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by sjsjr86s
Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 425E main burner burns dirty & only cleans up when 2 burner lit???
Replies: 9
Views: 132

Re: 425E main burner burns dirty & only cleans up when 2 burner lit???

mine does this too whether running off white gas or the propane adapter flames are a little yellow especially on hi. Just make sure to clean out your airways using a bristle brush. I like the one that comes with turkey basters at walmart. take off the r/h burner and you can go thru that orfice. i be...
by sjsjr86s
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Dog Owner Similarities
Replies: 12
Views: 189

Re: Dog Owner Similarities

Sandman wrote: ↑Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:20 pm Difference is Bean bag chair probly smells better than the bed......😝
Ewwwwww! πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚
by sjsjr86s
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Dog Owner Similarities
Replies: 12
Views: 189

Re: Dog Owner Similarities

Jim I had one about a year ago that my sister gave me. It was brand new and unused but I couldn't even give it away!
by sjsjr86s
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Dog Owner Similarities
Replies: 12
Views: 189

Re: Dog Owner Similarities

Biiiig Streeeeetchhh!
by sjsjr86s
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Replace gasket w/o harming filler cap screw
Replies: 24
Views: 347

Re: Replace gasket w/o harming filler cap screw

I would try a nice wide snug fitting tip in a battery powered impact. use gentle pressure on trigger. the impact uses pulses instead of raw torque and in my experience have rarely rounded or stripped anything out with a low powered impact driver. note I said low power and gentle. also could warm the...
by sjsjr86s
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: spiderweb cracks in fount
Replies: 10
Views: 148

Re: spiderweb cracks in fount

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by sjsjr86s
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: spiderweb cracks in fount
Replies: 10
Views: 148

Re: spiderweb cracks in fount

Leviticus_Tomethreus wrote: ↑Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:02 pm Not cracks. Just weirdness. Happened with my stuff when I stripped it. I think it’s more like spiderweb rust.
yeah it's strange as soon as I hit it with the wire wheel it goes away
by sjsjr86s
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: spiderweb cracks in fount
Replies: 10
Views: 148

Re: spiderweb cracks in fount

other parts came out nice. wire wheel. i have tons of other things on my to do list but this is more fun!
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by sjsjr86s
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: spiderweb cracks in fount
Replies: 10
Views: 148

spiderweb cracks in fount

so stripping paint with acetone on my 220 it looks like spiderweb cracks what y'all think?
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by sjsjr86s
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:08 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?
Replies: 31
Views: 558

Re: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?

Good point Jim I didn't think about trying to tie them on in winter
by sjsjr86s
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?
Replies: 31
Views: 558

Re: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?

the Big5 Sporting Goods just down the street still has 21's in tie-on and clip-on, but you have to ask for them behind the counter nowadays (they keep them in a register drawer) since too many people were stuffing their pockets. dang lantern junkies!! :lol: i like snorting thorium in the morning. n...
by sjsjr86s
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:16 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?
Replies: 31
Views: 558

Re: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?

my walmart no longer carries mantles because too many were being stolen. they could lock them up alongside the BB's but that would take way too much work apparently. and this is 5 miles from JTNP :) good times! that or they're not selling. I have noticed almost NO wal-marts near me carry mantles an...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Look what I found!!!! M1950
Replies: 30
Views: 396

Re: Look what I found!!!! M1950

try attaching on here. u know how?
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Dating a 5159 Profane
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Dating a 5159 Profane

on my mom's 5157 it's same as ecblanks. I would call that a baffle plate?
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman candle - walmart find
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Coleman candle - walmart find

Those candles are awesome. They've been around for a few years, but I never saw them at Walmart until this week. It appears that only the packaging has changed. Because the LED's are at the bottom, as the candle burns way down, the colors won't be as pronounced, but are still visible. Unless someth...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?
Replies: 31
Views: 558

Re: Coleman Outdoor Products

Stovie wrote: ↑Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:25 pm This kind of thing falls under "Identity theft".
:lol: perfectly said
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman candle - walmart find
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Coleman candle - walmart find

Tgarner01 wrote: ↑Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:35 pm :cf_sign_weird:

L.. E... What?... 😁
Srsly I know it's like using the F word when talking to the pastor. This one deserves a pass tho I take full responsibility :lol:
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: BernzOmatic profane ??
Replies: 12
Views: 124

Re: BernzOmatic profane ??

Tgarner01 wrote: ↑Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:51 pm Seen mine today 😁

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we need a "like" button like on Facebook. here's mine.... πŸ‘
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Higgins profane question
Replies: 16
Views: 146

Re: Higgins profane question

campinut wrote: ↑Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:07 am Or find an original to refill..campinut

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that's awesome I love old fashined labels. Closest you get to something like this now is Dr. Bronner's soap but not nearly as cool as this.
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Blue threadlocker or?
Replies: 35
Views: 443

Re: Blue threadlocker or?

