Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem

Posted by: Keystone Gas Man

Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 11:44 AM

Theres been talk before on this but,Just thought it be fun to start a thread on this repainted or cut to reuse signs ..Ive seen wheelbarrows and tables...Post em !! Here is one of mine. Back of sign was painted this.
Posted by: Mike M.

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 02:09 PM

A few in my collection
Posted by: Mike M.

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 02:13 PM

One more
Posted by: Chevrolet SS

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 03:20 PM

Here's one...
Posted by: richlube

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 04:43 PM

that chev sign is awesome with the story.
Posted by: Keystone Gas Man

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 07:05 PM

Love that FISK !! And that Ford is awesome...Paint preserved both very well !!
Posted by: 63shelby

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 07:13 PM

My sign served three different advertisement purposes ! sorry on my phone, hard to resize photos so I'm posting a previous post.

http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Main=84971&Number=517926#Post517926
Posted by: Metro69

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 07:49 PM

The black you see is spray paint with heavy overspray on top of a painted sign. Nothing I tried would cut through it so I said heck with it and hit it with lacquer thinner. It's almost perfect now without harming the finish.
Posted by: Scott Baselt

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 08:04 PM

Not mine but I saw it for sale on ebay a few years ago.


Posted by: Keystone Gas Man

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 08:20 PM

Keep em coming ... Great clean ups on all ... I wonder if the gulftane was used as a mortar or concrete mixing board?
Posted by: keithia

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 08:26 PM

Those are great!! Let's see more!!
Posted by: bsplichal95

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 11:09 PM

Great idea for a thread.
Posted by: Young's Union

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Mon Sep 22 2014 11:47 PM

Here is my Texaco sign. Sign displays well with my 1917 Ford Model T. J
Posted by: Metro69

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Tue Sep 23 2014 08:35 AM

I guy that worked at a Gulf bulk plant told me they would use those pump plates for dust pans.
Posted by: Neil Gerrard

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Tue Sep 23 2014 02:40 PM

Here's one I need to get around to stripping

Posted by: moore798

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Tue Sep 23 2014 07:52 PM

6ft.Brilliant Bronze used by a local farmer/rancher for a hay sled to pull behind his tractor.
Posted by: Keystone Gas Man

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem - Tue Sep 23 2014 08:13 PM

That's a shame but cool at same time.