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Re: User Names [Re: old dog] #633585
Sun Oct 18 2015 04:57 PM
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Fredericktown Missouri
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Old Mack's are cool . Fred great topic to start back up. Mine is my for my two 47 REO trucks and for my first name .

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I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
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Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #633587
Sun Oct 18 2015 05:02 PM
Sun Oct 18 2015 05:02 PM
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Victor, NY, 14564
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I've been working on cars since I was a kid. My dad worked nights with my granddad at the phone company and they would bring me along to gas up the trucks, check the oil and wash them. My first car was a 66 mustang and I was always working on it to make it look and run better. Eventually my mother, tired of washing all my greasy cloths, gave me a set of coveralls embroidered with Hardy's Garage above a standard oil patch. I guess it stuck and, believe it or not, 50 years latter I still have the coveralls. Unfortunately they have shrunk as I surly can't have gotten that much bigger.

The avatar is a photo of my 54 F100 street rod that I built and have owned in one form or another since 1974 and our families best friend.

Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #633612
Sun Oct 18 2015 06:19 PM
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I started a hobby business selling classic car images & clothing at car shows and local swap meets. The business was called Hot Rod Image (HRI) and started in 2008.

Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #633633
Sun Oct 18 2015 08:56 PM
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Portland Oregon
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Thought that I did this years ago, guess not. Just my name, Like Dick said, good to know your first name.


Craig
Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #633634
Sun Oct 18 2015 09:27 PM
Sun Oct 18 2015 09:27 PM
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Calgary AB
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Travis I got to see the lil red truck in person with sound reducing headphones I presume!

Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #633637
Sun Oct 18 2015 11:17 PM
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Maryland
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It was bittersweet to look at some of these...

Old Iron and I had a number of pms that I have saved. He also sent me e-mail pictures of his 'yard art' that was so cool, it was used on at least one occasion as a film set. He also was really generous with showing his collections and sharing his wisdom about collecting to anyone who visited. He called his collection his museum, and Bob and I were trying to figure out if we could swing by and see him on our next trip to a cactus convention, when he passed away.

He did not have an avatar, but either Jim or one of the moderators put his picture in there after he passed away, and I am really glad to see it. He was such a gentleman with a big heart and that picture shows it.

And for those of you wondering why DB's avatar is not the pump he describes, he changed his avatar on a regular basis. During my tenure, it was two different kind of pumps (one being a Sunset Tok 34 twin) and a weird shark/cat thing. One of the pumps was yellow with white lathe behind it, and looked like an old jaundiced guy with glasses--that I asked DB if that was a self portrait. The one you see now is his beloved dog Ben Hur, who lived to be 15--smoking must be really good for dogs then cause that was old for a dog! I think that Avatar showed up after the last Iowa gas where Mick posted pic's of DB playing with Micks pug Bella. The black sash was added after DB passed away.

And Cold Pizza did have a cold pizza avatar! And it looked both mouth-watering and icky at the same time...

Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #633655
Mon Oct 19 2015 07:22 AM
Mon Oct 19 2015 07:22 AM
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Syosset, NY
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I just went with my first name smile


Koby Vinokor
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Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #633689
Mon Oct 19 2015 12:42 PM
Mon Oct 19 2015 12:42 PM
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Michigan, Union Pier
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So glad this thread was brought back up. I missed it, but won't this time.

I've been working on a 32 ford roadster for about 8 years now, collecting period correct parts has been a very slow process to build a 40's style traditional hot rod, it's taken a lot patience but is worth it.

My wife came into the shop when I was placing another piece on the car that I found and she said " when you get that thing done you'll be DoneFor". It stuck.


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Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #634056
Thu Oct 22 2015 02:45 PM
Thu Oct 22 2015 02:45 PM
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Long time lurker, first time poster - I’ve been in the gasoline business most of my life; I enjoy collecting petroleum (Petro) and non-petroleum (Plus) collectibles.

Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #634128
Fri Oct 23 2015 10:33 AM
Fri Oct 23 2015 10:33 AM
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poplar bluff missouri 63901
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My name is ralph campbell. My screen name is from my 1970 cuda convertible (number matching 383)
Im not so much a die hard gas/oil as you guys. But. I picked up a few pumps here n there. for decor for my shop
I am however a very hardcore mopar guy


1970 pro street cuda.
1970 cuda convertable
Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #634177
Fri Oct 23 2015 08:28 PM
Fri Oct 23 2015 08:28 PM
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Spring Valley,Illinois
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Owned a Petroleum Equipment Maintenance Co. for 36 years. Repaired and delivered many, many gaspumps. What else to be called. Pumpdoc .

Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #634235
Sat Oct 24 2015 10:17 AM
Sat Oct 24 2015 10:17 AM
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Plano TX
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This has been a fun thread to read. Some of the user names have a lot of thought and creativity in them. Mine, not so much! I've been collecting gas pump Salt and Pepper shakers about 15 years now and chose SandPCollector as my user name.

Last edited by SandPCollector; Sat Oct 24 2015 10:17 AM.

Regards, Jim

I collect gas pump salt and pepper shakers
and the plastic coin banks both made by AVSCO.
Re: User Names [Re: Dick Bennett] #634284
Sat Oct 24 2015 11:49 PM
Sat Oct 24 2015 11:49 PM
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Mine is for my 1959 GMC Cannonball truck as shown here;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzabDtw7gG8

Tom

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