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NEW TV SHOW #207960
Fri Oct 15 2010 06:54 PM
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Since it is now been announced on a website (I have known about it for about two months) there is going to be a new TV show you might all like to take a look at.
You all remember Rick Dale of Rick's Restoration from the Pawn Stars show on the History channel. I have known Rick for about ten years, we became friends when we set up together at the Auburn show. He eventually purchased over 75 gas pumps from me.
Rick now has his own TV show, it is called "Rusty Nuts" and will premier on the History channel on Monday, October 25th with two shows back-to-back.
I have supplied a little back up information on one of the restorations he will do. I know what some of the items will be that he is going to restore, but I don't know in what order they will be presented, so I'll be tuned also to see what the next restoration will be.

Jack Sim


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Jack Sim] #207962
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He isn't just a restoration specialist, he is also a magician. I saw him do something on Pawn Stars that was simply mesmerizing.

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I know what you are talking about, and I know how and why that was done, just take my word for it, it was not Rick's doing.

Jack


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Jack Sim] #207967
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Never doubt the power of $$$$ to lower ones Standards !
That scene will plague him the rest of his life.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Jack Sim] #207969
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I seen the vendo 39 into a cavalier 72 trick. I wonder if he could turn my gilbarco into a wayne 800. LOL It's still his reputation, regardless.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: LOWright] #207970
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Rick's producer's website says the show premiers on the 25th, this website says the 18th.

http://www.lasvegassun.com/blogs/kats-re...nuts-set-oct-1/

Jack Sim


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Most websites say the show premiers the 25th of October, but a posting from today states the name has been changed from Rusty Nuts to AMERICAN RESTORATION.

Jack


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Jack Sim] #207989
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The same info was in the local paper back on the 27th of Sept and I posted it then supposedly 2 shows to start 6 and 6:30 on the history channel. I also have know about for some time. Jack

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More power to him. I realize that his restorations might be a bit over the top but, he is certainly shining a light on our hobby. How bad can that be? Paul www.severngaspumps.com

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: gasmansgp] #207997
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What happens in Vegas SHOULD stay in Vegas


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: KZ1000] #208008
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Paul I agree. Just hope it dont drive the prices higher LOL smile


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: KZ1000] #208074
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I watch Pawn Stars, but am unsure of who you are talking about and what he did, but I would sure like to know.
John


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: KZ1000] #208091
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Originally Posted By: KZ1000
What happens in Vegas SHOULD stay in Vegas

AGREE 100%

The city built w/ Hopeful Losers money

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Vermonter] #208176
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Originally Posted By: Vermonter
I watch Pawn Stars, but am unsure of who you are talking about and what he did, but I would sure like to know.
John


...here's what was presented on the show:

...the host of Pawn Stars bought a piece of $#!+ Coke machine at his shop - a Vendo, I believe - that was missing the guts, covered in rust (I mean it was brown), and had a huge dent in the top...it was something that most of us would pass on...

...the host of Pawn Stars then took the machine to Rick's Restorations, where Rick cheerfully described his vision of how he was going to 'restore' the machine to make it usable again...

...later in the show, the host goes back to Rick's and is presented with a restored Cavalier, and told it was the same machine, restored...which he happily accepted as the truth...

...mysteriously, the rusted Vendo made an appearance on Rick's website, where it was converted to a refrigerator, complete with before and after pictures...

...basically the whole thing was a fraud, a lie...if you read the History Channel message boards at the time, there were quite a few people who were rather angry...no, I didn't post there - didn't have to...

...so, the statement that the fraud was 'not Rick's doing' sounds inaccurate to me...anyone who saw the clip knows how and why it was done...unless his family was being held hostage somewhere, there's no excuse for it...it's pretty obvious that he traded his credibility to promote his business on Pawn Stars, and apparently it got him his own show (wonder how truthful that will be smirk ) ...and The History Channel further dumbs-down its programming in an effort to secure viewership of the lowest common denominator...they must feel it's working for them, since they've added 'American Pickers'...


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: gulfiend!] #208241
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pawn stars pulled the same junk, when they bought that ac cobra

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: mobil100] #208249
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Ok, Thanks. I know who you are talking about now. I must have missed that episode.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: mobil100] #208252
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If you go to youtube you will see Mike off American Pickers was doing the video of himself promoting it to History channel for sometime.
Mike and Frank for 2 guys that have been picking for years and have fun doing it. We all know many things are staged for TV and edited but what Rick did was sell out to try to get a show.
Pawn Stars i like to watch but American Pickers is the best to watch. Just wish they wouldn't show at the end what they think it's worth or sold for.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Jarvis] #208259
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I Like Pickers also, but I think Pawn Stars is just plain Stupid.

My Dad met Frank from American Pickers at a Big Motorcycle Swap Meet in Davenport Iowa this year and Dad said he was a Real Nice Guy. Said he shot the Bull with him for about a Half Hour. Frank Told my Dad that He & Mike had been attending that swap meet for 26 years.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Jarvis] #208263
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You have to realize these shows are put together by directors/producers that probably weren't born yet when these Coke machines or gas pumps were in use and they have no interest in them. I doubt they could pick a machine out of a lineup 5 minutes after they saw it, and they think the audience is just as dumb. Its just entertainment to them.

