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by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Dec 07, 2022 2:18 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: For Randy Field and Dave McFarland
Replies: 6
Views: 162

Re: For Randy Field and Dave McFarland

Nicely done Dean
That wheel is almost always missing on those lamps.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Dec 06, 2022 11:44 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: leather pump cups
Replies: 7
Views: 126

Re: leather pump cups

When I was ranting about the quality of the smooth side out cups I remarked they didn't suck up oil like a real vintage coleman leather. A member mentioned the type of tanning the leather received may have affected that. I still feel smooth side out is wrong and I'm not sure why anyone wants to chan...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Dec 06, 2022 1:07 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Potential 249 Fount Swaps?
Replies: 13
Views: 231

Re: Potential 249 Fount Swaps?

I've never caswelled any fount but it's probably because I've never had anything rare enough to need it. Would you say a 249 is that rare? I'm still new to hobby so I wouldn't know. I just know they're not as common as something like a 200a or a 335. To me 249 are not terribly rare or uncommon but ...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Dec 06, 2022 12:41 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowblower/thrower distance?
Replies: 19
Views: 242

Re: Snowblower/thrower distance?

What elevation are you at Duane?
If you bought it from a local shop it should be jetted appropriately but if you bought it online it may be set up for sea level operation
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Dec 05, 2022 10:59 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Hot Hot 635 Canadian
Replies: 7
Views: 264

Re: Hot Hot 635 Canadian

Heck, how hot?
I have 249s with brand new coleman gens that will burn you if you grab the fount after an hour.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Dec 05, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowblower/thrower distance?
Replies: 19
Views: 242

Re: Snowblower/thrower distance?

My Ariens Compact 22 is maybe 13 years old. It will throw 50' in ideal conditions. 2-10" it will not throw far, If you let it pile up within reason and sit overnight when it gets crusty it will throw advertised distance. That's a strategy I struggle with as I prefer to not let anyone walk or drive o...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Dec 05, 2022 11:05 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Potential 249 Fount Swaps?
Replies: 13
Views: 231

Re: Potential 249 Fount Swaps?

Ben if it holds pressure derust it with your prefered method and run it. I forgot to mention(somehow) that the fount has a couple of holes in the bottom that I assume are from rust. After looking inside with a torch, there appears to be an area where it has either been patched or soldered on the in...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Dec 04, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: South Texas lantern hunting
Replies: 26
Views: 429

Re: South Texas lantern hunting

There’s way many more deer here Vs 1975 and way way more than 1699.
Then when you look at this map it may explain it?
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by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Dec 04, 2022 12:28 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Potential 249 Fount Swaps?
Replies: 13
Views: 231

Re: Potential 249 Fount Swaps?

Absolutely agree that it has to be run; it has too much history and value to just sit on my mantle(no pun intended). Unfortunately I believe that some water may have gotten into the fount and stayed there for a long time, as when I was able to finally separate the fount, large chunks of rust came o...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Dec 04, 2022 11:27 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB junk valves with good 1/2"-32 tapered male threads
Replies: 23
Views: 322

Re: WTB junk valves with good 1/2"-32 tapered male threads

Tgarner01 wrote: Sat Dec 03, 2022 7:46 pm but I would rather hack a 220 H-K valve as I would a nickel fount.... Using the 1/4 NPT bushing on an E or F fount doesn't bother me tho 😁
This is a point I've never considered.
I may not have any 220 H-K here lol
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Dec 04, 2022 12:00 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What's the going rate?
Replies: 18
Views: 433

Re: What's the going rate?

