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Erie 77 #734128
Mon Aug 12 2019 11:36 AM
Mon Aug 12 2019 11:36 AM
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Everett, Washington USA
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Just finished the restoration on my Erie 77
My grandfather owned a flying A station in Seattle so this was me paying respects to him.

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Re: Erie 77 [Re: brianrex64] #734130
Mon Aug 12 2019 12:03 PM
Mon Aug 12 2019 12:03 PM
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WOW nice job and a daily reminder of his legacy.

Re: Erie 77 [Re: brianrex64] #734131
Mon Aug 12 2019 12:03 PM
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Everett, Washington USA
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Still looking for the door bezels if anyone has any ..................

Re: Erie 77 [Re: brianrex64] #734159
Mon Aug 12 2019 05:26 PM
Mon Aug 12 2019 05:26 PM
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Victor, NY, 14564
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Good looking pump. Are you looking for the pot metal bezels that go around the face plate opening? I may have a set bit don't see any mounting holes in your doors.
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Re: Erie 77 [Re: brianrex64] #734179
Mon Aug 12 2019 08:54 PM
Mon Aug 12 2019 08:54 PM
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Very Nice!!


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Re: Erie 77 [Re: brianrex64] #734197
Tue Aug 13 2019 10:50 AM
Tue Aug 13 2019 10:50 AM
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Bunker Hill, WV,USA
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Erie used both style doors, ones with bezels with your typical curved face plates that used a glass window and one without bezels that used a flat face plate with clear plastic inserts in the cut outs for the price/gallons, ect and no window glass.

Re: Erie 77 [Re: 1PetroFan] #734525
Mon Aug 19 2019 03:08 PM
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Everett, Washington USA
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I read somewhere that this pump always used the bezels. Even though this one just didn't look like it was correct. It has a really odd shaped rubber gasket that the glass went into and was held in from the back side with a metal retainer about an inch wide and was held in place with a bunch of screws and nuts. I couldn't find the gasket that was original so i improvised and am running it without glass until i can come up with a better solution. It is on my front porch out of the weather so i am not super concerned about that but would still like it to be complete.

Re: Erie 77 [Re: brianrex64] #734561
Tue Aug 20 2019 08:22 AM
Tue Aug 20 2019 08:22 AM
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Bunker Hill, WV,USA
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The ad glass was attached using the two pieces of stainless steel trim with several nuts and bolts that you describe. My ad glass that came with the pump was plastic, not glass. I believe the inserts in the Cash Value, This Sale,ect. were one piece for ewach set with the three inserts that simply pushed into place on the back side of the faceplate. The original face plate trim had a white molded plastic that served as the seal between the door and face plate. I do not think they used this style on the five foot models.


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