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Hey boys!

American Restoration premieres on October 25th at 9pm EST.

Here is the trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZVEMvWwmns

Don't judge on the old stuff that we had no control over, now you can see how its really done!

Check out the website for more videos!
Bye now!

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: ricksgirl] #208459
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Thanks for chiming in, Rick. I'll be sure to set my DVR to tape the show. By the way, is that your black 51 in the trailer??

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: ricksgirl] #208502
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Originally Posted By: restorick
the old stuff that we had no control over




...really?...REALLY??...let's go to the tape, and see how it's really done!

http://www.history.com/videos/time-machines#time-machines

...this is the actual episode where Rick explains how he took a POS Vendo and 'restored' it to a Cavalier...WATCH IT NOW, kiddies, before the History Channel yanks it off the 'net...


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: ricksgirl] #208506
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I'm really looking forward to the new show , he does a great job on the restores, cool to see how they turn out. Looks to be a great show. Love pickers too. Wife and I watch every week. Although ive never seen em they are always right here in my backyard in Illinois the good ol midwest, being out of Iowa.


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...'great'?...no, he does an UNBELIEVABLE job on the 'restores'...


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: gulfiend!] #208514
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I am so glad I refuse to pay for cable or dish TV when junk like this is the quality of material that is being aired. However, I have watched two episodes of Pawn Stars (downloaded 'em off the internet) after being told by numerous people that I should check it out. I know a good many people are stupid, but the people they had coming in had to be staged, or Vegas has the most stupid/desperate people per capita. Why, when your told your item is worth XX and your offered .X for it, would you not take it and sell it somewhere else, even Ebay? I'm sure Rick is probably a nice guy, but I'm sure having to pay for their brick and mortar building and the dollar signs from the History Channel made him go over to the dark side.

Welcome to OldGas restorick.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: CircaDesigns] #208518
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Can't wait to see the new show, I'm sure it will become a favorite at our house along with American Chopper and American Pickers.

Welcome to oldgas Rick!!! Be sure to plug the site when you can now that you're a member smile

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Ohio Oil] #208524
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Not to sound like I'm on the side of the TV shows but you have to understand that it is TV afterall and some degree of staging will be necessary for filming purposes. As to just trying to do a switch-er-roo, THAT'S HOLLYWOOD!! Even your most beloved movies of all time can find this kind of Tom foolery. So you have to take it all in stride, be smart enough to pull out the real info especially from AP's. As for selling things for less than what they are worth on Pawn Stars.....I'm bettin' for a spot on TV and maybe even some compensation from the network that is all part of the "total" price. You'd be amazed how lazy or willing to do research on the best way to sell an item that people can be. Look how many people say they need the money...almost as if the IRS is about to send them packin'. Cash on the spot with no hassles.....let's face it, sometimes you can't put a price on that.....No shipping costs, taxes, buyers fees, etc. Many of these people admit they've got something from a relative that is just of no interest to them and selling it quickly is all that matters. There's nothing wrong with buying something and flipping it. Property, cars, gold, you name it, you buy from a middle man all the time who bought it cheaper and sold it to you for a mark up.....What you thought the grocery store grew the food or Wal-Mart made the items you thought you so frugally bought. No...they bought it from someone else, marked it up and sold it to you......It's the American way! As long as no one is cheated, stolen from, or any other under handed way of acquiring stuff, and the seller and the buyer agree, we've got free enterprise, we've got TV shows and we've got buyers and sellers that help support our hobby in the same way. Pull the tips and knowlege from these shows to make you more informed (and a little entertained) and all the better collector of what it is that you do and you may even find youself along the way buying something that you know you can sell at a profit to help fund your own madness!


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: lordparaffin] #208527
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I’m sure he does nice work and power to him for getting a show like this but it’s a shame to see he had to sell out for the sake of good television. I won’t pass judgment on the show until I see it…

But really, just what we needed, another show for our clueless co workers to bug us about, If someone at work asks if I saw pickers last week I might scream.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: gmstuff] #208536
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...it's a shame he had to sell out for the sake of BAD television...

Originally Posted By: gmstuff
But really, just what we needed, another show for our clueless co workers to bug us about, If someone at work asks if I saw pickers last week I might scream.


...word...


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: gulfiend!] #208559
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At first I just thought that the Pawn Stars guys brought in a 39 and then that Rick guy said here ya go. A little switch-a-roo for TV sakes is almost expected (unfortunately).
But the way he went into great detail about how he resurrected the old frame and put all that neat stuff on that "39" frame was a blatant lie, if not fraud.
If you’re that good, then why lie?

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I saw the clip for American Restoration and it looks like a cool show. I love the pickers show and hope this is as good as that and besides what else is there to do on a Monday night. Good or bad the ol swith-a-roo on the Vendo 39 worked. The producers intended for people to talk about it and that's exactly what people are doing this many months later...talking about it. I was at Rick's place in Vegas 14 years ago and he had some of the most incredible restorations I had ever seen. Welcome to oldgas Rick.


