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by tidwell_blake
Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: Southeast Coleman collector Gathering Spring 23’ April 27-30 Flaming Arrow Campground Whittier NC.
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Southeast Coleman collector Gathering Spring 23’ April 27-30 Flaming Arrow Campground Whittier NC.

There will be a Southeast Coleman collector Gathering held in whittier NC at flaming arrow campground. It’s right down the road from Cherokee NC and the Smokey mountain national park. I’ve spoke with the owner and already gave her a general idea of # of sites needed. We are pencilled in for those da...
by tidwell_blake
Tue Nov 29, 2022 2:01 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park

gwillmot wrote: Sun Nov 27, 2022 5:14 pm Did anyone see a Jerry O'Connell there?
Jerry didn’t make this one but I hope he can make the next one this spring. He was missed.
by tidwell_blake
Tue Nov 29, 2022 1:56 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park

Just a tad late with this comment but my son and myself had a blast at the park and enjoyed the fellowship as always. A huge thank you to everyone who lined everything up and hosted the event! Mr. Tidwell is one of the best human beings out there!! Thank you buddy for the kind words. I was just the...
by tidwell_blake
Mon Nov 14, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Picture heavy. Southeast fall gathering at Elijah Clark state park.
Replies: 13
Views: 269

Re: Picture heavy. Southeast fall gathering at Elijah Clark state park.

I honestly got so caught up just socializing I didn’t even look at what people had for sale much at all. I committed prior to the event to buy a Kaufman lamp and a nulite chandelier and that’s all I planned on buying. So bought those and worked out a trade for a milspec Brent had. Lightest load I’ve...
by tidwell_blake
Mon Nov 14, 2022 1:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Picture heavy. Southeast fall gathering at Elijah Clark state park.
Replies: 13
Views: 269

Picture heavy. Southeast fall gathering at Elijah Clark state park.

Another gathering in the books, we battled the weather at times but ultimately had an awesome time. Anyone that may have hesitated to come due to weather truly missed out. William Akers planned it and I wanted to share a quote he made and some pics. Per William I quote “ I would like to thank each a...
by tidwell_blake
Tue Nov 08, 2022 1:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: ICCC Login.
Replies: 12
Views: 242

Re: ICCC Login.

Yeah some things on the member area require u to log in. Once u log in once I think it retains that for awhile while you browsing and never close your browser and can click thru everything without logging in again. But if u close the page and come back later or next day usually have to log in again ...
by tidwell_blake
Sat Nov 05, 2022 2:40 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Birthday lanterns. Picture with dates list
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Birthday lanterns. Picture with dates list

Blake, Don't forget the meet at Nocallulla is this weekend. I’m going to try and make it tomorrow at some point hopefully if I’m feeling better. I’ve still not made it out to my shop to get pictures for these guys I’ve been sick with a creepin cough that keeps getting worse and felt rough past few ...
by tidwell_blake
Fri Nov 04, 2022 3:43 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Birthday lanterns. Picture with dates list
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Birthday lanterns. Picture with dates list

Responded to the pms. I’ve been a little under the weather so didn’t work out in the shop tonight. I’ll get some pictures and quotes to yal tomorrow.
by tidwell_blake
Fri Nov 04, 2022 12:31 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Birthday lanterns. Picture with dates list
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Birthday lanterns. Picture with dates list

I have a bunch of 220s/228s. Some are nice and some are parts lanterns. Some have already had stuff stripped from them but I could make it complete again if I had to. Prices vary by condition but a rough parts lantern grade that needs a complete resto are $5 to some of the nicer complete ones are 25...
by tidwell_blake
Tue Nov 01, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Japan model 216 lantern
Replies: 30
Views: 539

Re: Coleman Japan model 216 lantern

I believe they could sell these things here if they actually made it known, had some in brick and mortar a person can actually lay there hands on and see one in person. U have to dig around on the internet just to find a new gas lantern. People going to there local place to buy sporting goods you al...
by tidwell_blake
Sat Oct 29, 2022 12:24 am
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: Savannah GA area
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Savannah GA area

I know I’m a little late but I’m in Savannah, Bloomingdale actually but close enough. I just joined the forum so I’m catching up. I’ll be at the fall gathering at Elijah Clark, just reserved a spot today. That’s awesome. I’m in Site 51 look for the long big blue chevy truck with a camper shell. Loo...
by tidwell_blake
Fri Oct 28, 2022 7:13 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: ICCC login Problem?
Replies: 28
Views: 392

Re: ICCC login Problem?

