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by gpaguy
Tue Aug 02, 2022 10:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First Test of Mexico Made 200A Generator
Replies: 31
Views: 484

Re: First Test of Mexico Made 200A Generator

Gunhippie wrote: Tue Aug 02, 2022 9:31 pm Where are you all finding these?

Just asking for a friend... ;)
I suspect from someone over on Facebook Coleman collectors.
by gpaguy
Mon Jul 25, 2022 9:19 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Camp site 2022
Replies: 14
Views: 282

Re: Camp site 2022

You need a small utility trailer to haul all that gear.
How is that Yeti cooler working out for you ?
by gpaguy
Sun Jul 24, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT interesting video of a windmill that was struck by lightning
Replies: 12
Views: 226

Re: OT interesting video of a windmill that was struck by lightning

Those blades are obviously made of something other than metal and burn real good when heated sufficiently. Engineers didn't think about that one. LOL.
by gpaguy
Sun Jul 24, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The Most Momentous Occasion In My Coleman Collecting Career!
Replies: 27
Views: 517

Re: The Most Momentous Occasion In My Coleman Collecting Career!

Try lighting it outside Next time, let it run for a bit then bring it in. I do this with my Nite Hawk lanterns as sometimes they tend to smell on startup and shut down but burn clean when inuse.
by gpaguy
Fri Jul 22, 2022 12:11 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I may have shown this; Drilling orifice holes for Q99
Replies: 30
Views: 451

Re: I may have shown this; Drilling orifice holes for Q99

Interesting stuff Dean. I remember you at one point mentioning you bought orifices for some of your projects rather than having to to drill with those small bits that can break so easily. I guess it would depend on how big the generator end is and if you have room for an orifice insert . 200a and 22...
by gpaguy
Sat Jul 16, 2022 11:25 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Guess what’s coming to dinner…
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: Guess what’s coming to dinner…

Wow. And you got the cook top. You'll need to get the heater attachment. What a lantern.
by gpaguy
Fri Jul 15, 2022 11:15 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT holy smokes lucky no one died.
Replies: 12
Views: 322

Re: OT holy smokes lucky no one died.

Yes, I don't think running would have helped him because it looked like the Avalanche was spreading out towards the end and he would have never been able to get out of its way in time. Also it looks like he was on top of a hill and that would help to give him some protection also.
by gpaguy
Wed Jul 13, 2022 8:36 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: They multiply like rabbits...
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: They multiply like rabbits...

What are the two on the bottom left? They look like handy gas plant grates but not handy gas plant tanks. You are correct. They are HGP burners mounted on air tanks to replace compromised fonts. Seems the only HGP’s I can find have rotted out fonts. It takes a little creativity but it works well. H...
by gpaguy
Fri Jul 08, 2022 11:22 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: No CNC in my shop
Replies: 70
Views: 1226

Re: No CNC in my shop

I never doubted your machining methods Dean because of your videos you have posted and the work you have done for me personally. But I also don't think CNC is a bad thing either.
by gpaguy
Wed Jul 06, 2022 12:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Post Office gave my OCP package to somebody else
Replies: 17
Views: 599

Re: Post Office gave my OCP package to somebody else

My neighbor was expecting a package that FedEx said was delivered. Fedx had a picture to prove it's delivery. Only problem was the picture proved it was delivered to another wrong neighbor. Don't they look at house numbers ? Close shouldn't count here.
by gpaguy
Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: not what ya want to see making tacos
Replies: 19
Views: 653

Re: not what ya want to see making tacos

We ocassionally go to West Palm beach Florida for vacations and there are little lizards running all over the place. There's also some bigger lizards that are a little easier to catch. Have always enjoyed seeing them running around and would never hurt one.
by gpaguy
Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: interesting motorcycle
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: OT: interesting motorcycle

They look like aircraft electrical connectors.
by gpaguy
Sun Jun 26, 2022 6:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Are the generators for 200a,242etc nonexistent
Replies: 37
Views: 833

