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by gwillmot
Wed Jun 29, 2022 8:19 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: BTU Question
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: BTU Question

I'm positively sure the OP is correct ...... but I could be wrong .......
by gwillmot
Thu Jun 23, 2022 11:16 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS 220B (or BX) Dated 3 8 for parts or repair
Replies: 8
Views: 366

Re: WTS 220BX? Dated 3 8 for parts or repair

Sam_McCord wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 12:01 am No box, no BX!!!
Simply matter of opinion, sir.
by gwillmot
Wed Jun 22, 2022 5:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Seafoam Monday!🍁
Replies: 36
Views: 643

Re: Seafoam Monday!🍁

My Dad bought new VW Beetle in '65 .... that's where I first heard about "seafoam" paint color!
1965 Beetle.jpg
by gwillmot
Wed Jun 22, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: fount bale ding protection
Replies: 25
Views: 461

Re: fount bale ding protection

I don't think Plasti-Dip is very high temp - I've used it on tool handles and it does melt/burn... I don't think it will be used on a high heat item...bale is hand held. Have you tried it after the lantern runs a while with the bail up? Most of mine are too hot to touch, and Timm has reported melti...
by gwillmot
Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:26 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: How many times can a mantle be used?
Replies: 15
Views: 443

Re: How many times can a mantle be used?

How much wood would a Woodchuck chuck?
by gwillmot
Fri Jun 10, 2022 10:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Very old PGA
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: Very old PGA

First thought after reading title ....
Old PGA.jpg
by gwillmot
Fri Jun 10, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: Brit Floyd lights up Red Rocks
Replies: 13
Views: 189

Re: OT: Brit Floyd lights up Red Rocks

Have seen on PBS many times
by gwillmot
Fri Jun 10, 2022 12:06 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Quick US 249 fettle
Replies: 10
Views: 157

Re: Quick US 249 fettle

Wait 'till Eagle finds out you swiped his lantern!
by gwillmot
Tue Jun 07, 2022 11:37 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: bought a brand new 639C, I feel like a Canadian today (or Amish)
Replies: 17
Views: 323

Re: I feel like a Canadian today

Highdesert22 wrote: Tue Jun 07, 2022 3:03 am Could this run CF with a 635 gen?
Runs just fine on Coleman Fuel with ORIGINAL generator ..... just pre-warm generator first. I run all of my Coleman "kerosene" lanterns on CF only.
by gwillmot
Sun Jun 05, 2022 8:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Bail Handle Bumper
Replies: 16
Views: 359

Re: Bail Handle Bumper

Why invent something new? Because, dingus, as clearly outlined above...it can melt when the lantern is in use and the bail is in the vertical position. Dingus huh? Well dufus, it hasn't happened on ANY lantern and I always hang my lanterns from the bail .... even when it warped my vinyl soffit on m...
by gwillmot
Sun Jun 05, 2022 7:48 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Bail Handle Bumper
Replies: 16
Views: 359

Re: Bail Handle Bumper

Why invent something new? Used for years ....
https://www.ejbasnett.com/products/no-4 ... -inch-roll
by gwillmot
Fri Jun 03, 2022 10:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Anyone made a homemade vent?
Replies: 16
Views: 409

Re: Anyone made a homemade vent?

Rustytank wrote: Fri Jun 03, 2022 12:59 am On something that common I'd just buy a good vent for it.....n
I had a WTB ad for a nice 242B/C or 249 vent for a few weeks with nary a nibble. Evidently just "buying" one is harder than it looks.
by gwillmot
Wed May 18, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 500 stove
Replies: 6
Views: 190

Re: 500 stove

I"ll pay postage to my domicile if it is donated to moi!
by gwillmot
Wed May 18, 2022 6:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 500 stove
Replies: 6
Views: 190

Re: 500 stove

Probably if in good condition and favorable price.
by gwillmot
Sun May 15, 2022 4:54 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Ma Nature’s light up tonight (pictures added)
Replies: 27
Views: 436

Re: Ma Nature’s light up tonight

Light up? I'd say more of a dim down!
by gwillmot
Sat May 07, 2022 2:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) the age we live in
Replies: 49
Views: 1181

Re: (OT) the age we live in

Whitegas Extraordinaire wrote: Sat May 07, 2022 1:59 pm Glen
It’s Saturday morning, I’m curious if you appreciate random Saturday visits to your front door from evangelists?
Depends on what they're "selling" .......