8$, 🤣
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Dec 03, 2022 5:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB junk valves with good 1/2"-32 tapered male threads
Replies: 23
Views: 322

Re: WTB junk valves with good 1/2"-32 tapered male threads

I sure hope these are damaged valves being sacrificed. There’s not any chance of me sawing off a good valve to create any frank when the bushing option is available.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Dec 03, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Maybe a 275 Fluted Globe
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Maybe a 275 Fluted Globe

There one on eBay for $73 OBO but it’s the clear fluted one and there’s a fluted picket fence for $250 OBO too. To rich for my blood, the clear one it’s tempting me When I paid 80 for a 275 in box that had a fluted picket globe folks thought I was nuts. The crazier thing is I run that globe. It may...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Dec 02, 2022 12:07 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Driftless area delights
Replies: 11
Views: 222

Re: Driftless area delights

Will
Nice early Coleman 318 shade
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Dec 02, 2022 8:46 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

Optimus45 wrote: Fri Dec 02, 2022 6:35 am Screenshot_20221201-222752~2.png
Whitegas Extraordinaire wrote: Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:19 pm They cancelled my 639 order
Trying to find out why
They still haven't shipped my heater. I'm starting to get nervous.
My 285 took a number of days to ship.
You could smell the paint when I pulled it out of the box.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Dec 01, 2022 11:04 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: the VW shack
Replies: 381
Views: 7374

Re: the VW shack

I like the Mercedes statement that loosely says. Brief periods of full throttle acceleration are essential to proper engine break in. No I have never owned a Benz, this showed up on Mopar owners manuals during the Daimler Benz era. I've never broken in an air cooled splash lubricated engine either. ...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: "Old" 285 vs. "New" 285
Replies: 13
Views: 373

Re: "Old" 285 vs. "New" 285

Hello Jim: Just got a 285A from Amazon. I cannot find a replacement generator for this model and I'm bummed. Have always felt our community would one day run out of parts, and this forum keeps all of my lanterns ALIVE only from the grace and patience of many who love lanterns. That being confessed:...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Dec 01, 2022 1:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: Warning!! Industrial safety personnel may have a stroke or seizure watching this!
Replies: 16
Views: 439

Re: OT: Warning!! Industrial safety personnel may have a stroke or seizure watching this!

Having been in a few bar mills over the years, that whole process is horribly inefficient and beyond dangerous.
Heck a modern bar mill isn't a terribly safe environment but the operation makes me go :o
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Dec 01, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Table lamp shade holders, wrenches, lamp rod hangers - sold
Replies: 22
Views: 482

Re: Table lamp shade holders, wrenches, lamp rod hangers

Thanks Dominic, that's the missing view from Toby's image. Your adapter also has a far broader looking shoulder than Toby's. They're pretty with the big knurled nut, but I really prefer the ability to remove my shades and set them aside, or just slide them up the hanging rod. Chuck With the knurl t...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Dec 01, 2022 2:27 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Mule deer
Replies: 19
Views: 369

Re: Mule deer

smarti wrote: Wed Nov 30, 2022 8:17 pm He drew a once-in-lifetime tag (Governor's tag) in Oregon, so he hired an outfitter for both hunts at $18,000/hunt. He was saving to buy into an airplane, but that got redirected.
😮

That’s 300 great shades 🤔
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Dec 01, 2022 12:55 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: RIP Christine McVie
Replies: 11
Views: 326

Re: RIP Christine McVie

Absolutely Dave.
A customer was lamenting her passing today and I mentioned she had a good run.
If I hadn't known him for 25 years I'm pretty sure he was gonna slap me.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Dec 01, 2022 12:40 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Proper hobnail shade?
Replies: 9
Views: 164

Re: Proper hobnail shade?

I really have an aversion too hobnail in general, though Fenton had some " nice" ones. That doesn't appear to be
Fenton and I'm fairly confident no gpa ever was marketed with one.
The nice thing is if it cracks the hobs help to break it into more uniform pieces 🤣.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Nov 30, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Potential 249 Fount Swaps?
Replies: 13
Views: 231

Re: Potential 249 Fount Swaps?

Hello again everyone! Haven't posted in a while but I'm wanting to build on my first post regarding this old 249 dated 51-3 with a rusted fount. I've been told about potential swaps with the 220 fount models A-F, but I'm looking for something closer to the original spec in terms of looks. If I'm no...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Nov 30, 2022 12:05 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Just a question....
Replies: 12
Views: 277

Re: Just a question....