Re: Are the generators for 200a,242etc nonexistent

The only new lanterns I have purchased in the last 8 years are Amish Nite Hawk 701's and HC lanterns. These are the only new lanterns I consider worth purchasing.
by gpaguy
Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Chipmunk Eliminator (caution graphic)
Replies: 19
Views: 429

Re: Chipmunk Eliminator (caution graphic)

In one summer I shot 32 of them out of the backyard with a deadly accurate Crossman model 1377 BB gun. Turns out that when you clear an area others will move in to fill the void so the cycle continued. But eventually we ran out of chipmonks and there population has never recovered.
by gpaguy
Sun Jun 19, 2022 11:14 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: How Do I Remove This Air O Gas Burner?
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: How Do I Remove This Air O Gas Burner?

Nice job on crafting those rusted parts. Are you going to try and clean out those slots in your burners so they have enough output ? And finally, any thoughts on how to reseat your burners onto the manifold ? I havent got that far with mine yet but was wondering if freezing the manifold and cooking ...
by gpaguy
Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:46 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: This is why I ask - best find in a while
Replies: 39
Views: 689

Re: This is why I ask - best find in a while

Big WoW ! And around here it seems flea market sellers all know what " yellow lanterns " are worth.
by gpaguy
Wed Jun 15, 2022 10:59 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Is Asbear Still on the right side of the grass
Replies: 13
Views: 455

Re: Is Asbear Still on the right side of the grass

Good question Greg. It' like he just quit. Same deal with his Ebay account also.
by gpaguy
Mon Jun 13, 2022 9:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Naptha prices hit an all time high
Replies: 7
Views: 289

Re: Naptha prices hit an all time high

I just went ahead and ordered 6 gallons on line from Walmart for $ 7 64 a gallon just to beat any looming price increases.
by gpaguy
Wed Jun 08, 2022 10:34 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Arc Lantern Cone Variation**UPDATE**
Replies: 27
Views: 672

Re: Arc Lantern Cone Variation

There is a hand tool out there that can make those crimps but I can't imagine why you would want too do this on a heat cone.
by gpaguy
Wed Jun 01, 2022 1:18 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Ever seen glow in the dark trees ?
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: Ever seen glow in the dark trees ?

Never seen the glow in the dark you speak of, but the end grain in your second pic got my attention. Here's a pic of a snack tray I made from spalted maple, which looks a bit like what you may have there. https://i.postimg.cc/yNt95rLH/22446-D8-F-D0-A3-4-E13-BC55-57-AC8-E3-B81-D2.png Larry, that was...
by gpaguy
Mon May 30, 2022 10:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Ever seen glow in the dark trees ?
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Ever seen glow in the dark trees ?

Last Summer up at camp I cut down this tree that I had left standing dead for a few years thinking it wouldn't rot so fast if it was left standing instead of laying on the ground. Wanted to use it as fire wood eventually. It was pretty weak by this point and it was time for it to come down. I cut it...
by gpaguy
Tue May 24, 2022 9:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Another use for stoves
Replies: 13
Views: 303

Re: Another use for stoves

What was wrong with the original front covers ?
by gpaguy
Mon May 16, 2022 10:03 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Art deco bench vise
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Re: Art deco bench vise

That's super cool. I've never seen an Art Deco vice before.
by gpaguy
Sun May 15, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: And the winner is…
Replies: 15
Views: 409

Re: And the winner is…

Lancaster Lanterns had a problem with there early Nite Hawk 701's bulging and they solved it by stamping out 4 crossed stainless rods to the shape of the floor of the tank and tack welding them in place. The tanks went from buldging at 65 psi to being able to take 300 psi. Problem solved ! With thos...
by gpaguy
Fri May 13, 2022 9:34 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OK, now I too am impressed with lye.
Replies: 42
Views: 752

Re: OK, now I too am impressed with lye.

