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by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Feb 08, 2023 2:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Fount vice test
Replies: 15
Views: 147

Re: Fount vice test

Looks like a great tool! Any chance of producing some to sell? That is the hope, eventually. We want to really test it out first, as well as see where it can be changed to reduce the 36hr print time and cost. We would like to keep the price reasonable enough that people can afford it but at the sam...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Feb 08, 2023 12:30 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 2023 CCF Garage/Yard/Estate sale thread
Replies: 133
Views: 3055

Re: 2023 CCF Garage/Yard/Estate sale thread

Nice shade Pancho.
It looked like a custard at first glance.
Check your messenger.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Feb 07, 2023 1:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Kamplite RL32B w/ Ironic Globe**PRICE DROP**
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: FS: Kamplite RL32B w/ Ironic Globe

Michael
Pm with questions
Thank you
Kevin
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Feb 07, 2023 11:54 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 2023 CCF Garage/Yard/Estate sale thread
Replies: 133
Views: 3055

Re: 2023 CCF Garage/Yard/Estate sale thread

Sunday’s auction score. The AGM have the typical stress crack founts but I’ve never come across any of this style till now. The 228B is the star of the show and should clean up really well. https://i.postimg.cc/76RMCcPd/240-C04-A7-7253-42-DA-AFA8-92-EA70-ECF66-B.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/Gpt4BpFc/0-D...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Feb 07, 2023 12:59 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Siphon
Replies: 30
Views: 573

Re: Coleman Siphon

That was an incredibly useful device back in the day.
Heck I could use it today!
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Feb 07, 2023 12:51 am
Forum: Early Models
Topic: A 314B
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: A 314B

I'm a little jealous Joe.
As Steve said well done!
No 314 anything here.
That may be the Find of 2023!
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Feb 05, 2023 10:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: 👉🏻WTB/WTT: USFS embossed lantern👈
Replies: 49
Views: 1072

Re: 👉🏻WTB/WTT: USFS embossed lantern👈

If I didn't roll when I saw a bunch of earliesh quicklites I wouldn't own a IL, 2 LZ327, A SS 327 and multiple Airos from one haul. You never know what you'll find if you drive 75 miles A SS 327 ? Are you referring to a Sunshine Safety NL323 ? There's only like 3 of those known to exist. I have one...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Feb 05, 2023 9:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: 👉🏻WTB/WTT: USFS embossed lantern👈
Replies: 49
Views: 1072

Re: 👉🏻WTB/WTT: USFS embossed lantern👈

If I didn't roll when I saw a bunch of earliesh quicklites I wouldn't own a IL, 2 LZ327, A SS 327 and multiple Airos from one haul. You never know what you'll find if you drive 75 miles A SS 327 ? Are you referring to a Sunshine Safety NL323 ? There's only like 3 of those known to exist. I have one...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Feb 05, 2023 8:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: One step closer to the Van Life
Replies: 16
Views: 508

Re: One step closer to the Van Life

That sounds like as good of an idea as me paying someone to build a deck and fence.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Feb 05, 2023 3:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT I'm thinking of getting a chicken coupe.
Replies: 37
Views: 431

Re: OT I'm thinking of getting a chicken coupe.

Restaurant supply warehouses and Aldi still have eggs cheaper than national averages. These are times being a thrifty shopper pays off. I'm going to join the local Restaurant Depot. Chicken wings are 65 cents a pound though you are buying a whole case which I think is 50 pounds. They'll give anyone ...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Feb 05, 2023 2:08 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Unbelievable....
Replies: 30
Views: 803

Re: Unbelievable....

Yep I saw it last night. Who's betting on what it spread? New human virus or something agri-warfare related like wheat rust, corn blight, anthrax or brucellosis? Seems to me it spread a bunch of fear. Surely anybody here can come up with a more effective plan than sneezing in a jet stream. What doe...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Feb 03, 2023 9:30 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: This isn't a good thing.
Replies: 21
Views: 550

Re: This isn't a good thing.

