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by Kosterme
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: First stove project on a 425
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: First stove project on a 425

I haven’t yet, mike has the whole thing for 40 bucks...probably just gonna order that and call it a day...
by Kosterme
Tue Feb 09, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: First stove project on a 425
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: First stove project on a 425

It was the end of the of the generator body, I can’t get the needle on the generator to retract at all...more work to be done
by Kosterme
Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: First stove project on a 425
Replies: 5
Views: 80

First stove project on a 425

Afternoon all Recently got my first stove that needed some work. Guy I got it from said the generator had some issues...it sure did! Carbon everywhere..since this was my first one I started looking around the valve and it’s nothing like the lanterns..is this piece broke? It’s hard to see in the pict...
by Kosterme
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OCP patches
Replies: 16
Views: 184

Re: OCP patches

Great gpa worked for prr, got more prr stuff then you can shake a stick at... personal correspondents, union stuff, lanterns, you name it I have it
by Kosterme
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:10 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OCP patches
Replies: 16
Views: 184

Re: OCP patches

So it’s apple that makes sideways pics...glad to know as mine are always that way
by Kosterme
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:08 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OCP patches
Replies: 16
Views: 184

Re: OCP patches

Ya mikes BA, always throws in some extra stuff, idk if he makes these patches or it’s a group effort from the senior folk but very nice job
by Kosterme
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:42 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OCP patches
Replies: 16
Views: 184

Re: OCP patches

That’s awesome
by Kosterme
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OCP patches
Replies: 16
Views: 184

OCP patches

Evening all

Got my 11 yr patch in the mail today. Prettiest one of the three I have. Wasn’t sure if anyone had all 11 and cares to share. Only being in the game 3 yrs I haven’t seen any others.

Thanks all
by Kosterme
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: One last question on this prentiss wabers brown bomber
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: One last question on this prentiss wabers brown bomber

That’s what I put on it, thanks...is the fuel cap on yours just odd?...it seems overly complicated compared to Colemans
by Kosterme
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: One last question on this prentiss wabers brown bomber
Replies: 3
Views: 68

One last question on this prentiss wabers brown bomber

Afternoon all I think I’m on the home stretch with this lantern, cv valve finally came free, hold pressure. Need the cork for the fuel cap still but that’s minor details..question becomes...will it work with a 200 or 220 generator..what came off of it was completely shot but look very close to what ...
by Kosterme
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Got to see the old coleman factory
Replies: 24
Views: 354

Re: Got to see the old coleman factory

Son of a gun, I had my back to it the entire time and it was on the other side
by Kosterme
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Got to see the old coleman factory
Replies: 24
Views: 354

Re: Got to see the old coleman factory

So if it’s the machine shop located across the street from the original, I was standing across the street in a park to take those pics...must have been on the grounds of the old one then
by Kosterme
Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Got to see the old coleman factory
Replies: 24
Views: 354

Re: Got to see the old coleman factory

Ah yep I got it wrong then
by Kosterme
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Got to see the old coleman factory
Replies: 24
Views: 354

Re: Got to see the old coleman factory

There is nothing, I googled 213 st Francis street Wichita KS, and it actually took me to the empty lot, I walked into the chocolate place asking by chance if it was the place and the young gal said it was, if you see the old pictures of the windows they are the same, looked for a long while of any p...
by Kosterme
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Got to see the old coleman factory
Replies: 24
Views: 354

Got to see the old coleman factory

Evening all

Got a Wichita overnight today, went to the old coleman factory...it’s now a chocolate factory but was cool to see
by Kosterme
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Prentiss wabers (brown bomber) questions
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: Prentiss wabers (brown bomber) questions

Anyone have any inputs
by Kosterme
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Prentiss wabers (brown bomber) questions
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: Prentiss wabers (brown bomber) questions

I haven’t been able to get it apart yet, the top moves freely in and out, but there is a small hole on the side where you tighten it where the air has to be be able to move through, on the other side of the cv looks to be a small bb which I also don’t currently have anything small enough to go down ...
by Kosterme
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Prentiss wabers (brown bomber) questions
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: Prentiss wabers (brown bomber) questions

Ok thanks!.. there isn’t much info out on them, this was a estate sale in what I hope isn’t too rough of shape
by Kosterme
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Prentiss wabers (brown bomber) questions
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Prentiss wabers (brown bomber) questions

Afternoon all These lanterns seem to be pretty on par with Coleman’s but have a few differences. Attached are the first of few questions I have as this process comes long...the pump is straight forward, I think the check valve is stuck and I can’t get it to even move when put together.. also the gen...
by Kosterme
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What my aunt got me for Christmas
Replies: 11
Views: 192

Re: What my aunt got me for Christmas

The bomber is disassembled, cv seems stuck, which I’m not surprised with the smell of the fuel...will be asking questions on technical advice here soon
by Kosterme
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What my aunt got me for Christmas
Replies: 11
Views: 192

Re: What my aunt got me for Christmas

The 621b looks unfired
by Kosterme
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What my aunt got me for Christmas
Replies: 11
Views: 192

Re: What my aunt got me for Christmas

Oops forgot to post pics
by Kosterme
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What my aunt got me for Christmas
Replies: 11
Views: 192

What my aunt got me for Christmas

Evening all

I was flying while the last major auction happened and my aunt was able to get these for me for Xmas...and she scored the brown bomber at a local estate sale..the 228 is a 5 of 35...lots of work to do!!

