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by Mel
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Welcome to the New CCF!
Replies: 92
Views: 831

Re: Welcome to the New CCF!

Whew I made it....

Thanks for the hard work guys..
by Mel
Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: ICCC CONVENTION
Replies: 6
Views: 132

ICCC CONVENTION

[QUOTE username=brucesheehe userid=1345594 postid=1319619766]The convention site is chosen at an ICCC convention as part of the meeting. Join the ICCC and attend the next meeting.<br /><br />Members who want to be the convention host, introduce the potential convention site, and have a slide show/di...
by Mel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman 396 Range
Replies: 17
Views: 139

Coleman 396 Range

[QUOTE username=arizonacamper userid=5659488 postid=1319590456]Until I saw that picture i had forgotten how heavy at thing was. Definitely not a lightweight unit. Great that it's running Mel.<br />Shawn </blockquote><br />Yeah that little sucker is heavy, its been sitting in the back of the truck ti...
by Mel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman 396 Range
Replies: 17
Views: 139

Coleman 396 Range

[QUOTE username=Gunhippie userid=4432969 postid=1319586613]Very cool! How does the temp control for the oven work? Thermostatic or just adjust the flame to get it where you want it?</blockquote><br />You have to adjust it... It has a thermometer on the door and it reads<br />Warm, Hot and Very hot s...
by Mel
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman 396 Range
Replies: 17
Views: 139

Coleman 396 Range

[QUOTE username=paulbarrette userid=7366904 postid=1319584594]I am always amazed at the number of different Coleman stoves. What is the start up procedure?<br /><br />Open the main valve to light the preheat burner under the generator, then you can light the oven or the side burners... <br />You don...
by Mel
Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman 396 Range
Replies: 17
Views: 139

Coleman 396 Range

I picked this up a couple of weeks ago after a guy contacted me at the Southwest gathering wanting to sell it, it was in Tucson and Arizona Camper (Shawn) offered to pick it up and hold it till I was able to pick it up. <br />Well last night I finally got chance to get it going. This thing runs like...
by Mel
Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: One Piece Cap Seal Removal save the paint.
Replies: 9
Views: 190

One Piece Cap Seal Removal save the paint.

[QUOTE username=H_E userid=1103077 postid=1317561762]2nd time in 6 days that Occam's razor came up in conversation. Got to look this guy up. LOL</blockquote><br />So I also heard this phrase several times recently so I had to look it up... I had no idea lol<br /><br /> <a rel="nofollow" href="https:...
by Mel
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Show your Flannel Shirts...
Replies: 16
Views: 336

Show your Flannel Shirts...

I like the burly weight flannels from Duluth Trading Company but unfortunately not made in the USA. I just try and catch them on sale.
by Mel
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Greetings! Happy New Coleman Lantern Owner
Replies: 34
Views: 283

Greetings! Happy New Coleman Lantern Owner

Welcome to the forum... Boy you messed up now, there's no turning back.
by Mel
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Shipping glass globes
Replies: 22
Views: 284

Shipping glass globes

[QUOTE username=Gunhippie userid=4432969 postid=1312774254]I have a new technique. Find a box that has about 1" clearance all around the globe.Spray some spray-foam in the bottom of the box--about 1" worth. Let harden. Place globe in box and finish filling the box with foam, including the inside of ...
by Mel
Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lurker found AUSTRAMAX
Replies: 10
Views: 124

Lurker found AUSTRAMAX

Here you go Jun
by Mel
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New ICCC
Replies: 13
Views: 113

New ICCC

Welcome on behalf of the ICCC..
Oh and New Mexico
by Mel
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Post your latest Coleman purchase
Replies: 169
Views: 2258

Post your latest Coleman purchase

Picked this up in a antique store last week
by Mel
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Electric 200b
Replies: 24
Views: 311

Electric 200b

[QUOTE username=Kevinnmarkwell userid=6858113 postid=1312339564]Wow! Thanks Mel. I got lucky on this one.
Yes you did... I have the box but no lantern. ?
by Mel
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Are these guys still around.
Replies: 21
Views: 588

Are these guys still around.

[QUOTE username=Scouterjan userid=1045994 postid=1312323100]Gausman I keep in touch with Chris from Winnipeg. Mel not sure what his last name was. I think he was friends with John Stendal<br />BTW Frank Bebb is alive and doing well. He is back in the hobby</blockquote><br />Yes that's him then... I ...
by Mel
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Are these guys still around.
Replies: 21
Views: 588

Are these guys still around.