-Matt
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Originally Posted By: lurker
At first I just thought that the Pawn Stars guys brought in a 39 and then that Rick guy said here ya go. A little switch-a-roo for TV sakes is almost expected (unfortunately).
But the way he went into great detail about how he resurrected the old frame and put all that neat stuff on that "39" frame was a blatant lie, if not fraud.
If you’re that good, then why lie?



I could not agree more. You've said pretty much exactly what I was going to after finally watching the episode.


Wes

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Sad circumventing of circumstance dictated by ratings and MONEY !!! The economics hides integrity and common sense. Bad News Bears !!! For Shame, For Shame !!! I wanna cuss, but I won't, and I can't anyway 'cause the the website physically won't allow me to !!! hee hee ! The worlds going down hill and nobody cares....... help liberals, help !!!

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Ok all of you guys go back and watch Andy and Barney I will stick with the new shows looks like a great show maybe some of you could learn something new.


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Andy Griffith is one of the coolest, best shows ever filmed and aired, and "restoration" of old artifacts is TOTALLY OVER-RATED and mindless in many cases.

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Originally Posted By: Coops 427
what else is there to do on a Monday night

...watch football...or, spend time with your family, regrout the bathroom tile, sleep - just about anything would be a more worthwhile way to spend your time...

Originally Posted By: Coops 427
The producers intended for people to talk about it and that's exactly what people are doing this many months later...talking about it.

...or - more likely - the producers were too lazy to do it correctly, and they figured most of the people watching were too obtuse to figure it out...

Originally Posted By: coheley5
Ok all of you guys go back and watch Andy and Barney I will stick with the new shows looks like a great show maybe some of you could learn something new.

...wow, that's clever...maybe you should watch 'Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?' - maybe you could learn something new...


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gulfiend: we all get it by now, you don't like the guy.


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...no, I don't think you do...cute emoticon, by the way...

...the thing I find so hard to comprehend about this debate: most (if not all) Oldgas participants get annoyed when someone tries to pass a fake sign off as the real deal...even angrier if they get ripped off, buying what they were told was authentic...

...yet, here's a fake 'restoration' passed off as the Real Thing, and some of you act like that's to be expected...or worse - you clap your hands and cheer for more when you learn the guy who looked at the camera and lied gets rewarded for his deceit, with his own show...


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Let me just say Welcome to the forum, Ricksgirl. Seems that good manners have been forgotten in favor of random comments. I'll watch this new show. The rest of you will as well, but you might not admit it. Guys, you need to "lighten up". Hey, I watch Swamploggers.....but am having a real hard time digesting "Swamp People". As always, it's what makes the world go round! Good luck with the show, just keep it honest, if at all possible. Paul www.severngaspumps.com

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I can't watch pickers, just because those guys make me want to open hand slap them in the mouth. I'm sure they are decent enough, but when they use terms like "Freestyle Picking" and "I'll Pop On That For $100", it's like fingernails on a chalk board. Then, they always gotta "call a buddy of ours who knows more about this than we do". They seem like guys who are more shabby-chic interior decorators with enough knowledge of petroliana & automobilia & classic cars to just get by. I mean when I think of "Pickers", I don't think of two guys driving around in a Sprinter who may or may not like girls! I think of guys in a 1983 Chevy Long-Bed who smell to high heaven, that stop off at my shop on the way to the scrap-yard. I did hear that on one episode they tried to buy a visible for like $600 and the owner said "I called that GUY in Oklahoma and he said the cylinder was worth that alone". Now, maybe it's just ego cause there are plenty of other guys in OK, but I used to get 5-6 phone calls a day from people who needed help pricing something because someone was trying to buy it from them and they didn't want to leave money on the table. So, I like to think I screwed Mike & Frank a little bit there. Now, Danielle on the other hand...

I talked to Rick a few times when I had Vic's and he always like to tell me about the good old days when he was cranking out 15 coke machines a week for the casinos, and how he had a restoration assembly line with a bunch of employees.

As far as Pawn Stars, I like to watch it with my kids just for the shock value of some of the OBVIOUSLY PRE-ARRANGED customer encounters. My daughter always laughs at how Rick always has a "buddy" that needs to come authenticate. She especially likes the guy from the Clark County Museum because of his goofy hat and Dana the Early American Auction guy with the bad hair piece. Plus we love Vegas and Chumley & Corey are just such fat buffoons that it is entertaining.

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Ohio Oil:

Just do what I do - reconfigure your browsing experience on here and 'Ignore this user'.

It's certainly made my life much more pleasant.

No more tirades to read.

Simply 'CLICK' on the offending User's name in any post and select 'View Profile'. Once that page loads, 'CLICK' on the 'Ignore this user' button in the colored bar in the middle of the page. End of problem . . .

Later . . .

Jim

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Originally Posted By: gasmansgp
Let me just say Welcome to the forum, Ricksgirl. Seems that good manners have been forgotten in favor of random comments. I'll watch this new show. The rest of you will as well, but you might not admit it. Guys, you need to "lighten up". Hey, I watch Swamploggers.....but am having a real hard time digesting "Swamp People". As always, it's what makes the world go round! Good luck with the show, just keep it honest, if at all possible. Paul www.severngaspumps.com
HEYYYY THERES DON'T TULK BOUT DEM DAIR SMAMP PEOPLE,BY GAUL LEE I LUV DAT CHO DEAIR ! LOL............MY DVR IS SET ON EVERY SHOW DISCUSSED ON THIS THREAD!LOL............MY WIFE DOSE IT! LOL..........