As awful as those look to me I'm not terribly appalled by these. The hobby has embraced Arc tributes so what is next? Once big $ sales of GPA happened what do you expect? I think I'm 5+ years into collecting and have seen prices get out of hand. Who would have thought $1,000 Arc would be considered ...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Feb 03, 2023 8:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Friendly reminder + showing off
Replies: 17
Views: 395

Re: Friendly reminder + showing off

Nice score.
That is a good reminder too, my wife has gotten over me disappearing to buy lanterns from strangers.
I am not terribly concerned by that, it isn't like we are buying drugs.
Heck I scare most of the sellers when I meet them. :lol:
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Feb 03, 2023 1:17 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Not Coleman. Not Even a Lantern. Still Cool.
Replies: 35
Views: 511

Re: Not Coleman. Not Even a Lantern. Still Cool.

JimL wrote: Thu Feb 02, 2023 6:57 pm

The added bonus is the water tank in in the back, making is an early steam iron. :) :) :)
Jim
That i dont see?
That iron is splendid though
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Feb 03, 2023 12:57 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: 👉🏻WTB/WTT: USFS embossed lantern👈
Replies: 49
Views: 1072

Re: 👉🏻WTB/WTT: USFS embossed lantern👈

If I didn't roll when I saw a bunch of earliesh quicklites I wouldn't own a IL, 2 LZ327, A SS 327 and multiple Airos from one haul.
You never know what you'll find if you drive 75 miles
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Feb 03, 2023 12:23 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I hope this tree makes it 😑
Replies: 17
Views: 396

Re: I hope this tree makes it 😑

I'd be putting a few pounds of fertilizer into that cut. Ideally drive a bunch of Jobes fertilizer spikes into the cut. When I lived in the flower city they stated 75% of road side trees died within 5 years of major road construction. I'd plan on watering that tree for 5 years. They're are resilient...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Feb 03, 2023 12:06 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Economy lamp filler plug
Replies: 7
Views: 178

Re: Economy lamp filler plug

I'm pretty sure the lamp will hold pressure but there's no way to get it in there. The piece is snapped off down low and the hole is only about the size of a toothpick at that point. What is that fitting in [/url] Not aftermarket, it's the threaded barb you'd have attached to your external pump wit...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Feb 02, 2023 10:53 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Economy lamp filler plug
Replies: 7
Views: 178

Re: Economy lamp filler plug

Keith
I’d be curious if you couldn’t make that work?
As long as the needle shuts off.

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by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Feb 02, 2023 1:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: if ya type in lantern on the bay
Replies: 9
Views: 318

Re: if ya type in lantern on the bay

Kinda like my shade search that typically returns 38,000 hits.
I’ve paired it down from hundreds of thousands 🤪
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Feb 02, 2023 12:04 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Does this look legit?
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: Does this look legit?

Interesting James
I have a couple of heavy short neck shades like the one on the left.
My lightest 307 pair I have are short necks with the neck drooped inwared at the top, they are opal cased over clear.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Feb 01, 2023 6:45 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Mica Chimneys... by Rob Butts
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Mica Chimneys... by Rob Butts

I would like to see some of his currents ones. Only owning Fred mica I can not do a comparison but the earliest ones did not compare to Fred's. I'll post detailed pics of mine upon receipt. I look forward to that. Same situation here but I am waiting for a few from Fred. Do you have the price list ...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Feb 01, 2023 4:03 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Mica Chimneys... by Rob Butts
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Mica Chimneys... by Rob Butts

lynn225 wrote: Wed Feb 01, 2023 3:47 pm
Whitegas Extraordinaire wrote: Wed Feb 01, 2023 2:21 pm
I would like to see some of his currents ones.

Only owning Fred mica I can not do a comparison but the earliest ones did not compare to Fred's.
I'll post detailed pics of mine upon receipt.
I look forward to that. Same situation here but I am waiting for a few from Fred.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Feb 01, 2023 2:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Mica Chimneys... by Rob Butts
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Mica Chimneys... by Rob Butts

I always wondered how exactly he just started out making these mica globes and making them to such high standards. Doesn't sound like an easy thing to pull off yet he does it like he's been doing it for years Fred Kuntz used to be the only source for them. Did Rob have some coaching from Fred or di...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Wed Feb 01, 2023 1:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Perfection 750 making heat, and light!
Replies: 33
Views: 387

Re: Perfection 750 making heat, and light!

