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by CaptainFantastic
Wed Jun 16, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Blackberry problems? Make Dessert !!
Replies: 9
Views: 144

Re: Blackberry problems? Make Dessert !!

My wife makes Blackberry and Apple Crumble. Pretty similar except bulk up the fruit with part-cooked apples and no flour in the fruit.
by CaptainFantastic
Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It's official, I'm a glamper!
Replies: 38
Views: 423

Re: It's official, I'm a glamper!

Mark that looks really great, I'm sure you'll have plenty of awesome trips and not wake up with a stiff back! Even in our tiny VW California the luxury of sleeping on a sort-of real bed means the wife is happy - and happy wife happy life!
by CaptainFantastic
Sun Jun 13, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Disappointedly stress cracked!
Replies: 17
Views: 354

Re: Disappointedly stress cracked!

Captain! Have you gone the Caswell route? And why kerosene? I don’t have a problem with it being kerosene but is it easier and more advantageous to switch fuels? Yes, I have a Sunflame that was cracked like a sieve. I used loads of Caswells, but it was kero to start with so no conversion needed. Se...
by CaptainFantastic
Sat Jun 12, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Disappointedly stress cracked!
Replies: 17
Views: 354

Re: Disappointedly stress cracked!

Caswell and convert to Kero?
by CaptainFantastic
Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Happy Birthday.....MURFF!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 213

Re: Happy Birthday.....MURFF!!!

Happy Birthday Murff!!!
Hope you have a great day and get time to do what makes you happiest on your day.
by CaptainFantastic
Fri Jun 11, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Well, Mike has done it again...
Replies: 12
Views: 481

Re: Well, Mike has done it again...

I should go check my inventory and just do an order 'coz.
by CaptainFantastic
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:40 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Hello, been awhile, light up, Thanks...
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Hello, been awhile, light up, Thanks...

Welcome back Dax and good to hear from you.
by CaptainFantastic
Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:40 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What Is This Globe?
Replies: 6
Views: 233

Re: What Is This Globe?

Darren had this listed on his globe page, there is also an image.

https://intlccc.net/information/coleman ... reference/

Looks about the same? 1980-1983.
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 29, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: update,stomach virus led to severe dehydration
Replies: 6
Views: 227

Re: update,stomach virus led to severe dehydration

wow. glad that it seems you are all ok now though.
by CaptainFantastic
Wed May 26, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Tempus fugit - wow 6 years!
Replies: 20
Views: 276

Tempus fugit - wow 6 years!

It was six years ago today I joined the CCF because I found a Coleman 236 locally and wanted to find out more about it. I made a post with images and it turned out to be relatively rare being a "Made in USA" 236. I was very pleased and excited. I even got to exchange emails with Terry Marsh. My orig...
by CaptainFantastic
Tue May 25, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: How do you price your stuff?
Replies: 29
Views: 601

Re: How do you price your stuff?

I am very bad at selling. Only sold a few things. As Greg mentions earlier, it will cost me a fortune to get a lantern or lamp to Switzerland ($80 for one, cheaper if multi-), so doing that for a profit is not really feasible even if some folks here will pay more. I have not bought much lately, the ...
by CaptainFantastic
Mon May 24, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Received my Coleman Light today--no patches
Replies: 57
Views: 1269

Re: Received my Coleman Light today--no patches

Erwin wrote: Sun May 23, 2021 12:19 pm I usually give some away to American friends at the ICCC convention but unfortunately I won't be able to make it this year. :cry:
I need to get up there so that I can get a patch next time! But not sure if we can actually visit Germany freely still/yet?
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 22, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Received my Coleman Light today--no patches
Replies: 57
Views: 1269

Re: Received my Coleman Light today--no patches

Erwin that is rather nice!!!
by CaptainFantastic
Thu May 20, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Time for the "Three Word Game."
Replies: 42
Views: 428

Re: Time for the "Three Word Game."

called E.T. to
by CaptainFantastic
Wed May 19, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Moderator Question
Replies: 14
Views: 286

Re: Moderator Question

Thanks Kelly for the screenshot. See below. When things don't stack up then I would first suggest using the 'delete cookies' button on the bottom menu bar/ right had side. If that does not help, then a clear of your local browser cache (or do that first even). If still not fixed, then it could be mo...
by CaptainFantastic
Wed May 19, 2021 6:30 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Moderator Question
Replies: 14
Views: 286

Re: Moderator Question

OK strange. I don't find anything in the background to indicate someone did something.
I'll keep an eye out. Thanks for letting us know.
by CaptainFantastic
Wed May 19, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Moderator Question
Replies: 14
Views: 286

Re: Moderator Question

markamulvaney wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 5:56 am The actual post wasn’t gone just all the replies were missing.
I see 17 posts in that thread, what's exactly the issue?
by CaptainFantastic
Tue May 18, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Received my Coleman Light today--no patches
Replies: 57
Views: 1269

Re: Received my Coleman Light today--no patches

Got mine over the weekend and did not get time to look in detail as I was somewhat otherwise occupied with a certain web forum not working... Came with the patch too, and I am very thankful for the articles, the editor and the contributors. Maybe one day I should write something about collecting in ...
by CaptainFantastic
Tue May 18, 2021 7:01 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Time for the "Three Word Game."
Replies: 42
Views: 428

Re: Time for the "Three Word Game."