AND WELCOME TO OLD GAS RICK,GOOD LUCK TO YA & YOUR SHOW!
WELCOMING


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Originally Posted By: T-way
Ohio Oil:

Just do what I do - reconfigure your browsing experience on here and 'Ignore this user'.

It's certainly made my life much more pleasant.

No more tirades to read.

Simply 'CLICK' on the offending User's name in any post and select 'View Profile'. Once that page loads, 'CLICK' on the 'Ignore this user' button in the colored bar in the middle of the page. End of problem . . .

Later . . .

Jim


...awesome! grin more cuteness...


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I could never block/ignore gulfiend..he's a good egg.

Diesel..I don't even know what to say about that pic, I'm absolutely speechless. smile


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"OHIO OIL".... THAT'S THE CAJUN FROM WATERBOY......THE MOVIE!


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: ricksgirl] #208791
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listen...all I can see is this...all these new antique,restoration,duplication, and fabricating shows is just making it easier for thieves to figure out what else to steal.Ive been robbed a couple of times in the past, and got lucky, all they took was my tv,radio,saw,gun, camera,blower, weed eater,vcr,dvd player,leather jacket,suitcase,drill,air compressor,and a few killer cd's. Its a good thing they didnt know at the time that any of my collection was worth anything, or Id be out of luck...I liked it better when people looked at it as old junk,and not some priceless treasure that they cant wait to get there hands on..i suggest turning off the tv,puttin' in a really good security system,loading up the shot gun, and wait for the "pickin"cause believe me, its coming!


Always looking for good Pure stuff, dude...
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[quote=i suggest turning off the tv,puttin' in a really good security system,loading up the shot gun, and wait for the "pickin"cause believe me, its coming! [/quote] the guns are loaded and the sheperd just went on ambush for the night.

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Originally Posted By: The Brain
listen...all I can see is this...all these new antique,restoration,duplication, and fabricating shows is just making it easier for thieves to figure out what else to steal.Ive been robbed a couple of times in the past, and got lucky, all they took was my tv,radio,saw,gun, camera,blower, weed eater,vcr,dvd player,leather jacket,suitcase,drill,air compressor,and a few killer cd's. Its a good thing they didnt know at the time that any of my collection was worth anything, or Id be out of luck...I liked it better when people looked at it as old junk,and not some priceless treasure that they cant wait to get there hands on..i suggest turning off the tv,puttin' in a really good security system,loading up the shot gun, and wait for the "pickin"cause believe me, its coming!


One of the reasons I don't put any "junk" in front of the house or where it could be visible from the street. The only two pieces I have in front is a fire hydrant and a 30s Wedgewood stove. Both will require a few guys to move and will take time to load. By that time, my neighbors will call the cops.

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LISTEN...I DONT HAVE MY JUNK OUT IN FRONT OF MY PLACE EITHER...IM TALKING ABOUT THIEVES...THIEVES DONT CARE WHATS OUTSIDE. THEY BREAK IN YOUR HOUSE,SHOP,STORE,SHED,ETC...ONCE THEY GET IN AND SEE ALL THE GOODIES...ITS CHRISTMAS TIME, AND ALL YOUR GONNA THINK ABOUT ARE THOSE "FRUIT CAKES" ON TV TALKING ABOUT HOW MUCH ALL THIS "JUNK" IS WORTH.


Always looking for good Pure stuff, dude...
Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: The Brain] #208817
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Well after all this talk can't wait on new show good luck Rick .The old saying goes if you don't make any noise no one will hear you. Any shows that promote restoration (as high is scrap metal is today) is great for the hobby.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: coheley5] #208821
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Promotion of our hobby to mainstream America is a detriment, on many different levels.

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WOW! This topic has all of you gassers really worked up! I can see good points on both sides of the issue, but maybe everyone should crack a beer or have a smoke or do their yoga (DB?) or whatever chills them out.
If what some say he did is true, its wrong, but we don't know the circumstances. I'm not condoning it, but I will check out Rick's show and see how he handles himself. I have made a mistake or two, and am willing to give him another chance.
John


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Now, Danielle on the other hand... I like that one !!!!! That's what we all need is a little DAnielle !!!! OOOOwwwwoooohhhhhhhhh!!! Cookin with Gas !!!!!

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Danielle has been swallowing to many seeds !
It's CRAZY what some will do in front of a TV camera &/or for Money.

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I had the local TV station come out to my house and when we filmed a Tokheim 300, Wayne 100, and G&B 177, I ended up with a Tokheim 36B, a Wayne 60, and a Roman!!! TV land is GREAT! Brady

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: The Brain] #208875
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Originally Posted By: The Brain
..i suggest turning off the tv,puttin' in a really good security system,loading up the shot gun


I'm saving up for a AR-15, but a couple of good size dogs, don't even have to be mean, are a good deterrent.

What has happened to integrity? It's not always about me, society would be much better off if individuals put others before themselves and ask, "is what I'm doing hurting someone else in some form or fashion?" Just imagine!