Picked this one up Sunday afternoon. Just gave it an oven cleaner bath basically. The font is soaking with lye still and I thought I had an extra Miles wick laying around, but apparently I used it on one of my buddies I cleaned up and forgot to replace it... So now I'm waiting on a new one of those...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 31, 2023 12:27 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLD Coleman 400B (Feather 400) $60 shipped SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 221

Re: Coleman 400B (Feather 400) $60 shipped

We're obviously a bunch of cheap bastages around here Rob!
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 31, 2023 12:26 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Case you didn’t know the meaning of “ fugly”.
Replies: 13
Views: 307

Re: Case you didn’t know the meaning of “ fugly”.

Heck buy the lamp and the matching crock!
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 31, 2023 12:22 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Case you didn’t know the meaning of “ fugly”.
Replies: 13
Views: 307

Re: Case you didn’t know the meaning of “ fugly”.

That's a very rare lamp Wayne.
For obvious reasons 🤣
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Jan 29, 2023 2:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Lye powder question
Replies: 16
Views: 269

Re: Lye powder question

Strange enough I don’t find lye powder local but Amazon has it. Last year I bought 32# cause I use it a ton. Regarding how much 2# in 5 gallons is a good strong mix I mixed it stronger today to the point it took 5 minutes to stir it into solution. AGAIN PPE IS NEEDED, googles, gloves and smock The 3...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Jan 29, 2023 2:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT Rare typewriter?
Replies: 27
Views: 578

Re: OT Rare typewriter?

Where’s Mike M from Leavenworth?
He seems to know typewriters
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sun Jan 29, 2023 12:01 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Help sourcing tip cleaner needles 5B heater (solved!)
Replies: 42
Views: 690

Re: Help sourcing tip cleaner needles 5B heater

Thanks to outlawmws and his wife's needle stash, the 5B is up and running! 3/4" needle was the right length but still about .003" too big. I was able to clamp in a pin vice which was then checked up in a drill and ground it to fit on a stone. It took a month to get it running but it was totally wor...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Sat Jan 28, 2023 3:33 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Coleman jars for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 501

Re: Old Coleman jars for sale

If I didn't have a bunch of jars and parts I'd already be there.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Jan 27, 2023 7:16 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: May be a real close call tomorrow!
Replies: 18
Views: 489

Re: May be a real close call tomorrow!

I wonder if it landed in oBurg NY?
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Jan 27, 2023 6:48 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Coleman jars for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 501

Re: Old Coleman jars for sale

Thought we’re not supposed to post active listings? Might be screwing a local guy at this point as sure lots of people will be contacting them now and offering more $$. William I am thinking it doesn't violate rules as it is not an auction. Though it is kinda poor form for the reasons you stated. A...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Jan 27, 2023 5:02 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Coleman jars for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 501

Re: Old Coleman jars for sale

Glenn 10$ an empty jar is cheap. Find a jar with 5 slant pick ups and you would net 250$ just selling the pick ups. Have you seen the price of NOS iron fuel caps? Or what a 242 fuel cap brings? Heck its a 7 hour round trip and I am interested Remarkable [/quote] Glenn I used to think parts jars are...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Jan 27, 2023 4:22 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Coleman jars for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 501

Re: Old Coleman jars for sale

I don't think those are from the more common green cabinets. I have two of those cabinets and the jars I have were kind of square. And the cost of these is $225 US. This ad is in Canadian dollars. Shane Yes, these appear to be Dominion glass jars, I have a number of identical ones with Coleman Cana...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Jan 27, 2023 2:43 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Coleman jars for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 501

Re: Old Coleman jars for sale

gwillmot wrote: Fri Jan 27, 2023 1:10 pm Better be gold dust in them at that price ........
Glenn

