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by mahobud
Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Peruvian find perhaps?
Replies: 23
Views: 372

Re: Peruvian find perhaps?

Can we see a closeup pic of the red pump button? Might be a clue to the maker.
by mahobud
Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Funnels
Replies: 18
Views: 532

Re: Coleman Funnels

Hey y'all It's me, Bud, the so-called funnel guru. So-called because everytime I think I've seen 'em all, a new variant pops up. Really--just last week, Chris Galbraith sent an image of a new-to-me Number 0 Coleman funnel! I do have an article ready to send to the ICCC editor for a 2021 newsletter i...
by mahobud
Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Need a photo of Coleman Toronto "Lightning Bolt" funnel
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Re: Need a photo of Coleman Toronto "Lightning Bolt" funnel

Thanks--got a coupla good pics..
by mahobud
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Need a photo of Coleman Toronto "Lightning Bolt" funnel
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Need a photo of Coleman Toronto "Lightning Bolt" funnel

Greetings one and all-- I need a good clear sharp photo of the Coleman Toronto "lightning bolt" No. 0 copper funnel from 1933-34. My dream come true is a single image of both the "lightning bolt" along side the 1934 "scroll design" No. 0 funnel--both in the same picture. I had these photos stored in...
by mahobud
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Notice: Migrating Forum Preperation
Replies: 34
Views: 596

Notice: Migrating Forum Preperation

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by mahobud
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Do these pants make me look fat?
Replies: 23
Views: 301

Do these pants make me look fat?

No, No, that's the way theyre supposed to fit. Just roll up the legs 2-3 turns. Looks like you're missing your carpenter's pencil, though.
by mahobud
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman 500 Stove: Anyone Invent a Windscreen?
Replies: 50
Views: 495

Coleman 500 Stove: Anyone Invent a Windscreen?

Here's one that works for me. Found this HVAC sleeve at a Habitat for Humanity store for a dollar. Notched it to fit. Slides up/down/off as needed.<a href="/files/attachments/5541394-1-windscreen.1%20(2017_05_15%2020_41_56%20UTC).jpg" rel="lightbox"><img src="/files/attachments/5541394-1-windscreen....
by mahobud
Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman-Schuyler filter funnel
Replies: 18
Views: 201

Coleman-Schuyler filter funnel

Here's a little detail to note-- When Mr. Schuyler finally sold the idea to Mr Coleman to supply No "0" and No. "1" funnels, Coleman specified that on the No.0 funnel, the Coleman "Schuyler Patent" funnel should not have the incused or pressed in bands one sees on Schuyler funnels. Coleman wanted th...
by mahobud
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 1913 -1914 Nagel-Chase
Replies: 17
Views: 226

1913 -1914 Nagel-Chase

That is just plain awesome.
by mahobud
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman-Schuyler filter funnel
Replies: 18
Views: 201

Coleman-Schuyler filter funnel

The first Coleman branded funnel was made in Toronto about 1933-34. It was a steel funnel, flared at the top (the way exhaust pipes are flared--some of those funnels show the stretch marks). Interestingly it had a copper stem. This was probably a prototype since so few have been found and it has not...
by mahobud
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: CQ and GE
Replies: 9
Views: 76

CQ and GE

Shine on, brother. WSM, Nashville: Air Castle of the South
I'll keep a light on for yuh... IMG_4488 (1).jpg
by mahobud
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: O.T. What The Heck Is This?
Replies: 37
Views: 406

O.T. What The Heck Is This?

It's a collabsible gun cleaning rod. It's missing the brass wire brush.
I could be wrong-ish. I've never cleaned a gun.
by mahobud
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Finally found a lamp!
Replies: 25
Views: 266

Finally found a lamp!

Hi Mike!<br />Before you go shopping for a pickup tube, dismantle your lamp and pull out the tube--takes all of 5 minutes. Unscrew the burner system from the handle; unscrew the brass ring (if it's there) holding the handle in place; slide off the handle; and with a 1/2" wrench loosen/remove the bra...
by mahobud
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Finally found a lamp!
Replies: 25
Views: 266

Finally found a lamp!