CircaDesigns Looking for early AMOCO and SUNOCO items.
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The thing that I'm sure will drive me crazy about this show, just like Pickers, is that they will completely inflate the value of things to make it sound like they just scored huge, and that will thus make every person with a rusted out Gilbarco 996 think that it's worth $2,000. Like the time when they bought that sawed in half shell sign without the other half and said they could get $120 for it or whatever. I would have had to be given that thing for free to even consider hauling it home and even then I probably would have left it. I think most other people would have done the same.

Those shows do get me juiced up to go find stuff, but I have a love/hate relationship with them. I feel like in the end what they'll accomplish is making what stuff IS left out there end up rusting away to nothing while its owner awaits their big payday that will never come.

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I always enjoy these "philisophical" discussions. Anytime you have a program or someting that brings attention to something it always brings unintended consequesnces. Like DB said, someone did a story and he got some phone calls. That was a good consequence. Shows like American Pickers, or Ebay brings items out of the wood work. Again, a good consequence. If people ask more money because of these shows or if too many things on ebay drives the prices down (if you are selling) that is a negative consequence.

I do get a kick out of some of the comments heres aying this will just "raise the price." I read these and wonder if people are saying it will cost "me" more. I.E. I won't be able to buy that Wayne 60 for $50 anymore from the farmer who has no idea the value of something.LOL. I am not pointing fingers, heck, if someone offerred me a Wayne 60 for $50 I would probably knock my mom down if she got in my way to get there. On the other hand...are we being as ethical as we could be? I think there is a fine line between geting a bargin and taking advantage of someone. And we can always justify it by saying, "They set the price."

If people who see these shows think they have gold..all we can do is explain what it is worth, what it costs to resotre and go from there.

I will now duck and run for cover. LOL


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Alex, Well said. Life is way too short to "sweat the small stuff". I can try to educate just about anyone on the reality of what this stuff is worth. If they are unreceptive, I'll smile and move on.....remember...."It's all small stuff". Paul www.severngaspumps.com

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Originally Posted By: CircaDesigns
Originally Posted By: The Brain
..i suggest turning off the tv,puttin' in a really good security system,loading up the shot gun


I'm saving up for a AR-15, but a couple of good size dogs, don't even have to be mean, are a good deterrent.

What has happened to integrity? It's not always about me, society would be much better off if individuals put others before themselves and ask, "is what I'm doing hurting someone else in some form or fashion?" Just imagine!

I TOLD A OLD GASSER WHO BOUGHT ONE OF MY SIGNS, I HAD SECURITY ON HIS SIGN UNTIL HE PICKED IT UP,"LITERALLY" I HAVE 3 MIKE VICK'S ON OUR PROPERTY....LOL.................AWWWWWWW MANNNNNNNN THEY ARE A GREAT DETERRENT, I WISH SOMEBODY WOULD.............WE CAN SHOOT IN TEXAS....."LEGALLY"....PRIVATE PROPERTY IS EXACTLY THAT....I KNOW THE DOMAIN ABUSE LAW'S VARY PER STATE,BUT THE WAY I SEE IT IF SOMEONE IS UNLAWFULLY ON YOUR PROPERTY ,I'M NOT WORRIED ABOUT MY POSSESSIONS ,I'M NOW CONCERNED ABOUT MY FAMILY'S SAFETY ,IN MY EYE'S "MY LIFE & FAMILY'S LIFE" IS IN DANGER!I'M ALWAYS PROTECTED "LEGALLY" IN MY TRUCK,OFFICE & MY HOME,YOU HAVE TO BE THESE DAYS! IT'S BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY!

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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: DIESEL] #208906
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I can give Rick the benefit of the doubt for the past and an open mind for the new show. I've been involved in a number of situations with the media, including the printing of inaccurate quotes attributed to me. One time I was made out to be a fool when I was promised it would be fair and accurate. I can understand Rick being at the mercy of some director, producer or editor who didn't care about accuracy.


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I looked at the history channel for Oct 25th, I can't find the show "Rusty Nuts". Just Pawn Stars and American Pickers. Did the date change?
Thanks


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Originally Posted By: LC 336
I looked at the history channel for Oct 25th, I can't find the show "Rusty Nuts". Just Pawn Stars and American Pickers. Did the date change?
Thanks
IT'S CALLED: AMERICAN RESTORATION! THERES A LINK ON THIS THREAD SOMEWHERE!


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Jack Sim] #208927
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I wasn't going to comment on this thread,but as I watch it develop I will.I've never watched Pawn Stars,have no intention of watching the new show and seldom watch American Pickers.IMHO,none of them have any real relevance to the hobby as a whole;entertainment,maybe,relevance,no.

I say this because the hobby is so much more widespread and diverce that there is nothing that they might show that will have much of an impact,again,IMHO.There are many of us out here,and I suspect many more "out there",who really don't care about what they do.We will make our own decisions about what to collect and what to avoid without any consideration of "entertainment TV".

Just my way of doing things.Nothing more.But I will say this.I'm working with a couple of beginners right now and that is the advive I give them.

