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COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 #202808
Sat Sep 11 2010 10:16 PM
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
Sorry fellow oldgasses for slacking off on my duties as the host of collectible of the month during this summer. I can now see light at the end of the tunnel(new house)and now devote a little more time to this feature.

Since we are almost at the half way point in September, I will run this through October also. This month(s) collectible of the month is.....

Your outdoor Petro collection....This one is wide open, so snap those pix's of those signs hanging on your fence, gas pumps on the porch, exterior of your shop, your outdoor petro stash, etc....you get the ideal....if it's outside, lets see it.

Let's get this long overdue show started...I have a feeling this will be a good one.


Paddy
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Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: texaspelican] #202817
Sun Sep 12 2010 03:11 AM
Sun Sep 12 2010 03:11 AM
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Michigan
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Old decals I applied about a year ago. Learned that I didn't do it correctly.

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Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: Dave Rowlison] #202830
Sun Sep 12 2010 07:10 AM
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
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I have been looking for this sign for at least 7 years. Got it last year from Chip of Dixie gas last year (first time). I pull in and Chip starts yelling "we got us a cajun". I turn around to look at him and on the front of his barn is the sign!!
It's now on the side of my boathouse with the worst side out.
When I was a teenager I worked at the Billups station and down a bit across the street was the Canal station. It was a small itty bitty cajun oil comapany that had a little more than a dozen stations in the entire state. It went bye-bye like most small independents...bought out by big oil about 30 years ago..
It's back in Louisiana where it belongs.





Paddy
Wanted. Billups, Ride with Rose, Har-V, LORECO, STANOCOLA, Pan Am (early), Hurricane, Evangeline, Canal, Gulf Coast, oil companies.
Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: texaspelican] #202834
Sun Sep 12 2010 07:28 AM
Sun Sep 12 2010 07:28 AM
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PECONIC BAY, L.I., NY, USA
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MUST'VE BEEN FUN TRYING TO ATTACH THAT TO THE BOATHOUSE WALL! COOL STORY...NEVER HEARD OF THAT BRAND. PRETTY MUCH HAS THE SAME SHAPE AS THE D-X SIGNS.


DOC @ THE AMERICAN GARAGE
Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: THE AMERICAN GARAGE] #202836
Sun Sep 12 2010 07:34 AM
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
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Doc, It makes it easy when they lowered the lake 8 feet for 3 months. You didn't think that I could walk on water (LOL)?
I know you have quite an outdoor display...seen some of it on this site. OBTW it is the same exact size as the large DX sign (good eye).


Paddy
Wanted. Billups, Ride with Rose, Har-V, LORECO, STANOCOLA, Pan Am (early), Hurricane, Evangeline, Canal, Gulf Coast, oil companies.
Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: texaspelican] #202914
Sun Sep 12 2010 01:25 PM
Sun Sep 12 2010 01:25 PM
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citrus heights ca.95610
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<script src='http://img831.imageshack.us/shareable/?i=outside1.jpg&p=tl' type='text/javascript'></script><noscript></noscript><script src='http://img529.imageshack.us/shareable/?i=outside2.jpg&p=tl' type='text/javascript'></script><noscript></noscript>Some one got creative with the Goodyear sign,guess it was too long so it was cut in 2.

Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: hawkike] #203007
Sun Sep 12 2010 07:33 PM
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Cameron Park,Ca.
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Here is some of my outdoor stuff.


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Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: texaspelican] #203037
Sun Sep 12 2010 11:44 PM
Sun Sep 12 2010 11:44 PM
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Stockholm, Sweden
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This may be a good opportunity to show my little station. I haven't got the room for a complete building so this is just a "wall" built between me and my neighbours lots. He gets to see a "cabin wall", and I get to see the Mobil station :-)
I don't display much else outside - well I have a visible, but you seen that too before.
Br
Claes

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The gas station fond

Skyltfönster Mobil i Segeltorp x.jpg
Display window

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The "Selfometer" between garage doors.

Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: fast66] #203053
Mon Sep 13 2010 06:21 AM
Mon Sep 13 2010 06:21 AM
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Spokane, Washington
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Claes
Thats a pretty cool idea.

Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: hillsideshortleg] #203063
Mon Sep 13 2010 07:24 AM
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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I dont have a lot outside








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Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: texaspelican] #203357
Wed Sep 15 2010 08:43 AM
Wed Sep 15 2010 08:43 AM
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Elkridge, MD, US
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This is the only photo I have of our garage (Hope it never looks like this again!!), 2 pumps and a few signs. Both pumps came from a small town in West Virginia where our family is from. It is entirely possible that my great grandparents and grandparents pumped gas from them; there was only one station in that town. The pump is great for giving directions, we tell people just to look for the house with the gas pump in the driveway.

Keith

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Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: gmstuff] #203359
Wed Sep 15 2010 08:57 AM
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Spokane, Washington
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Jack
It's a shame to have the Chevron sign laying on the ground posing a tripping hazard. I could hang it at my place for a while if you want.

Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: hillsideshortleg] #203363
Wed Sep 15 2010 09:12 AM
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Hillsideshortleg. Iam getting some supplies to hang it on the fence today hopefully, but do appreciate the offer Jack

Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: Jack R] #204387
Tue Sep 21 2010 01:29 PM
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Janesville, Mn. 56048
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Starting to Decorate the Back of My work Shop that Faces my Display Building these are the fisrt 2 pieces that I have put up on the building..


***Wanted*** Always looking for Oilzum, Kunz, and Husky Cans, Signs and Smalls.
Re: COTM Outdoor stuff Sep/ Oct 2010 [Re: Esse's Garage] #204391
Tue Sep 21 2010 01:50 PM
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Antioch,IL
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heres a few of mine







all of em light up for a few hours each night.always have people stopping in to look at them too!

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