The Goose who
by CaptainFantastic
Mon May 17, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Time for the "Three Word Game."
Replies: 42
Views: 428

Re: Time for the "Three Word Game."

the burners, but
by CaptainFantastic
Sun May 16, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OMG! What have we done??
Replies: 60
Views: 1019

Re: OMG! What have we done??

I wonder if this acquisition will singlehandedly halt to meteoric risk of lantern prices when it comes to market at some point? Maybe time to sell now, we've seen the top!?
by CaptainFantastic
Sun May 16, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The RARE 5 Gorgeous Kerosene
Replies: 10
Views: 236

Re: The RARE 5 Gorgeous Kerosene

:cf_sign_wow:
not much else to say!!!!
by CaptainFantastic
Sun May 16, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: FORUM ISSUES - Sat 15 May 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 381

Re: FORUM ISSUES - Sat 15 May 2021

Thanks everyone, it was very stressful trying to work it out :cf_cry: :cf_computeranger: In the end it turned out to be a very simple fix, but that was not obvious throughout the day until a few of us magically got back in (likely Timm's PC reboot did it!) :cf_duh: I was actually reading the forum w...
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 15, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OMG! What have we done??
Replies: 60
Views: 1019

Re: OMG! What have we done??

I don't know if it was just a coincidence, but I restarted my computer and was able to access the site. So we've been waiting on you all day to restart your computer? 😁 Thanks Timm! I wondered why it took all day for me to fix it. Maybe next time if you could do that BEFORE you go to bed it will be...
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 15, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OMG! What have we done??
Replies: 60
Views: 1019

Re: OMG! What have we done??

All them there lanterns and problems with the forum at the same time! What in blazes is going on? Uncle Sidney really done did it this time! "Small problem with a recent conjugal visit" doesn't cut it this time. He really dug himself a deep hole now. Thanks Ian and Admins for getting to the bottom ...
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 15, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: FORUM ISSUES - Sat 15 May 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 381

Re: FORUM ISSUES - Sat 15 May 2021

OK it looks like we are back up fully now. Thanks for your patience today, and sorry for the inconvenience.
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 15, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: FORUM ISSUES - Sat 15 May 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 381

FORUM ISSUES - Sat 15 May 2021

All, there has been an issue with accessing the forum. I have been working to fix it all day, and it appears some functionality has returned.

Please bear with us as we get the site back up fully.
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 15, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OMG! What have we done??
Replies: 60
Views: 1019

Re: OMG! What have we done??

Hot_Diggity wrote: Sat May 15, 2021 8:13 pm Looks like PMs might not be readable. At least there's still four in my outbox.
Probably as nobody has been logged in the past 12 hours...
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 15, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OMG! What have we done??
Replies: 60
Views: 1019

Re: OMG! What have we done??

If you managed to get back on, and you are in contact with some others who are wondering what is happening, then they should be able to see the site if they go to a non-existing page
by CaptainFantastic
Sat May 15, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OMG! What have we done??
Replies: 60
Views: 1019

Re: OMG! What have we done??

Hey guys - yes still working on it. Somehow it seems we can access the site in some parts but not others. Nothing changed on our side, so it may well be a hosting site issue. We have not be hacked, just to give some comfort there. Anyway, I'm still looking into it, but need some sleep as been on thi...
by CaptainFantastic
Fri May 14, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: simplifying life
Replies: 34
Views: 602

Re: simplifying life

Cool thread. I agree with Dean. 100% on the mark and is what I subscribe to. Also, don't flaunt it. If you see a flash person, then likely they are not actually rich.
by CaptainFantastic
Tue May 11, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Speaking of lumber prices...houses 😮
Replies: 41
Views: 657

Re: Speaking of lumber prices...houses 😮

Yep, prices gone crazy in some parts of the rest of the world too for the same reasons Timm says. I am selling a place in the UK right now, mainly because we simply cannot get over there and even when things calm down I'm sure it will not be as easy as before. Still, the prices are up so I'm happy. ...
by CaptainFantastic
Sun May 09, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: How to Post Pictures Here
Replies: 7
Views: 84