The Word_Truth.jpg
..... and they don't mind seeing me in my underwear ......
by gwillmot
Sat May 07, 2022 1:50 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) the age we live in
Replies: 49
Views: 1181

Re: (OT) the age we live in

In May 14th 1948, Israel became a sovereign nation thus the fig tree come back to life and started shooting forth. The fig tree (Israel) that seemed dead sprung back to life, putting forth tender branches and leaves. And he spoke to them a parable; Behold the fig tree, and all the trees. When they ...
by gwillmot
Thu May 05, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) the age we live in
Replies: 49
Views: 1181

Re: (OT) the age we live in

"I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;" Sounds like robots, air conditioners and heavy metal groups aren't going to be of much consolation in the near future. No date given, but I'm pretty sure it will be within the lifetime of most members here. Rather amazing to c...
by gwillmot
Wed May 04, 2022 12:16 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) the age we live in
Replies: 49
Views: 1181

Re: (OT) the age we live in

Well, if I were you, I wouldn't be worried about the coming evil robots ........
Not A Robot.jpg
by gwillmot
Tue May 03, 2022 5:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) the age we live in
Replies: 49
Views: 1181

Re: (OT) the age we live in

Nicholas - New England wrote: Tue May 03, 2022 4:49 pm The age we live in:

Soylent Green, 1984, Animal Farm, Idiocracy… all rolled into one.
All these are the beginning of sorrows.
by gwillmot
Sat Apr 30, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: AliExpress globes.
Replies: 27
Views: 676

Re: AliExpress globes.

yuk.jpeg
by gwillmot
Sat Apr 30, 2022 11:38 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: End of Gas?
Replies: 47
Views: 890

Re: End of Gas?

Dibs on the first rechargeable, electric Coleman stove!
by gwillmot
Fri Apr 29, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Patina, the 413E
Replies: 17
Views: 337

Re: Patina, the 413E

You couldn't reproduce that patina in a life time. Use it as is. It really looks great!!!! RMW Surely you jest ...... leave your treasured lanterns and/or stoves in nature's elements for a year or two and your prized possessions will also look "great" with a layer of that wonderful "patina". :roll:
by gwillmot
Thu Apr 21, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Shady deal
Replies: 9
Views: 325

Re: Shady deal

How can you tell from picture? Just curious and want to learn.
by gwillmot
Thu Apr 21, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: More thoughts inspired by the 286 import thread in tech
Replies: 20
Views: 483

Re: More thoughts inspired by the 286 import thread in tech

Deanofid wrote: Thu Apr 21, 2022 3:38 am Someone has the ear of Coleman, and it isn't a person in the USA. Just my opinion.
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by gwillmot
Wed Apr 20, 2022 10:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Dead lawnmower leads to custom 502
Replies: 18
Views: 386

Re: Dead lawnmower leads to custom 502

Two words for alligator clips ..... Radio Shack! Um sir your showing your age and unfortunately radio shack no longer exists but when they did things were much easier to fix Phil ...... you are so correct about the "Shack" :cf_sign_evillaugh: (Got Ya), but I'm only 37 years old here ..:cf_rollfloor...
by gwillmot
Wed Apr 20, 2022 5:44 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Dead lawnmower leads to custom 502
Replies: 18
Views: 386

Re: Dead lawnmower leads to custom 502

Two words for alligator clips ..... Radio Shack!
by gwillmot
Wed Apr 20, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: More thoughts inspired by the 286 import thread in tech
Replies: 20
Views: 483

Re: More thoughts inspired by the 286 import thread in tech

Good question. And why does Coleman export lanterns and stoves all the way to Japan and not try to sell some here? Also, why did they switch to plastic eccentric blocks? Things I'll go to the grave wondering. The answer will come, grasshopper, when you discover why people are obsessed with collecti...
by gwillmot
Mon Apr 11, 2022 11:48 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Camping picture
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: Camping picture

The Next Morning , And Now You Know ........
The Rest of the Story.jpg
by gwillmot
Sat Apr 09, 2022 11:36 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Melted Eccentric
Replies: 22
Views: 738

Re: Melted Eccentric

I recently bought a good condition second hand T43p 2668-H8G without an HDD While installing Windows XP on it and configuring it, it soon became apparent that the machine also has the infamous heating issues that plague the T43 line of ThinkPads in that the fan was constantly on with a lot of noise...
by gwillmot
Thu Apr 07, 2022 12:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Bet my hat is bigger than yours
Replies: 24
Views: 568

Think Again Ya'll

THIS Is a HAT.jpg
by gwillmot
Fri Apr 01, 2022 4:48 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I thought about it
Replies: 6
Views: 195

Re: I thought about it

Well, OK ..... I'll double your money and offer you $20.00 plus shipping.
by gwillmot
Fri Apr 01, 2022 3:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I thought about it
Replies: 6
Views: 195

Re: I thought about it

I"ll not say anything nasty ..... and give you $8.00 plus shipping if you accept.
by gwillmot
Sat Mar 26, 2022 2:43 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: An expensive lesson
Replies: 15
Views: 621

