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by Quicklite
Mon Dec 28, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I Have Returned
Replies: 16
Views: 409

Re: I Have Returned

Thanks all. Some of you I don't recognize but that is normal for me at my age. For the others, well....let's hope the Lacey event happens
in March. Everyone get those Covid vaccines. I am in group 1b - just below the nursing home crowd. Q
by Quicklite
Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I Have Returned
Replies: 16
Views: 409

I Have Returned

Thanks to Murff, he squared me away on the login! Thanks Murff!!

The old timers know me by the handle "Quicklite" or "Q" for short.

Just an older, retired US Navy guy and banker - go figure?

I started to miss all this Coleman comaraderie.

Jules
by Quicklite
Mon Sep 07, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: EverDur Fuel TAnk Wing Nut lead gasket Repair
Replies: 7
Views: 336

EverDur Fuel TAnk Wing Nut lead gasket Repair

Sigh! Yep Jan. Encouragement from Warren helped. Looking forward to the get together again. Jules
by Quicklite
Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:11 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: EverDur Fuel TAnk Wing Nut lead gasket Repair
Replies: 7
Views: 336

EverDur Fuel TAnk Wing Nut lead gasket Repair

Thanks Steve. Sounds great. I may be making a mountain out of a hill. Your plan seems best and will try it first. Say Hi to Warren and Lita for us. What a trip they are having! We are planning on the Las Cruces trip for sure next June. Judie's brother lives in Durango, CO and wants us to visit so th...
by Quicklite
Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: EverDur Fuel TAnk Wing Nut lead gasket Repair
Replies: 7
Views: 336

EverDur Fuel TAnk Wing Nut lead gasket Repair

Thanks guys. I thought about the micro torch thingy and just may try it. The Viton gasket works just fine and fits fairly well. -Q
by Quicklite
Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: EverDur Fuel TAnk Wing Nut lead gasket Repair
Replies: 7
Views: 336

EverDur Fuel TAnk Wing Nut lead gasket Repair

Ok, here's one for the old timers. I have the original winged fuel cap with lead seal that doesn't quite seal the fuel port on my EverDur fuel tank to my "new" 1939 model 386 hot plate. A quick fix using a 220/228 sized fuel gasket works, but to me it is not quite right (NQR) - just want it to opera...
by Quicklite
Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:21 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Dating a 242B
Replies: 17
Views: 871

Dating a 242B

I know, I know....MIA big time. I just did an FFR on a 11-57 228E for a friend and it came out really nice. Haven't touched a Coleman in about a year. Nice to see that I haven't lost that skill set. It was fun to get down and dirty. I even waxed the fount.<br /><br />Just taking it easy after the bi...
by Quicklite
Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:22 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Dating a 242B
Replies: 17
Views: 871

Dating a 242B

Hi Jan and Murff! -Q
by Quicklite
Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:21 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Dating a 242B
Replies: 17
Views: 871

Dating a 242B

by Quicklite
Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:18 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Dating a 242B
Replies: 17
Views: 871

Dating a 242B

Oooo! I need a 1 - 4 for my BD lantern. I don't think there is an animal. I also have a 1 - 5 AND a 1 - 3 242B's Yes, I am getting up there. -Q
by Quicklite
Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:49 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: My first nickle plated. ID help please *updated* all cleaned up
Replies: 14
Views: 885

My first nickle plated. ID help please *updated* all cleaned up

You have a gem. We all love the nickle founted 220's and 228's. Oh, they don't make 'em anymore. Ka Ching!! -Q
by Quicklite
Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:43 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Model 129 help
Replies: 21
Views: 947

Model 129 help

Curly, the top tube is fixed...don't mess with it or you will ruin the lamp. A long F/A tube goes down the middle. Might suggest looking on the 'bay for another 129 junker lamp for the parts you need, including a good fount. The 129 is a nice lamp and burns gas also. Check with Cigar Mike at Old Col...
by Quicklite
Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:03 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: My 200A won't shut down.Help!
Replies: 22
Views: 1125

My 200A won't shut down.Help!