[QUOTE username=Scouterjan userid=1045994 postid=1312308184]I am here but not as much as the old days
Anyone remember Junbug.?
Are you talking about Jun Alzona?
If so he is alive and well living in Colorado
by Mel
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Cooking on the 327 cabin stove
Replies: 9
Views: 146

Cooking on the 327 cabin stove

[QUOTE username=StanDahl userid=1421595 postid=1312040355]I was there when you were working on that deal, and I'm still a bit put off that that wasn't actually my birthday present. </blockquote><br />I'm really sorry that caused you so much trauma, if it helps I'll find you a therapist... I can only...
by Mel
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Cooking on the 327 cabin stove
Replies: 9
Views: 146

Cooking on the 327 cabin stove

[QUOTE username=hikerduane userid=1955241 postid=1312026133]Nice. Keeper because it is used outside or because you did the cooking? <img class="emoji bbc_img" alt="🙂" src="https://twemoji.maxcdn.com/v/13.0.0/72x72/1f642.png" data-emoji="emoji" /><br />Duane</blockquote><br />Ei...
by Mel
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Cooking on the 327 cabin stove
Replies: 9
Views: 146

Cooking on the 327 cabin stove

Picked this model 327 up a year ago in Montana after the convention. Well I finally got my back porch added on to and was able to have a place to use it... Did a first cook on it tonight. My wife says it a keeper. <a rel="lightbox" href="/files/attachments/5317405-20200708_174511_copy_800x381.jpg"><...
by Mel
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I Didn't Know Christmas Lanterns Were Worth That Much
Replies: 22
Views: 460

I Didn't Know Christmas Lanterns Were Worth That Much

The seller messaged me last night asking me if I knew what was so special about it... I was at a lost for words other than its in really nice shape and has the box.

by Mel
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Electro-brew model 70 parts
Replies: 12
Views: 178

Electro-brew model 70 parts

[QUOTE username=zialantern userid=1827707 postid=1311996148]I’d be interested in the the cord since nobody has chimed In for that?
Sorry Virgil the message I sent him inquired about the cord as well....
by Mel
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The New Book
Replies: 28
Views: 568

The New Book

It came with the last issue of the Coleman Light.
by Mel
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Tonka Tow Truck Resto!
Replies: 12
Views: 210

Tonka Tow Truck Resto!

That was satisfying....
by Mel
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The New Book
Replies: 28
Views: 568

The New Book

[QUOTE username=outlawmws userid=4669281 postid=1311987545]

Seriously? the $55 book above?
No, the Coleman Collectors Guide and the history book are two different things.
The History Book is a one time gift from the ICCC to its current members.
by Mel
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Electro-brew model 70 parts
Replies: 12
Views: 178

Electro-brew model 70 parts

I would be interested in the base/ heating element
by Mel
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: ron stricker auction.
Replies: 70
Views: 919

ron stricker auction.

[QUOTE username=Whitegas Extraordinaire userid=5730955 postid=1311899229]<br /><br />I have my phone glued to me just in case!<br />I actually have a lot I didn’t think I won, and some small things I definitely over paid for. Plus some other good stuff. I was the beneficiary of <a data-tag="@SteveRe...
by Mel
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: ron stricker auction.
Replies: 70
Views: 919

ron stricker auction.

I was there and spent a little more than I should have but I got some nice pieces. Definitely got my feet wet on some hollow wire. ?
by Mel
Thu Jun 11, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Anyone else notice this on a stove box?
Replies: 14
Views: 385

Anyone else notice this on a stove box?

Well there are least two in existence, I just dug out my 425 box and it has it spelled the same way. I was going to post a picture but my phone is acting weird so you will have to take my word for it.
by Mel
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Goodbye To My Mother
Replies: 56
Views: 458

Goodbye To My Mother

So sorry to hear that Steve, prayers for you and the family.
by Mel
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The Coleman Light
Replies: 49
Views: 712

The Coleman Light

Here is a explanation from the printers as to why it's taking longer than normal to receive the Coleman Light...<br /><br /><p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt; line-height: 12pt;">"These were mailed Presorted Bound Printed Matter. This is the most economical way of sending a package such as this (as per ...
by Mel
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The Coleman Light
Replies: 49
Views: 712

The Coleman Light

[QUOTE username=cjr userid=4886192 postid=1311692857]Received my newsletter, the AWESOME Coleman-history book, and the two patches yesterday.<br /><br />My envelope also arrived looking worse for wear, but the contents were pristine.<br /><br />I wish Coleman had used dates on its patch, but I appre...
by Mel
Mon May 25, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: ICCC newsletter
Replies: 21
Views: 268

ICCC newsletter

We miss counted and didn't order enough patches, you should get them at a later date.

For those that might not read the Presidents message the 120 year patch is a direct gift from Coleman to our members.
by Mel
Sat May 16, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Family to Reacquire Coleman Company??
Replies: 84
Views: 1197

Coleman Family to Reacquire Coleman Company??

