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by TwoCanoes
Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:02 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: True statement
Replies: 5
Views: 183

Re: True statement

What's worse is when your eyelashes freeze together.
by TwoCanoes
Tue Jan 18, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coffee day today
Replies: 12
Views: 224

Re: Coffee day today

Great photos!
by TwoCanoes
Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:46 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 228 "Big Hat" Case with Funnel and Storage
Replies: 11
Views: 188

Re: 228 "Big Hat" Case with Funnel and Storage

The fancy hardware really looks nice. Please post a picture when you get the decal.
by TwoCanoes
Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Password not being retained?
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Password not being retained?

I have the opposite problem. I prefer to type in my password every time I log on, which is how I manage to remember it. But a little while ago, the login started retaining my password. Oh well.
by TwoCanoes
Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:00 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Yereka! A lantern in a Red Green episode!
Replies: 22
Views: 362

Re: Yereka! A lantern in a Red Green episode!

Launchpad95 wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:04 am Oh ya we watch it in Idaho on public broadcasting PBS.
I watch it on the same channel. When the kids were young, we watched it together. One year for my birthday, inspired by Red Green, they gave me a throne made of old tires duct-taped together.
by TwoCanoes
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Finally a Christmas Lantern!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 231

Re: Finally a Christmas Lantern!!!

That's a gorgeous collection
by TwoCanoes
Mon Jan 10, 2022 11:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What is it about doors?
Replies: 29
Views: 378

Re: What is it about doors?

I open a door, close it behind me and now I have no idea why I went through that door. The main reason I retired was the flip side of this situation. I'd walk out the door a few seconds after a meeting, and literally (and I mean literally in the literal sense) be unable to recall what the meeting w...
by TwoCanoes
Mon Jan 10, 2022 5:04 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Pontiac Vibe thoughts
Replies: 16
Views: 265

Re: Pontiac Vibe thoughts

My brother has had a couple. He loves them. Dependable with lots of room.
by TwoCanoes
Sat Jan 08, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: Playing with a '50 Farmall H.
Replies: 20
Views: 248

Re: OT: Playing with a '50 Farmall H.

Great post. Wonderful view. Interesting comments. Spent an hour or so just yesterday spinning tractor donuts while pushing snow out of the way.
by TwoCanoes
Sat Jan 08, 2022 1:52 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Peak family and a couple stragglers
Replies: 8
Views: 162

Re: Peak family and a couple stragglers

Nice group. Which has the better flame control, 508 or 508A; 400A or 400B?
by TwoCanoes
Fri Jan 07, 2022 12:45 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Dean isn't ignoring you...
Replies: 23
Views: 716

Re: Dean isn't ignoring you...

I've been thinking about him lately. We've recently been pretty heavily snowed on in this part of the world. Digging out is getting more and more difficult. Running out of places to put the snow, and I know Dean's place could be pretty tough to get out of.
by TwoCanoes
Fri Jan 07, 2022 12:17 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Schrader valve update
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Schrader valve update

Several days ago I posted a request for information about a replacement schrader valve for a 400A. Steve (Coldwaterpaddler) was kind enough to provide a couple valve cores. He asked if I would send him a side-by-side photo of the original valve and the new one. Here are a couple of photos in case an...
by TwoCanoes
Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:40 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: well i got the johnson sea horse about ready
Replies: 17
Views: 339

Re: well i got the johnson sea horse about ready

Reminds me of working on the motorcycle in the living room back in college. Beats working in the cold, wind and rain. Looking forward to seeing it on a boat
by TwoCanoes
Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: How to find the date on 425 F please
Replies: 19
Views: 390

Re: How do I find the date.. 425F

JimL wrote: Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:49 am Yes, flip the tank over to look underneath the tabs for the date.
And check the bottom of the case for the case's manufacture date. The tank and the case weren't necessarily manufactured at the same time.
by TwoCanoes
Tue Jan 04, 2022 6:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Hit 8 below Fahrenheit last night...
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: Hit 8 below Fahrenheit last night...

6 below here two or three nights ago. That was at the meteorological station. Minus two at my house.
by TwoCanoes
Mon Jan 03, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First delivery 2022
Replies: 6
Views: 189

Re: First delivery 2022

Pictures remind me of a great book, Running with Sherman by Christopher McDougall. Thanks for posting
by TwoCanoes
Sun Jan 02, 2022 3:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: My workbench is starting to look like an actual workbench!
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: My workbench is starting to look like an actual workbench!

