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by Murff
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Repairing Others Items.
Replies: 16
Views: 210

Repairing Others Items.

I was contacted via eBay by a local guy that had a few lanterns he wanted repaired. I really hate working on other peoples items but, being a nice guy, I told him I would. I met him a week ago and started the repairs yesterday. The lanterns are a nice 220D & 220E and a 242A & 242B. I tackled the 220...
by Murff
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: E Bay Dispute
Replies: 16
Views: 226

Re: E Bay Dispute

If it went to Canada with tracking, the buyer is up the creek for not receiving it. Once it got to his chosen destination (Canada) it ain't your problem.

You sent it to his shipping address. His beef is with the shipper from Canada.

Murff
by Murff
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: E Bay Dispute
Replies: 16
Views: 226

Re: E Bay Dispute

If you jumped through all of the eBay hoops, you should be okay. Hoops meaning Tracking number, maybe insurance and any supporting correspondence.

Murff
by Murff
Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Displaying lanterns
Replies: 29
Views: 436

Re: Displaying lanterns

I feel soooo much better today!

Murff
by Murff
Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Low mileage 242C
Replies: 29
Views: 301

Re: Low mileage 242C

Very nice!

Murff
by Murff
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Is The Dating Still In? Even to the “experts”
Replies: 31
Views: 396

Re: Is The Dating Still In? Even to the “experts”

I found this archive photo of the guy who stamped dates on founts back in the 30s and early 40s:

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Sadly, he died in WWII when he got drunk and was hit by a Jeep.

Murff
by Murff
Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Low flame on 500 stove
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: Low flame on 500 stove

I agree with Toby.

You might also have a little crud in the fuel pickup tube.

Murff
by Murff
Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Did a Little Hunting Today
Replies: 22
Views: 282

Re: Did a Little Hunting Today

Mister_Wilson wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:26 am I’d hang that right over the fireplace!
Eh, I could agree with that.

However, I do have to live with SWMBO*

Murff

(*She Who Must Be Obeyed)
by Murff
Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Did a Little Hunting Today
Replies: 22
Views: 282

Re: Did a Little Hunting Today

JimL wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:48 am Great score!

>>It will look kinda cool on the side of the shed!

Where is it exactly that you live? :)
Tallahassee Florida!

Murff
by Murff
Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Did a Little Hunting Today
Replies: 22
Views: 282

Did a Little Hunting Today

Not much out there but scored this:

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It will look kinda cool on the side of the shed!

Murff

(picture courtesy of Rainjer)
by Murff
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Ready for my new knee!
Replies: 30
Views: 343

Re: Ready for my new knee!

Cool inventions, Russ!

I had both knees replaced over 10 years ago. Most important thing after the surgery is the physical therapy! I know people who didn't follow up with the PT, "because it hurts" and they were in constant pain after PT ended.

Murff
by Murff
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: FAQ, Contact List, Forum Rules and Guidelines & Links
Topic: CCF Rules & Guidelines ~~ Revised February 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 54

CCF Rules & Guidelines ~~ Revised February 2021

Welcome to the Coleman Collector’s Forum! Our mission is to provide information and support for the hobby of collecting Coleman and other gas pressure appliances. Think of this forum as an online community for fellow hobbyists. Forum Rules…Please read! - The moderators here are all volunteers with o...
by Murff
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Revised CCF Rules & Guidelines
Replies: 9
Views: 373

Revised CCF Rules & Guidelines

Welcome to the Coleman Collector’s Forum! Our mission is to provide information and support for the hobby of collecting Coleman and other gas pressure appliances. Think of this forum as an online community for fellow hobbyists. Forum Rules…Please read! - The moderators here are all volunteers with o...
by Murff
Wed Feb 10, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The box of a grail....
Replies: 38
Views: 649

Re: The box of a grail....

:cf_sign_sobored: :cf_waiting:

Murff
by Murff
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Thoriated Mantles & Radiation
Replies: 26
Views: 390

Re: Thoriated Mantles & Radiation

Maybe keep them out of your front pockets and out of your underwear.

Murff
by Murff
Mon Feb 08, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 202 possibly up 4 sale
Replies: 6
Views: 201

Re: 202 possibly up 4 sale

Somebody musta got it. I can't find it!

Murff
by Murff
Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I Got a 220G!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 105
Views: 1137

Re: I Got a 220G!!!!!!!!!!!