This type shade holder was new with the introduction of the 117/118/119 lamps. Any shade with a 3 1/2 inch top opening and a 10 inch bottom diameter is appropriate for most Coleman lamps and will fit on this shade holder. These shade holders are in my opinion more secure since the three prongs hold ...
by mahobud
Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Finally found a lamp!
Replies: 25
Views: 266

Finally found a lamp!

Hi Mike-- Great find and a good price. I use two flat blade screwdrivers, on on each side of the fuel pick up tube to gently pry the P/U tube loose. You can then ease it out with your fingers. (This is the technique recommended in the user guide for this lamp.)<br /><br />Interesting, your comment o...
by mahobud
Wed Sep 30, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: ID Torch Light Lamp
Replies: 6
Views: 77

ID Torch Light Lamp

Hey Hamp!<br />Agreed, could be a Nulite. <br />But, have you cleaned the plate on top of the fount? It might be a Sunshine Safety made not by Coleman but possibly by National. The nickel plated handle makes me thinkSunshine Safety. The big boy filler plug makes me think Sunshine, too. <a href="/fil...
by mahobud
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The Fastest Indian
Replies: 29
Views: 363

The Fastest Indian

Great pics. Wonderful tale about Burt and a fine movie, too.
by mahobud
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: My introduction
Replies: 25
Views: 183

My introduction

Hi Jack! Fellow Tar Heel.<br />Welcome to our extended family. <a href="/files/attachments/5177441-colorado.wichita%202008%20088-1%20(2016_03_24%2015_14_43%20UTC).jpg" rel="lightbox"><img alt="colorado.wichita 2008 088-1 (2016_03_24 15_14_43 UTC).jpg" src="/files/attachments/5177441-colorado.wichita...
by mahobud
Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What are you doing?
Replies: 58
Views: 607

What are you doing?

Makin' strawberry jam. Local berries are ripe.
by mahobud
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: CQ fount for a 500 stove?
Replies: 11
Views: 259

CQ fount for a 500 stove?

OK. Thanks for all the tech advice!
by mahobud
Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: CQ fount for a 500 stove?
Replies: 11
Views: 259

CQ fount for a 500 stove?

Thanks. Just might work. I'll giver 'er a go and see what happens. I can always repair the leak, but as we know, pinholes often beget pinholes
by mahobud
Wed Apr 15, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: CQ fount for a 500 stove?
Replies: 11
Views: 259

CQ fount for a 500 stove?

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by mahobud
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: CQ fount for a 500 stove?
Replies: 11
Views: 259

CQ fount for a 500 stove?

Hello Folks!<br /><br />Anybody tried mating a CQ fount to a 500 stove?<br /><br />My 500 has developed a pinhole in the fount bottom near the rim. While I'm shopping for another 500, I'm also wondering about a substitute fount. I have several CQ spare founts.<br /><br />Any and all help is apprecia...
by mahobud
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman 4A Iron Generator?
Replies: 10
Views: 540

Coleman 4A Iron Generator?

[QUOTE=_Wheeler79_]I'm just wondering if someone can tell me a model number for the generator on a Coleman 4A iron. I need a new one and don't know if the 2 that OCP have will work. Thank[/QUOTE<br /><br />The part number is 604-2991. I have one new in the box if you want the real deal.<br /><br />Bud
by mahobud
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Model QL
Replies: 19
Views: 260

Model QL

13/16 socket or spanner will work with minimal risk of damage.
by mahobud
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Aluminum funnel
Replies: 10
Views: 327

Aluminum funnel

<span style="font-size: medium;">I believe the aluminum No 0 Coleman funnel production began about 1950-51. Not sure when Coleman went to the plastic version. I'd guess 1975 or so.<br /></span>The last of the copper No 0 funnels were produced about 1950. Maybe 1949. <br /><br /> <a rel="lightbox" ta...
by mahobud
Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: CQ Lamp Fiber Handle fix suggestion?
Replies: 14
Views: 293

CQ Lamp Fiber Handle fix suggestion?