I agree with the others - looks like plenty of room there.
by TwoCanoes
Sun Jan 02, 2022 3:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: My collection as it stands now and fruit pie
Replies: 11
Views: 270

Re: My collection as it stands now and fruit pie

I'm trying to stick to a pretty strict diet. That pie photo is pure torture! Wow, that looks good! Oh, the lanterns are nice.
by TwoCanoes
Fri Dec 31, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Generator question for a 200A that is flooding
Replies: 13
Views: 260

Re: Generator question for a 200A that is flooding

I had the same issue with a 200A. Pretty exciting to have a lantern engulfed in flame! The pricker was functional so that wasn't the problem. I had already checked the normal spots where fuel leaks are found. I took off the frame, removed the collar and reinstalled the frame. Then I lit it so I coul...
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 29, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Schrader valve
Replies: 15
Views: 252

Re: Schrader valve

Coldwaterpaddler wrote: Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:42 pm Fuel injection fuel rail valve cores would be a good alternative that might be available at your local auto parts store.
They didn't stock these, but had to order them. Also, they wouldn't sell just the core. I would have to have bought the fitting, too.
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 29, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Schrader valve
Replies: 15
Views: 252

Re: Schrader valve

Okay, thanks, Toby. I'll check into AC valves
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 29, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Schrader valve
Replies: 15
Views: 252

Re: Schrader valve

We have 3 auto parts stores and 3 new car dealers (Ford, GM and Chrysler) in town. None of them stock fuel-rated schrader valves, and only half of them knew, without explanation, what a fuel-rated schrader valve was. A PM is on the way, Steve.
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 29, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Schrader valve
Replies: 15
Views: 252

Re: Schrader valve

zoomkat wrote: Wed Dec 29, 2021 4:32 pm "but I prefer my direct-read dial to the vernier scale. "

A little small for my eyes, what is the measurement? I can compare it to the standard tire Schrader valve I have.
0.8 inch (a hair under 13/16), but the pictured valve is not from a 400A
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Schrader valve
Replies: 15
Views: 252

Re: Schrader valve

Thanks for the responses. When it warms up some (-1 F outside now) I'll see what they have at the auto parts store. If they don't have a 400A-compatible one, I'll PM you, Steve. Thanks for the tip on the calipers, zoomkat. That's a good price, but I prefer my direct-read dial to the vernier scale. I...
by TwoCanoes
Tue Dec 28, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lunch in the wilds
Replies: 10
Views: 172

Re: Lunch in the wilds

I didn't know there were wild burros.
by TwoCanoes
Tue Dec 28, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Schrader valve
Replies: 15
Views: 252

Schrader valve

I need to replace the schrader valve on a 400A stove. I don't find it in the OCP catalog. So, two questions: 1) Are the schrader valves in all Coleman appliances interchangeable? (The valve in the photo below is not from the 400A.) 2) Does anyone know a source for replacements? Thanks WIN_20211228_1...
by TwoCanoes
Tue Dec 28, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Anybody have cold lunch yesterday?
Replies: 10
Views: 217

Re: Anybody have cold lunch yesterday?

We have no problem storing Christmas dinner leftovers on the back porch. Plenty cold this week
by TwoCanoes
Mon Dec 27, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Good news Gold Bond 413G: Bad news JD 1520
Replies: 21
Views: 455

Re: Good news Gold Bond 413G: Bad news JD 1520

Thanks, all, for the comments/suggestions/advice. There's a tractor mechanic in the neighborhood with a heated shop. He made a house call - we replaced the burst hose. Then I roaded the tractor down to his shop to replace the other hose pieces in the hydraulic line, assuming if one failed, the other...
by TwoCanoes
Sun Dec 26, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Ceramic burner caps
Replies: 17
Views: 492

Re: Ceramic burner caps

My 6/'51 200A has a ceramic burner cap.
by TwoCanoes
Sun Dec 26, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What did you gift for Christmas?
Replies: 10
Views: 199

Re: What did you gift for Christmas?

I made a DIY sling pet carrier for my wife. Found instructions in a sweet little youtube video. I didn't get to finish making it though since my time got consumed in tractor repairs. Finishing the carrier is my project for today.
by TwoCanoes
Sun Dec 26, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 9/82 lantetn
Replies: 11
Views: 299

Re: 9/82 lantetn

The closest I have is 11/'82.
by TwoCanoes
Thu Dec 23, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Good news Gold Bond 413G: Bad news JD 1520
Replies: 21
Views: 455

Re: Good news Gold Bond 413G: Bad news JD 1520

Jeepstircrazy wrote: Thu Dec 23, 2021 5:17 am we call that rustproofing up here.
I like that. Minor adjustment to my attitude and this becomes a good news/good news story.
by TwoCanoes
Thu Dec 23, 2021 4:58 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Good news Gold Bond 413G: Bad news JD 1520
Replies: 21
Views: 455

Re: Good news Gold Bond 413G: Bad news JD 1520

I’m glad the stove made it safe and sound, Stewart. It’s good that it went as a whole and not parted out. Was it a rigid steel line that ruptured or a flex hose? Yeah, it's a nice stove - just have to figure out whether to try to do anything about the unfortunate rust, although the rust is an inter...
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 22, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Good news Gold Bond 413G: Bad news JD 1520
Replies: 21
Views: 455

