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#190820 - Sun Jun 13 2010 05:43 AM "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!!
Wes Hague Offline
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Registered: Wed Aug 08 2007
Loc: canada
ONLY A WEEK AND A HALF TILL "CHECK THE OIL " COLUMBUS OHIO GAS SHOW,CAN'T WAIT ,,BRING IT ON !!!
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Wes.......

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#190840 - Sun Jun 13 2010 09:21 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Wes Hague]
tomzcollectiblez Offline
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Registered: Sun Feb 26 2006
Loc: La Porte, In
I'll be there wed-sat set up with Bustermonty.
Greg and I both have LOTS of killer signs for sale!
Stop by and say HI!!! See you there!!!

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#190845 - Sun Jun 13 2010 09:45 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: tomzcollectiblez]
bustermonty Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Fri May 06 2005
Loc: Indianapolis IN USA
Between Tom and I we will have something for everyone. Our two spaces will be jammed full. You probably want to be there when we unload. Look for the Chevy
(can I say that anymore) pick up and Ford Flex. Can't wait!

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#190855 - Sun Jun 13 2010 11:14 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: bustermonty]
Wes Hague Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Wed Aug 08 2007
Loc: canada
All I have left to do is load up with CASH , LOTS of IT ! LOL !! spent lots yesterday in an auction..gotta go get some more,,
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Wes.......

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#190865 - Sun Jun 13 2010 11:47 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Wes Hague]
Blackout Online   content
Veteran Member

Registered: Mon Mar 01 2004
Loc: MI, USA
I'll be there for a couple days if I ever get confirmation back??? Am I the only one that has not recieved it yet?
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WTB. Erie 70 top,Arizona quarts,Indian signs/cans, Musgo/Shell/Speedway 79/Wolfs Head items,graphic signs/cans,#616-886-4917

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#190883 - Sun Jun 13 2010 02:32 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Blackout]
Wes Hague Offline
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Registered: Wed Aug 08 2007
Loc: canada
didn't think they ever sent a confirmation out Russ,, I just usually call down there and ask if all is OK ..
they don't have ground floor rooms at this place,,,
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Wes.......

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#190887 - Sun Jun 13 2010 03:29 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Wes Hague]
hotcidr Offline
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Registered: Fri Jul 27 2001
Loc: Carpinteria, Ca. USA
I did receive an email confirmation this past week.
Ray

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#190904 - Sun Jun 13 2010 05:08 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: hotcidr]
grabber Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Tue Jun 26 2007
Loc: Lynn, NC USA
Just got our rooms (thanks Wes for the info) and looking forward to the show! I've never done the "stay at the host hotel gig" before so it should be a blast...If anyone is bringing any beat up porcelain 30 inchers, pump plates or cool highway signs/road signs I'm your guy lol...
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Wanted: Husky Cans/Signs, Interesting Pump Plates and NC Road Signage


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#190966 - Sun Jun 13 2010 11:07 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Wes Hague]
Pegasus Offline

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Registered: Sat Mar 22 2003
Loc: DFW metro area
I've read thru all the posts so far on this and the other Columbus Show topic, but don't see any comments about the show setup/sell timing. The registration packet I received, under the heading "show policies", stated "exhibitors please do not display or engage in transactions before the show begins at dawn on Friday". It also stated elsewhere that the show has been "shifted to a Friday/Saturday show to help those of you who must work long week-day hours during this difficult economy". It also states that "exhibitors may pick up their packets and claim their spaces at 4PM Thursday afternoon".

My recollection is that in past years most outside vendors were setup and selling by early afternoon on Thursday. I set-up last year for the first time (before noon) and did 90% of my sales on Thursday. In other years, as a buyer I always arrived mid-morning on Thursday, saw everything available, and didn't return on Friday becuase little (if any) new stuff gets there Friday. Sounds to me like the organizers are serious about not starting until Friday, except for room-to-room sales Thursday evening.

So, for those of you planning to sell.....what are your plans? Is this a "real" change from past shows or just another policy that won't be enforced? Trying to decide when to get there as a buyer only this year.