[QUOTE username=dbosch userid=1121070 postid=1311562560]Wow. Did he say what side of the family? Sheldon or Clarence?[/QUOTE] <br /><br />He told me that he his related through WC Coleman's Father's side a Robert Coleman from Hudson Valley New York. His family stayed in New York and Robert moved his...
by Mel
Fri May 08, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New Teardrop Build
Replies: 13
Views: 253

New Teardrop Build

I built a 4x8 teardrop several years ago and the wife and I used the heck out of it but we found out that it was a little small for the two us to sleep comfortably. A couple of years ago a home built 5x10 came up for sale that we liked and it fits us much better. The top one is the one I built.
by Mel
Mon May 04, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Investment BB gun? Daisy Model 104 double barrel
Replies: 24
Views: 446

Investment BB gun? Daisy Model 104 double barrel

That is very cool, I had no idea that they existed.
by Mel
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Railroad date nail
Replies: 32
Views: 604

Railroad date nail

[QUOTE username=outlawmws userid=4669281 postid=1311309854]You want to be a little cautious on RR track right of ways - I've been told by people in the industry you can be charged with some pretty felonious charges for picking up old steel without permission...</blockquote><br />That is correct, pic...
by Mel
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Railroad date nail
Replies: 32
Views: 604

Railroad date nail

[QUOTE username=Hot Diggity userid=4990660 postid=1311261240]<a href="https://www.rta.org/assets/docs/Other/date%20nail%20history%20cohs.pdf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.rta.org/assets/docs/Other/date%20nail%20history%20cohs.pdf">https://www.rta...
by Mel
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Average collectors age?
Replies: 241
Views: 2683

Average collectors age?

56, I've been collecting for ten years although I had picked up a couple many years ago thinking they were cool. I grew up with Coleman and experienced my first "Damn that was hot" when I touched the edge of a lit lantern with the inside of my bicep when I was 10 ?
by Mel
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lantern gen tip tool? Found one!
Replies: 44
Views: 924

Lantern gen tip tool? Found one!

<blockquote><strong>SteveRetherford wrote:</strong> not sure that would fit a Range Mel , it fits Q99's n such . most all lantern gennys . its called a Q44 wrench by coleman , its 5/32nds size .</blockquote> <br /> I know it doesn't fit the range but it must have fallen in there to never be seen aga...
by Mel
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lantern gen tip tool? Found one!
Replies: 44
Views: 924

Lantern gen tip tool? Found one!

<blockquote><strong>SteveRetherford wrote:</strong> <a target="_blank" rel="lightbox" href="/files/attachments/3677762-coleman generator tip wrench.jpg"><img src="/files/attachments/3677762-coleman generator tip wrench.jpg" class="bbc_img" alt="coleman generator tip wrench.jpg" /></a> <br /><br />th...
by Mel
Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What did you do in your shop today?
Replies: 693
Views: 9934

What did you do in your shop today?

Not GPA related, but I've been working on a new Jeep for the last couple of months, the last one got wrecked back in September, (I had just painted it camouflage the first part of September here is the thread about it... <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/p...
by Mel
Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: HGP 458G Decal Info Needed
Replies: 46
Views: 1178

HGP 458G Decal Info Needed

Oh dang, I forgot to check back on this thread, pm sent.



Thanks
by Mel
Tue May 24, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: HGP 458G Decal Info Needed
Replies: 46
Views: 1178

HGP 458G Decal Info Needed

So has anyone contacted Bill McCall that used to have "Gas Pressure Appliance Decals" I thought I heard that he got sick but I'm not sure, but I wonder what happened to the files he had that he used to make the decals<br /><br />that's where I got mine from<br /><br /><a href="http://s187.photobucke...
by Mel
Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman No 1 tank stencil needed.
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Coleman No 1 tank stencil needed.

Northman49 wrote: Nice stencil. Is it adhesive backed?
And you pay your bills...!



No it does not have adhesive...



Ha if you look closer the bill was late lol
by Mel
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman No 1 tank stencil needed.
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Coleman No 1 tank stencil needed.

I would be in for one as well...<br /> <br /> This is what Alex had made.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://s187.photobucket.com/user/mowerman_bucket/media/20160419_083304_zpsvxdg6wku.jpg.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img class="bbc_img" src="http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x302/mowerman_bucke...
by Mel
Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Mystrey Lantern ? mmm....
Replies: 42
Views: 781

Mystrey Lantern ? mmm....

Do you have a picture?

Duh I guess it helps if you read all of the sentences... lol


"I cant seem to be able to take a pic its says the file is too large but it all chrome vent and all ."
by Mel
Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:47 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman 500 Stove A/46 Burner Plate Color
Replies: 9
Views: 271

Coleman 500 Stove A/46 Burner Plate Color

Here's some photos of mine...<br /> <br /> <a href="http://s187.photobucket.com/user/mowerman_bucket/media/20151227_174015_zpsukwj28yl.jpg.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img class="bbc_img" src="http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x302/mowerman_bucket/20151227_174015_zpsukwj28yl.jpg"></a><br /...
by Mel
Sun Dec 27, 2015 2:45 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman 500 Stove A/46 Burner Plate Color
Replies: 9
Views: 271

Coleman 500 Stove A/46 Burner Plate Color

Tim, my green one has remnants of black paint on the base plate and pot support it is dated A of 46