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Joy Curbside Restoration

Posted By: model72

Joy Curbside Restoration - Sat Aug 31 2019 04:08 PM

I am 99.9% finished with a 2-1/2 month restoration (full time job got in the way). I plan to purchase brass heavy hex nuts for the visigauge. I had to reproduce the visigauge; except for the domed top that I purchased a sand cast reproduction. When connected to an air compressor, it works; including the clockfaces moving around 1/2-gallon at a time. I had to reproduce the manual handle assembly, but purchased the repro handle (sand cast from original). I am not sure if I am going to brand it or not; to break up the large areas of red. The best part of the pump, the copper tubing, brass pneumatic cylinders, and brass valve assembly are hidden from view. Every time I lower the shroud to display the guts, I scratch paint off of the large diameter connecting rods at the base. I will purchase a 10 foot hose, just testing with the short hose from my Bowser Red Sentry.

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Posted By: Speedracer

Re: Joy Curbside Restoration - Sat Aug 31 2019 07:58 PM

Excellent job. Looks great. Nice piece of history.

-Steve
Posted By: buzzy56

Re: Joy Curbside Restoration - Sun Sep 01 2019 02:13 AM

Nice pump and great work ! I have not seen this one before . Thanks for sharing .
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