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by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 5:48 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Check out the oven on this 2-burner Coleman stove.
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by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 5:42 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Barrett wrote: Wed Jul 06, 2022 5:34 am Really enjoying this! Thanks for taking the time to share.
Glad to hear people are liking it! 😀
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 5:41 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Rustytank wrote: Wed Jul 06, 2022 5:16 am Thank you for posting this! Very neat stuff.
It's too fun!
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:36 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

This woman has a Coleman setup; 500A stove, propane lantern and cooler:

SWL_500_Cooler_Propane_Lantern.JPG
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:34 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Check out these guys with an AGM Inverted...

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by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:05 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

How about this? Even the Coleman Heatmaster gets a page.

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by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 3:59 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Seems like someone here on CCF was asking about this Port-A-Camp Kitchen recently. It's got that Coleman-looking tank and generator. SWL_Port_A_Camp.JPG Was it meant for propane or did someone convert it? I wonder if you could have robbed a Coleman stove of the tank assy and used it on the Port-A-C...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 3:56 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

>>Hmmm, "Station wagon Living" - these days people that do that are called homeless... Hahahaha. When I saw the title, I thought someone had fallen on some really hard times. Glad it wasn't that. Steve, Those books and the info you published are awesome. I hadn't heard of them before now. They are ...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 3:52 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Majicwrench wrote: Wed Jul 06, 2022 3:43 am Steve, Stesco's are great runners, go for it, you'll love it. If the cork provided a better seal I would use mine a lot.
No kidding! Well . . . maybe it's time!
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 3:51 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Seems like someone here on CCF was asking about this Port-A-Camp Kitchen recently. It's got that Coleman-looking tank and generator. Thanks for posting! The Flinson Stove was Subject of a nice presentation at ICCC Austin. Believe an article is forthcoming. https://i.postimg.cc/9f4sSR6m/20220624-145...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 3:12 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What do you all think of my collection of workbench lubes and oils?
Replies: 14
Views: 134

Re: What do you all think of my collection of workbench lubes and oils?

I didn't see where you said you had neatsfoot oil or is that the shoe oil?. That's definitely one you should add, IMHO.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 3:04 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Hmmm, "Station wagon Living" - these days people that do that are called homeless... (Not by me, but...) I hadn't heard that before but I can see it. All of the gear looks like Overlanding to me. That's partially why I find it fun, but also, my family vacations from the late 1960s until the late 19...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:46 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Seems like someone here on CCF was asking about this Port-A-Camp Kitchen recently. It's got that Coleman-looking tank and generator.

SWL_Port_A_Camp.JPG
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:43 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

I think it would be cool to find one of these Sievert heater/stove/light GPAs in the wild...

SWL_Sievert.JPG
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:31 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

I have one of the many other versions of this Stesco stove (Lil' Injun Scout), but I didn't think it was meant to burn white gas. I thought maybe it was kero or alcohol. Go figure! I haven't lit it yet because I wasn't sure which fuel I wanted to use. The only caution they give is to fill it only ha...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:27 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Tgarner01 wrote: Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:22 am Is No.8 a Bernz? Cool ads!
Number 8 is a Prepo 1-burner with shields.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:25 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Who knew the Coleman 500A was handy on hikes? I mean . . . this was a decade after Coleman stopped making the 530 Pocket Stove and Coleman had made the 520, M-1942 and the M-1950. Didn't it occur to them to make a smaller packable stove for the general public, by now? That seems odd. The picnic stov...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Re: Station Wagon Living - GPAs

I had questions about who and when this oddball stove was made when I bought it about 5 years ago. Low and behold, here it is! I can now confirm what I thought, that it is an AGM and made as early as 1957. I can also see that it likely had the round base instead of the wire base. I happen to have ne...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:04 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Station Wagon Living - GPAs
Replies: 31
Views: 168

Station Wagon Living - GPAs

Not too long ago, I was searching for information about Turm-Sport alcohol stoves and found a post over at Classic Camp Stoves which showed a photo from a book (part of a 2-book set) call Ford Treasury of Station Wagon Living. I was getting things ready for my own blog post about the Turm-Sport and ...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Tue Jul 05, 2022 1:13 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Optimus 77 alcohol stove and cookset $40+
Replies: 2
Views: 161

Re: Optimus 77 alcohol stove and cookset $40+

Sheesh! Didn't even get a chance to look at it in detail.😀
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jul 04, 2022 8:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking
Replies: 22
Views: 194

Re: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking

It is getting harder to get worked up over much of anything, don't camp or bp like I would like, winter snow camping is more of a struggle. I've only missed two times the last 8 years maybe of not getting a bp trip in for a given month. My foot is hurting, so planned bp trips in Oregon may not happ...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jul 04, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking
Replies: 22
Views: 194

