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by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Back
Replies: 5
Views: 99

Re: Back

Prayers for continued recovery
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 8
Views: 91

Re: What is this?

European type camp stove. One of the more knowledgeable folks will be along in a minute. Buy it quick if it's reasonable.
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It's Not Easy
Replies: 28
Views: 249

Re: It's Not Easy

Prayers for you buddy!
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First ever lantern light-up...!
Replies: 29
Views: 270

Re: First ever lantern light-up...!

You're welcome buddy!
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Removing Fuel From Lanterns & Stoves
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: Removing Fuel From Lanterns & Stoves

If it is Coleman fuel just leave it in there as it won't go bad. Unless you have several gallons of fuel in cans I wouldn't be too concerned. Buy if it bothers you greatly a couple of feet of small diameter tubing will make a simple siphon hose. A small engine shop probably has the 1/8" clear fuel l...
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Other Hobby......
Replies: 12
Views: 165

Re: Other Hobby......

The smiths who made those were true artists. CNC makes high quality parts but they lack the soul of guns of that era.
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Imported knockoffs look almost exactly like Coleman
Replies: 31
Views: 555

Re: Imported knockoffs look almost exactly like Coleman

I am definitely stupid! I had no idea that DeWalt, Milwaukee, Black & Decker, Skilsaw, and Rigid had been sold to the Chinese. Sad, indeed, Lowe's bought the rights to Craftsman and actually moved the hand tools line out of China. I bought one of their toolbox type carpenter's saws that is made in ...
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Record selling price for embossed FS lantern.
Replies: 21
Views: 378

Re: Record selling price for embossed FS lantern.

I've noticed even very common lanterns going for outrageous prices on epay. Idk why but lanterns may be becoming the next "in" thing in collecting. It's a double edge sword, while popularity will increase prices it will also grow the field of enthusiasts and maybe get the younger generations interes...
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Weekend yard sale purchase:NorthStar
Replies: 8
Views: 133

Re: Weekend yard sale purchase:NorthStar

JimL wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:59 am Excellent score. Many of us are on the hunt for a liquid fueled Northstar in the wild.
Mine was $5 at a yard sale. One of the best finds of last year. Good Lord the epay prices are crazy!
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First ever lantern light-up...!
Replies: 29
Views: 270

Re: First ever lantern light-up...!

Here's a couple of great videos on a complete teardown of your lantern from Frank Bebb, the guy who got this whole site rolling.

https://youtu.be/GCdr3AaQ8rU

https://youtu.be/zRr-9Bnbisg
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Weekend yard sale purchase:NorthStar
Replies: 8
Views: 133

Re: Weekend yard sale purchase:NorthStar

Great lantern!
by Rustytank
Sun Apr 18, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First ever lantern light-up...!
Replies: 29
Views: 270

Re: First ever lantern light-up...!

:cf_beercheers: Put an ounce or two of seafoam fuel treatment in there. It might save you a teardown. The air stem is the square stem inside the pump knob. The pump knob is also the knob to turn it counter clockwise to open and pump up the lantern then clockwise to close the air stem to keep air pr...
by Rustytank
Sun Apr 18, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First ever lantern light-up...!
Replies: 29
Views: 270

Re: First ever lantern light-up...!

:cf_beercheers: Put an ounce or two of seafoam fuel treatment in there. It might save you a teardown. The air stem is the square stem inside the pump knob. The pump knob is also the knob to turn it counter clockwise to open and pump up the lantern then clockwise to close the air stem to keep air pre...
by Rustytank
Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Need help with AGM 3026 (Sears)
Replies: 9
Views: 71

Re: Need help with AGM 3026 (Sears)

Order some brass fuel filter screen off Amazon or from Grainger. A local mom an pop hardware or parts store might have it too. Measure that piece that it goes on and get a dowel that size. Wrap the filter screen over the end of the dowel and either force it into a hole or pipe slightly larger to for...
by Rustytank
Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Today's finds
Replies: 8
Views: 184

Re: Today's finds

Nice scores!
by Rustytank
Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: IPE colors-can someone post them?
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: IPE colors-can someone post them?