Obviously a contaminated valve problem. It is not closing all the way. Maybe a chunk of something in there. Should be simple to fix. Check all the parts in proper order on the valve stem. Maybe that little wrap around brass wire thingy is missing. Also, check the gasket. -Q
by Quicklite
Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:31 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Graphite Packing
Replies: 11
Views: 4958

Graphite Packing

Grasshoppers, ALWAYS fit the graphite valve packing (gasket) (I always clean the valve shaft with 0000 steel wool before proceeding) onto the valve stem prior to screwing into and inserting the valve stem into the valve. Also, make sure the outer ring and inner ring are in proper order and inner rin...
by Quicklite
Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:48 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Can anyone tell me about this Coleman military triple burner assembly
Replies: 10
Views: 1186

Can anyone tell me about this Coleman military triple burner assembly

Ithink Warrren has the info and maybe one of his is a 4-burner. 6 more posts to go over 1000. Wow! -Q

by Quicklite
Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:56 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Schrader valve/fuel pick up tube
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

Schrader valve/fuel pick up tube

Quest TD (Turd Doktor) has a PhD degree in the Schrader valve mechanics. He is the ultimate Guru on this subject. -Q

by Quicklite
Tue Mar 27, 2012 5:15 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: lamp i.d.....help!
Replies: 5
Views: 833

lamp i.d.....help!

Wow! That sure is crusty. What a project! -Q

by Quicklite
Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:11 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Potatoes will remove rust!!!
Replies: 23
Views: 1520

Potatoes will remove rust!!!

<P>Silencers (noise suppressors) are available (check your state for legality) to purchase from a licensed dealer. All you need is about $130 plus you need to fill out Federal permit paperwork which is another $300 I think. I always thought it would be neat to get one for my AR-15 but have a hard ti...
by Quicklite
Wed Sep 14, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Help, bidding starts in 2 hours!
Replies: 28
Views: 1523

Help, bidding starts in 2 hours!

Might make a fantastic porch light with another shade. -Q

by Quicklite
Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 502 stove questions
Replies: 9
Views: 970

502 stove questions

Huh! -Q

by Quicklite
Fri Mar 11, 2011 6:31 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Tilley R55 heater
Replies: 22
Views: 3716

Tilley R55 heater

Hi Chris,

BiMArt carries clear kero (K9) at reasonable prices by the gallon and larger. So does Lowes. -Q
by Quicklite
Fri Mar 11, 2011 6:23 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: NOW WHAT?
Replies: 13
Views: 1355

NOW WHAT?

Bubba,
There is a product called "Kroil" which is supposed to be superior for loosening rusted nuts. You can find it online. Good luck. -Q
by Quicklite
Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: FAQ, Contact List, Forum Rules and Guidelines & Links
Topic: AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL FORUM MEMBERS
Replies: 102
Views: 13720

AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL FORUM MEMBERS

Hey, I do live a lot closer. Mike, if you could use some help, let me know. Just give me a little lead time. Er, where are you going to put all that stuff?

Jules
by Quicklite
Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: FAQ, Contact List, Forum Rules and Guidelines & Links
Topic: AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL FORUM MEMBERS
Replies: 102
Views: 13720

AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL FORUM MEMBERS

<P>Wow! Take a day off and look at all what happens! First, Congratulations to you Bob, on your retirement. I hope we will see and hear from you in the future as we have in the past. Congratulations, Mike, on your new enterprise. Judie and I wish you success. You have a solid foundation, both in bus...
by Quicklite
Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:00 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Any harm in "funnel sharing" ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1448

Any harm in "funnel sharing" ?

A can of old Coleman never gets thrown away, just recycled and it burns too!