10$ an empty jar is cheap.
Find a jar with 5 slant pick ups and you would net 250$ just selling the pick ups.
Have you seen the price of NOS iron fuel caps? Or what a 242 fuel cap brings?
Heck its a 7 hour round trip and I am interested
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Jan 27, 2023 4:33 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Coleman jars for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 501

Re: Old Coleman jars for sale

That could ge a smoking deal.
1OF, Wayne, Paul
You never know what you find in those.
There's usually some treasure.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Fri Jan 27, 2023 12:10 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Looking for a few lamp parts
Replies: 6
Views: 151

Re: Looking for a few lamp parts

WTB- 3 nickle plated finials for a Coleman 1924, a pre-22 with 4 1/2" handle, and a 22. Also need the bottom handle insert 1/4" for a Coleman handle, or the whole handle if that's the only way. Needed to complete a few lantern projects. Thanks for your help in advance, BryanWP None of those lamps u...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Jan 26, 2023 12:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: No light up tonight
Replies: 13
Views: 238

Re: No light up tonight

My hope the rain over night would melt whatever sloppy mix we received yesterday.
Shoveling it this morning was no fun.
It was sloppy enough not many snow blowers would deal with it.
The deck construction is ongoing. I wonder if the contractor will show today?
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Thu Jan 26, 2023 1:23 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: AGM 3705
Replies: 8
Views: 121

Re: AGM 3705

Well done as always Toby!
Nice Nice
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 24, 2023 9:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Mystery lamp
Replies: 9
Views: 174

Re: Mystery lamp

That's a nice find as it appears unmolested.
When you pull the fount there should be a stopper that blocks oil flow.
That's a rabbit hole I avoid.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:28 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Show me your shades
Replies: 46
Views: 665

Re: Show me your shades

Gotta love shades. Here’s a few. Did I miss a windmill in a previous post? Nice shades ya’ll Here's my Windmill shade. Not GPA but was found dust covered on a Coleman AA lamp. Rarer than a Coleman 314 windmill https://i.postimg.cc/TwJK61Jv/Handel-2579.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/76k5d07N/Handel-Windmi...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:23 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Show me your shades
Replies: 46
Views: 665

Re: Show me your shades

Joe_7910 wrote: Tue Jan 24, 2023 1:49 am I was going to start a new thread for this one. But I figured once I’ve got it on the proper lamp I will.
Ladies and Gentlemen… the 314B
Joe
great score found in plain view for all to find.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Porch Pirates
Replies: 28
Views: 523

Re: Porch Pirates

Lots of angry people here and most haven't had the experience of porch pirates. Kevin I know by our past conversations you have been wronged, and it made you angry... There is nothing on this earth more low life than a thief... I won't admit to any of my wrong doings, but my anger towards a thief i...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 24, 2023 4:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Porch Pirates
Replies: 28
Views: 523

Re: Porch Pirates

Lots of angry people here and most haven't had the experience of porch pirates.
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 24, 2023 2:53 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Confusion about a 242B
Replies: 14
Views: 279

Re: Confusion about a 242B

I can not think of any 242 sized fount Coleman US made in the mid 50's that would have the 1/8" NPT bung that the valve photoed would have... 249 founts would be a candidate, but they have the 1/2-32 valve bung and all I've seen in the 50's have been dated on the side of the fount... A mystery for ...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 24, 2023 2:50 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Confusion about a 242B
Replies: 14
Views: 279

Re: Confusion about a 242B

I saw what was marked a 242b. I'm confused about it origin. It looks a bit like a franken lantern. However the base is clearly marked usa and is a 242 buy the small fuel cap. It looks to be a brass font by the wear edges. (242b). But is marked 5/55. Well after any 242 were made in the USA as far as...
by Whitegas Extraordinaire
Tue Jan 24, 2023 1:51 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lantern id please
Replies: 14
Views: 286

Re: Lantern id please

Akron was advertising chrome plating before nickel plating was commercially available. They didn't seem to do that well lol What? The first Coleman lamp, Irby Gilland was nickel plated. Akron used "flash chrome". Whatever that process was it did not adhere to the undersurface well. Kevin, are you t...

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