" shallower than the window opening, so had to trim that edge down a bit. pump frames head out to the powdercoater tomorrow.

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Yesterday at 11:26 PM Enarco cans by 66Ford

I have several Enarco and Enarco Penn 5 quart and quart cans for sale. Photo shows some of them, really nice condition. All are empty- some have both tops and bottom and some have tops missing.
Interested in offers?

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Yesterday at 11:03 PM a pair of eco island reels by 77859charliey

not sure if these reels are air and water or what // 500 each plus shipping

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Yesterday at 10:04 PM tuff conoco pump plate too come by by advertologist

SUPER.. cool

ebay # 390826848571

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Yesterday at 09:42 PM Lubester Lid Bracket by K W FRITH

Anyone have an old lubester lid mounting bracket that looks like this? I have collected a few lids and I need a bracket for one of them.
Thanks---KEVIN

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Yesterday at 09:29 PM Wayne 50A on ebay by K W FRITH

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-Wayne-5...=item417fe1083b

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Yesterday at 09:11 PM N.O.S Polly Gas Booklet + Brass Tags by MDQG

New Old Stock Polly Gas Pamphlet + Polly, Radio, & Economy Brass Tags.
All Original & In Great Condition.
Asking 135 Shipped For All Four Pieces.
Call For Any Questions.
John
909.851.6993







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Yesterday at 09:08 PM Old Shell Road Atlas? by Iceman

A co-worker brought this to the office today. The guy has had it for many years and was just wondering if anyone knew anything about it. Looks to be a leather bound road atlas? Dating appears to be 1948. I suppose this could also have been a salesman sample display of road maps since each map includes the shell logo and familiar red and gold colors?

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Yesterday at 08:49 PM Calso single lens by Carolinatraveler

I am looking for a single red Calso Gasoline (California Oil Company, northeast US) Gill lens

Wayne Henderson

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Yesterday at 08:44 PM Ultra Rare Oilzum Can Collection. With COA by gasmelincelr

All three cans for $3600 plus shipping.

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