Richard

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#190973 - Mon Jun 14 2010 05:32 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Pegasus]
Gas stuff.com Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 17 2004
Loc: Syracuse,NY USA
I have been at this show for years as an outdoor vendor. I have always been "in trouble" for being there on Thursday. What I could never understand is how they can let room to room selling on Thursday and not let the outdoor vendors sell till Friday.Seems unfair as I pay more for outdoor space than someone does for a room. When I asked the promoters they really didn't answer me. I will be there on Thursday again this year,if the promoters give me any "trouble" this may be my last year as sales,and vendor count last year were poor at best.
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#190982 - Mon Jun 14 2010 08:16 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Gas stuff.com]
Wes Hague Offline
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Registered: Wed Aug 08 2007
Loc: canada
John,,,, you gotta be there,,,, you have the biggest display of stuff for sale than anyone,,,besides you have good cold beer, LOL<<< just sell anyway , what are they going to do kick you out,,,,not likely!! they kick you out and a whole bunch of guys will leave,,,besides I hate rules,,
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Wes.......

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#190983 - Mon Jun 14 2010 08:18 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Gas stuff.com]
Wes Hague Offline
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Registered: Wed Aug 08 2007
Loc: canada
are you going back to Des Moines this year again ?
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Wes.......

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#191055 - Mon Jun 14 2010 06:56 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Wes Hague]
Gas stuff.com Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 17 2004
Loc: Syracuse,NY USA
Hi Wes, Thanks for the kind words,I can't wait to see you there. Missed you at Carlisle,had to drink all the beer alone.LOL. I will be at Iowa again this year.
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#191060 - Mon Jun 14 2010 07:18 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Gas stuff.com]
LeBaron Services Offline
Member

Registered: Fri Jan 22 2010
Loc: Baltimore, MD.
Hey this is Rick with LeBaron Sign Service. Lookin forward to seein everybody this year at the C.T.O. Columbus Show. This time we will be outside in front instead of the in the ballroom. From what I heard of the changes to the show,...everything should run smoothly. So bring out your rusty damaged shot signs for restoration estimates.
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Check out my website at www.lebaronsignservice.com
for all of your sign restoration needs

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#191422 - Thu Jun 17 2010 09:18 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: LeBaron Services]
puregas Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Fri Aug 19 2005
Loc: murfreesboro,tn, usa
Called this afternoon to give my credit card number to get a room. Kathleen told me that Friday night was booked solid. Apparently Check the Oil only has so many rooms blocked. Hotel
doesn't have any extra as they are booked solid. Unless there is a cancellation, will have to move to the Hilton Garden for Friday night. That's what I get for procrastinating! Pat.
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Looking for early Pure Oil Company items(Energee,Detonox,Puritan)as well as any Woco Pep items.

Looking for graphic quart cans for my collection.

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#191827 - Mon Jun 21 2010 05:00 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: puregas]
Gas stuff.com Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Fri Sep 17 2004
Loc: Syracuse,NY USA
Getting ready to pack for the show,if anybody sees anything on my website and wants to make a deal email me and I will deliver to the show,I am going to be in a real selling mood once I get there and all offers will be considered. Looking forward to seeing you all there, Thanks, John www.gasstuff.com
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#191855 - Mon Jun 21 2010 08:46 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Gas stuff.com]
Wes Hague Offline
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Registered: Wed Aug 08 2007
Loc: canada
Looking forward to seeing you John,,,
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Wes.......

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#191894 - Tue Jun 22 2010 08:43 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Wes Hague]
roger cherry Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Thu Jul 04 2002
Loc: Collierville, Tn
Make sure all you guys going take lots of pictures for the poor people on here who can't make it this year.

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#191909 - Tue Jun 22 2010 10:09 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: roger cherry]
Wes Hague Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Wed Aug 08 2007
Loc: canada
Roger, if you sold me that "Pittman" globe you would have lots,,,, BUT, then I would have to stay home, LOL !!!
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Wes.......