I admit, I screwed up! I'd blame the proofreader (who shall remain nameless) who should have caught the error, but he would just blame me for three months of confusion and hilarity, again. What's missing is a hyphen (-) between the 3 and L in the password like Kevin states above! Murff Thanks for c...
by tidwell_blake
Thu Oct 20, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Quick D/E Collar Question
Replies: 15
Views: 268

Re: Quick D/E Collar Question

Ive also spruced up some pretty nasty collars with a soft copper wire wheel in a drill. I usually shine them up with that and spray either a zinc coating spray paint on it or sometimes I just polish the bare metal really well and spray some clear coat on it to keep it from rusting in the future.
by tidwell_blake
Thu Oct 20, 2022 1:36 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Quick D/E Collar Question
Replies: 15
Views: 268

Re: Quick D/E Collar Question

Can't look at it until Saturday, schedules don't mesh, it's only Wednesday now, so not entirely sure it'll still be there by then. I should have a good 220D collar for you if u decide u need one. I just sold the tank off one and I’m going to have the rest of the parts leftover and will be saving an...
by tidwell_blake
Mon Oct 17, 2022 1:20 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park

Bump. I think just about everyone that’s coming has reserved. Just wanted to bump post in case someone hasn’t saw this. I think the campground is pretty full now but we can always try and squeeze someone in somewhere.
by tidwell_blake
Thu Oct 06, 2022 7:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Just checking in, weird unknown globe found.
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Re: Just checking in, weird unknown globe found.

Very cool globe, Blake! I've never seen so much as a picture of one like that. I found an odd Kamplite globe this summer, too: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52259777040_fc608e5d59_b.jpg I'm pretty sure it's a Kamplite, but welcome other opinions ;) That’s a pretty awesome globe. I’ve seen the...
by tidwell_blake
Thu Oct 06, 2022 3:30 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Just checking in, weird unknown globe found.
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Re: Just checking in, weird unknown globe found.

Yeah that thought crossed my mind that maybe an employee was experimenting at a glass factory. Or somewhere that dyed glass. Who knows. The glass Is very heavy but it fits on a kamplite perfectly. A tad thicker than a Coleman globe. I’ve had some old oddball glass that seemed to be this same thickne...
by tidwell_blake
Thu Oct 06, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Just checking in, weird unknown globe found.
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Just checking in, weird unknown globe found.

Hadn’t posted in here in awhile. I found this kamplite on eBay a few weeks ago and was intrigued of the weird globe. It’s 3/4 amber and half frosted. It’s not painted. Definitely dyed glass. And it has apparently been on the lantern for years and years. I’ve never saw anything like it. I flipped it ...
by tidwell_blake
Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:37 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: ISO agm 335 fount. Ok if slightly cracked just need solid bottom.
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: ISO agm 335 fount. Ok if slightly cracked just need solid bottom.

Just holler at me when you get back Jeremy. Thanks.
by tidwell_blake
Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:32 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Lantern bail spiral wrap. $10 shipped.
Replies: 26
Views: 754

Re: Lantern bail spiral wrap. $10 shipped.

I’ll take 2 bags. Pm coming. I couldn’t quite figure out the private message since the forum changed. it should of sent u a message to your email with my info.
by tidwell_blake
Wed Sep 07, 2022 8:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: ISO agm 335 fount. Ok if slightly cracked just need solid bottom.
Replies: 3
Views: 149

ISO agm 335 fount. Ok if slightly cracked just need solid bottom.

My 335 fount is rotted on bottom. I could deal with one with a couple small cracks if it’s sealable with caswells. I know it’s a long shot but u never know. It’s going to get put on some type of fount or saved for parts for my good one. Lantern in left in picture. I’d also take a incomplete parts la...
by tidwell_blake
Wed Sep 07, 2022 1:11 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park

Lewis Made up a little flyer for November. Just a quick rundown of what to look forward to! No times are set in stone, this is purely for everyones planning purposes. We will figure out times for contests and lightups at lunch on Saturday. Beater Lantern contest is reported to have a custom lantern ...
by tidwell_blake
Wed Jul 13, 2022 5:03 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park

Bump post, I think just about all our regulars have reserved. Not much more has been booked up since the last park map I posted above. There’s still lots of availability in the middle on the 80s campsites. The water front ones look to all be booked now.
by tidwell_blake
Wed May 25, 2022 10:03 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Hartford 200A Cleanup
Replies: 6
Views: 253

Re: Hartford 200A Cleanup

Ed always has the best stuff for sale.
by tidwell_blake
Tue May 17, 2022 12:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Shipping and custom prices are outrageous!
Replies: 10
Views: 318

Re: Shipping and custom prices are outrageous!

