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Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem #569944
Mon Sep 22 2014 03:44 PM
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Parkersburg, WV 26101
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Theres been talk before on this but,Just thought it be fun to start a thread on this repainted or cut to reuse signs ..Ive seen wheelbarrows and tables...Post em !! Here is one of mine. Back of sign was painted this.

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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Keystone Gas Man] #569972
Mon Sep 22 2014 06:09 PM
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Western, WI.
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A few in my collection

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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Mike M.] #569973
Mon Sep 22 2014 06:13 PM
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One more

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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Mike M.] #569978
Mon Sep 22 2014 07:20 PM
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DeKalb, IL
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Here's one...

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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Chevrolet SS] #569996
Mon Sep 22 2014 08:43 PM
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santa barbara calif usa
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that chev sign is awesome with the story.


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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: richlube] #570034
Mon Sep 22 2014 11:05 PM
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Parkersburg, WV 26101
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Love that FISK !! And that Ford is awesome...Paint preserved both very well !!


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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Keystone Gas Man] #570036
Mon Sep 22 2014 11:13 PM
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Yorba Linda, Ca
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My sign served three different advertisement purposes ! sorry on my phone, hard to resize photos so I'm posting a previous post.

http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Main=84971&Number=517926#Post517926


Pete
Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: 63shelby] #570045
Mon Sep 22 2014 11:49 PM
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Eden New York
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The black you see is spray paint with heavy overspray on top of a painted sign. Nothing I tried would cut through it so I said heck with it and hit it with lacquer thinner. It's almost perfect now without harming the finish.

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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Metro69] #570050
Tue Sep 23 2014 12:04 AM
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Gualala, CA
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Not mine but I saw it for sale on ebay a few years ago.





Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Scott Baselt] #570056
Tue Sep 23 2014 12:20 AM
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Parkersburg, WV 26101
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Keep em coming ... Great clean ups on all ... I wonder if the gulftane was used as a mortar or concrete mixing board?


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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Keystone Gas Man] #570058
Tue Sep 23 2014 12:26 AM
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Those are great!! Let's see more!!


Drive with Care and Buy Sinclair!! I buy Sinclair globes, signs, cans, ect.
Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: keithia] #570109
Tue Sep 23 2014 03:09 AM
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Hays, Kansas
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Great idea for a thread.


Braden Splichal

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: bsplichal95] #570116
Tue Sep 23 2014 03:47 AM
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Maltby, WA
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Here is my Texaco sign. Sign displays well with my 1917 Ford Model T. J

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Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Young's Union] #570163
Tue Sep 23 2014 12:35 PM
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I guy that worked at a Gulf bulk plant told me they would use those pump plates for dust pans.

Re: Altered or repurposed signs.. Postem if ya gotzem [Re: Metro69] #570228
Tue Sep 23 2014 06:40 PM
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Canby, Oregon
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Here's one I need to get around to stripping


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