Good news Gold Bond 413G: Bad news JD 1520

First, the good news. The unfired Gold Bond 413G made it all the way across the continent in good shape. It left New York December 10 and arrived today, December 22, in Washington (state). Given some of the weather across the country during that time span, I think the stove had a pretty exciting tri...
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 22, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: New 533 stove from KOHLS - replace parts ?
Replies: 49
Views: 653

Re: New 533 stove from KOHLS - replace parts ?

you never have oiled your pump seal / pump ? ty I didn't mean to imply that I don't oil the pump - I do. But I don't do it very often and when I do, I don't use a lot of oil. I don't like to use the oil hole. I remove the pump shaft and put, usually, 3 small drops of 3-In-One on the surface of the ...
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 22, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: New 533 stove from KOHLS - replace parts ?
Replies: 49
Views: 653

Re: New 533 stove from KOHLS - replace parts ?

I got a 533 about 10 years ago - used it a lot rafting and canoeing until I had to give up those activities. I still use it occasionally on picnics. To keep it working properly, pack it in a lidded pot or stuff sack to keep it clean - the pot I used is in the photo. Keep dirt/sand/gunk out of the pu...
by TwoCanoes
Mon Dec 20, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I had a feeling 21 was gonna be a good year
Replies: 33
Views: 632

Re: I had a feeling 21 was gonna be a good year

242A
Sears 476.72302 (413-size stove)
Gold Bond 413G (on its way)
Batch of Optimus 8Rs
by TwoCanoes
Mon Dec 20, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman hotness
Replies: 12
Views: 275

Re: Coleman hotness

Good grub. A whole cupboard of Butterfly Gold dishes is worth something these days. People like that pattern.
by TwoCanoes
Mon Dec 20, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 220. What is the part that hooks to the generator called
Replies: 9
Views: 225

Re: 220. What is the part that hooks to the generator called

Send me a private message with your name and address and I'll send you one.
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 15, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Just got back online!
Replies: 15
Views: 358

Re: Just got back online!

That's enough snow for plowing. Is your snow rig up and running?
by TwoCanoes
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 425B manufacture date
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: 425B manufacture date

buck502 wrote: Wed Dec 15, 2021 8:08 pm Does 1954 through 1961 sound correct
That's correct.
by TwoCanoes
Mon Dec 13, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lantern group found
Replies: 10
Views: 385

Re: Lamtern group found

You've had some nice finds lately.
by TwoCanoes
Mon Dec 13, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 228C
Replies: 21
Views: 450

Re: 228C

Welcome from Washington. That's a great lantern. I had a 220C that was my best 2-mantle lantern. Gave it to some friends for a housewarming gift. They use it frequently for patio light and love it.
by TwoCanoes
Fri Dec 10, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 200A chronological bookends
Replies: 7
Views: 185

200A chronological bookends

According to the ICCC’s Guide to Vintage Coleman Products and The Terrence Marsh Lantern Gallery, the respective start and end dates of the 200A model series were June, 1951 and September, 1983. At about the time I realized my 6/’51 200A (thanks for the trade, Tom) was among the very first 200As pro...
by TwoCanoes
Sun Dec 05, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: First 502 seems weak.
Replies: 19
Views: 447

Re: Seems weak.

Chart is useless , I don't see barometric pressure, pressure altitude nor humidity data, elevation, etc., to say nothing of the moon phase and pertinent sunspot activity. Sheesh! Sorry about the abbreviated methods and materials. Here's a more complete description. Boil test, March 2021 I compared ...
by TwoCanoes
Sun Dec 05, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Christmas cleaning
Replies: 6
Views: 202

Re: Christmas cleaning

I wish I had the same problem. Neither of my kids will be coming home for Christmas. They were here for Thanksgiving, though. Here's wishing you a great Christmas and hoping you enjoy your spruced-up work zone.
by TwoCanoes
Sun Dec 05, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: First 502 seems weak.
Replies: 19
Views: 447

Re: First 502 seems weak.

The 502s are nice, but in my experience, they don't pump out the heat like some other single burner stoves. The higher the pressure the better they burn. Here are some boil data comparing several 502s with other stoves. These boil times are for 26 oz water in a covered stainless steel pot. The data ...
by TwoCanoes
Tue Nov 30, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 3rd leg on the 426A?
Replies: 20
Views: 425

Re: 3rd leg on the 426A?

ecblanks wrote: Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:55 am Thanks, Chuck. Now we need a closeup of a NL
No third-leg channel on this NL
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by TwoCanoes
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I'm tired
Replies: 32
Views: 665

Re: I'm tired

Shoot - at 68 I could move that rock, too. Never mind it would take me at least 3 months! The before photo looks pretty darn intimidating. The after photo looks great!