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Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: ALSS72] #738585
Fri Nov 08 2019 06:51 PM
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Originally Posted by ALSS72
Great job with the video Rob.


Thanks Al !
Thanks for selling me the G&B clockface. It runs and pumps very well!

Rob

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Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #738589
Fri Nov 08 2019 07:36 PM
Fri Nov 08 2019 07:36 PM
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Upstate New York
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Yeah ,I had fun running that one for a while.
Glad it made it out to you.enjoy.

Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #738649
Sat Nov 09 2019 07:58 PM
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Great video Rob. Great to see these ol pumps run and always fun to watch.

-Steve


-Steve B. (WTB: 48" Flying A button, 48" black/org Phillips 66, White Star, and Chevrolet Signs. Also looking for a Wayne 866. Send a PM. Thanks.)
Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #738665
Sun Nov 10 2019 12:57 AM
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Thanks Steve!


I am working on the Richfield/Rio Grande pump now trying to actually make it pump. It has no suction at all . Hopefully I will be able to restore the guts so it will pump fuel again.

Rob

Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #738711
Mon Nov 11 2019 05:47 AM
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Great video Rob. Your enthusiasm for this stuff really comes through on the video. I love to see and hear the old pumps running. Makes me want to get my Tokheim 36B running!

BrianH

Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #738712
Mon Nov 11 2019 06:26 AM
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Carthage, IN USA
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Rob, your videos are always produced like Hollywood would do them. The thrill you get when start the pump is just like the feel you get when you fire up that engine you just rebuilt. And I think I recognize that plie of guts.

Keep them coming!


Always buying gas pumps and parts.

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Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #738788
Mon Nov 11 2019 09:33 PM
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Love the videos my friend!!


Braden Splichal

Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #738806
Tue Nov 12 2019 08:33 AM
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Thanks Brian, Tom , and Braden and all who have responded. I really enjoy working on gas pumps and videos! What a fun hobby this is! I will try to keep the pumps and videos coming.

Rob

Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #740421
Wed Dec 11 2019 01:03 AM
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Rob has been back in the garage rebuilding the 541 patina Richfield pump. I had absolutely no suction at the input pipe before working on it. It now has great suction after dismantling it and freeing up the rotor seals. The next step is to clean and free up the meter. I have been filming the process for my Youtube channel. Stay tuned for hopefully pumping action! I want this pump to be fully operational soon. Thanks for your interest!

Rob

Re: THE BENNETT 541 EXPERIENCE VIDEO [Re: Gas Pump Rob] #741934
Thu Jan 09 2020 01:37 AM
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Back to the top!!! This pump has been disassembled and is being rebuilt by me in real time on video. Some of you will be board with this and some of you will be elated! What are your thoughts? Is Rob crazy for spending time with this or is this an interesting topic? Look at the crazy paint patina on this pump! No better candidate for a running pumping unit right??? This thing is sick!!!! IMO

Gas Pump Rob

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