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New Petro "Smalls" Room

Posted By: Oldgas

New Petro "Smalls" Room - Sat Sep 30 2017 09:07 PM

I've been finishing off a new room adjacent to my man cave petro display room. This is technically a "bedroom" but I'll be using it as a place to display my smaller items like cans and other things that look best on a shelf. Just laid the floor and assembled the used library shelves. Now going through boxes that haven't seen the light of day in years. Finding things I forgot I had. Having fun putting stuff out.

Here are a few pics to show how it's going. The auto body plastic filler cans are mostly from the 1950s. The little ones are just over an inch tall, so you're not filling big dents with those. wink The Chief Paint items include auto and truck paint cans as well as a child's promotional Chief Paint headdress.


Description: Shelves are ready
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Description: Auto body filler can and kits
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Description: Chief Paint items, auto and truck paints. Chicago Paint Co.
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Posted By: BrianH

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Sat Sep 30 2017 09:29 PM

Cool chief stuff Jim. I have that exact paint thinner can on the left in similar condition. Good progress on your "smalls" room!

Brian H
Posted By: Rabbitman

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Sun Oct 01 2017 12:30 AM

Lookin good Jim, those shelves will hold a lot of smalls. Keep us updated as you fill them up....GB
Posted By: tbuckles

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Sun Oct 01 2017 01:06 AM

I've never seen body filler cans that small. Isn't it fun unpacking stuff that's been packed away for years, it's like finding it for the first time all over again. Great idea for the shelves, show us when full.
Posted By: Done4

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Sun Oct 01 2017 01:21 AM

Really nice Jim. The graphics on those cans are great.
Posted By: advertologist

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Sun Oct 01 2017 01:29 AM

chief paints makes a nice display .. ... cool
Posted By: bullsvt9313

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Sun Oct 01 2017 01:33 AM

That's a cool room
Posted By: Oldgas

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Wed Oct 04 2017 02:21 PM

Here's my shelf of tire paint cans. Didn't know I had this many until I got them organized. Apparently people painted their tires back in the day.


Description: Auto Tire Paint Cans
Attached picture tirepaint.jpg
Posted By: Nicole

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Wed Oct 04 2017 03:34 PM

Those whitewalls got dirty! Plus why get a new tire when with a little of black (and white) you can make your old tires look like new.

Don't we have similar products for tires now - not exactly paint but still to make them look shiny and black?
Posted By: Oldgas

Re: New Petro "Smalls" Room - Mon Oct 09 2017 07:22 PM

Got a couple more shelves organized in my "smalls" room. Some of my auto paint cans with car graphics. DuPont #7 Products.


Description: Auto paint cans with car graphics
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Description: DuPont #7 Products
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