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#21 LongRoofNut

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 05:51 PM

This is awesome!

Gives me ideas for my own station (Exxon).



#22 gasser59

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 09:20 AM

Tom - this is excellent. The layout and floor plan is just like the one in my hometown in southwest Iowa owned by a friend of mine's dad. We spent a considerable amount of time there as kids but that was long before 1977.  :D

 

Looking forward to following along on this journey.


Edited by gasser59, 12 March 2014 - 09:21 AM.


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Posted 12 March 2014 - 02:37 PM

I love it ,a great start going to look excellent !!



#24 Belugawrx

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Posted 14 March 2014 - 12:45 PM

Ok I'm curious....

Do you have any in progress Pics?

Looking awesome :D



#25 Repstock

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 03:47 PM

Some progress has been made. the little tower is pretty much done. I've started painting some walls. The color is DupliColor white acrylic lacquer.

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#26 Chuck Doan

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 06:41 PM

That is great! Well done!



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Posted 22 March 2014 - 07:47 PM

Stunning lighting !!!



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Posted 23 March 2014 - 12:27 AM

stunning!!!



#29 David G.

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Posted 23 March 2014 - 02:46 PM

WOW!  That's cool!

 

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 12:01 PM

that is fantastic. there were still a lot of these stations in use when I was still living in and near Lynchburg Va in the 90's. not many were still service stations, but there were a couple. be sure to put a grease pit in there.



#31 Harry P.

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 01:23 PM

Cool! Love the lighting!  B)



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Posted 28 March 2014 - 05:28 AM

one word "WOW"



#33 dragzz

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 07:20 AM

thats sweet u have done great work there keep it up . u going to have some cars to go with that id think it look cool with some 



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Posted 28 March 2014 - 08:24 AM

WOW X 2!!!!!



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Posted 28 March 2014 - 08:41 AM

Sweet so Sweet.



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Posted 29 March 2014 - 04:43 PM

The wall with the bay doors is complete. The letters were carved from .060 styrene. I'm glad that it's over with! Paint is DupliColor White acrylic lacquer.

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Posted 29 March 2014 - 05:07 PM

You can trust your car to the man who wears the star,  lol..back in the 60's/70's Texaco was ripping off its customers by charging for parts the mechanic never replaced.  I think 60 minutes went to a few stations and proved that fact.


Edited by Paul Bunyan, 29 March 2014 - 05:08 PM.


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Posted 29 March 2014 - 09:56 PM

soo nice !!!!!

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Posted 29 March 2014 - 11:26 PM

nicely done sofar !



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Posted 30 March 2014 - 08:04 PM

Very nice, Tom. Looks great at night all lit up.

 

Charlie Larkin