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I'm with you OldIron. I don't watch either of those shows or Antique Road Show, they are all totally unrealistic. Don't do a thing on Ebay either. I get a kick out of some of the guys on here getting burned on signs etc and whinning about it here. Greed will get ya every time. I keep it a hobby and sleep good every night.

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It was a SODA machine...I'd hate to see the reaction here if it was a GAS pump...

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Originally Posted By: cormy
It was a SODA machine...I'd hate to see the reaction here if it was a GAS pump...


...oh, just you wait! wink

...and, on a lighter note: can't you just imagine the promos for the show with its original name...

"CATCH 'RUSTY NUTS' TONIGHT AT 9, ON THE HISTORY CHANNEL...IT'S CONTAGIOUS!"


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Yes just you wait ,I wonder if calling Andy Griffith the coolest show ever and the best show ever , could be hypocrital because it was a fictional town but it was just a town with fictional people .


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Originally Posted By: cormy
It was a SODA machine...I'd hate to see the reaction here if it was a GAS pump...


They did it to a gas pump too!! Did no one see that gosh-awful frankenstein "restoration" of a Wayne 70? Rick went on and on about the terrible shape of the pump, how finding the parts would be "so hard" (for a Wayne 70??...seriously??) and then when he showed the "restored" pump it had parts from a Tokheim 39, Gilbarco 96, and who knows what else. I only watch Pickers and Pawn Stars for the same reason I surf "showcase" on this site...to see people's cool stuff. The people on the shows are simply playing a part.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: petropumps] #209178
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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: coheley5] #209185
Sat Oct 23 2010 11:24 AM
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Originally Posted By: coheley5
Yes just you wait ,I wonder if calling Andy Griffith the coolest show ever and the best show ever , could be hypocrital because it was a fictional town but it was just a town with fictional people .


...hmmm, let me see if I can explain the difference...not sure why 'The Andy Griffith Show' keeps coming up, but for those who don't know (and there can't be many on Oldgas):

...'The Andy Griffith Show' was a well-written family comedy set in a fictional North Carolina town (patterned after the real Mt. Airy, NC, but that's not germane to this discussion)...I don't think many people mistook the show for a documentary...

...the History Channel shows referred to in this topic are works of fiction misrepresented as reality...their being on a channel such as THC lends them an air of authenticity - "well I saw it on the History Channel, so it must be true"...


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Originally Posted By: gulfiend!
Originally Posted By: coheley5
Yes just you wait ,I wonder if calling Andy Griffith the coolest show ever and the best show ever , could be hypocrital because it was a fictional town but it was just a town with fictional people .


...hmmm, let me see if I can explain the difference...not sure why 'The Andy Griffith Show' keeps coming up, but for those who don't know (and there can't be many on Oldgas):

...'The Andy Griffith Show' was a well-written family comedy set in a fictional North Carolina town (patterned after the real Mt. Airy, NC, but that's not germane to this discussion)...I don't think many people mistook the show for a documentary...

...the History Channel shows referred to in this topic are works of fiction misrepresented as reality...their being on a channel such as THC lends them an air of authenticity - "well I saw it on the History Channel, so it must be true"...


Yea, what he said.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: bppierce] #209564
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Just got done watching the 2 premier episodes of American Restoration and it looked pretty cool. No Switch-A-Roo's......yet.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: bppierce] #209565
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I just watched the show and I have to say I really liked it.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: s932] #209569
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Better than the ***** my wife watches!

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Just watched the show and I liked it.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: coheley5] #209574
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I watched, and am still watching the Cowboys and Giants...... I did some wine shots and "restored" my field of subtle, luminous radiation surrounding myself! I feel good..... I knew that I would !

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I liked it. I wish they wouldn't make such a big deal out of the reveal as it's way too staged and I wish they would be more realistic on their idea of the item's value after restoration, but overall it is entertaining, even with my knowledge of how this stuff is done.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: bppierce] #209589
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I am watching it now......$850 for a restored Hersheys chocolate bar dispenser.......In your wildest dreams!!!!! $3000 for a fridge.....Get the F*ck out of here. I just bought a 1950's Phico for $200. Of course it is not blinged out to the max with 5 layers of clear on it like the one on the show, but it looks great.

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He restored that bicycle and the person rode off and the Coaster brake arm was never attached. Hope he didn't have to stop fast.
That is the little stuff that make these shows a joke


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How long do you think this show is going to last?


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I do not doubt for a minute that rick & his family are great folk's but seriously that show was boring ..i now kinda understand some of the other comments posted on thread,for someone like myself who like's to roll up my sleeves and work on similar project's ,im eager for details & i guess tech talk if you will,anyhow the show just glazed over that stuff and focused on "kowboy" falling........???????????OR JUST WHATEVER BUT NOT GRIMEY DETAIL'S ABOUT RESTO'S.....it was weak ,the 1st show anyway,now i'm not gonna lie,i will watch again as soon as they discus anything on pumps! anyways this is old now ,nothing personal rick,it's the history Chanel.......LET THAT BE THE REASON!......Good luck with the show!


CHRIS
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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: DIESEL] #209632
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Diesel: I agree with a lot of what you're saying. We watch American Chopper and that is the biggest complaint of that show as well. I don't need to see all the relational stuff...just show me the grinders, welders, and tools. But...the networks have learned they can get the female viewers by mixing in the relational stuff with it.