Oops, sorry for the Yogi-ism. -Q
by Quicklite
Mon Jan 03, 2011 6:53 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Calling 129 owners
Replies: 15
Views: 1276

Calling 129 owners

I have one of each kind. Looks like the later ones were simpler to make and they hanged the stamping shape of the fount. I like the 129s. -Q

by Quicklite
Tue Dec 14, 2010 6:17 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 200A storage case
Replies: 14
Views: 3772

200A storage case

Don't forget those soft cases with zipper openings, which are also good for short and tall vent 220's and Quick-Lites. I haven't seen many of these anymore. Did they stop making them? They work great. -Q

by Quicklite
Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:49 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: failed check valve
Replies: 8
Views: 889

failed check valve

<P>Hey Kevin,<BR><BR>You are doing all the right stuff. Sometimes that little ball-bearing type ball in the check valve has some stubborn debris clinging to it. If it has anything like that no matter how small, it won't seal up and prevent air passage. As said above, compressed air is a good tool fo...
by Quicklite
Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 1933 Coleman 242
Replies: 23
Views: 3135

1933 Coleman 242

All the 242 models are awesome. Period. Can't be beat. Anytime I come across one that is available, it is no longer available. Period. -Q

by Quicklite
Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:12 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Making valve packing?
Replies: 15
Views: 3821

Making valve packing?

<P>Bob Meyer put me on to that white teflon PTFE 3/16" dia. cord for the Coleman lantern replacement material for the valve wheels. It works great. That thing in the picture looks very similar so I bet it would work. Just cut a section that goes around the valve shaft once with the ends abutting. On...
by Quicklite
Mon Nov 15, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 220F check valve/air stem thread size
Replies: 6
Views: 1479

220F check valve/air stem thread size

<P>Hi Kevin,<BR><BR>Welcome to the Board! Give me a call. I can help you with anything (well, almost anything, Coleman). How are your dad and mom doing? haven't talked to them in awhile. You need to be very careful, as I think you have a touch of Colemanitis. It can be a very progressive disease. Yo...
by Quicklite
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Air O Gas Purchase
Replies: 19
Views: 1372

Air O Gas Purchase

Real nice Mike. I would also like a "cabin stove" which is missing from my collection. -Q

by Quicklite
Fri Aug 13, 2010 3:21 am
Forum: How-To & Safety Pages
Topic: Project 502
Replies: 11
Views: 58898

Project 502

Is that the actual name of that little rachet wrench.."oil wrench"? Gotta get one for my Coleman tool chest. Thanks for that info. -Q

by Quicklite
Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:12 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: de-fueling- what's your method?
Replies: 30
Views: 3803

de-fueling- what's your method?

<P>I use one of those pumps you can mount on an electric drill with two hoses, one to go into the fount and the other into a can of used Coleman fuel to be reused of course. After that I blast it with my air compressor hose to finish it off then let it sit awhile to air out. Appears to work pretty g...
by Quicklite
Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:39 am
Forum: How-To & Safety Pages
Topic: 200 conversion to kerosene
Replies: 4
Views: 4339

200 conversion to kerosene

Ed,

Nice! Also a nice bevy of lanterns in the background. Jules
by Quicklite
Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:03 am
Forum: How-To & Safety Pages
Topic: 200 conversion to kerosene
Replies: 4
Views: 4339

200 conversion to kerosene

<P>Thanks Ed, <BR><BR>Maybe it is the 242 vent, which is the same shape but smaller than a 237 re the odor. I am going to try it on one of my 242Cs<BR><BR>But I will continue keeping the eye out for a 201 just because I don't have one.<BR></P>Hey! You just discovered a Coleman 237 Junior!<br><br>-Q<...
by Quicklite
Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: How-To & Safety Pages
Topic: 200 conversion to kerosene
Replies: 4
Views: 4339

200 conversion to kerosene

I have always wanted one of those 201s and they seem to be rare and expensive, especially on ebay. Would this work: could one just purchase a 201 generator and heater cup and be "good to go" after installation on a 200?<br><br>Seems like a good way to go, especially since I have a quanity of 200s. K...
by Quicklite
Sun Aug 23, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: need help
Replies: 43
Views: 2819

need help

Oh, I can quit anytime!