Single mantle Colemans are tapped 1/8" NPT, a standard plumbing thread. Double-mantles, at least from the Instant-Lite on, are tapped with a thread that has vanished from the face of the Earth. It's commonly referred to as a "proprietary" Coleman thread, but was used on several other gas appliances...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman candle - walmart find
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Coleman candle - walmart find

Walmart near me was selling these, before anybody accuses me of converting to LED, these are actually candles with an LED unit inside. my plan is to use it completely up and save it for the glass jar that has "coleman" embossed in it and make my own candle from it. this is the kind of neat stuff tha...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Blue threadlocker or?
Replies: 35
Views: 443

Re: Blue threadlocker or?

@outlawmws I would assume that if it's a tapered thread that the valve would wedge against the coil and then the coil against the fount. maybe some sealer at that point but now the scenario's getting janky. If I ever hit the lotto or amass a windfall of any other sort i promise to open a metalworkin...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?
Replies: 31
Views: 558

Re: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?

>>you nailed it on the head, these companies will keep the marque going purely for profit... Steve, I never wrote this! Coleman, like all companies, need to turn a profit or they are quickly out of business. I am not down on Coleman what-so-ever. It makes no business sense to sell a product that ta...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Higgins profane question
Replies: 16
Views: 146

Re: Higgins profane question

seems like the one on the left is a little fatter but shorter? is that the original that would fit? could be an optical illusion or i need to go to sleep and rest my eyes.
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?
Replies: 31
Views: 558

Re: Whom is running Coleman Outdoor Products?

I never had the impression that Coleman was doing poorly. Some folks are mistaken in thinking that collectors are a big part of their business, but we're not. It's more like .01% of their overall business. I'm in the minority in that I've bought several new liquid fueled lanterns in the past few ye...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Higgins profane question
Replies: 16
Views: 146

Re: Higgins profane question

When I used to work at the Ford dealer one of the guys there told me about this really salty crurmudgeon who was a heavy smoker. he never put out his cigs when working on a fuel pump. one day they got a new shop foreman who came over and told him it wasn't very wise to do that. without saying a word...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:14 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Blue threadlocker or?
Replies: 35
Views: 443

Re: Blue threadlocker or?

another thought for all here with more experience than I... do they make a heli-coil for that thread pitch?
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:10 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Blue threadlocker or?
Replies: 35
Views: 443

Re: Blue threadlocker or?

really you'll mostly be sealing in air pressure as resistance to turning will come from pressure from the framerest pinched between the frame and fount so take yer pick hopefully the bunghole's not cracked. Yes I was being slightly juvenile there sue me :lol:
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: Old Phone Phreaks--What do I do with this?
Replies: 30
Views: 370

Re: OT: Old Phone Phreaks--What do I do with this?

A kid who works in the brewery brought this in yesterday, I guess because I didn't have one in the shop: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51100138053_12eff463d8_b.jpg I know it's an old hand-crank phone generator. I tested it and it puts out between 27 and 40 VAC depending on how fast I crank. I...
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: Old Phone Phreaks--What do I do with this?
Replies: 30
Views: 370

Re: OT: Old Phone Phreaks--What do I do with this?

LoganS54 wrote: ↑Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:31 pm Shock Fish?? Which is illegal so I wouldn't recommend.
πŸ˜‚ I never thought about trying to shock fish let alone it be a thing and illegal jeez people think of everything!
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Gunhippies birthday
Replies: 41
Views: 318

Re: Gunhippies birthday

πŸ₯³πŸ°πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆ Happy Birthday! any birthday lanterns burning?
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:51 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Higgins profane question
Replies: 16
Views: 146

Re: Higgins profane question

25_502s wrote: ↑Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:06 am
JimL wrote: ↑Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:55 am .....Someone on the forum once mentioned grinding down that seam on the propane bottle to make it smaller so it would fit. I'm not sure if he is still with us......
That’s almost a LOL, but I guess not.
This is why I like Jim he not afraid πŸ˜‚
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Higgins profane question
Replies: 16
Views: 146

Re: Higgins profane question

you could just use a hose, just run it in and loop around. Designs like this are super cool makes you wonder what their aim was by doing that.
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: BernzOmatic profane ??
Replies: 12
Views: 124

Re: BernzOmatic profane ??

Thanks Levi, Toby and Steve!! That’s an excellent idea Steve. No sense in using this canister for anything other than displaying. Since it’s NOS I might not use it anyway but if I do I’ll use a new can. That tip was worth at least $.04. 😁 careful now I may not be able to walk through a door again i...
by sjsjr86s
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: BernzOmatic profane ??
Replies: 12
Views: 124

Re: BernzOmatic profane ??

just my 2Β’; it's the soldering torch size, 14.1 oz canister. You could definitely refill it but if I were you i'd save that old bottle and use it only for display. Reason is the moisture and freezing you get from filling and using might damage the label or paint. I would instead get a refillable one...
by sjsjr86s
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Citronella in the fuel?
Replies: 26
Views: 420

Re: Citronella in the fuel?

