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by Jeepstircrazy
Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:50 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The Land of Love is lovely once again. 'Quest for Fire'.
Replies: 42
Views: 533

Re: The Land of Love is lovely once again. 'Quest for Fire'.

The "Quest for Fire" ended quite nicely! Two beauties for sure, nice clean up! :cf_sign_goodjob:
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: My First Gathering
Replies: 14
Views: 163

Re: My First Gathering

Cool bunch of stuff you hauled home! Looks like you'll be busy for a while fettling all of those new toys!
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It's Not Easy
Replies: 28
Views: 249

Re: It's Not Easy

Hang in there Steve! My oldest brother went through all that you did... the good part was that after 12 years of wearing the "bag" he asked two surgeons he knew if he could get the hernias re-patched and they said " yeah and probably have that bag removed at the same time...." He was in shock! "You ...
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Simple Brass & Copper cleaning solution
Replies: 12
Views: 181

Re: Simple Brass & Copper cleaning solution

Welcome aboard from Northern New York! Lots of tired Iron lovers here...lots of collectors of all sorts.... we like pictures too!
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:52 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: There are currently 220 pages of technical advice right here right now!
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: There are currently 220 pages of technical advice right here right now!

Here is a method that seems to work... search function not working or limited Report Quote #5 Post by mudbox » Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:16 pm I've found that the search functions on most web forums aren't very good to begin with. I much prefer to search a forum using google, like this: KEROLITE site:colem...
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: There are currently 220 pages of technical advice right here right now!
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: There are currently 220 pages of technical advice right here right now!

Here's a start... somebody here will hopefully put in the "Google Search Method"... https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=494 You can also google Terry Marsh's wonderful site with mountains of info....make sure you have some time allotted! And our host (OCP) has diagrams and par...
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Fooling around with a PQ..
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Fooling around with a PQ..

In no big hurry to procure matching glass shades and found the second NS globe in as many weeks. Sooo.. with all the fun of trying to come up with an adaptable, easy to make, stable, globe holder that casts almost no shadow... I came up with this version of the “PQ “ from Terry Marsh’s site. My daug...
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Have a Hearty Saturday Laugh
Replies: 10
Views: 209

Re: Have a Hearty Saturday Laugh

Those Canadian Crewmembers... Ha! You hit that nail on the head! When I lived in FLA. it was easy to tell the Canadians from the rest of the tourists because of their Speedos .... and the Michigan people because of their lack of driving skills! And both groups were the only ones that would get in t...
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 18, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Today's adventures of a Vangon addict (idiot?)
Replies: 13
Views: 253

Re: Today's adventures of a Vangon addict (idiot?)

Timm, you crack me up... Levi, you scare me... :cry:
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 18, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First soldered frame
Replies: 36
Views: 381

Re: First soldered frame

Hey Paul, Neat job. Why don't you post a link to that video you watched ? It may be informative to a bunch of fettlers out there, me included! Hope things don't get much worse up there in Canada... man lockdown time!! and I read on the BBC that they are giving police up there permission to pull you ...
by Jeepstircrazy
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: HBD 1hpycmpr!
Replies: 39
Views: 279

Re: HBD 1hpycmpr!

:cf_balloonsmilies: How can a Happy Camper not have a Happy Birthday? And many many more Mark! :cf_balloonsmilies:
by Jeepstircrazy
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Akron lamp fettle
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Re: Akron lamp fettle

Ed , welcome to the forum from waaaay up state NY! You will get advice and answers here from experienced members but a good place to start is the search window at the top right of the screen. Just about every question seems to have been hashed and rehashed here at one time or another. Here is what a...
by Jeepstircrazy
Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aliexpress globes
Replies: 19
Views: 315

Re: Aliexpress globes

Kgam1020 wrote: Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:58 am WOW those globes are nice! I really like how they look lit up!
Mister_Wilson wrote: Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:54 am Excellent!
That is just beautiful.... not hard on the eyes. Might be tougher when you get it burning brighter, but it is beautiful!
by Jeepstircrazy
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It must be Spring!
Replies: 12
Views: 193

Re: It must be Spring!

Man it looks as though it must be hard to get that elusive creature on film. The bottom picture predates the top one by what... 20 years? 20 pounds too... hmmm? I thought they were usually spotted at their drinking hole... no?
by Jeepstircrazy
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Not a Stovie
Replies: 39
Views: 430

Re: Not a Stovie

Here ya go!
by Jeepstircrazy
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First lamp
Replies: 16
Views: 207

Re: First lamp

Nice lamp, very nice shade. Thank you for wearing clothes :-) Ha! That's funny! But yeah , it's a beauty. It was fun and exciting to get my first lamp and fun to watch others experience the same pleasure. Careful though, you'll find your next lamp soon and then you will be surfing the web for a new...
by Jeepstircrazy
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: mystery propane lantern
Replies: 14
Views: 265

Re: mystery propane lantern

It was a gift for opening a checking account at a National bank? :cf_yeah:
by Jeepstircrazy
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Not a Stovie
Replies: 39
Views: 430

Re: Not a Stovie

Pancho, if you have more mantles than you know what to do with... I'll PM you MY address :D

It would be fun to overwhelm him with a pile of stoves though.... :cf_absolutely:
by Jeepstircrazy
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New shade for my homemade reading lamp.
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: New shade for my homemade reading lamp.

Here is one cheap ($30) if you're in the area...just saw it two days ago and wondered how it would look. Now I know!

https://fingerlakes.craigslist.org/for/ ... 37435.html
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

I love doing stuff with my hands so I'll be tinkering with this for a while! I likes your too. I need a little heavier rod. It would make even the jar lid less flimsy. Actually if you get the rod all the way out to the globe at the top it is quite secure even with the thinner wire. I liked the cat f...
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

Just thinking outside the box .. as usual.. came up with this idea. Might be the ticket if you don’t have all the tools, scrap tin and graph paper. The first one I tried just about made me puke... you just can’t get the smell out of a cat food can. It went back to the recycle bin. So here for your v...
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Finally got some to work on.
Replies: 13
Views: 113

Re: Finally got some to work on.

Nice catch! Makes you wonder how a seafood anything got that far south. The 242's look rust free and probably will shine like new... too bad about the A fount...
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What did you do in your shop today?
Replies: 739
Views: 10755

Re: What did you do in your shop today?

I like the way you motorized your manual (once) driven drill press. What was the gear box on the floor originally from?
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

Dang Dominic! If that doesn't look factory I don't know what will! So now let us all benefit from your knowledge... how long is the wire and where are the bends! Save us all the grief! Originally I thought they might be a bit flimsy but it looks like there is no room for wiggle there at all....
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

D421 wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:15 am Thank you very much for the measurements.
+1 This thread has really gone better than I could have hoped for! I think plenty of us are going to get busy and somebody(Dean?) may start hammering them out for sale on OCP!!!
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

Glad you chimed in Cec! Welcome to the forum! These pictures will help immensely for those of us that need a little visual other than what's in our mind.. to get the job done. I can make chocolate chip cookies everyday and still want to revert back to the written recipe for assurance! Hope the new l...
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

SteveRetherford wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:35 pm looks a little out of shape but i have at least 3 of em , late original coleman globe holders . one was nos in the manila envelope when i got it . forget the part number .
Pictures Steve!! Were they 4 corner or triangles like Chucks? Two Canoes, can you post pictures when you complete one?
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

Chuck’s stainless steel sounds like the best idea yet. A little stainless rod would completely finish them off . Chuck, this solves the problem of the straps you were trying to avoid so as not to block the light too. I still like that one you made with that NorthStar globe. This might be a little mo...
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

I’m hip! Looks like you beat me to it! Here I am spotting my wife as she grooms and rides a horse and I could be making globe holders!
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Re: Factory or homemade globe holder?

Well made though , eh? And to ad to your signature.., “they called him John, cause his face was flushed”
by Jeepstircrazy
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:55 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Factory or homemade globe holder?
Replies: 30
Views: 405

Factory or homemade globe holder?

Hey all , just perusing some stuff for sale over the border in Canada , eh? Can’t wait for the border to reopen! Found this lamp for sale but what really caught my eye was the globe holder. Simple yet very effective! Anybody seen one before? Is it homemade or factory? What do you think? I know what ...
by Jeepstircrazy
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What is an accessory safes?
Replies: 15
Views: 184

Re: What is an accessory safes?