Simple but brilliant. Thanks, Steve.

Can hardly wait to fix several of mine.
by mahobud
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: CQ Lamp Fiber Handle fix suggestion?
Replies: 14
Views: 293

CQ Lamp Fiber Handle fix suggestion?

<span style="font-size: medium;">I agree with Dan.<br /><br /></span>I've put these in a vise for as long as a month without any beneficial result.<br /><br />You'll note the top of the "bell" is slightly concave--a result of repeated tightening of the nut. <br /><br />Flipping works, as D says. I p...
by mahobud
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Advice on repair of CQ lamp
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Advice on repair of CQ lamp

Hey--
I'll send you one. Check your Private Messages.
by mahobud
Sun May 13, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Steel funnel
Replies: 18
Views: 454

Steel funnel

No, Coleman really did purchase funnels from Schuyler.

The Schuyler patent of 1911 expired in 1928 anyhow, so Coleman could have made funnels in 1928. So why not? Too little profit, probably.


by mahobud
Sat May 12, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Steel funnel
Replies: 18
Views: 454

Steel funnel

Schuyler funnels were copper plated with a lacquer coating to reduce rusting. All Schuyler funnels had a filtering pad and a wire screen in the bottom of the bowl.
by mahobud
Sat May 12, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Steel funnel
Replies: 18
Views: 454

Steel funnel

<span style="font-size: medium;">The Schuyler Handy turner was made for sure in the late 1940s in Springfield, MO. in a shop operated by Wilton Schuyler's son. Wilton Schuyler (inventor of the fuel filtering funnel) died in 1949 and his son took over the business, mainly a metal fab shop.<br /><br /...
by mahobud
Fri May 11, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Steel funnel
Replies: 18
Views: 454

Steel funnel

<span style="font-size: medium;">My research indicates, and I agree with John, this one can be dated to 1928-36.<br /><br /></span>Coleman began shipping this Schuyler made funnel in 1928.<br />Coleman began producing their own funnels as early as 1934 in Toronto and began marketing their US made fu...
by mahobud
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Shade I.D
Replies: 6
Views: 202

Shade I.D

<span style="font-size: medium;">Hi Ernie--<br /><br /></span>It appears to me that what you have found is a fairly complete B&P Lamp supply catalog.<br /><br />If the prices are cheap ($40-49 range), see three, maybe four I'd buy. <br /><br />I suggest you go online and look at the B and P Lamp Sup...
by mahobud
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Electrolysis bath recipes?
Replies: 49
Views: 714

Electrolysis bath recipes?

<span style="font-size: medium;">One other little point to consider--if space is limited or you don't have a sufficiently large container, you can always dip 1/2 of the item then when it's derusted, dip the other half--just don't allow any part of the item to contact the sacrificial metal.<br /><br ...
by mahobud
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 2 Coleman adverts.
Replies: 353
Views: 7607

2 Coleman adverts.

Many thanks, Jeff et al for sharing valuable info.
by mahobud
Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What did you do in your shop today?
Replies: 742
Views: 10890

What did you do in your shop today?

<span style="font-size: medium;">Don't have a shop anymore (retired) but the enthusiasm is still there. Sooo... I decided to piddle with a couple of SVEA 123 stoves my son-in-law gave me. (His neighbor cleaned out the garage and passed them along for me to enjoy.)<br /><br /></span>These are fun and...
by mahobud
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Need Help Locating "Coleman Light" Funnel Article
Replies: 6
Views: 280

Need Help Locating "Coleman Light" Funnel Article

<span style="font-size: medium;">Gosh, has it been 10 years since Ol' Bud wrote that article.<br /><br /></span>Time does fly. If you don't believe it, just ask my aching knees!<br /><br />Here are two updates--info I learned several years after researching and writing that article:<br /><br />1. In...
by mahobud
Wed Dec 28, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Shade Measurement
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Shade Measurement