Shippo is a good way to ship too. My wife uses it for her business and it saves us a ton of money.
by tidwell_blake
Mon May 16, 2022 3:43 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park

As of right now there’s still some sites available close to the rest of the group in campground 1. There’s some sites on the 80-88 area that are standard campsites that are still freed up Thursday thru Sunday. Also still a few of the low 30’s ones that are the premium waterfront ones left. Then the ...
by tidwell_blake
Tue May 10, 2022 2:19 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The quirks of your collection
Replies: 18
Views: 506

Re: The quirks of your collection

I get a kick out of getting the most hammered to crap beat down cast away lantern to run again. I get even more of a kick out of barely having to do anything for it to run. I like when I find them with old modifications that a previous owner lovingly done to it to keep it in use. Kinda like this old...
by tidwell_blake
Tue May 10, 2022 2:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Just another 220B 🇨🇦‼️
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: Just another 220B 🇨🇦‼️

Man I’d love to have one of those. My grandpas birthday lantern. I’ve not even found a US B that date.
by tidwell_blake
Tue May 10, 2022 12:58 am
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: Savannah GA area
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Savannah GA area

We have set the dates for the fall. Info is in the gathering section but it will be November 11-13 at Elijah Clark state park. Not very far at all. Most of us are already reserving spots in campground #1. Unfortunately since COVID it’s hard to get campsites reserved when u have 75-100 people wanting...
by tidwell_blake
Tue May 10, 2022 12:41 am
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park

I’ve already booked site 51, several other members have booked sites close to there. The blue highlighted ones are available Thursday thru Sunday that week. The brown ones people have already booked.
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by tidwell_blake
Tue May 10, 2022 12:28 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Southeast fall gathering dates are set, info on gatherings section.
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Southeast fall gathering dates are set, info on gatherings section.

Just trying to make sure everyone knows. We are having to plan 6 months in advanced to secure enough campsites. Per our host William Akers “Planning this early! November 11-13 at Elijah Clark state park in Lincolnton Georgia. The campground is gonna fill up soon so book your sites now! Looks like th...
by tidwell_blake
Mon May 09, 2022 11:48 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: 22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park
Replies: 11
Views: 501

22’ Fall Gathering, Southeast Coleman collectors, Elijah Clark State Park

Per our host William Akers “Planning this early! November 11-13 at Elijah Clark state park in Lincolnton Georgia. The campground is gonna fill up soon so book your sites now! Looks like the most availability in Loop/campground 1 but choose where you want. We’ll post a map for the campground as folks...
by tidwell_blake
Mon May 09, 2022 12:38 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Crown fuel at Walmart
Replies: 61
Views: 1738

Re: Crown fuel at Walmart

I’ve been throwing a can in our grocery pickups for months to stock up. It won’t ever be any cheaper. Went to a gathering last week and done a grocery pickup for the stuff I needed to take to the gathering. I put 4 gallons with the groceries, and picked it up at 9:00pm after the wife and kids went t...
by tidwell_blake
Fri May 06, 2022 1:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New member from middle TN
Replies: 19
Views: 354

Re: New member from middle TN

Stay tuned to the gathering section. We just had a lantern gathering at Hartford Tennessee which is north east of gatlinburg. Had allot of middle Tennessee guys there. Gatherings are a great way to meet new collectors and buy and trade some items. https://i.postimg.cc/7hGPnK6g/C3-A3965-D-732-A-48-DE...
by tidwell_blake
Tue May 03, 2022 6:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I'd this lantern?
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: I'd this lantern?

Looks like a prentiss wabers of some type. Can’t remember the model number right off hand. Some are labeled for Sears.
by tidwell_blake
Tue May 03, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: Savannah GA area
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Savannah GA area

Yeah we were going to try and have it at Elijah Clark state park. Or maybe Georgia veterans in cordelle GA. I’ve looked online at the area we usually reserve and allot of the spots we normally book are already booked this far out. Mid to late October is the plan. William Akers III is the one hosting...
by tidwell_blake
Tue May 03, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Southeast Coleman collectors gathering in Hartford.
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Southeast Coleman collectors gathering in Hartford.