Evening
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Back to having pressure issues
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Re: Back to having pressure issues

The M1950 pump cup was the recommended one for these right?...it’s pretty lose
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Back to having pressure issues
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Re: Back to having pressure issues

It moves freely when you push a wire down it and it returns like it should..reassemble the whole thing and nothing...gonna have to step back and replace think this
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Back to having pressure issues
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Re: Back to having pressure issues

I ended up destroying the pip I got from OCP messing with it tonight, I cut up an eraser just to get something softer and still nothing after expanding the spring...it’s gotta be the spring
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Back to having pressure issues
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Re: Back to having pressure issues

Should there be a seal in here?
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Back to having pressure issues
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Re: Back to having pressure issues

Where did you find a spring?
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Back to having pressure issues
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Re: Back to having pressure issues

The pump I think is good...I did what you said and it’s hard to push down with your finger over the opening...that leads me back to the spring...I noticed when I took it apart tonight the pump was full of fuel...so I wonder when the air enters the tank and comes back in it’s also bringing fuel with it
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Back to having pressure issues
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Back to having pressure issues

Evening all Round 2 of working to get this gal to hold pressure..I replaced the leather pump with a M1950 like advised and replaced the pip...it moves air without the bottom piece on but when you screw it in, barely any airflow...so that leaves to me the spring is wore out?.. any ideas....I have to ...
by Kosterme
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Got the rona!!
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Got the rona!!

Evening all


The rona finally got me

Just, figured, as I sit inside while I have to quarantine and light up a nice 200.

Evening all
by Kosterme
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

Thank you everyone for the opinions and knowledge..learned a lot from it all
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

I’m reaching far out here, does anyone how how the stencils are done, a USFS or one letter at a time, where there could have been different stincil letters mixed up in the others...I’m pulling straws here
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

Unless they were just half buttly throwing them on there when they sprayed them...who knows it’s a conversation piece at least that I hope to show y’all and debate in Ohio
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

Oh ya the s’s are!..:the first one has a more pronounced “tail” then the second one...it’s probably a fake
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

And I agree, there isn’t a whole to gone on here then from what the feller said and I won’t say he isn’t wrong but the letters are in a straight line, what letters are you saying are a different font...I haven’t picked up on that yet...the s’s?
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: USFS 200A blackband
Replies: 9
Views: 378

Re: USFS 200A blackband

Here it is
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

If anyone could reach out to anyone they know that has 200’s with it the same, gladly appreciated, be interested to see if anything is common
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

I hope so, If not I still have a blackband
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

It’s not the go to one everyone wants but I’m kinda surprised by it, a USFS and a blackband...still have doubts
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: 200A USFS lanterns

Idk, it works though, I have all the pieces missing in the inside, honestly didn’t think it would light
by Kosterme
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 200A USFS lanterns
Replies: 19
Views: 521

200A USFS lanterns

Before I get crucified for buying it, he got a quarter of asking price for this “usfs” 200A blackband..I’ve heard some talk that they were made...maybe this will just be a talking piece as I haven’t lit it yet but it holds pressure and the USFS looks old but in these times anything is possible...at ...
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: USFS 200A blackband
Replies: 9
Views: 378

Re: USFS 200A blackband

I paid a premium, it’s a black band regardless
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Kero, jet A and diesel
Replies: 14
Views: 513

Re: Kero, jet A and diesel

Agreed, they tell us if it gets super cold -40C or below we can’t accept it, never seen it that low but was curious
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Kero, jet A and diesel
Replies: 14
Views: 513

Re: Kero, jet A and diesel

Hmm might be asking my company is they can spare some unusable jet a then
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Kero, jet A and diesel
Replies: 14
Views: 513

Kero, jet A and diesel

Evening everyone

Can generators that can handle kero handle diesel and jet A...I know there are differences but was just curious
by Kosterme
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Early QL?
Replies: 12
Views: 428

Re: Early QL?

I’ve got basically the same one, coleman54? Dated it around 1919, also said after the past 101 years parts might have been changed out
by Kosterme
Mon Dec 14, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Random afternoon on eBay and I came across this
Replies: 8
Views: 282

Re: Random afternoon on eBay and I came across this

Does anyone have any input on this
by Kosterme
Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Random afternoon on eBay and I came across this
Replies: 8
Views: 282

Re: Random afternoon on eBay and I came across this

Well I took a gamble, it was an estate sale on CO, wanted 300 for it for 150, it’s still a blackband...
by Kosterme
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Need help with pricing
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: Need help with pricing

I’ll send them to you when I get it..idk I’f it’s still 100% but it’s on its way