The Coleman red he does is nice. I had a 288 vent done.
by Rustytank
Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: A vote is needed
Replies: 28
Views: 337

Re: A vote is needed

No kero burners? Take your 200, 200a and the 242b and have the single mantle series.
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Old Style Filler Cap Issue
Replies: 46
Views: 617

Re: Old Style Filler Cap Issue

burnt bacon wrote: Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:05 pm
Rustytank wrote: Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:45 pm
burnt bacon wrote: Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:57 pm If I can wrestle a few more caps off of some lanterns, more may be headed to @Rustytank
Send 'em!
Very good of you, Sir...
GeorgiaBoy was generous enough to give me the tool. It makes the task so easy I don't mind paying it forward.
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: How long will a cracked globe last? At least two trips...
Replies: 21
Views: 237

Re: How long will a cracked globe last? At least two trips...

I have a beat up 288 that had a super glued globe when I got it two years ago. It has been the lantern I let my son use on hunting, camping and 4wheeling trips. I call it the "stunt lantern" because it gets kicked around and I told my son that if it broke to try to save the pieces and we'd glue it a...
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Old Style Filler Cap Issue
Replies: 46
Views: 617

Re: Old Style Filler Cap Issue

burnt bacon wrote: Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:57 pm If I can wrestle a few more caps off of some lanterns, more may be headed to @Rustytank
Send 'em!
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Old Style Filler Cap Issue
Replies: 46
Views: 617

Re: Old Style Filler Cap Issue

Success! The GeorgiaBoy tool is the best thing for these type caps. burnt bacon I'll drop it in the mail tomorrow. I'll extend my offer to anyone who needs a cap taken apart. GeorgiaBoy's tool is the great to haven the Coleman tool box! He is very generous and I'm glad to have his tool! Yep Georgia...
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Imported knockoffs look almost exactly like Coleman
Replies: 31
Views: 555

Re: Imported knockoffs look almost exactly like Coleman

Once the patent expires anyone can copy your product. That's at maximum 20 years from introduction. As long as they don't infringe on the trademarked name there are no laws or nothing the govt can do. For example, how many of you have a Chinese or even US made copy of the Crescent wrench in your too...
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: HBD 1hpycmpr!
Replies: 39
Views: 279

Re: HBD 1hpycmpr!

Happy Birthday!!
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Remington 512
Replies: 10
Views: 213

Re: Remington 512

Great rifle! My 2nd favorite .22. I had one until recently when I traded it for my favorite .22, it's predecessor the Remington model 34. I'll have another one one day but I couldn't pass up having a 2nd 34.
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 4:39 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 228f to kero
Replies: 7
Views: 153

Re: 228f to kero

ImageHere's some of my Coleman heresy. Left is a liquid fuel Northstar on CF with a Lighthouse 425 mantle. Right is my 220f with kero and the only mod is adding the preheat cup.
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 17, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Old Style Filler Cap Issue
Replies: 46
Views: 617

Re: Old Style Filler Cap Issue

Success! The GeorgiaBoy tool is the best thing for these type caps. burnt bacon I'll drop it in the mail tomorrow.

I'll extend my offer to anyone who needs a cap taken apart.
by Rustytank
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Imported knockoffs look almost exactly like Coleman
Replies: 31
Views: 555

Re: Imported knockoffs look almost exactly like Coleman

I'm interested as well.
by Rustytank
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Vehicle repair job
Replies: 15
Views: 253

Re: Vehicle repair job

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by Rustytank
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Having a weird name can suck....
Replies: 46
Views: 622

Re: Having a weird name can suck....

Fred Thompson used to say "I don't know why they call it common sense when it's so doggone hard to find!"
Sorry about your cooler.
by Rustytank
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: R.I.P. Bob Bauer ( Lamp Doctor )
Replies: 15
Views: 327

Re: R.I.P. Bob Bauer ( Lamp Doctor )

I just got my birthday 220 fettled. Will light up tonight.
by Rustytank
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 10-91 286A770C What Should I Be Checking Before 🔥
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: 10-91 286A770C What Should I Be Checking Before 🔥

Nice find, I have one and am looking for more.
by Rustytank
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Classifieds observation....
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: Classifieds observation....

