I believe I'm gonna collect 5 gal oil cans to start and see where it goes from there till i can afford a porcelain sign( I want that havoline wax free i sold on ebay back real bad now) but oh well. so if you got any 5 gal oil cans for sale I might be interested. remember i just started so i cant really afford the best but i'd definately be glad to see the best you have(that way i can keep my eyes open while im pickin) thanks yall and have a good one. oh heres two cans i found picken today.
Be sure to buy as nice of cans as you can find so that they hold their nvalue. I have some really nice ones in several different brands and I'll try to get you some photos later today. Good luck!---KEVIN
Yeah I got 5 different citgo cans at this guys house, they were oil, hydraulic fluid, gear oil and one other one, they weren't very good shape but at 3 bucks ea I couldn't pass em up
Look for Cans with Good Graphics and in good condition.
Here is a Cool One on Ebay now...http://cgi.ebay.com/Lge-5-GAL-REDOCO-MOT...=item20b39d1898
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REDOCO MOTOR OIL RED HEAD GASOLINE CAN
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would this can be considered good graphics, or just plain because it only says the name, or does good graphics mean whatever you happen to think looks good? I want to know the concensus of what everyone says is good graphics.
Click on link below to see a lot of cans w/ Good graphics.http://yfrog.com/5mallcansmasterthumbnailcj
what does fantasy cans mean
does full or empty, or lidded and un-lidded have a bearing on a cans value?
Fantasy Cans = Never existed, I created.
Copies are of Real original cans.
Full or empty is personal preference. We drain all of our cans so we don't run the risk of having them leak all over. IMO it doesn't affect the value. I don't really think lidded or not lidded has a bearing on value, either. DB can re-lid them if they don't have lids, so that may lower the value by $20 or so. Kinda depends what the can is worth in the first place, to me.
I think she just took a shot at DB.....Ouch...LOL
By nice graphics, they mean to look for cans with pictures of different objects on them--cars,trains, people,winged horse, buffalo etc. Also look for cans with vibrant color combinations. In short, look for something that will grab everyones attention and hold it! Don't waste your time on those plain lettered rusty things as they'll never be worth anything and noone will ever really desire to spend time looking at them.
The link that Jason supplied to the ebay can is a very good example of a graphic can with vibrant colors that would hold a persons attention and hold it!!
Yeah it sounds like she took a shot at DB but I don't think she meant it the way it sounds. Send your can to Dick and have it lidded and it is worth 20 bucks less than before it was relidded. LOL
I forsee more pie in DB's future..
better watch it!!i hear if tara takes a shot,she rarly misses!!!
What I meant was that I would pay $20 less for the can, knowing that I would need to pay to have it re-lidded. I think DB does a GREAT job re-lidding cans! Geez, you guys are brutal!
That's why I ALWAYS 'Preview Post' before I 'Submit'. LOL
Sometimes my fingers type things that really don't make sense once I read them out loud!
Later . . .
Jim, the funny thing is that I DID re-read it, but since I knew what I meant, I read it the right way! Hope DB isn't too mad at me...;)
Are WE doing another PIE ? I'll bring Bigger Lemons this time.
Tara's ANNUL Pie Making @ I.G.
WE? You gonna squeeze the lemons and wash dishes?!
What dishes, we used Paper Plates & Plastic Forks.
I know of an Easier way to Juice Lemons !
Perhaps the dishes involved in baking the stupid thing?! Ok, let's stop hijacking this thread now...
WAS NOT A STUPID THING.
IT WAS A GREAT & DELICIOUS PIE from SCRATCH.
[& it's always EASIER the more times you do it !]
TALK ABOUT HI-JACKING A THREAD!
ISN'T THERE ALREADY A PIE THREAD? LOL!
Dick Bennett, free food...... Mad????? I dont think so.