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Tom’s Pump
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My good friend Tom Hilliker, nochevys, told me this was probably a SOCONY pump originally, so the plan was to bring it back. Then Tom passed unexpectedly. So this became “Tom’s Pump” I talked with him on a Monday about it, and passed the next morning.

I got surprised by the globe lenses arriving today. So here it is. It came out well. It’s a older resto, so it was more of a revitalization. A good cleaning, buff, and polish. I found the original pump plate and the holes lined up perfectly. The brass GB logo holes were also there, so that kind of solidified that it was what Tom told me. I’ve been gathering the old maps and literature that featured these old pumps.

It’s been fun. Here ya go Tom......[Linked Image]

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59fairlane #754421 Tue Sep 08 2020 08:08 PM
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Tom would of been pleased, looks great .. ... cool


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The pump had a original globe body, but it was too hard to fit lenses in. I got a great globe body from Pergl’s and the lenses came from Lance at Pogo’s. They came from Canada and arrived perfect. I highly recommend both these businesses. So nice to work with.


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The “back” side....

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59fairlane #754451 Wed Sep 09 2020 03:38 PM
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Looks fantastic!


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Turned out great Matt, glad we could help out with this one, it's always nice to see a special project complete!


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Looks good Matt, a nice tribute to Tom.


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59fairlane #754460 Wed Sep 09 2020 06:36 PM
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Looks good, a great memorial for your friend Tom, I'm sure he's smiling down with approval.


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Thanks all for the kind words. Enjoying it tonight. Lance, thanks. The lenses are awesome. Quality is outstanding.

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