I liked the show last night, but they could have taken just one resto project for the half hour show and gave more detail start to finish of how it was completed.

I wish them good luck with the show as well.

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Well I was planing on watching it but our cable was out mad


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Ohio Oil] #209641
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I will want to watch atleast one more episode before I make a call.

The items looked good at the end. Some of the "facts" put out about the items were wrong, but when you're reading a script....

I too would like a more "hands on" program, but since this program is on History, not Speed or FX it has to be geared towards the "larger audience". Right now, it might make it?


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Bob Richards] #209652
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I have supplied background information to the producers of Rick's show for a gas pump. This one might surprise you.

Jack Sim


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We rebuild ECO air meters and sell parts.
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I liked it for the simple fact that it motivates me to get some of my projects done. I like seeing the transformation from a piece of junk to a showpiece.

I will agree that the value of the items were way over inflated. That fridge would suck $3k worth of energy in one year.

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I agree with Diesel, the show was boring! People have their item checked out by these supposed experts, little inane comments made about it. Walllla all restored and beautiful and NO idea how they did it. Til the end, where the make a stupid entrance!
I know its all a setup for TV, but I would like to see a more believable and instructive scenario?
One a scale of 1 to 10, it rates a 4 and I'm am being kind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: badgas] #209815
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I liked the show.....it could have gone into more detail about the restoration and the prices were definitely inflated, but that is to be expected. I like all of the above shows discussed for the reason that they help the general public understand why people like taking something old and either preserving it or restoring it depending on the situation. It helps people understand me and why I like this stuff so much. It also has made my wife and kids more interested in this stuff. My 7 year old is always asking me ... "when are we going American Picking again Daddy?" I think that says it all... so lighten up guys and be happy that people are recognizing the hobby.


~Jason

6 ft signs & rare pump plates – Signal, Hancock, Mohawk, Polly, Flying A, Douglas, Richfield, PDQ, Stinker, Beeline, Neon , Dealership.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: pollyman] #209820
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Well-said Jason! It's good to see the younger generation like yours and Rick's son on the show are getting interested in the hobby of collecting and restoring it has to be a LOT better for them watching shows like this than sitting playing video games where you kill everything in your way, texting a bunch of garbage and listening to rap music, these young guys are the next generation and will carry on with our hobby long after we are gone. Remember we don't really own this stuff we are just the keepers for now as it will ALL belong to someone else sooner or later. Even though on the show it is not EXACTLY like some "perfectionists" would do the restorations it get the idea across of the personal accomplishment a good project can bring when completed, and most kids these days have NO idea of what a personal accomplishment or a good project is. I commend Rick for the 100’s of hours of time and effort he has put in to getting ready for this show to be filmed at his place and the knowledge he helps bring to all of us of what is out there and what it could look like with a little time and effort. If you think he is making any money from the TV network for doing the show you are dead WRONG! The only benefit he is gaining is advertising his business and chasing the American Dream of doing what he likes to do instead of working for the man at a job most dread going to 5 days a week. Keep up the good work Rick I for one will be watching next week!!

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Don Beaver] #209861
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I dvr since I am at work. I thought it was ok, it is tv folks. I think the more people watch, the more they will respect what we all do with this stuff we preserve for the next generation. After all, it is tv just like anything else, it is meant to entertain. I will be watching again.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: philmccauley] #209868
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Kind of missed the mark for me. More of this we have a off guy doing stuff kind of thing. Pretty soon we will be seing ( it has to be done before he gets here thing). Maybe even, that's too much money and can I make payments actually on the air. Again making more people feel like things are worth more than they really are. Sure would be nice though to have outside storage yard that doesn't get all the rain.


Craig
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Find it hard to believe he's not making any money off the network

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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Don Beaver] #209900
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I like your reply Don, and Im much the same way with my thoughts. Rehearse the customer and the item, put all the drama in the piece being a "hunker" and how impossible finding parts for it is, but the final product shows what can be done with research , elbow grease and not drinking beer all day. (well maybe part of the day)I feel we all have some abillity to take on old beaters and put something out better then what it was. I will watch his show and block out the hipe and wait for the finished piece. What a great way to make a living,and having a sponser like the History channel!

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Roger Loupias] #209904
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I thought it was ok. Like many said, I would like to see more of the actual work done and explained, but maybe that would bore most people. I can do without the making of "personalities" in these type of shows. "Old Man", "Chumley" and now "Kowboy".
I also thought they were rough/stupid towing that golf cart, but I imagine that was done for "exciting" TV.
The prices on the finished product? Gimme a break! Laughable. I guess you need to tell a guy his fridge is worth 3k when you just charged him lots of $$ to restore it. That part of these shows does not help the hobby at all.
I will watch again and hope it gets better.
John


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Don't forget that the participants either got paid for their appearance or maybe even got their resto done for free.

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The show is a flop! I actually enjoyed the commercials more! DULLSVILLE!


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: mobil100] #209912
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Originally Posted By: mobil100
Find it hard to believe he's not making any money off the network



He is Getting Paid Very Well for this.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Esse's Garage] #209915
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Just like the country song;
"They're Gonna put me in the movies & make a big star out of me.........."