<span style="font-size: medium;">According to a copy of a Model 134A lamp ad, the parchment shade has a 13 inch diameter at the bottom and is 7 /12 inches tall. Same for the Model 139 lamp.<br /><br /></span>Another ad for the 132P lamp (fluted fount), the bottom diameter of the parchment shade is 1...
by mahobud
Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:19 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lamp burner disassembly
Replies: 26
Views: 550

Lamp burner disassembly

<span style="font-size: medium;">Steve--from the photos it's difficult to visualize your shade holder. It might be bent or the tabs might have been cut.<br /><br />It should look like this:<a target="_blank" href="https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ1Oqv17kK3XOVflavBe-oWjFfu_deh_6...
by mahobud
Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lamp burner disassembly
Replies: 26
Views: 550

Lamp burner disassembly

<span style="font-size: medium;">That's a great find, Steve. Be aware that this is a torch lit appliance and will require a little patience to heat the vaporizer before lighting the lamp. Also, the valve is different from your lantern experience.<br /><br /></span>That said, with regard to your stub...
by mahobud
Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Big Brass Beauty - advice please
Replies: 27
Views: 680

Big Brass Beauty - advice please

<span style="font-size: medium;">I would push the Solus production dates in the US back a few years--maybe late 1930's. Not sure when production ended or shifted to Canada, but brass was too important to use indescriminately on non-essential things during WWII. Perhaps Coleman had a pause in Solus p...
by mahobud
Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lantern generator ID help
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Lantern generator ID help

<span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-size: medium;"></span></span><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" class="post_body" border="0"><tbody><tr><td colspan="2" class="post" height="100%" valign="top"><span id="post_message_1293616896">My wife and I are building a waterfro...
by mahobud
Sun Oct 09, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: What did I find
Replies: 11
Views: 439

What did I find

<span style="font-size: medium;">I might suggest you also do a search for Turner Brass Works. Turner made blow torches as well as marketed propane lanterns. Turner lanterns like yours and the Turner version of <a href="data:image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBxISEhUTExIVFRUVFRUVFR...
by mahobud
Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:58 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lantern generator ID help
Replies: 24
Views: 521

Lantern generator ID help

<span style="font-size: medium;">I prefer a Q99 for show and an R55 Roto-type generator for go. The R55 seems to give longer duration trouble-free service since the pricker can be used at every light up.<br /><br /></span>You did good for that price. It's a good looking and very dependable lantern. ...
by mahobud
Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: What sized Coleman funnel do I need for a 242C lantern?
Replies: 18
Views: 1002

What sized Coleman funnel do I need for a 242C lantern?

<span style="font-size: medium;">Coleman used the Patent Applied For tag on funnels after about 1928. The original fuel filtering funnel was patented in 1911 by Wilton Schuyler. Schuyler made funnels under his own name in Savannah MO and later in Springfield, IL. Schuyler funnels can be generally da...
by mahobud
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: M 1950 STOVE
Replies: 24
Views: 474

M 1950 STOVE

I'll add you can find this tool at yard sales and flea markets for a few bucks. Or, retail at Harbor Freight for usually under $10. with the always available 20% coupon.
by mahobud
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:04 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: M 1950 STOVE
Replies: 24
Views: 474

M 1950 STOVE

<span style="font-size: medium;">I got this tip from, I believe, Steve--Sometimes you can simply flip the pip and it will seal. Pinch it out of the little brass holder, flip it over and reinsert it. Stretching the spring is not helpful.<br /><br />Steve, can you enlighten Todd on how to make his own...
by mahobud
Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Mil-spec gen
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Mil-spec gen

<span style="font-size: medium;">Flare failure is a not uncommon issue and can result in among other things all the hair singed off your hands. (How to I know that!!!)<br /><br /></span>The aluminum alloy weakens from the heat. Add to that too vigorous tightening of the jamb nut and the result as my...
by mahobud
Wed Aug 31, 2016 2:40 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lamp Model Number Help! *UPDATE - It's a Model 143*
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Lamp Model Number Help! *UPDATE - It's a Model 143*

Here's a lamp advert I pirated that might be interesting. 4 lamps.jpg