Damn, Levi!

Nice hit and that red tip cleaner is a dead give away that it's a "G"!

Congrats!

Murff

BTW:
:cf_sign_doublesuck:
by Murff
Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Faces with names & some new projects!
Replies: 15
Views: 281

Re: Faces with names & some new projects!

I see some good stuff there! Nice story, too!

Murff
by Murff
Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Online auctions
Replies: 12
Views: 281

Re: Online auctions

Those are some nice finds. Too bad Coleman couldn't keep making the 635 for the general public. It's just a 639 that burns Coleman fuel instead of kerosene.

Murff
by Murff
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:20 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Ceramic Burner Caps
Replies: 26
Views: 865

Re: Ceramic Burner Caps

That looks great - thank you for doing that! I don't care what anyone says about Elbonian tech support - you're tops in my book... :) The Elbonians were told to hit the highway when they raised the price of doing Forum business. Ian works for a fraction of what we paid the Elbow-macaronians and he ...
by Murff
Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: ultrasonic cleaners
Replies: 31
Views: 597

Re: ultrasonic cleaners

Just an FYI: You can fill the ultrasonic cleaner with water and then put the items you want cleaned into a water tight plastic (or glass) container with whatever cleaning solution you want to use. Why? It keeps your ultasonic cleaner free of corrosive liquids and you don't have to change it! Watch t...
by Murff
Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Four Finished Today
Replies: 18
Views: 271

Four Finished Today

Got about 5 hours in the shed today finishing four started yesterday:

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Murff
by Murff
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Tried a new product today
Replies: 14
Views: 337

Re: Tried a new product today

Deanofid wrote: Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:06 am Looks like your cell phone is trying to grow a head, Murff. (last pic)
I wish it wouold grow hair, Dean!

Murff
by Murff
Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Tried a new product today
Replies: 14
Views: 337

Tried a new product today

...and I cannot remember if some here on the CCF showed it's results or if it was on Facebook. Anyway, I will admit I am a whore wnen it comes to trying new products. Basically, I am lazy and impatient. I want the fount to shine after one lazy application. Yeah, like that works! I have watched peopl...
by Murff
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Another Restored
Replies: 22
Views: 199

Re: Another Restored

New porcelain on the vent. Chromex frame and bale. Powdercoated fount.

Murff
by Murff
Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Should we boycott the post office?
Replies: 37
Views: 568

Re: Should we boycott the post office?

I prefer USPS for auction delivery and use a company called Pirate Ship for my shipping labels. However, one stove I had to ship weighs 32 pounds. USPS is way expensive on heavy items. UPS was 2/3s the cost of USPS. What blew me away tonight was buying the UPS label through the auction site brought ...
by Murff
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Some fun recent finds.
Replies: 26
Views: 249

Re: Some fun recent finds.

Those are all beauties!

Nice finds!

Murff
by Murff
Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: And, as long as I am asking...
Replies: 24
Views: 259

And, as long as I am asking...

...which vent floats your boat the most?? https://i.postimg.cc/9mC1hjZz/20210126-150456.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/YMZ3SFY5/20210126-150601.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/nnm19L1C/20210126-150652.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/QXrJQr6S/20210126-150742.jpg Thanks in advance for your opinions! Murff
by Murff
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Yes or No?
Replies: 36
Views: 436

Re: Yes or No?

So, you'll like this better??

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Murff
by Murff
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Yes or No?
Replies: 36
Views: 436

Re: Yes or No?

Leviticus_Tomethreus wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:07 pm Looks pretty sweet, but I might lean toward black vent
They didn't think so last weekend on the auction site...

:cf_blush:

Murff
by Murff
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Yes or No?
Replies: 36
Views: 436

Yes or No?

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Orange, black and Chrome(x)..

Yay, or Nay?

Murff
by Murff
Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Another Restored
Replies: 22
Views: 199

Another Restored

Love it when they look this good:

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Murff
by Murff
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old vs New Check Valves and Tool
Replies: 14
Views: 246

Re: Old vs New Check Valves and Tool

The 216-538 CV is also used in Mil-spec lanterns.

