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#698186 - Sun Nov 05 2017 05:52 PM Globe Display
Steven C. Online   content
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Registered: Fri Jun 01 2012
Loc: MICHIGAN
I finally got around to building my second barn wood globe shelf with what I believe are all original ad glass inserts.
There is one Sunoco globe I done yet have so I put the Amoco in there for now.
Likely moving sometime in the next couple years. When they find their permanent home in my life you won't see the plugs. But for now I don't want to cut plugs into the wall in this house.

I'm using 40 watt LED's in them.

The only really problem with the design right now is the cutouts for the ad glass is sized and cut specific to those lenses at those positions. In the future I'll have to come up with a plan that allows me to move the ad glass around or change it out to a different size if need be.

P.S. awesome pair of black T 13.5" lenses in that box. Need a wide body mild glass globe.


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Edited by Steven C. (Sun Nov 05 2017 07:39 PM)
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Really want a Sunoco National pump add glass!!

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#698187 - Sun Nov 05 2017 05:57 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
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Registered: Fri Sep 07 2007
Loc: So. Ca.
lookin good .. ... cool
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#698188 - Sun Nov 05 2017 06:00 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
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Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Sun Jan 02 2011
Loc: Wetumpka,Al.
Excellent way to display ad glass with the globe.

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#698190 - Sun Nov 05 2017 06:11 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
Done4 Online   content
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Registered: Mon May 07 2012
Loc: Michigan, Union Pier
Nice job Steve.
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#698193 - Sun Nov 05 2017 06:33 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
Savinsam Online   content
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Wed Dec 20 2006
Loc: northwestern Pa.
That's a great idea, incorporating the matching ad glass with the globes!

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#698198 - Sun Nov 05 2017 07:05 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
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Registered: Sat May 26 2012
Loc: Hays, Kansas
Looks so good!
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#698200 - Sun Nov 05 2017 07:10 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
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Registered: Mon Jul 07 2008
Loc: Albuquerque, N. M.
Good display !

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#698201 - Sun Nov 05 2017 07:12 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
71chevelle Offline
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Registered: Fri May 26 2017
Loc: MI
Nice work Cuz!!!

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#698204 - Sun Nov 05 2017 07:14 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
Craig Osbeck Online   content
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Registered: Tue Jan 06 2009
Loc: Portland Oregon
Great idea and looks great.
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#698205 - Sun Nov 05 2017 07:14 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
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Registered: Sun Oct 21 2007
Loc: Devils Lake, ND---USA
Really makes the globe display super attractive!
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#698213 - Sun Nov 05 2017 08:22 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
SandPCollector Online   content
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Fri Aug 29 2014
Loc: Plano TX
Quite a unique way to display both the globes and the ad glass. Definitely grabs the eye!
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#698218 - Sun Nov 05 2017 09:06 PM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
Rabbitman Online   content
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Registered: Thu Dec 09 2010
Loc: Missouri,USA
Love it!

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#698227 - Mon Nov 06 2017 06:44 AM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
RandyM Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Thu Dec 13 2012
Loc: Wisconsin (South Central)
Well done! You did a great job.
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#698237 - Mon Nov 06 2017 09:32 AM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
Steven C. Online   content
Veteran Member

Registered: Fri Jun 01 2012
Loc: MICHIGAN
Thank everyone!!!
Here is a picture of the inside FWIW.
LED lights, if I remember correctly, $9 at Home Depot


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Edited by Steven C. (Mon Nov 06 2017 09:33 AM)
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Steve Coppens
Always interested in Sunoco items!
Really want a Sunoco National pump add glass!!

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#698240 - Mon Nov 06 2017 10:21 AM Re: Globe Display [Re: Steven C.]
we're the other guys Offline
Member

Registered: Wed Sep 27 2017
Loc: Laingsburg, Mi.
excellent display, well thought out plan. congratulations!

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