Impressive results and a nice looking lamp.
by gpaguy
Wed May 04, 2022 6:34 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Delusions of Grandeur
Replies: 14
Views: 568

Re: Delusions of Grandeur

This hobby is a far cry from what it used to be. I'm talking about prices and affordability here. Too many people after to few lanterns. On the other hand you could build one of these chicken lanterns like this one. This wasn't exactly cheep but it will last being made of stainless and brass. https:...
by gpaguy
Wed Apr 27, 2022 12:43 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: FOUND! Looking for an Idaho collctor
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: FOUND! Looking for an Idaho collctor

I've had some good and some not so good interaction with that guy on Ebay years ago. I could figure out his Ebay user ID. if that would help.
by gpaguy
Sat Apr 23, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: TX-600 Propane Firepot
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: TX-600 Propane Firepot

I have one of those but I had to pay more than 8 bucks for it.


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by gpaguy
Sat Apr 23, 2022 10:49 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I’m looking for this decal:Turner/Brooklure
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: I’m looking for this decal:Turner/Brooklure

These are now available on Ebay but his description is confusing concerning weather they are water slides or vinyl. https://www.ebay.com/itm/154960986906?mkevt=1&mkpid=0&emsid=e11021.m43.l3160&mkcid=7&ch=osgood&euid=ec71a76152d44683b9ef7bdf89387c96&bu=43941950759&ut=RU&osub=-1%7E1&crd=20220423025406...
by gpaguy
Thu Apr 21, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Cabin Stove Display, any period pictures?
Replies: 18
Views: 637

Re: Cabin Stove Display, any period pictures?

I get the feeling that these cabin stoves weren't big sellers for Coleman or any other manufacturers. Basing this on how many I've seen since I started collecting. The big 3 burner models like the 378, 387 and the Bungalow Cooker are a rare treat to see. I'm sure there cost was high for there time ...
by gpaguy
Wed Apr 20, 2022 11:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Ford electric truck, cool!
Replies: 22
Views: 397

Re: Ford electric truck, cool!

I just seen a commerical for a brand new Chevy electric truck that they said has a 400 mile range. I could live with that.
by gpaguy
Tue Apr 19, 2022 10:28 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Straight globes finally arrived! Light 'em if you got 'em!
Replies: 39
Views: 923

Re: Straight globes finally arrived! Light 'em if you got 'em!

Gasman64 wrote: Tue Apr 19, 2022 7:38 am All of the lanterns in this thread look great with the straight globes. So, could anyone please send me a PM with a link as to where to get such globes?
Thank you in advance. :cf_sign_thankyou:
Steve. Click on Timms Amazon listing. There are several sizes there to pic from.
by gpaguy
Mon Apr 18, 2022 7:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Funnel
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Coleman Funnel

I have also been using my dads old filter funnel even though I have others that I could use. I can remember him filling up his 426c stove and 228E lantern with it so it's kinda special. He wouldn't have ever guessed at the variety of lanterns, everything from Arcs to stainless Amish lanterns and oth...
by gpaguy
Sun Apr 17, 2022 12:57 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: How Do I Remove This Air O Gas Burner?
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: How Do I Remove This Air O Gas Burner?

If that is similar to a 326 Air o gas stove the burners and manifold have a tapered seat " friction fit" and I think if you apply some heat around the center of the underside of the burner it should break loose with some hammer taps but be gentle. Your burners do look to be a different design than m...
by gpaguy
Fri Apr 15, 2022 7:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Jeep question--fuel rail o-rings
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Re: Jeep question--fuel rail o-rings

I am looking at a jeep injector here but a rough measurement wouldn't help you out much. There is a rather fat o ring at the top and bottom of the injector. Two different things to seal.
by gpaguy
Fri Apr 15, 2022 8:22 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I’m looking for this decal:Turner/Brooklure
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: I’m looking for this decal:Turner/Brooklure

I remember an Ebay seller in California making and selling a few of those years ago but no more. I don't think anyone could sell enough of them to make it worth there while. More recently I ran across another Ebay seller that had a bunch of decals and some were GPA related. He would also do custom w...
by gpaguy
Thu Apr 14, 2022 7:43 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Grub !!!
Replies: 32
Views: 522

Re: Grub !!!

