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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7176
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-02-20 08:12 am   Permalink

Wendy- I was wondering if you would see that
Komo- kool lid
BigT- nice lunch break
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howlinowl
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Joined: Jul 20, 2008
Posts: 294
From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posted: 2015-02-20 4:10 pm   Permalink

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On 2015-02-19 19:18, hang10tiki wrote:
TikiNate- sorry for the confusion
All normal albums
I just used a frame "app" to be able to show 4 albums in 1 photo



Howlinowl-
The shape looks like mine
But yours has brighter colors




Here's the bottom of mine






[ This Message was edited by: hang10tiki 2015-02-19 19:29 ]



Yeah.....guess mine isn't a T-Vic bowl.. Glaze looks to be similar, dunno if the brightness is different or not. Took a pic of mine with my cellphone and is probably underexposed.

Can't really tell, but is the rim pink on yours? Mine is and is the reason for the "humorous" nickname my wife gave it....viewing from the top, it does kinda look like it.



Bottom marking:



I was wondering about the glaze inside on yours. I haven't tried using mine as a communual drinking bowl (yet) partially because it has a flat white glaze inside. I'd feel better if it was gloss inside. Is yours a flat glaze inside also, or is it gloss??

howlinowl

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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2015-02-20 8:08 pm   Permalink

score this awesome tribal mosaic tile table today !!! never saw one like this before and its in awesome shape.



 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7176
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-02-20 9:15 pm   Permalink

Howlin- no pink, flat...






But it looks better than the inside of my double down saloon shot glass
Lol




Ps- we almost moved to Port St. Lucie once

Cheers
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mike and marie
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Joined: Jun 24, 2008
Posts: 307
Posted: 2015-02-20 10:04 pm   Permalink

Nate, great find -- our first thought was "Charlie Chan"!

Found this couch, don't know anything about it:



 
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Fez Moai
Grand Member (3 years)  

Joined: Dec 01, 2013
Posts: 365
From: Parts unknown
Posted: 2015-02-21 12:22 am   Permalink

Three Pearl Diver glasses





 
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Tiki Nate
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Joined: Feb 13, 2015
Posts: 12
From: Maryland
Posted: 2015-02-21 07:01 am   Permalink

"No TV markings....Has what looks like to be "SAXON '78" on the bottom.

Whatta think?? Trader Vic or no??"

Gotta remember, there seem to be a LOT of home-kit type things available with a tiki-theme, I've seen and have, several mugs with what looks like a "home made" quality to them - and usually the makers last name and the date on the bottom, that wonderful "Vagina Bowl" looks like one of those.

-Nate


 
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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 516
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2015-02-21 11:12 am   Permalink

I purchased some carved panels that were removed from Adventure Land in 1991 during a remodel. The seller said he bought them from a former employee of Disney Land. These panels were allegedly the original panels located between the Jungle Cruise and Enchanted Tiki Room. The wood appears to be Teak and very old patina. I plan on using these panels in my Tiki Nui Lounge.






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mike and marie
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Joined: Jun 24, 2008
Posts: 307
Posted: 2015-02-21 9:30 pm   Permalink

TikiVato, that is a serious find -- they're beautiful!


Here's our contribution to the shell bowl. Strange lettering or signature on the bottom -- it's initials, but it could be one of like three different combinations depending on which direction you look at it from (CB, CM, W...?). It does seem plausible that these were kits way back when...





 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 2385
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-02-21 10:42 pm   Permalink

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On 2015-02-21 11:12, TikiVato wrote:
I purchased some carved panels that were removed from Adventure Land in 1991 during a remodel. The seller said he bought them from a former employee of Disney Land. These panels were allegedly the original panels located between the Jungle Cruise and Enchanted Tiki Room. The wood appears to be Teak and very old patina. I plan on using these panels in my Tiki Nui Lounge.






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Hey Joe, How big are dose panels? Im guessing 6 or 7 ft.
Very nice.


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7176
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-02-22 05:50 am   Permalink

Awesome

 
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howlinowl
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Joined: Jul 20, 2008
Posts: 294
From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posted: 2015-02-22 06:46 am   Permalink

Since Hang10tiki's images of his TV shell and my images of my Saxon 78 shell were so similar, I thought it'd be fun to play "Dr. Max Bergman" (CSI investigator from the new Hawaii 50 series) and do a bit of comparison between them....

First the bottom images side by side. I've outlined the similaries:



There are quite a few creases in both that are similar.

...and the tops:



The opening of the TV bowl in noticably larger than the saxon...obviously carved out larger after casting, but the dimples inside are also similar.

'Therefore, I've concluded that the victim was murdered by a violent blow to the cranium with a Trader Vic or similary cast conch shell bowl.".......wait, let me get out of character.

Ahem...... the bowls share similar molds.

howlinowl


 
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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1599
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2015-02-22 07:02 am   Permalink

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On 2015-02-21 11:12, TikiVato wrote:
I purchased some carved panels that were removed from Adventure Land in 1991 during a remodel. The seller said he bought them from a former employee of Disney Land. These panels were allegedly the original panels located between the Jungle Cruise and Enchanted Tiki Room. The wood appears to be Teak and very old patina. I plan on using these panels in my Tiki Nui Lounge.



awesome find tikvato. u lucky! But why the b&w photos?! Let us see what woody patina!

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On 2015-02-22 06:46, howlinowl wrote:
Since Hang10tiki's images of his TV shell and my images of my Saxon 78 shell were so similar, I thought it'd be fun to play "Dr. Max Bergman" (CSI investigator from the new Hawaii 50 series) and do a bit of comparison between them....



great job howlin! very interesting..... what will the next episode reveal?


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
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From: Las Vegas
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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 516
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2015-02-22 2:32 pm   Permalink

I scored on twelve panels ranging 6 to 7 ' in length x9" wide. Sorry for the picture quality but I took them at night. I will try to take some when we have some sun. I plan on wiping the dust and dirt off and then using some teak oil to bring them back to life. No sanding nor stains will be used.

 
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