As far as locking moisture in that’s relative to your climate. I found a 200A with a metal safe on it and the fount looked brand new. No rust and no rim wear. If you live in Florida or Seattle you may have rust issues. I too have a booger of a time removing or attaching a plastic one I have on a 220...
by Jeepstircrazy
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Cross Country Move
Replies: 14
Views: 229

Re: Cross Country Move

Congrats on retiring! And a big congratulations on your escape from California! You will be in the company ,in your new area, with many retired Navy officers that seem to know that when the oceans rise your area will be the new southern coastline. Google that for the fun of it! Having a whole new te...
by Jeepstircrazy
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I am legend
Replies: 41
Views: 518

Re: I am legend

gpaguy wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:52 am The last thing I heard was the vaccine is only good for about 6 months of protection.Corona will be with us forever.
I heard that too. But I believe they are saying that the vaccine has been around now for about 6 months... and it's still working! Time will tell.......
by Jeepstircrazy
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: $10 North Star
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: $10 North Star

Well Toby, hopefully Chuck chimes in with his picture. I can't seem to find it now and I want to see how he made the hanger. Maybe 660 is the wrong #... CRS is getting worse! Oh! It's the 335....strightline.
by Jeepstircrazy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:48 pm
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 Jeepstircrazy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: $10 North Star
Replies: 10
Views: 153

$10 North Star

When I first got into this hobby about a year ago.. I picked up some nice old lanterns at a friends personal flea market. A nice Prentiss Waber and a couple of nickel lanterns.. I left some “ modern” lanterns behind as I thought they were of no value. Now that I find myself needing more globes and t...
by Jeepstircrazy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The yard sales are back! $2 score!
Replies: 9
Views: 204

The yard sales are back! $2 score!

Fellow had a profane lantern missing the globe . Said he kept buying globes but none fit so he finally realized it was cheaper to just buy another profane lantern. I asked what he was doing with the non fitting globes and he sol them all to me for $2! Pays to ask questions!
by Jeepstircrazy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Does anybody work for Redwing
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Does anybody work for Redwing

I was curious about your forum name.... now I get it! I wish you luck... this pandemic has caused more misery than was necessary in many, many ways. I would put a second order in now if you can swing it. That way you never will be caught without and /or you can switch daily between pairs . That way ...
by Jeepstircrazy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT : ID An old sign?
Replies: 14
Views: 291

Re: OT : ID An old sign?

Sweet! I knew somebody here would know! Car crusher indeed!!
by Jeepstircrazy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT : ID An old sign?
Replies: 14
Views: 291

Re: OT : ID An old sign?

LoL , you guys are all nuts! I love it!
by Jeepstircrazy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT : ID An old sign?
Replies: 14
Views: 291

OT : ID An old sign?

First yard sale of the year! Picked this up and the PO couldn’t find out anything on an internet search. I thought maybe somebody on this multinational forum may know. It is overbuilt to last wth different mounting holes and optional brackets all with a pretty stout frame. All steel so it must be ol...
by Jeepstircrazy
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Gunhippies birthday
Replies: 41
Views: 301

Re: Gunhippies birthday

Celebrate! Celebrate! Dance to the Music! At your age nobody needs to tell you how to celebrate :D !!!!
by Jeepstircrazy
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Thanks to all for the PM's in support..
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Thanks to all for the PM's in support..

Thank you members for the PM's in support of my recent encounter and restoring my enthusiasm for this hobby!! :cf_thewave:
by Jeepstircrazy
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Super Coleman store...VERY picture heavy.
Replies: 27
Views: 876

Re: Super Coleman store...VERY picture heavy.

I realize that the purpose of your original post was to share that impressive collection with the other collectors on this forum. But, it obviously wasn't a good idea to do that, and include ten pictures, before you'd bought anything from the collection. I actually did purchase 4 pieces and came ba...
by Jeepstircrazy
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Super Coleman store...VERY picture heavy.
Replies: 27
Views: 876

Re: Super Coleman store...VERY picture heavy.



Yup, they are out there.... guess you have to always be on guard....sad isn't it? Makes you wonder how they were raised...
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Super Coleman store...VERY picture heavy.
Replies: 27
Views: 876

Re: Super Coleman store...VERY picture heavy.

bump, because it needs to be out there.....
by Jeepstircrazy
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Super Coleman store...VERY picture heavy.
Replies: 27
Views: 876

Re: Super Coleman store...VERY picture heavy.

:cf_welcomejump: Well, it's taken me a bit to recover from the assault. 28 years ago on March 22 I was stabbed in the neck and hand by an inmate in a Jail I worked in... And almost 28 years later almost to the day ( March 20) I was again assaulted by a forum member here. If you all take the time to ...