I’m happy with how this one turned out. Thanks to all that helped with everything, Also we had a surprise treat Friday evening and Michael Ramsey’s bluegrass band played for us. These things never seem to last long enough. I got to catch up with old friends and meet some new ones. Unloaded allot of ...
by tidwell_blake
Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Gatherings, Meets & Get-Togethers
Topic: Southeast Coleman collectors gathering Hartford Tennessee buy/sale/trade thread.
Replies: 7
Views: 308

Southeast Coleman collectors gathering Hartford Tennessee buy/sale/trade thread.

Almost a month a away. I figured it was about time to post this thread. Post buy sell trade and want items here. There’s also a thread on due south Facebook group as well. As some of you may know I’m now hosting the event and if anyone has any questions just shoot me a message here or text or call 2...
by tidwell_blake
Wed Nov 10, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 220/228B pulsing sounds
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: 220/228B pulsing sounds

Just how they are. How ya know it’s working good lol
by tidwell_blake
Mon Nov 08, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Need help to ID these parts
Replies: 16
Views: 491

Re: Need help to ID these parts

For what it's worth I run several iron gens on my lamps and lanterns with no discernable difference in performance... There's only a 0.0005 difference in orfice size... I do the same thing. NOS iron generators can be had allot cheaper than lantern generators. I bought a lot of NOS iron roto gens an...
by tidwell_blake
Thu Nov 04, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman 639C Back in Stock
Replies: 18
Views: 537

Re: Coleman 639C Back in Stock

Too bad all the outlets closed. I was so used to never paying over $75 for one on sale. I should of bought more when I could at that price point. I was going to start buying a new one every year.
by tidwell_blake
Tue Nov 02, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: FUEL
Replies: 16
Views: 834

Re: FUEL

Been $8.86 here for the last year and a half or so. Went up from $7.64. When u can find it. Crowns always gone here. All they usually have is smaller cans and Coleman brand most the time.
by tidwell_blake
Tue Nov 02, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Slant valve stem question
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Slant valve stem question

Chucker wrote: Tue Nov 02, 2021 12:01 am This one?

https://www.oldcolemanparts.com/product ... at=&page=1
Yeah I went ahead and ordered one last night. Should have me fixed up. I guess I was typing in the wrong search criteria to start with.
by tidwell_blake
Mon Nov 01, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Slant valve stem question
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Slant valve stem question

Oh ok. I guess I didn’t search good enough on OCP. If they have one I’m in business then. I’m not sure which one I had to start with so any will do for me at this point.
by tidwell_blake
Mon Nov 01, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Slant valve stem question
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Slant valve stem question

Do any other common lanterns valve stems work on a slant valve or is it specific to a slant valve. Mines broke off and bent where a wheel would of been originally. Or maybe it was a solid knob that just broke off. There’s no way to reattach anything to it for a wheel. Regardless I need a valve stem ...
by tidwell_blake
Fri Oct 29, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I got too much stuff
Replies: 33
Views: 1088

Re: I got too much stuff

I’ve got a 10x20 storage building packed full of just lantern gpa stuff. Just sold my house. Then I’ve got a 24x24 and a 30x40 shop at different places that’s from my other hobby. Not a single car is inside right now. The buildings there all crammed with hot rod parts NOS parts, hard to find race pa...
by tidwell_blake
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: finally a little forum time.
Replies: 5
Views: 278

Re: finally a little forum time.

I share the same frustration. I spent all summer remodeling my house. Then sold it and moved in with in-laws till our new one is built. All my stuff is in storage to top that all off. I did take about 10 lanterns out and my basic camping essentials and went to a Coleman gathering this weekend. Now I...
by tidwell_blake
Fri Oct 29, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Hello - From Old Coleman Parts!
Replies: 67
Views: 2173

Re: Hello - From Old Coleman Parts!

Thanks for what yal do. Those are big shoes to fill but I know u will be successful. I actually just placed a big order yesterday!! Keep up the good work.
by tidwell_blake
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Stove I.D.
Replies: 26
Views: 906

Re: Stove I.D.

If u can get the paint off the tag I’m wondering if it was badged for Sears or Montgomery wards. Seems like the store branded stuff was black from factory allot of times in this era. Obviously it’s had some more black paint at some point but may of originally been black.

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