Bear Grylls almost puked when he ate one of those.
by gpaguy
Wed Apr 13, 2022 11:17 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Straight globes finally arrived! Light 'em if you got 'em!
Replies: 39
Views: 923

Re: Straight globes finally arrived! Light 'em if you got 'em!

I'd like to try out these globes on a couple of the tiny Turner 711 lanterns I have here. I need to make some measurements.
by gpaguy
Wed Apr 13, 2022 11:07 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Honda EU2200i generator-what's the scam?
Replies: 28
Views: 1218

Re: Honda EU2200i generator-what's the scam?

I don't think even the Chinese could build a Honda copy and sell it for 39.99 and make a profit. There's got to be something else going on here.

Why doesn't someone here buy that and report back on what you receive LOL
by gpaguy
Tue Apr 12, 2022 10:36 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Straight globes finally arrived! Light 'em if you got 'em!
Replies: 39
Views: 923

Re: Straight globes finally arrived! Light 'em if you got 'em!

Those look good and you can't argue with those prices either.
by gpaguy
Sun Apr 10, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What is all this stuff?
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Re: What is all this stuff?

Those burner caps in Pic. #1 look like the caps used on NiteHawk 720 lanterns. The fuel caps in Pic. # 2 do look like Lancaster fuel caps but the wall thickness looks really thin for some reason. Maybe some early versions.
Don't recognize anything else you have there.
by gpaguy
Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Kamplite collar seam separation
Replies: 15
Views: 361

Re: Kamplite collar seam separation

I'm seeing spot welds on one I have here also.
If you can't get that spot welded I don't think it will be a problem. Look how long it's been like that and you couldn't tell till you took it apart.
by gpaguy
Sat Apr 02, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Kamplite collar seam separation
Replies: 15
Views: 361

Re: Kamplite collar seam separation

That may have missed it's stop with the spot welder.
by gpaguy
Fri Apr 01, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I thought about it
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: I thought about it

Come on, do it. That would be funny as hell. You could tell them you're getting better offers and keep jacking the price up into the thousands of dollars.
Just make sure you post a link here so we can follow.
by gpaguy
Thu Mar 31, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Ugly old lanterns that still work great- let's see em
Replies: 17
Views: 557

Re: Ugly old lanterns that still work great- let's see em

coleman54 wrote: Thu Mar 31, 2022 11:29 am 39A3B8C5-0AC4-43B7-9915-7D6B3A43C1DB.jpeg
Larry. If you ever get tired of looking at that ugly old lantern with steel tank contact me. LOL
by gpaguy
Wed Mar 30, 2022 6:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Tulsa Gun Show
Replies: 10
Views: 440

Re: Tulsa Gun Show

I used to go too gun showes all the time but with the price of ammo and guns right now and the thought of being indoors standing shoulder to shoulder with hundreds of other people that could have Corona virus, no thanks.
by gpaguy
Wed Mar 30, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman Model 1 Stove find
Replies: 42
Views: 815

Re: Coleman Model 1 Stove find

I'm wondering if your original tank has been repaired by some PO. Someone could have located a piece of tubing the perfect outside diameter to accept the end caps and other parts. Just happened to be a thicker wall steel pipe. And they screwed up when they put that one end cap back on. Wouldn't it b...
by gpaguy
Sun Mar 27, 2022 12:38 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Weekend find
Replies: 8
Views: 408

Re: Weekend find

I have a few of them here but don't know a lot about them. I did here that the metal thumb screws verses plastic were older models.
Something unique about these lanterns is the base of the tank is made of stainless steel so no worries ever about pinholed tanks.
by gpaguy
Sun Mar 27, 2022 12:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Thanks, folks!
Replies: 6
Views: 292

Re: Thanks, folks!

Never really thought about this but should these felts be changed out ever so often ? I occasionally blow out my most often used funnel with compressed air to get rid of visible debris. My felt doesn't flow kerosene as fast as Naphta but I figured they were all like that.