Perhaps I am not understanding. My aluminum funnels fit my 242 and 500 models without any modifications. Joe Before aluminum funnels you needed a No.0 funnel I believe? My first 242 for a "funnel" I cobbled this together, it’s shown next to a No.0 https://i.postimg.cc/NF3cJzjd/172-F741-D-BCB7-4-AFC...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Nov 29, 2022 11:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

They cancelled my 639 order Trying to find out why OH O! Maybe they over sold their inventory? When did you order yours? Last night. I ordered more than one and 20 packs of mantles, #11 and #20 total. One lantern was BO and one pair of mantles. They cancelled my 639 order Trying to find out why You...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:28 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Light up and Prayer Request
Replies: 58
Views: 708

Re: Light up and Prayer Request

Thanks again for the prayers, light ups and vibes everyone.

Mom and dad are home in decent comfort.
It was a long day but worth it for everyone.
Thank you!!
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:19 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

They cancelled my 639 order
Trying to find out why
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Nov 29, 2022 11:06 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Question re: wickie globes
Replies: 14
Views: 224

Re: Question re: wickie globes

I've ran a wick globe in place of a 355 on a lamp. It worked fine and had been on the lamp a long time.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Nov 29, 2022 12:58 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Just Because!
Replies: 1222
Views: 24142

Re: Just Because!

holliswood wrote: Tue Nov 29, 2022 12:19 am You fellas have been posting up some beautiful GPA’s!!

Figured I’d post up the current situation here.
I’m a lucky dad!! My son lets me light up his goodies :lol:
Nice Fred!
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Nov 29, 2022 12:57 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Just Because!
Replies: 1222
Views: 24142

Re: Just Because!

Pancholoco1911 wrote: Sat Nov 26, 2022 4:05 am Coleman CQ dated 6/6 letter E on valve wheel
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Beautiful Pancho.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Nov 29, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

If any of our Canadian or overseas friends are interested in a 285 or 639 and don't mind paying the low lantern cost plus shipping I can hook you up.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Nov 28, 2022 5:03 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The MEGA LAMPTERN project
Replies: 29
Views: 656

Re: The MEGA LAMPTERN project

Michael I would love to see you add caps and plugs to your quick connects to prevent damage during storage/transport. If you pm me the part number of what you bought and your address I will send out a couple of sets ASAP. Just gotta look closer at the previous pic here ;) Thanks though!! https://i....
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Nov 28, 2022 4:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

Mister_Wilson wrote: Mon Nov 28, 2022 4:19 pm I bought a cooler and mantles using that link, was able to add BONUS and stack the discount. It ends up being fairly substantial.
I noticed the 285 is no longer available. Maybe we bought them all :lol:
If anyone is looking for 285s and missed out please let me know! :shock:
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Nov 28, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The MEGA LAMPTERN project
Replies: 29
Views: 656

Re: The MEGA LAMPTERN project

Recently I've had it out in several different environments and its performed very well in all cases. The edgewise stand works great on uneven ground because you can step on it to settle it. Really happy with how it's turned out. Michael I would love to see you add caps and plugs to your quick conne...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Nov 28, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

Pancholoco1911 wrote: Mon Nov 28, 2022 5:46 am Kevin
Still the same.
Pancho
Use this link, then add BONUS at check out.
Only good till midnight tonight!

https://cloud.e.newellbrands.com/FFHoli ... urce=email
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by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Nov 28, 2022 11:50 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Light up and Prayer Request
Replies: 58
Views: 708

Re: Light up and Prayer Request

Thanks everyone, hopefully I'll be picking them up to bring them home tomorrow!
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Nov 28, 2022 11:49 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Light up and Prayer Request
Replies: 58
Views: 708

Re: Light up and Prayer Request

Smudge wrote: Mon Nov 28, 2022 10:29 am Glad your mom is doing better. I hope her recovery continues and wish you all happy holidays.
Thank you Smudge, I've been wondering where you've been?
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Nov 28, 2022 4:30 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Sasquatch?
Replies: 17
Views: 284

Re: Sasquatch?