Murff
by Murff
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: CCF GUIDELINES
Replies: 0
Views: 219

CCF GUIDELINES

Welcome to the Coleman Collectors Forum! Our mission is to provide information and support of the hobby of Coleman collecting. Threads that tend to get off track and political. The moderators are volunteers here, as such we have normal lives outside of watching the forum. When we have a thread or to...
by Murff
Mon Jan 25, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Every time I think I'm out, they drag me right back in
Replies: 57
Views: 802

Re: Every time I think I'm out, they drag me right back in

That looks like a really decent range!

Good find!

Murff
by Murff
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Not the Coleman Book
Replies: 16
Views: 317

Re: Not the Coleman Book

I have the book and Ron Brown is in error in a few places in the book, IIRC. Still an interesting read, though!

Murff
by Murff
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: HO scale trains
Replies: 10
Views: 180

Re: OT: HO scale trains

There are also several model train Forums. Maybe place an ad in their classified forum, if they have one?

Murff
by Murff
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 87
Views: 1268

Re: Sad news

GeorgiaBoy wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:58 pm Always sad news when I hear of the passing of a fellow collector. I wish I knew his full name
Jeff Aronold

Murff
by Murff
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 87
Views: 1268

Re: Sad news

This is so sad! Pastor Jeff was a great contributor of this Forum. Also, he was a great source of comfort for many of us facing some strife in our lives.

May he rest in peace and knowing he is up there talking to W.C. is also a comfort.

Murff
by Murff
Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: You just might think "you have seen it all... "
Replies: 17
Views: 306

Re: You just might think "you have seen it all... "

outlawmws wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:43 am Braze it and re-thread... :mrgreen:

Isn't it great to have all these helpful friends to offer advice?
Yes, with friends like this, who needs enemas!

Murff
by Murff
Thu Jan 21, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: You just might think "you have seen it all... "
Replies: 17
Views: 306

Re: You just might think "you have seen it all... "

You, guys!

My last name is Murphy, direct relative of the "Murphy's Law" Murphy.

Ain't no way that piece will get used anymore than I would trust a Por15 treated pin hole leaking fount!

Murff
by Murff
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: You just might think "you have seen it all... "
Replies: 17
Views: 306

You just might think "you have seen it all... "

...and then you find this:

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Working on a couple of 200As and find this .

Never seen one split like that before.

Murff
by Murff
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Admin message: Mentions / Tagging other users
Replies: 19
Views: 252

Re: Admin message: Mentions / Tagging other users

Thanks, Ian.

Murff
by Murff
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: When you make a boo-boo...
Replies: 17
Views: 327

When you make a boo-boo...

So, as I stated yesterday, I got some things back from the Chromex and powdercoat guys. However, one item went to the wrong place. See if you can guess what it is from this photo: https://i.postimg.cc/M6YpQTSw/20210119-115518.jpg So, I asks myself, what should we do with it. Self says, hey dumbass, ...
by Murff
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Today's Frankie! Maybe Coleman Shoulda Made em Like This!
Replies: 22
Views: 269

Today's Frankie! Maybe Coleman Shoulda Made em Like This!

Finally got some goodies back from the Chromex Guy Put this together: https://i.postimg.cc/Vmmgv5FD/20210118-132830.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/z87jg5t5/20210118-132902.jpg Yes, it even makes light: https://i.postimg.cc/SmKGL539/20210118-141544.jpg Sadly, it does have an annoying slow pulse. Thanks for...
by Murff
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Catalytic heater worth gold!
Replies: 12
Views: 197

Re: Coleman Catalytic heater worth gold!

Nice finds, for sure!

However, if 48 years of marriage have taught me anything, never buy a wife anything with a handle on it!

Murff
by Murff
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Forum Stats and a Thank You to Ian!
Replies: 9
Views: 115

Re: Forum Stats and a Thank You to Ian!

What exactly do these hundreds of "bots" crawling around all day every day do, exactly? Why? It isn't as if they want to troubleshoot a leaking generator. Google & Bing bots "crawl" through websites so when you do a search for, say, replacing a Coleman generator, the search site will list the CCF a...
by Murff
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Forum Stats and a Thank You to Ian!
Replies: 9
Views: 115

Forum Stats and a Thank You to Ian!

Hi, If anyone has noticed, the number of "Guests" visiting the CCF has dropped significantly. This is due to Ian ridding the "minor league" search bots from crawling the forum. They didn't really do anything as far as excessive pageviews or visits, but it makes the current visitors online a bit more...