Re: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking

A coworker hiked the 75 kilometre west coast trail on Vancouver Island 6 or 7 years ago. Her pack was almost 100 pounds. She doesn't weigh much more than that. She saw a guy packing so ultralight he was barefoot. Another coworker did the same trail about 20 years ago. He saw one guy start the trail...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jul 04, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking
Replies: 22
Views: 194

Re: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking

Great pictures, Steve and they sure take me back to time spent in the Winds with my boys. Other than the 40lb pack…mine was never that light, even if it was a weekend trip! 😁 How far in and did you folks have the place to yourselves? The 40 pound pack is now what I consider normal, down from the 50...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jul 04, 2022 3:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking
Replies: 22
Views: 194

Re: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking

Great pictures, Steve and they sure take me back to time spent in the Winds with my boys. Other than the 40lb pack…mine was never that light, even if it was a weekend trip! 😁 How far in and did you folks have the place to yourselves? The 40 pound pack is now what I consider normal, down from the 50...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jul 04, 2022 5:34 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking
Replies: 22
Views: 194

Re: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking

Thanks for all the comments. It makes a nice day hike too, if you're ever in that area.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jul 04, 2022 3:30 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking
Replies: 22
Views: 194

Lily Lake, Colorado- Backpacking

I was on a 3 day backpacking trip returning today. The destination was Lily Lake in Colorado's Sangre de Cristo range and just north of the Fourteener, Blanca Peak. https://i.postimg.cc/bYQZPZW3/20220701-191342.jpg It rained just after we arrived and we had a mix of clouds and sun all weekend. https...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Fri Jul 01, 2022 12:09 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Prentiss Wabers Pump
Replies: 6
Views: 117

Re: Prentiss Wabers Pump

Agreed. I also have the short pump with the loop handle for my Prentiss Wabers stove.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Thu Jun 30, 2022 7:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Prentiss Wabers Pump
Replies: 6
Views: 117

Re: Prentiss Wabers Pump

The only Model 9 I saw on Terry Marsh's site doesn't have an integrated pump. Could you post a photo of the stove and tank? Maybe we could figure it out from there. Also, please post a photo of your pump selection. That might also help.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Thu Jun 30, 2022 4:32 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Today’s score - First brown
Replies: 11
Views: 225

Re: Today’s score - First brown

Newfie wrote: Thu Jun 30, 2022 1:23 am The hole in the base would have been for a filler tube called an Easi Fil. They fit snugly into the smaller gallon can spouts found on Coleman fuel cans from the 80s.
Ohhhh... that's what that hole is for. Been wondering about that. Thanks!
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jun 27, 2022 12:23 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Dimming older non adjustable lanterns with tip cleaner?
Replies: 16
Views: 212

Re: Dimming older non adjustable lanterns with tip cleaner?

I do it quite a bit. I'm still not sure why it is discouraged. Using the tip cleaner wire is how suitcase stoves adjust the flame, so why is it wrong for a lantern? Heat? Pressure?
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jun 27, 2022 12:19 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What in the devil? 500 A 40
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: What in the devil? 500 A 40

I'd say yes. It's bringing more money because 1940 was the year it came out in the US. I believe production began in Canada in 1937. I have one 500A, but if I were to buy a 500, it would most likely be a 1940. I would also say that I think most collectors are not interested in paying those high pric...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sun Jun 26, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Coleman Enthusiast, New Member
Replies: 27
Views: 359

Re: Old Coleman Enthusiast, New Member

Welcome from Colorado! Fixing my Coleman 400A stove is what got me going on this stuff. Since you've already been there I'll bet you have a better idea this time where you want to go with it.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sun Jun 26, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Another Me, the Wife, the Dogs overnighter
Replies: 11
Views: 183

Re: Another Me, the Wife, the Dogs overnighter

Nice! I loaded my pack last night, but it rained most of the night and is supposed to rain most of today, too. A little jealous of you getting out there, but it looks great! Good for you guys. 😀
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sun Jun 26, 2022 2:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Found a 3-burner PW stove
Replies: 27
Views: 275

Re: Found a 3-burner PW stove

I have been developing these replacement decals for all those models (401, 402, 4521, 4522, 4523, 4521-A, 4522-A, 4523-A, 4821, 4822, 4823). They are waterslide decals so they look very much like the originals.

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by Coldwaterpaddler
Sun Jun 26, 2022 6:07 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Found a 3-burner PW stove
Replies: 27
Views: 275

Re: Found a 3-burner PW stove

Rfieldbuilds wrote: Sun Jun 26, 2022 5:16 am Congrats. I also stumbled into a PW 3B.