Part of another song that comes to mind; "they paid like Crazy"

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Dick Bennett] #209921
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...sounds to me like they could have done the show correctly, and entertained everyone on Oldgas...there's so much 'well it's only a tv show, fakery is to be expected' on this site - when your expectations are that low you can't help but be impressed...why bother watching?


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it was this comment from (www.vics66.com)
--If you think he is making any money from the TV network for doing the show you are dead WRONG! The only benefit he is gaining is advertising his business and chasing the American Dream of doing what he likes to do instead of working for the man at a job most dread going to 5 days a week. Keep up the good work Rick I for one will be watching next week!!--
like i said.
Find it hard to believe he's not making any money off the network



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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: mobil100] #209950
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I really don't think this show was created for all the cry baby experts. It is for entertainment. I enjoyed it. I hope the history channel fills his pockets,and I don't even know the guy.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: oillease55] #209955
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"Cry baby experts"?

I have been enjoying the discussions and differing points of view, even made a couple of comments.

Never considered myself as an expert, especially not a "Cry baby expert".

But then again, I've only been collecting since 1965. Now it's true I went along with my dad who was collecting, once I was old enough to walk but didn't keep anything I picked up from 1955 through '65.

I was an expert at crying during a good portion of the mid to late 50s, though. Especially during my terrible two's I am told.


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The show sucks. One more example of the dumbing down of America.

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all i can say is if you like the show then keep watching it...if you dont like the show then dont watch it...everyone has there own opinions on everything, thats why they are called opinions....chris

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Well said Chris. It is very interesting and surprising to read all the differing opinions.


~Jason

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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: pollyman] #209989
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To watch or not to watch... that is the question! Giving one permission to watch or not? Cool! Reading this forum is fun and entertaining... I certainly am not looking forward to a commercial break.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: hotrodhudson48] #209997
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I'm starting to find more entertainment value from this thread than from any show on TV.


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Originally Posted By: lordparaffin
I'm starting to find more entertainment value from this thread than from any show on TV.


And, no commercials ! grin



Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Scott Baselt] #210036
Thu Oct 28 2010 08:26 AM
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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Alex] #210038
Thu Oct 28 2010 08:30 AM
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Awesome! I should have been born in the 50's!


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: pollyman] #210041
Thu Oct 28 2010 08:58 AM
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Reading a few pages back and have seen other comments about things getting stolen from your yard, where do you live? Sounds to me like it's time to move. I leave the house open and leave the keys in my car all the time and never had trouble.I agree this is a very intertaining web site.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: oslosteve] #210055
Thu Oct 28 2010 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted By: oslosteve
Reading a few pages back and have seen other comments about things getting stolen from your yard, where do you live? Sounds to me like it's time to move. I leave the house open and leave the keys in my car all the time and never had trouble.I agree this is a very intertaining web site.


Sounds like we need to visit your house. whistle

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: badgas] #210643
Mon Nov 01 2010 10:34 AM
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Raleigh, NC
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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: BBQ Chicken] #210705
Mon Nov 01 2010 07:24 PM
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Well just watched another show and I thought he did some good work and I like the fact he has his son involved. MY son is 23 and a couple of years ago he had some friends over and I gave them a coke out of my coke machine and they asked how do you open this? So I still think its good for the hobby to expose younger people to the past.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: coheley5] #210715
Mon Nov 01 2010 08:12 PM
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Needs a different Script Writer, same words as the Pickers use.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Dick Bennett] #210720
Mon Nov 01 2010 09:19 PM
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I watched the show and thought it was pretty good. I've been to his shop about 10 years ago and the thing I remember the most is he had a ton of inventory! The thing I like about it is it will hopefully put some life back into the collectors hobby as people watch it


Chuck
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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: Hemibird] #210845
Tue Nov 02 2010 06:24 PM
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Was that ECO Meter suppose to have embossed white writing? Jack I'm sure you can answer this one. It looked nice, just did not seem like the original style. Rick does nice work, but if you watch, a lot of the items are not put back to original way- such as the popcorn machine he did on that episode. The writing and saying on the machine was different. I believe if your going to restore it make it look as close to original as possible. I restored my ECO 97 and thanks to Jack for his wonderful manual and knowledge of the ECO product. I kept most of the original chrome so it looks original. Just my 2 cents. Thanks Jack for being such an asset and wealth of knowledge to this hobby. My next meter I am looking for is a 33 in original working condition. That Eco 15 was nice just not my style.


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Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: 57tbirdkid] #394228
Thu Feb 14 2013 08:43 PM
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A friend pointed this out to me & now its bugging me. I seriously didn't know there was show called rusty nuts or I would've chosen a different username. Sorry to keep digging up bones.

Re: NEW TV SHOW [Re: rustynuts] #394234
Thu Feb 14 2013 08:57 PM
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I believe the reason that the producers of Rick's show didn't use the original name of Rustynuts was that there was a large business (possibly in Vegas) that used that name.

Jack Sim


Author, Gas Pump Identfication books 1st & 2nd Editions & Air Meter Identification books
We rebuild ECO air meters and sell parts.
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