Re: An expensive lesson

Glen, you were either lucky, or the stamp on yours was NOT an oxide base. ALL rust removing agents will remove oxide finishes and inks. that's what oxide is, - a rust. Seen it many times for black oxide on impact tools for instance. Even some colorations on plastic handles, like screwdrivers. What ...
by gwillmot
Fri Mar 25, 2022 9:33 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 2022 CCF Garage sale thread
Replies: 534
Views: 10235

Re: 2022 CCF Garage sale thread

JimL wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:33 pm Glenn,

Read the first post. This thread is to list your finds in 2022. Although, it would be cool to have a garage sale with all these goodies!
Little humor, Jim ...... just a little humor ... :lol:
by gwillmot
Fri Mar 25, 2022 9:29 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: An expensive lesson
Replies: 15
Views: 621

Re: An expensive lesson

coleman54 wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 12:38 pm
mksmth wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 12:09 pm wonder if evaporust will remove the lettering. It works really good on mica chimneys
//////////::::::::………..
Yes, Evaporust will definitely remove the stamp too ! It took one of mine.
:oops:
NOT definitely as it did NOT remove the stamp on mine!
by gwillmot
Fri Mar 25, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 2022 CCF Garage sale thread
Replies: 534
Views: 10235

Re: 2022 CCF Garage sale thread

When and where is the CCF Garage sale being held? Looks like there will be quite a few items available!
by gwillmot
Fri Mar 25, 2022 12:20 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: An expensive lesson
Replies: 15
Views: 621

Re: An expensive lesson

mksmth wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 12:09 pm wonder if evaporust will remove the lettering. It works really good on mica chimneys
It cleaned up my mica chimney well WITHOUT removing the Coleman stamp.
by gwillmot
Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Greetings Coleman collectors
Replies: 25
Views: 439

Re: Greetings Coleman collectors

:cf_sign_welcomeccf:
From the Blue Ridge Mountains of NE Georgia .... no peaches up here!
by gwillmot
Sat Mar 19, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murff went hunting today.
Replies: 23
Views: 591

Re: Murff went hunting today.

How much wood does a woodchuck need to chuck?
by gwillmot
Sat Mar 19, 2022 12:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New Web Telescope Image
Replies: 14
Views: 453

Re: New Web Telescope Image

Looks like glare through cataracts!
by gwillmot
Mon Mar 14, 2022 12:54 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Now is the Time to Buy
Replies: 56
Views: 1725

Re: Now is the Time to Buy

For me, I'm going into a holding pattern during these times. If I come across something I want, at a good price, I'll pick it up but I'm not going to pay what they're going for now. As much as I may like to have some of the "rarer" lanterns I'm satisfied right now with what I have. I may get a wild...
by gwillmot
Fri Mar 11, 2022 5:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Cleaning out a shed
Replies: 28
Views: 676

Re: Cleaning out a shed

If you find a pile of treasures in an old shed of yours .... you just might be a hoarder!
by gwillmot
Thu Mar 03, 2022 11:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 242 farm fix
Replies: 8
Views: 284

Re: 242 farm fix

Is that a hole between the air tube and generator? If so, there's your problem ......
by gwillmot
Mon Feb 28, 2022 1:35 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: One CQ smells like gasoline fumes, the other does not
Replies: 12
Views: 327

Re: One CQ smells like gasoline fumes, the other does not

I had a similar situation with CQs. One of the generator tips was worn and enlarged. I replaced and the smell was Gone with the Wind. You can either replace the tip or install a new generator.
Wife was very much mo' happy!

P.S. - CQ also burned well before the fix.
by gwillmot
Thu Feb 24, 2022 12:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What's the worst Coleman 'innovation"?
Replies: 50
Views: 1286

Re: What's the worst Coleman 'innovation"?

How about ............
Worst Coleman.jpg
by gwillmot
Thu Feb 24, 2022 12:40 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 2 Burner stove burns with KEROSENE
Replies: 42
Views: 1345

Re: 2 Burner stove burns with KEROSENE

Nothing like the stink of burning kero on your breakfast in the morning!
Stink Bomb.jpg
by gwillmot
Wed Feb 23, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Storing lanterns indoors?
Replies: 32
Views: 760

Re: Storing lanterns indoors?

Guess I'll have to get rid of the collection then ... no where else to store/display them .....
The End.jpeg
by gwillmot
Wed Feb 23, 2022 3:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Storing lanterns indoors?
Replies: 32
Views: 760

Re: Storing lanterns indoors?

No Problemo! Hanging Garden.JPG Is that some kind of clip you're using to hang those lanterns? Can't say I would trust hanging that many to not pull the ceiling down with out additional hanger wires,,,lol. But I wouldn't mind hanging a couple like that. T hey are lexan hooks that fit the drop ceili...
by gwillmot
Wed Feb 23, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Storing lanterns indoors?
Replies: 32
Views: 760

Re: Storing lanterns indoors?

No Problemo!
Hanging Garden.JPG