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Chicken wire glass
#769274 Sun Oct 03 2021 12:23 PM
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Seems like there was a member of Old Gas who could make and cut the old fashion chicken wire glass used in most visible pumps . If there is anyone out there who does this let me know . I'm looking for one for my American visible pump 91/4 inch diameter . Thanks in advance . Ron

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Looking for a piece of chicken wire glass for my American visible gas pump . 9 and 1/4 " diameter . If anyone has one let me know . Thank you , Ron

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most glass shops should be able too take care of this for you .. ... cool


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Route66Ron #769282 Sun Oct 03 2021 07:26 PM
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If you cannot find. Maybe try a building materials salvage yard or if in your area has a very old glass shop. If you can find a piece an experienced old glazier could cut it for you. Wire glass would be a challenge to cut a round piece out of.

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Route66Ron #769317 Mon Oct 04 2021 07:45 AM
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The challenge is not cutting the glass - it's removing the unneeded portion.

You need to break up the scrap without breaking the circle and then trim off the excess wire.

Later . . .

Jim

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Route66Ron #769319 Mon Oct 04 2021 10:49 AM
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many many years ago, late 70s, young and broke, trying to fix up a pump for my yard. I used two pieces of thin glass with some chicken wire sandwiched between. Gave the look of the real deal.

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Route66Ron #769320 Mon Oct 04 2021 11:12 AM
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I wouldn’t worry about using chicken wire glass, nobody will see it once it’s assembled, just use normal glass. Chris

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Route66Ron #769330 Mon Oct 04 2021 03:13 PM
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Thanks to all, I do appreciate the help . I will probably go with regular glass for it . No one near me handles it . I do try to keep them as close as possible to original . Thanks again to everyone .


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