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Bricklayer

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Momma
Registered: 08/28/10
Posts: 1,912
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Finished this up today. It is a restoration for a friend and fellow collector, (his collection puts mine to shame), he wants to give this to his son. I sure wish this was mine as it is an absolute joy to cook on.


Before;




After;











Well I'm off to deliver, I hope he is happy.


Ben

Also, a big thank you to Mr. Pagan for the advice on the paint color for the stove body, it could not be a more perfect match.

scullins


The Porch Picasso
Registered: 12/11/08
Posts: 3,112
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Awww Man !!!! that is so dawgone sweet ! Definatly on my gotta have list !!
RolandChevalier

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Registered: 10/19/09
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HE WILL BE HAPPY!!!!
daisydog

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Duke of Stoves
Registered: 12/18/08
Posts: 550
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Wow!!!! Very well done!  It really came out great, it made my "gotta have" list!  Nice that you could save the original decal on the tank.  What did you use for the black...engine block enamel?  Doug
Mark72

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Registered: 12/18/11
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Great job on the 395! If anyone knows where I can find a tank for one of these I am in need of one for my 395.

Mark

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Glenn Knapke
Registered: 12/12/08
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Very Nice Ben....would you like me to deliver it?



Youngfd

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Registered: 11/22/11
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I ran across a HOT PLATE a few days ago in my travels.  It was priced at $60.  I may have pics on my phone. 

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Mr. 3 Burner
Registered: 01/29/11
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Can you please post what paint brand and color you used so we can use it also.
 I would like to be able to reproduce your results.  Thanks.  Dave
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Registered: 08/28/10
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On the stove top I used Rustoleum Ultra High Heat in semi gloss black, for the stove case I used Rustoleum Appliance Epoxy in Almond. If you have never tried these appliance paints you should, they spray great and the finish is unbelievable. Thank you,


Ben


(and sorry Glenn, already delivered )

GasPrescue

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Glenn Knapke
Registered: 12/12/08
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DOH!
Scouterjan


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Registered: 12/11/08
Posts: 22,757
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very nice, Damm, I need a Hotplate
Jan

Mel

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Lanternologist
Registered: 12/13/09
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Awesome!!! Can't wait till mine gets here.
libsead

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Straight Arrow
Registered: 12/26/10
Posts: 605
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Well if he is not happy you can send it my way. Great job.  I'm gonna put that on my list.
Flash

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Registered: 10/28/09
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Ok, I'm not a stove guy...I'm not a stove guy...I'm not a stove guy...
That thing is awesome.


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Registered: 12/17/08
Posts: 6,603
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Wow! that before picture looks just like mine.
Wait a minute,,,,maybe I'd better go see if mine's still in the garage....


          Jim

Actually, mine doesn't look quite that good.


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