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Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: philmccauley] #356497
Mon Sep 17 2012 04:11 PM
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Good advice there Graeme--leave them as is. Start a section that is unrestored pumps. Down the road, they will be more valuable than if you restored them!


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Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: philmccauley] #356499
Mon Sep 17 2012 04:19 PM
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It would be a sin to restore them. Sell them or trade them off if you really want a restoration project!


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Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: powerlube] #356518
Mon Sep 17 2012 06:11 PM
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Agreed. Those pumps are a dime a dozen in restorable condition. In that condition they are actually of value. Someone please take those away from him before he ruins em! Build another building to hide all these nice pumps in if you're embarrassed to show your friends and only show them the shiny pumps. Fill the back shop up with these and you'll realize in a while that you did the right thing! Nice finds!

Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: Notchcad] #356522
Mon Sep 17 2012 06:36 PM
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They look like Joe's pumps ?

Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: Notchcad] #356523
Mon Sep 17 2012 06:39 PM
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yep, anybody & everybody can have shiny restored pumps,... but the unrestored pumps like you have pictured are few and far between. a few yrs from now you will regret restoring those 3 pumps. chris

Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: THE AMERICAN GARAGE] #356539
Mon Sep 17 2012 07:20 PM
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canad...
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Being a B/A collector, those two Bennetts are just awesome. I had a Bennett like those, that was missing one door and had a Gulf decal on the existing door, when I pulled the Gulf decal off, there was an original B/A 88 decal underneath. I just cleaned it up and left it as is. Unfortunately I ended up having to sell it and my other unrestored pumps before I got a door for it. Anyway, it wouldn't hurt my feelings if you kept the matching B/A's intact. Oh yeah, another great haul there Graeme.
Ken.

Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: KL Bird] #356553
Mon Sep 17 2012 08:04 PM
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The Travel Guide is amazing. Great score, Bob!

Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: Maps for the memories] #356558
Mon Sep 17 2012 08:13 PM
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Good advice which is always appreciated. They will be left as survivors. Now the question is, remove the pumps or leave them intact?

Also not embarrassed to show these at all Clint. smile

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Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: GasCan] #356584
Mon Sep 17 2012 11:17 PM
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Clean em up and show em with pride! Def nice finds gray um!

Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: Notchcad] #356666
Tue Sep 18 2012 10:26 AM
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OK enough pump talk in BOTW. Back to show and tell lol. Here is an NOS 3'x5' Marfak sign dated 47. Came today. Thanks to several olgassers suggestions I was able to clean the bubble wrap circles off the painted finish and got it looking pretty good in the process.

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Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: bustermonty] #356730
Tue Sep 18 2012 03:02 PM
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Calgary, Alberta Canada
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That's a nice looking Marfak pump you got there bustermonty. smile


Graeme (pronounced Gray-um)

Collecting Canadian Products such as Red Head Oil, Red Indian Oil, Buffalo (Prairie City) Oil.
Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: GasCan] #356760
Tue Sep 18 2012 04:52 PM
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Graeme, you have it bad....pump addiction. You are still thinking (day dreaming) about your gas pumps. That is a Marfax SIGN.


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Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: Dave's Garage] #356762
Tue Sep 18 2012 04:58 PM
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Indianapolis IN USA
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Worst case of case of pumpitis I've seen in a long time, very contagious!

Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: bustermonty] #356781
Tue Sep 18 2012 05:15 PM
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Cameron Park,Ca.
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Yeah, he has it bad. I wonder how long before he sell the 55 Chevy to make room for pumps.


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Re: BOTW: "BUYS OF THE WEEK!" - SEPT 10th - 16th. [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #356784
Tue Sep 18 2012 05:22 PM
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Wow! You are really addicted to pumps!!! Id rather be addicted to oil cans, because they don't take up as much room... Have fun with your pumps!!!


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