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Finished in TIME!!!
#127568 Tue Dec 26 2006 09:11 AM
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I just wanted to thank everyone in Old Gas Land...I just finished my first pump, a Gilbarco 996, a Christmas gift for my father. I converted it to a display case for practical purposes (he's old school...everything needs a purpose). Without this site and the expertise of the members, I never would have been able to complete it. As it was, I tightened the last bolt at 9:30 Christmas eve to get to my parents by 10! Thanks to Scott (my Christmas savior) and all of you. Best wishes for healthy & happy New Year to all.



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#127569 Tue Dec 26 2006 09:21 AM
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I can't figure out how to post pics

Can someone help?


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#127570 Tue Dec 26 2006 10:21 AM
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email me the pics & I'll post um for you.


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#127571 Tue Dec 26 2006 11:02 AM
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Good job & great story. Glad it all worked out for you. I cant wait to see the pictures of the finished pump. By the way how did he like it? If he dont want it I will take it off his hands LOL


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#127572 Tue Dec 26 2006 12:43 PM
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I sent the pics to Nochevys...THANKS.

Sorry Gasoildude, he really likes it and has it in their dining room!

Happy holidays,
Bill


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#127573 Tue Dec 26 2006 01:27 PM
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Here's boxcars gift to his dad! It looks beautiful!






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#127574 Tue Dec 26 2006 02:04 PM
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Thats 2 cool!!!!!


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#127575 Tue Dec 26 2006 02:25 PM
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That is great!!! I love the "Contains Memories" sign. Awesome job. Thanks for posting pictures.
Mike

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#127576 Tue Dec 26 2006 02:44 PM
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WOW , Nice Job Bill


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#127577 Tue Dec 26 2006 02:55 PM
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Very nice job!

I especially like the display case feature.

Job Well Done!!

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#127578 Tue Dec 26 2006 05:06 PM
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GREAT STORY ! GREAT PUMP !!!
YOUR FATHER IS LUCKY TO HAVE A SON LIKE YOU.

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#127579 Wed Dec 27 2006 10:38 AM
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OUTSTANDING...very cool. Love the 'Contains memories sign as well. graet Job. thanks for sharing the story and pics.

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#127580 Wed Dec 27 2006 12:00 PM
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Thanks for all the Cudos, but if it wasn't this sight and you guys being so generous with info and leads, it would never have gotten done. I also need to thank Chuck & Sue from Pergl's. Chuck from Chuck's Trucks LLC and my buddy Scott who came to my 11th hour call (cry) for help!

Happy & Healthy New Year to All.


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#127581 Wed Dec 27 2006 04:23 PM
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A++++ I also love the personal touches you put on it. Very good original idea. Great job it looks wonderfull


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Ta Da!!! Nice pump!!


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