Re: How to Post Pictures Here

Hi Rick, have a read of these two threads: Uploading photos: https://colemancollectorsforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=20696 Linking to a hosting photo site: https://colemancollectorsforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=20702 Not sure what most use, there was the PhotoBucket debacle some years back, Flickr ...
by CaptainFantastic
Fri May 07, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Red 220e with amber globe
Replies: 19
Views: 257

Re: Red 220e with amber globe

Very nice.
by CaptainFantastic
Tue May 04, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: May the 4th be with you
Replies: 6
Views: 164

May the 4th be with you

For you Star Wars fans, today is Star Wars Day

Go to google.com and search for "May the 4th be with you". Nice little touch from them.

https://www.google.com/search?q=may+the+4th+be+with+you
by CaptainFantastic
Mon May 03, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Quick overnight camping trip
Replies: 19
Views: 226

Re: Quick overnight camping trip

As always Mark, great pictures and a great trip! Thanks for sharing.
by CaptainFantastic
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I can't stop bringing them home...
Replies: 17
Views: 258

Re: I can't stop bringing them home...

I only have three I think, and one is the brass version. All users.
Toby that's a cool set. Andy's too!
by CaptainFantastic
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Tried a Coleman 502 with kerosene and no joy
Replies: 15
Views: 206

Re: Tried a Coleman 502 with kerosene and no joy

I tried this experiment by accident one time. Filled the 502 with kero by mistake and wondered WTH it wouldn't light! When I realised I just dumped it out and refilled with CF and it worked fine. As far as kero on the concrete floor, just leave it. It will evaporate. I spilled it often on the garage...
by CaptainFantastic
Thu Apr 29, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Score today and some photos
Replies: 22
Views: 366

Re: Score today and some photos

just last night Ian i see a short travel show all about the NEW VW bus like you have , it showed all the features , hide away chairs n tables , shower , awning , pop top roof , all the cool features ...... then at the very end it says to bad you cant get in the states :-( Hahaha too bad Steve! I've...
by CaptainFantastic
Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Score today and some photos
Replies: 22
Views: 366

Re: Score today and some photos

@grob - yes the source for those falls is the cave system. Amazing walking through and realising just how much water over such a long time forms these caves and falls. @erwin - this was from the big brocki you and I visited, the old hotel... I was lucky! I just opened up the fuel cap, it smelled lik...
by CaptainFantastic
Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Score today and some photos
Replies: 22
Views: 366

Re: Score today and some photos

Jim I think it's been fired once but not much more. I don't understand why there is a new generator on it either, and the old one in the box with gen-nut too. I'll have to dig into it and see. For those wondering, the scenery is Bernese Oberland - St Beatus Caves and the Brienzersee, plus a campsite...
by CaptainFantastic
Wed Apr 28, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Score today and some photos
Replies: 22
Views: 366

Score today and some photos

Well I have not been out looking for anything lately, and even less looking to buy on auctions or here (I could have snagged that nice Burg 288 posted in my timezone, but left it...) We took a small overnighter with the VW van and this morning went to big Brockenhaus. In the outside part I spotted t...
by CaptainFantastic
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Happy Birthday Warren Wright...!
Replies: 34
Views: 221

Re: Happy Birthday Warren Wright...!

Have a good one, Warren!
by CaptainFantastic
Sun Apr 18, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: HBD 1hpycmpr!
Replies: 39
Views: 279

Re: HBD 1hpycmpr!

Happy belated B-Day too! Glad it was a good one!
by CaptainFantastic
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Having a weird name can suck....
Replies: 46
Views: 628

Re: Having a weird name can suck....

Pity an ex-work colleague of mine... surname Butt
by CaptainFantastic
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The question of providing values
Replies: 73
Views: 987

Re: The question of providing values

Don't forget there is a lot of 'grey market' trading in lanterns. By that I mean a buyer and seller agree a price outside of any forum or auction site. Often, these prices will only be known to the two parties involved (and definitely not known by their respective spouses!) and the prices likely are...
by CaptainFantastic
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It took 120 years for this lantern
Replies: 40
Views: 678

Re: It took 120 years for this lantern

:cf_woweyes: :cf_sign_wow: :cf_sign_yousuck: Seriously, that is very nice indeed. Would it be something that us mortals can acquire at some point assuming an exorbitant and of money crosses the correct palms? Edit to add: can we get Murff or whoever it was last time to pressure Coleman to issue thes...
by CaptainFantastic
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New hobbies while under lockdown
Replies: 21
Views: 323

Re: New hobbies while under lockdown

Paddywonka wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:45 am ... started throwing axes again.
:shock: 8-)
Sounds about the most dangerous new hobby we might hear about!
by CaptainFantastic
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:01 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New hobbies while under lockdown
Replies: 21
Views: 323

Re: New hobbies while under lockdown

CB Radio.
Some basic whittling.
by CaptainFantastic
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Gunhippies birthday
Replies: 41
Views: 322

Re: Gunhippies birthday

Happy birthday Timm!