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Bowser 575 Harley Davidson gas pump
#83080 Sat Feb 09 2002 01:47 PM
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This is my Bowser 575 from the mid 30's. I've included a "before" picture to show what a coat of paint, doors, a globe, signs, and lots of elbow grease can do for old junk. Your website was a BIG help in getting the pump dated and the doors I needed to finish the pump.
Rod and Kathy van Pelt, Kimball, Nebraska


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Re: Bowser 575 Harley Davidson gas pump
#83081 Sat Feb 09 2002 05:00 PM
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Looks really good Rod. I know you are proud. What did you use for ad glass?

Re: Bowser 575 Harley Davidson gas pump
#83082 Sat Feb 09 2002 05:08 PM
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Quote:
Originally posted by Morgan:
Looks really good Rod. I know you are proud. What did you use for ad glass?

I took out the spinner manifold, put in a piece of sandblasted or frosted glass and put a transluscent decal on the outside or smooth side. With a light bulb between the face and the ad glass it lights it up pretty well.


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