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Re: How to display globes? [Re: Dave's Garage] #378333
Sun Dec 16 2012 07:22 PM
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I wish I would have pre-wired way more than I did when I built my separate garage.Sconces add a great look,did you fabricate the whole thing?.Everything looks great!Now you need GulfglenyS Superbird .

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Re: How to display globes? [Re: doc-olds] #378402
Mon Dec 17 2012 01:56 AM
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Doc-olds, I sent you an PM with more details of the wall sconces.


Dave GILL,
Dave's Garage & Memorabilia, Inc.
Re: How to display globes? [Re: Dave's Garage] #378609
Mon Dec 17 2012 06:05 PM
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thanks,extremely helpful, Bryan

Re: How to display globes? [Re: Dave's Garage] #378716
Tue Dec 18 2012 06:02 AM
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I use 1/2 pipe and fittings and attach the globe holders to it. I can run the wiring though it. It is pretty simple and clean. It works for me.

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Re: How to display globes? [Re: Dave's Garage] #378833
Tue Dec 18 2012 01:09 PM
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Very nice display. I really like the made sconces. I hope to make some for myself as well.

Re: How to display globes? [Re: full-o-gas] #378838
Tue Dec 18 2012 01:20 PM
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Thanks, full-o-gas. Welcome to Oldgas.com! I sent you a PM message.


Dave GILL,
Dave's Garage & Memorabilia, Inc.
Re: How to display globes? [Re: doc-olds] #378850
Tue Dec 18 2012 01:42 PM
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Made a shelf above my desk.

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Re: How to display globes? [Re: Hy-Flash 72] #380615
Tue Dec 25 2012 06:27 PM
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Hi Guys, I was PM'd for more detail on my globe mounts. Rather than respond to the PM's I decided to post for all to see. I made an aluminum plate adapter for the globe holders. On the first mounts I used a 4-bolt flange. On the new design I weld a nipple to the plate. Also, with this design you can have endless configurations. Here are some close up photos to help explain everything. Sorry guys it took so long to get you the info.

Wall Mounts.JPGFixture.JPGDouble Mount.JPGBottom.JPG

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Re: How to display globes? [Re: RandyM] #380616
Tue Dec 25 2012 06:29 PM
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Here are a couple of pix of the adapter.

Adapter Top.JPGAdapter Bottom.JPG

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Re: How to display globes? [Re: RandyM] #380627
Tue Dec 25 2012 07:15 PM
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I was gonna guess Retired Plumber or Machinist, then looked at Your Profile: Mechanical Engineer LOL
Probably UL APPROVED TO!

Re: How to display globes? [Re: Dick Bennett] #380655
Tue Dec 25 2012 09:43 PM
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Thanks was looking forward to the photos.Designs are limitless.Bryan

Re: How to display globes? [Re: doc-olds] #608811
Fri Apr 17 2015 08:20 AM
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I thought I'd add to this thread so as to give RandyM the proper credit for giving me the idea for my display.
All of the parts except the globe ring and mounting plate are pretty much available from any hardware store.
I used 24" nipples to space the globes, and it allowed me to put each system on 16" centers. Lots of other nipples
involved as well. Had to use a macro lens on the camera to get a picture of the entire wall in, which distorts
things a little --- the globes are a safe distance from the pool table.






Re: How to display globes? [Re: dfranchi] #608814
Fri Apr 17 2015 08:51 AM
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SWEET!!!!!!


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Really want a Sunoco National pump ad glass!!
Re: How to display globes? [Re: Steven C.] #608823
Fri Apr 17 2015 09:39 AM
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That looks fantastic!


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Re: How to display globes? [Re: nochevys] #608844
Fri Apr 17 2015 02:03 PM
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That's a good looking display. I remember this thread from a couple of years ago and I wondered then and still do......how in the world do you get all those pipe fittings to tighten up in the right position to hold everything solid yet not be loose? I've never been good at working with pipe so I'm sure there's a knack, and I don't have it....GB

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