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Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
aviojnd #759790 Sat Jan 23 2021 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by aviojnd
I am one of the guys in the last colum (80plus ) would like to hear from the other three and if they were collecting in the 70s when you cuold get things for free or little of nothing and didnt worry about repops

Well--if I make it to Jan.30th. I will be 86. Bought my first Shell globe for a twenty dollar bill in 1972.Yes some things were free when being phased out.

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Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
advertologist #760008 Fri Jan 29 2021 06:15 PM
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Okay, I turn 80 this week. I started collecting in 1970 via my neighbor farmer throwing away a very nice May West 5 gallon pump with perfect blue tinted cylinder. Painted it up and then displayed it at a local tractor/engine show. That's all that it took to get into the hobby without the aid of internet, books, and specialty petroleum shows. Have always done it as a hobby and never a business. Have met some of the nicest people on this site & other shows. Facebook to me is a big disappointment but I keep up with it. I gave up restoring pumps about 4 years ago until a good friend talked me into doing two pumps for him this winter! Memories and busted knuckles came back to me in a hurry!

Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
Savinsam #760009 Fri Jan 29 2021 11:19 PM
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Welcome to the 80's Sam!


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Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
hawkike #760010 Sat Jan 30 2021 03:16 AM
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Originally Posted by hawkike
Well--if I make it to Jan.30th. I will be 86.

"HAPPY 86th BIRTHDAY FRANK" .. ... cool


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Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
advertologist #760014 Sat Jan 30 2021 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by advertologist
Originally Posted by hawkike
Well--if I make it to Jan.30th. I will be 86.

"HAPPY 86th BIRTHDAY FRANK" .. ... cool

Thanks Randy!


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Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
advertologist #760026 Sun Jan 31 2021 01:56 AM
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Happy Birthday, Frank you have me by three years. Another Frank

Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
67Chev4X4 #760029 Sun Jan 31 2021 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by 67Chev4X4
Happy Birthday, Frank you have me by three years. Another Frank


Thanks Frank!


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Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
advertologist #760083 Sun Jan 31 2021 07:47 PM
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Im 25 and love this place for the knowledge and the information! Great place Jim thank you!


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Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
advertologist #760122 Mon Feb 01 2021 10:59 PM
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I just turned the big 60 , Been collecting for 25 years.

Re: oldgas members .... "age poll" .... 2021
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Will be 72 this year,started collecting around 37 years ago.Love the hobby and people.

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