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Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil #582160
Mon Nov 24 2014 03:59 PM
Mon Nov 24 2014 03:59 PM
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Los Alamitos, CA
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A ways back my wife went to an auction near Paso Robles, CA, and came home with an anniversary
present --- a Hayes visible. She's been after me for several years to restore it. For the
purists, I suspect it never looked like this originally, but it was also never intended to end
up in our family room.

Globe and cylinder are originals.

Many thanks to Frank Jones for the paint job, and overall restoration. Also, Ron Scobie,
for casting the bonnet, and Mike Slama for the decal.

Thanks to Dick Bennett, who had me over to his house years ago, and showed me the workings
of his Hayes 15 gallon, helped me with the color scheme from old photos, and the price to
pay for the cylinder.






Close up detail of Frank's work:




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Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: dfranchi] #582166
Mon Nov 24 2014 04:10 PM
Mon Nov 24 2014 04:10 PM
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Allyn, Wa
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Very Nice - It makes me want to finish mine!

Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: 42packard] #582175
Mon Nov 24 2014 04:35 PM
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Downey , CA
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Beautiful pump....Frank's restorations are ALWAYS incredible.


Dennis Leith / Always looking for unusual Gilmore Oil Company items and Automobilia Displays
Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: pumpingethyl] #582182
Mon Nov 24 2014 05:10 PM
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So. Ca.
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the pump sets the room off, looking good... cool


RANDY
Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: advertologist] #582185
Mon Nov 24 2014 05:26 PM
Mon Nov 24 2014 05:26 PM
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Placerville,CA
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Dan the pump looks awesome! The Hyvis guy does some pretty darn nice work!

Ps I really hope that Beeline is mounted on a globe holder ring we do live in earthquake country you know... grin


Wanted anything Flying A Gas, Signal Gas, Hancock oil co, and Sunland.

Thanks Anthony
Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: Big Block Cat] #582215
Mon Nov 24 2014 07:33 PM
Mon Nov 24 2014 07:33 PM
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Missouri,USA
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Ps I really hope that Beeline is mounted on a globe holder ring we do live in earthquake country you know...

......and the three on the desk, wouldn't want to lose that Rebel! Very nice pump, beautiful job......

Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: Rabbitman] #582230
Mon Nov 24 2014 08:10 PM
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Very nice pump!!!


Dave GILL,
Dave's Garage & Memorabilia, Inc.
Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: Dave's Garage] #582274
Mon Nov 24 2014 09:48 PM
Mon Nov 24 2014 09:48 PM
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Hays, Kansas
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That is a great looking pump! Good job.


Braden Splichal

Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: bsplichal95] #582323
Tue Nov 25 2014 07:55 AM
Tue Nov 25 2014 07:55 AM
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Northern California
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Nice gift, your a lucky man. As far as the pump goes, awesome.



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Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: pickurt] #582334
Tue Nov 25 2014 09:13 AM
Tue Nov 25 2014 09:13 AM
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Los Alamitos, CA
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Thanks for the nice comments. I have a Wayne 60 in process with Frank now.

As far as the globes go, I have already lost one in an earthquake, so now all my globes are fastened down
with globe ring holders or displayed on old pump tops to secure them. The Tankar and Rebel were staged
for the picture. My wife won't let me screw globe rings into the antique top --- can you figure?

Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: dfranchi] #582346
Tue Nov 25 2014 10:06 AM
Tue Nov 25 2014 10:06 AM
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Visalia,Ca
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It Looks awesome Dan, glad your happy with it, doing bodywork on your 60 now, thanks for showing the Hayes...Frank


I collect anything Hyvis oils
Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: frankpl] #582506
Wed Nov 26 2014 06:40 AM
Wed Nov 26 2014 06:40 AM
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Portland Oregon
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Frank's pump are always on my radar, great jobs, good color combination, and very fine detailing. Frank you just have to move closer to us here.


Craig
Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: Craig Osbeck] #582553
Wed Nov 26 2014 10:15 AM
Wed Nov 26 2014 10:15 AM
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Visalia,Ca
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Thanks Craig I'd really like to be up there but now that I'm building my new shop I'm kinda stuck here..Frank


I collect anything Hyvis oils
Re: Hayes Visible - Restored to Union Oil [Re: frankpl] #582626
Wed Nov 26 2014 03:55 PM
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Portland Oregon
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I am trying to build one also.


Craig

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