Any idea where to get a replacement decal?
Are you looking for a decal for 4523, 4523-A or 4823?
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sun Jun 26, 2022 1:03 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Found a 3-burner PW stove
Replies: 27
Views: 275

Re: Found a 3-burner PW stove

Fire it up. I'm curious if the secondary burners burn the same as the primary. The 'wedge' certainly does, unlike Coleman's. Unfortunately that won’t happen for a bit, Jim. The knobs are stuck and I didn’t get too aggressive with them. Once it’s up and running, a money shot will be shared. Preway u...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sun Jun 26, 2022 12:56 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Found a 3-burner PW stove
Replies: 27
Views: 275

Re: Found a 3-burner PW stove

Those are nice, albeit a bit large. My youngest son of 28, uses the light-green, 2-burner version (402) which I believe is slightly older than that model and has the cast iron grate. He --REALLY -- likes that stove and takes it everywhere in his car. It seems like that 4523-A would be a good complim...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sat Jun 25, 2022 7:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Found another
Replies: 25
Views: 553

Re: Found another

So that's what happened to my father's lantern! I should thank that guy for finding it! Just kidding of course, however, the story reminded me that in the late 60s, when I was about 5 or 6 years old we were camped west of Yellowstone. It began to rain sometime after breakfast so my father put the Co...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sat Jun 25, 2022 5:59 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Blue bomber
Replies: 4
Views: 162

Re: Blue bomber

It looks pretty good, IMO. I don't ever see those around here. Nice!
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sat Jun 25, 2022 5:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New guy in town
Replies: 43
Views: 536

Re: New guy in town

Another welcome from Colorado. I think you'll find that there are a bunch here who share your same interests of hunting, fishing, guns, cars, knives, etc. So, add in a few GPAs (stoves, lanterns, heaters, lamps, irons) and you're there. Enjoy!
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sat Jun 25, 2022 2:10 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 237a
Replies: 28
Views: 297

Re: 237a

Tgarner01 wrote: Sat Jun 25, 2022 1:06 am
Coldwaterpaddler wrote: Sat Jun 25, 2022 12:27 am So, will any 237A run on CF without change? Can I run my 1940/41 237A on CF as is?
Definitely, still need a pre-heat, albeit not nearly as long of one. Won't be as bright as kero, but still plenty bright.
Awesome and good to know. I really like my 237A and of course the 290A.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sat Jun 25, 2022 12:27 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 237a
Replies: 28
Views: 297

Re: 237a

So, will any 237A run on CF without change? Can I run my 1940/41 237A on CF as is?
by Coldwaterpaddler
Sat Jun 25, 2022 12:02 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Handy Gas Plant
Replies: 3
Views: 128

Re: Handy Gas Plant

Are you looking at the older ones with the silver tank or the ones with the black tank?

My silver one (5025) does not have a tag. My 457G does have tag however, it does not have the G even though it does have the grate.

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by Coldwaterpaddler
Fri Jun 24, 2022 4:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Pikes Peak Hill Climb 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 186

Re: Pikes Peak Hill Climb 2022

The reason I'm a backpacker is because I like to avoid crowds...:-) Therefore, I do not plan to attend. I was planning on backpacking, however.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Thu Jun 23, 2022 12:37 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLD ...Tilley R1 heater
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Re: F.S ...Tilley R1 heater

PM incoming...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Tue Jun 21, 2022 3:58 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Antique store JC Higgins
Replies: 17
Views: 305

Re: Antique store JC Higgins

Didn't you just find a 290A with the deluxe globe? Man, you're on a roll! Congrats!
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:14 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Albert Lea Tourist: A new twist on safety? Just unbelievable.
Replies: 7
Views: 190

Re: Albert Lea Tourist: A new twist on safety? Just unbelievable.

Looks like a total rework by a previous owner. I never considered a fire extinguisher, or a propane bottle, to replace an original, but rusted out suitcase stove tank, but if you've got the skills I bet it could work just fine.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Colorado camp out
Replies: 32
Views: 421

Re: Colorado camp out

I never noticed until today that the suitcase stove was a 3-burner. Go figure! Looks like you had the place to yourselves. Nice!

Classic Colorado scenery that I never get tired of looking at.
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:46 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: *sold*
Replies: 10
Views: 576

Re: FS Aladdin M1942 1st model (now with video)

I've restored a couple of these to working condition. The burner isn't supposed to go up and down. The packings likely need replacement, or the packing retainer ring is missing, and/or the valve stem is stuck in the wheel, so it's pushing up the burner, but all of that is fixable. It was actually me...
by Coldwaterpaddler
Mon Jun 20, 2022 3:50 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 9C Burner Caps
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: 9C Burner Caps

Anyone have any info on these burner caps off a 9C? One is brass and what one would expect. All the photos I've seen of 2Cs and 9Cs show them with two of these brass caps. But this one's also got a cast iron cap. My first though was that the cast iron cap had been taken from a later stove, but on c...