Hmmm, My Sasquatch is probably early Coleman stoves. I never see them in the wild here. back then there were just not that many people here... California in 1920 had 3.4 million people, in 1930 5.6 M... today its almost 40 million... 3X in my lifetime - Too many people! I'm betting it's as much as ...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Mon Nov 28, 2022 3:21 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

Pancholoco1911 wrote: Mon Nov 28, 2022 2:51 am I’ve tried to do with both codes but won’t even give me an option to insert the second coupon code
Pancho
Jim's link defaults to the FNF deal, go to checkout and type in Bonus and you'll get the second discount
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Nov 27, 2022 11:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

I don't understand this. I provided the link to the LED lantern, but never had or even saw the FNF discount. When I tried that link after the FNF was mentioned, using the Brave browser, I could see it, but couldn't do anything because Coleman has so many trackers turned on that the browser would lo...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Nov 27, 2022 10:45 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Got it out!!! Removing a NRV - frustrating
Replies: 22
Views: 348

Re: Removing a NRV - frustrating

Here’s the driver I use
Why I never used my CV tool is beyond me?
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by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Nov 27, 2022 7:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What did you do in your shop today?
Replies: 860
Views: 17896

Re: What did you do in your shop today?

Just finished up a BQ
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by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Nov 27, 2022 3:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Trade items posted! Check them out for Coleman Minis
Replies: 11
Views: 562

Re: Trade items posted! Check them out for Coleman Minis

Sometimes reffered to as Coleman dollhouse items 🤣
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Online Sale
Replies: 93
Views: 1621

Re: Coleman Online Sale

rob_pontius wrote: Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:08 pm I just bought one early this morning. Same deal as Joe posted. I also used the link that Jim posted. If you want more than one, just do separate purchases and the price each stays the same.
Dang
You can stack the bonus on top of the FNF
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Nov 26, 2022 9:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: the cost of shipping
Replies: 10
Views: 261

Re: the cost of shipping

When you price your items reasonably it shouldn't be an issue especially if you dont mind using pirateship.com.
Ultimately you'll find most serious buyers already realize shipping isn't cheap.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Nov 26, 2022 5:34 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Fuel Air Tube failure, maybe??
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: Fuel Air Tube failure, maybe??

Just cleaning up a 530 stove and when I pulled the valve assembly out of the fount, I noticed the stem of the F/A tube was loose on that little octagon nut that holds it onto the bottom of the valve. This is my first stove but I believe the part is the same as in the 242 lanterns. :?: I have fettle...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Nov 26, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) It's not their fault
Replies: 28
Views: 463

Re: (OT) It's not their fault

Tgarner01 wrote: Sat Nov 26, 2022 12:48 pm 2005, and we certainly did not have kids who thought they were a raccoon using the litter box in class...
May I say hogwash on the litter box comment?
The stuff people believe is silly.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Nov 26, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: How far would you drive to purchase a lantern
Replies: 25
Views: 299

Re: How far would you drive to purchase a lantern

I've traveled 3.5 hours round trip for a single lantern (Sears split label) but turned that into a larger loop to add a inbox early 220B. Many times I've taken 12 hour round trips to pick up multiple pieces. One score required three 12 hour round trips in total. I know fuel prices are high but if yo...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Nov 26, 2022 3:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Light up and Prayer Request
Replies: 58
Views: 708

Re: Light up and Prayer Request

Thanks again everyone.
Hopefully they feel well enough to travel soon. Looks like I will meet my BIL half way.
Crazy enough i have an extra car, ironically it's their car they felt they no longer needed.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Nov 26, 2022 9:23 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Would you guys and gals pray for my family?
Replies: 62
Views: 642

Re: Would you guys and gals pray for my family?

Dean
Prayers said for Mike and your family.

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