Welcome Amy, to a whole new bunch of friends and a wonderful hobby. Perhaps a life-changing moment for you has happened here. Q
by Quicklite
Sun Aug 23, 2009 1:33 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Fount Dent Removal Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1419

Fount Dent Removal Help

<P>Thanks everyone for the knowledge. You all should make a contribution in the "how to" area. I have already POR'd the fount and it is now drying. The air tubes were completely clogged up with some kind of insect carcasses. Took me 30 minutes to clean all the orifaces. She should burn real nice whe...
by Quicklite
Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:41 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Fount Dent Removal Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1419

Fount Dent Removal Help

Hey Bob,
Cleaning/acid etch in progress!
by Quicklite
Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:39 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Fount Dent Removal Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1419

Fount Dent Removal Help

Hey Brent,<br><br>I went out in the shop and put about 90 psi in it from my air compressor. Lo and behold, after tapping for awhile with a pice of oak it came out most of the way. However it isn't perfect because the dent had a small crease in it. I think it is about as good as it is going to be, wh...
by Quicklite
Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Fount Dent Removal Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1419

Fount Dent Removal Help

Brent,<br>It is a 242B fount whcih also came with the standard (to me) pinhole. A very slight pinhole but never-the-less a pinhole. It will be a piece of cake POR 15 job.<br><br>The dent is fairly small and shallow so I could opt to just leave it. The bummer is that it is just above and to the left ...
by Quicklite
Fri Aug 21, 2009 3:41 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Fount Dent Removal Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1419

Fount Dent Removal Help

Hello everyone,<br>I read on a previous post that a good way to take a dent out of a fount is to fill it up all the way with water, get a good seal on all the openings and then stick it in the freezer and check it often and watch the dent disappear by checking it frequently so the fount doesn't expa...
by Quicklite
Tue Jul 21, 2009 6:27 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Repair generators?
Replies: 11
Views: 2276

Repair generators?

Save your money and time: just use a discarded but saved (never throw anything Coleman away) pump stem (same dimensions) from an old no good check valve. Did I miss something in the narrative? Should have enough for at least a couple so you could make a spare.

Oops, Bob already said it.
by Quicklite
Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:38 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: FFR Lessons Learned-Safety
Replies: 11
Views: 1222

FFR Lessons Learned-Safety

And we all know there is nothing more gross than a floating Turd.

by Quicklite
Tue Jun 16, 2009 3:04 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: FFR Lessons Learned-Safety
Replies: 11
Views: 1222

FFR Lessons Learned-Safety

Great idea. Simplicity DOES work.

by Quicklite
Sun Jun 14, 2009 6:33 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: FFR Lessons Learned-Safety
Replies: 11
Views: 1222

FFR Lessons Learned-Safety

Hi Folks,<BR><BR>The following has happened to me just about every time I do the initial light off on a Coleman appliance and I have never seen it mentioned. So, here you go:<BR><BR>Many times on the initial lighting there seems to be some sort of fuel leakage discovered immediately after "fire in t...
by Quicklite
Sat May 30, 2009 3:30 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Black Crust in Fount
Replies: 8
Views: 1134

Black Crust in Fount

I would like to hear more from Sidney.

by Quicklite
Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:11 am
Forum: How-To & Safety Pages
Topic: Glossary & Definitions
Replies: 30
Views: 4552

Glossary & Definitions

Storage Capacity: The amount of room one has for his/her Coleman collection.<br><br>Rolling of Eyes: The resulting behavior of "She Who Must Be Obeyed" when another Coleman item follows you home or arrives on the front porch from FedEx, UPS or USPS.<br><br>Aha!: The result when a lantern that needed...
by Quicklite
Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: How-To & Safety Pages
Topic: Glossary & Definitions
Replies: 30
Views: 4552

Glossary & Definitions

"Hisses and Spits": The event that happens just prior to CONFLAGRATION.... which is immediately followed by "OS": OH SH*T!

Jules