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A short pump adventure video #726946
Wed Mar 20 2019 07:28 AM
Wed Mar 20 2019 07:28 AM
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California
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I was asked by a friend In Ohio if I could help him out by picking up an A38 pump that he found on EBay. I told him I would go pick it up and decided to make an adventure out of this . I hope you enjoy this short video . I was blessed with finding and buying Bennett 150 with the guts still intact!

Thanks for watching my video,
Rob

[img]https://youtu.be/ufiFEG1l8bg[/img]

Last edited by Gas Pump Rob; Wed Mar 20 2019 07:29 AM.
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Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726949
Wed Mar 20 2019 08:29 AM
Wed Mar 20 2019 08:29 AM
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Duluth, MN U.S.A
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Cool!


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Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726950
Wed Mar 20 2019 08:36 AM
Wed Mar 20 2019 08:36 AM
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Kelso, Washington
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Great find with the clock face.


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Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726952
Wed Mar 20 2019 09:12 AM
Wed Mar 20 2019 09:12 AM
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Michigan, Union Pier
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Thanks, enjoyed that. Even when it rains out there it looks nice, around here not so much.


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Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726953
Wed Mar 20 2019 11:09 AM
Wed Mar 20 2019 11:09 AM
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Southern California
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Very entertaining. Thanks for posting the video.

Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Smoketree] #726954
Wed Mar 20 2019 11:23 AM
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Cool video! When that pump came up 4sale, the pics showed pics & looked like pieces of the broken lens on the ground?

Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726956
Wed Mar 20 2019 01:31 PM
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Michigan, USA (near Chesterfie...
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Cool video Rob, and nice pumps. I assume Signal plates were repop??

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Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726969
Wed Mar 20 2019 06:22 PM
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You should have snagged the Texaco pole.


I am always looking for anything Texaco or Oklahoma oil and gas company's, also I am a newbie at seeking globes.
Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726970
Wed Mar 20 2019 06:28 PM
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California
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Thanks for all the compliments.

Chris, You are right when I arrived part of one lens was laying on the ground next to the pump.

Steve, The pump plates are reproduction unfortunately.

Ron, The owner of that Texaco pole is saving it for me. I did not have the trailer with me that day.

Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726985
Thu Mar 21 2019 09:11 AM
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Carthage, IN USA
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Love your video's Rob, that was an adventure.
Thanks for sharing the fun.


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Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #726987
Thu Mar 21 2019 10:19 AM
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Hillsdale, Michigan
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The video kind of got me thinking about "celebrity" gas pumps, if there is such a category, lol. (I've collected early movie memorabilia from the 1930's and 40's for over 30 years.) Seeing the pump was on Gale Gordon's ranch was interesting and got me wondering if there are any others in California collections that came off of a celebrity's property. My friend Bob went to Gettysburg last weekend and sent me a couple pics from President Eisenhower's farm. Not meaning to "hijack" Rob's post, but thought I would share the pics he texted me.
Could you imagine the value that would be attached to a pump owned by Steve McQueen?!
Darin

Eis Pumps (2).jpgEis Eco.jpgEis Pumps (1).jpg

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Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #727018
Thu Mar 21 2019 11:08 PM
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California
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Hey Darin,
Thanks for posting the pictures! Interesting you brought up Steve McQueen. The Steve McQueen ranch is only 15 miles from my place. Dick Bennett bought several of his visible pumps when he passed away. I bought the pump he had at his airport hanger in the Santa Paula airport. No documentation though , so no extra value.

Rob

Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #727027
Fri Mar 22 2019 08:19 AM
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That's interesting Rob....I would still write down the history of the pump you have.
While you may not have any documentation from the initial purchase, yours is still valuable to keep with it IMO.
Darin


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Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #727063
Fri Mar 22 2019 09:26 PM
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The Hawkeye State, Iowa
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Great pumps and video Rob!

Re: A short pump adventure video [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #727143
Sun Mar 24 2019 08:29 PM
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Great Rob!!!


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