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Re: How to restore an original old gas pump’s finish
Gas Pump Rob #744348 Wed Feb 26 2020 04:55 PM
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Great flic , never tried the wet sand before, I like the results.
I did this one not to long ago with a pressure washer

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Re: How to restore an original old gas pump’s finish
Gas Pump Rob #744356 Wed Feb 26 2020 11:10 PM
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Great video Rob. Think its important to figure out what paint you have.
The old oil base enamel paints doesn't give up as easy as laytex base paints of today.


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Gas Pump Rob #744366 Thu Feb 27 2020 06:51 AM
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Awesome video Rob


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Thanks guys !

Nick,

Thanks for posting pictures of your National A-62 pump. The sides and top almost look like they are Flying A green porcelain but I am thinking they are painted panels? The pressure washer gave it a good look.

Rob

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Loyd Pierce #744370 Thu Feb 27 2020 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Loyd Pierce
Great video Rob. Think its important to figure out what paint you have.
The old oil base enamel paints doesn't give up as easy as laytex base paints of today.


Yes I agree!!!!

Rob

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Gas Pump Rob #744435 Fri Feb 28 2020 06:48 AM
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really cool


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Gas Pump Rob #744464 Fri Feb 28 2020 04:44 PM
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Finally watched it. Nice job!!! It looks good. Video was a good job as well.


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Gas Pump Rob #744487 Sat Feb 29 2020 12:03 AM
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Thanks Dave and Matt ,

Matt ,
I have been inspired by you and what you have done with your pumps over the years. I finally took the time to make a pump my own! This one is a keeper for sure now.

Rob

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What a cool video...thank you for taking the time to do that. End product is beautiful.

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petropumps #744646 Tue Mar 03 2020 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by petropumps
What a cool video...thank you for taking the time to do that. End product is beautiful.



Thanks,
It’s now in the garage building and every time I walk in there and see it I smile! What a fun small project!

Rob

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Gas Pump Rob #744789 Thu Mar 05 2020 01:21 PM
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i used stripped on this national 360 pump was wondeing what i can do to bring the porcelain shine back . wet sand and buff? buff panels with compound?
marky

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Gas Pump Rob #744965 Mon Mar 09 2020 08:00 AM
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Hi Marky,
I have cleaned up a bunch of those National porcelain pumps. Just use a fine polishing compound after the chemical stripping and washing. After that use a good quality automotive wax and buff it off. It will shine!

Rob

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Gas Pump Rob #744992 Mon Mar 09 2020 06:37 PM
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ok thank you


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