When something is posted at a good price here, it goes quickly. I can't tell you how many things I would have jumped on if I was on here when it was posted. A lot of folks are holding on to stuff right now it seems. Maybe they're planning on selling at the meetups that happen during the summer to av...
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Elastic mantles?
Replies: 6
Views: 168

Re: Elastic mantles?

In the days before stretchy rubberized cloth, "elastic" was a term used to describe something soft or pliable. The term here describes a regular soft mantle versus the hard type mantles used by other appliances ie. Aladdin lamps. The packaging suggests to me they are old enough to fall into the cate...
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The question of providing values
Replies: 73
Views: 937

Re: The question of providing values

I agree
by Rustytank
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Off Topic...Help ID this wheel?
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Re: Off Topic...Help ID this wheel?

Look to be from a JD manure spreader to me. A model L to be more specific.
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by Rustytank
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:52 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I am legend
Replies: 41
Views: 518

Re: I am legend

I'm going to politely back out of this thread. We can agree to disagree, or not but it's not gpa related and I'm not going to spoil this place with the bickering over this particular vaccine. Sides have been chosen and neither will convince the other to change. Let's get back to what we all come her...
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I am legend
Replies: 41
Views: 518

Re: I am legend

I promise you your recent vaccine will not turn you into a zombie. There is a lot of disinformation out there. Vaccination is a personal choice and you make decisions based on facts you are given. I work in an ICU and we are exposed to sick patients. So to me, the decision to get vaccinated was nec...
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I am legend
Replies: 41
Views: 518

Re: I am legend

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/733508071174832189/829161998805237800/image0.jpg I reject your reality and substitute science and common sense! Chickenpox (Varicella) Diphtheria Flu (Influenza) Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hib HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Measles Meningococcal Mumps Pneumococcal Po...
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I am legend
Replies: 41
Views: 518

Re: I am legend

I promise you your recent vaccine will not turn you into a zombie. There is a lot of disinformation out there. Vaccination is a personal choice and you make decisions based on facts you are given. I work in an ICU and we are exposed to sick patients. So to me, the decision to get vaccinated was nec...
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:20 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: $10 North Star
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: $10 North Star

wow. Lots of good buys lately. i really want a northstar. I dont know why but I do. LOL I didn’t want one , I just wanted the globe. But after seeing how easy it was to fire up and how bloody bright it was .. I just hope the mantle lasts forever! I can’t imagine tying that sucker on! Toby I could’v...
by Rustytank
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:30 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It took 120 years for this lantern
Replies: 40
Views: 665

Re: It took 120 years for this lantern

I'd like one
by Rustytank
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Old Style Filler Cap Issue
Replies: 46
Views: 617

Re: Old Style Filler Cap Issue

I have a tool made by member GeorgiaBoy that clamps the insert and cap assembly that makes disassembly of the 3 piece cap a breeze.
You can either see about getting one from him, or send me your cap with return postage and I'll take yours apart for you. PM me if you'd like me to do it.
by Rustytank
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Gunhippies birthday
Replies: 41
Views: 310

Re: Gunhippies birthday

Happy birthday!!
by Rustytank
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: A Little Nostalgia for us More Experienced Members (4.5 Min Vid
Replies: 17
Views: 282

Re: A Little Nostalgia for us More Experienced Members (4.5 Min Vid

Great video, thanks for sharing. I remember most of that stuff.
by Rustytank
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:16 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Check out the big gas burners and mantles
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Check out the big gas burners and mantles

A couple of minutes into this video about the British lighthouse service you see a new lightkeeper in training burning off a huge mantle for the light in the lighthouse. Does anyone know what kind of light system they used? I'm off to Google but thought someone here might know. I guess a lighthouse ...
by Rustytank
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Rainy day finds
Replies: 12
Views: 306

Re: Rainy day finds

Here is everything you need to know on the Aida. It is a clone of the Petromax lantern made for export by the same company. I've gone through three of them now and they are great lanterns.
http://pressure-lanterns-il.com/tech- ... ex.htm
by Rustytank
Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Has it been that long?
Replies: 18
Views: 345

Re: Has it been that long?

I get the same thing with two dollar bills. My barber makes a point of ordering them for change and chuckles about forcing them back into circulation. I have had several times where they thought they were fakes and call the manager. One girl even threatened to call the cops on me because she said t...