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#191922 - Tue Jun 22 2010 03:20 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Wes Hague]
5 quart Offline
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Registered: Sun Jul 06 2003
Loc: Stockton NJ USA
Hi Look me up- I will be inside somewhere unless I sell everything thurs nite- ?????- I can dream cant I- stop and see Me- thanks don
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[b] Wanted 5 quart cans -old speed equipment -1950-60s- Cad- Olds std shift parts - site at www.oilnspeed.com

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#191926 - Tue Jun 22 2010 04:21 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: 5 quart]
Gas stuff.com Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 17 2004
Loc: Syracuse,NY USA
OK so there is room to room on Thursday? I will be in the parking lot with a LOAD! At least 150 signs and about 20 globes, All offers will be condidered. Thanks
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#191955 - Tue Jun 22 2010 07:46 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Gas stuff.com]
MetroPetro Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Fri Mar 25 2005
Loc: North Jersey
I am bringing a Calso globe, a cool 30's 20" vacuum gauge, some signs including Federal marine propeller, Rock Ridge Lake directional arrow, different Atlas battery, etc.; Atlas display cabinet; good smalls, odd cans, maps, pinbacks, Esso name badge, etc.
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Looking for photos, etc from 60s era Shell-A-Rama gas station and Pal's Diner, Rt. 17 Mahwah, NJ
& US or state highway signs, shields, route markers

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#191960 - Tue Jun 22 2010 08:39 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: MetroPetro]
hotcidr Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Fri Jul 27 2001
Loc: Carpinteria, Ca. USA
I'm looking for one or two FANTASTIC signs for in the house since I'm selling my garage collection. Ray 805 6985296

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#191995 - Tue Jun 22 2010 11:57 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: hotcidr]
puregas Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Fri Aug 19 2005
Loc: murfreesboro,tn, usa
Got a room through Friday night, so I'm set. Don't have much to sell this year. Will have some stuff out in room. Heading out tomorrow so I can sleep in Thursday morning. See you there! Pat.
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Looking for early Pure Oil Company items(Energee,Detonox,Puritan)as well as any Woco Pep items.

Looking for graphic quart cans for my collection.

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#192002 - Wed Jun 23 2010 03:20 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: puregas]
theChandlers Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Sun Jan 08 2006
Loc: Smyrna, DE
We will be set up in the room as well as having an outside space.We are bringing signs, cans as well and about a dozen or so thermometers.See everyone there. Thanks Lenny

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#192040 - Wed Jun 23 2010 03:13 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Gas stuff.com]
Wes Hague Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Wed Aug 08 2007
Loc: canada
John, I'm here, where are you ????? I'm thirsty,,,,,, LOL !!! NOT !!!!!
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Wes.......

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#192044 - Wed Jun 23 2010 05:16 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: Wes Hague]
MetroPetro Offline
Veteran Member

Registered: Fri Mar 25 2005
Loc: North Jersey
Just added some more stuff to bring: Esso Rent A Car light up sign; Buddy L Texaco tanker; 1914 Ontario license plate; small porcelain pegasus; Chippewa indian chief head display; license plate toppers; neat little Carter carburetor tin box; and more. Also lollipop signs including Phillips 66.
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Looking for photos, etc from 60s era Shell-A-Rama gas station and Pal's Diner, Rt. 17 Mahwah, NJ
& US or state highway signs, shields, route markers

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#192046 - Wed Jun 23 2010 06:42 PM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: MetroPetro]
philmccauley Offline
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Registered: Thu Jul 26 2001
Loc: Bardstown, KY USA
Dad and I were going but he had an accident yesterday and is recovering from that. Maybe next year.
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Thanks, Phil
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Looking for any old pumps, or nice 5 gallon cans.

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#192099 - Thu Jun 24 2010 07:28 AM Re: "Check the Oil " Columbus Ohio Gas Show !!! [Re: philmccauley]
puregas Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Fri Aug 19 2005
Loc: murfreesboro,tn, usa
Got here yesterday afternoon. There were a lot of people already here. Hotel is nice. The room suites make it nice for selling out of your room.I think the show is going to be good. That also seems to be the general consensus from the people that I spoke with last night. Fixing to go get some free breakfast. Pat.
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Looking for early Pure Oil Company items(Energee,Detonox,Puritan)as well as any Woco Pep items.

Looking for graphic quart cans for my collection.

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