I've never bought the pure citronella oil, but have seen it on ebay. I just looked at one seller and a 1 oz bottle was $6 with free shipping. One thing I noticed long ago is that some of those citronella tiki torch fuels no longer even contain citronella oil, but have switched to lemongrass oil. Fo...
by sjsjr86s
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Citronella in the fuel?
Replies: 26
Views: 420

Re: Citronella in the fuel?

I'm sure that Coleman or anyone else using citronella in camp fuel would not have added tiki torch fuel, but actual citronella oil in some quantity of drops, not ounces. 285 gens aren't "unopenable", just more difficult the very first time. If one re-uses that bushing, well, they get what they dese...
by sjsjr86s
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Citronella in the fuel?
Replies: 26
Views: 420

Re: Citronella

yeah but just because Coleman sold it ...doesn't mean it worked and IF it worked, how come they don't sell it anymore? Anyone noticed that generators coke up or carbon faster using Citronella? Coleman was always insistent that only clean unleaded gasoline be used, no oils (or "doped") additives. mi...
by sjsjr86s
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:36 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Citronella in the fuel?
Replies: 26
Views: 420

Re: Citronella in the fuel?

i tried 75/25 WG and Tiki bitefighter in my 285 it ran like ass. Maybe 220s cope better with lamp oil? also noticed bugs in my area aren't fazed someone mentioned that combustion is so complete that the citronella cannot do its job.
by sjsjr86s
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Look what I found!!!! M1950
Replies: 30
Views: 396

Re: Look what I found!!!! M1950

totally cool!
by sjsjr86s
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: How many miles you alls cars have?
Replies: 56
Views: 583

Re: How many miles you alls cars have?

2009 Sonata daily driver (I work 70 miles from home and have an hour and a half commute each way) 245,030 (just checked!). 2004 Chevy Silverado extended cab 4.3 210,000 miles. Wife's 2015 Ford Escape, 78,000. 700 miles a week can rack up the miles... question if I may: no problems with the Sonata e...
by sjsjr86s
Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:07 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: How many miles you alls cars have?
Replies: 56
Views: 583

Re: How many miles you alls cars have?

96 grand am 82,500... 05 kia rio 101,200... 17 hundi.sonata 73,450
by sjsjr86s
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Mantles
Replies: 31
Views: 672

Re: Mantles

I am learning older is better but it is expensive too! any thoughts on coarse vs fine silklites? I have comments in another.... thread :lol: about the newer peerless - I won't be buying those ever again as theyre inconsistent size-wise as well as burn color. much prefer american mantle or new colem...
by sjsjr86s
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Mantles
Replies: 31
Views: 672

Re: Mantles

Interesting thread ( punn intended ) I haven't purchased a mantle in probably close to 10 years. That doesn't mean I haven't used any. I still have a case left over from when I was selling parts. And the last time I was at Ernie's I bought every silk mantle and gold top he had for sale. Combine tha...
by sjsjr86s
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Mantles
Replies: 31
Views: 672

Re: Mantles

lucked out on this lot haul came with 4.5 pair of 78 sunflame and 3.5 packs of silklites... 2 packs (4 mantles) of them coarse weave. any difference in performance vs the fine weave or is it more antiquated of a method of mfg? they smell a little musty any cause for concern or suggested treatments? ...
by sjsjr86s
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: new acquisition.. not a lantern or stove tho
Replies: 10
Views: 164

Re: new acquisition.. not a lantern or stove tho

Leviticus_Tomethreus wrote: ↑Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:19 pm Get this. Maybe the little cup, is used as a little cup! I’m not sure. Lol
good guess you are right! i was too eager to get it out of the box and clean it up and didn't read the box :lol:
by sjsjr86s
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: new acquisition.. not a lantern or stove tho
Replies: 10
Views: 164

Re: new acquisition.. not a lantern or stove tho

:roll: I should have read the box....
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by sjsjr86s
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: new acquisition.. not a lantern or stove tho
Replies: 10
Views: 164

new acquisition.. not a lantern or stove tho

caught a 2/82 water dispenser in the wild. I just HAD to :lol: anyone know what the lil cup under the cap is for?
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by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: A Great 4/1 Home Page
Replies: 31
Views: 294

Re: A Great 4/1 Home Page

:lol: I took a screenshot
by sjsjr86s
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: A Great 4/1 Home Page
Replies: 31
Views: 294

Re: A Great 4/1 Home Page

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: