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by Otto
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: molded on valve wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 239

molded on valve wheel

Drill and tap, parts lots came with molded knobs that attached with a screw. No glue will hold up to the heat if you run it..
by Otto
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman 234 - Generator
Replies: 11
Views: 208

Coleman 234 - Generator

Same gen as 201, Coleman had a little can with a s shaped tube for filling the cup with alcohol, through the larger hole in the base plate. Now, there is a plastic bottle for that purpose. Amish shops sell them, or on line.
by Otto
Fri Dec 27, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: AGM What gens will work on LRL 41b
Replies: 5
Views: 185

AGM What gens will work on LRL 41b

The big single mantle. Happykamper says a big thermos will work with a washer. Check kyles posts on kamplite from way back. I will look at Clayton's when I get home tonight.
by Otto
Fri Dec 27, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman 234 Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 770

Coleman 234 Questions

Phil(mcdugal2) lives over by Springfield. If any one can get the CV out he can. Try pm ing him.
by Otto
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 1934 228 Burner Alignment
Replies: 10
Views: 163

1934 228 Burner Alignment

Do you have the threade pretty much bottomed in the burner and valve assembiy? Many times the air tube threads or. The bhrner tube threads are rusted and don't want to seat. See my tutorial on using two plyers and leather to protect tubes.(in my profile threads started) Also, put the bottom extensio...
by Otto
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Prentiss Wabers L43S
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Prentiss Wabers L43S

I have used either viton o rings or a/c o rings for the pump and the fill cap seals. Just take it in to a auto parts store that sells loose out of a parts box. Cut a piece for the pip.
by Otto
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: paging Dr Coleman
Replies: 8
Views: 262

paging Dr Coleman

After the hot evaporust (which smells like molasses) the bottom looks pretty clean. Now a wash with alcohol and dry with the fish tank bubbler.
by Otto
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: paging Dr Coleman
Replies: 8
Views: 262

paging Dr Coleman

So, the lye opened up the riser tube! A lot of organic stuff came out, no rust particicles. Tomorrow will come hot evaporrust soak.
by Otto
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: paging Dr Coleman
Replies: 8
Views: 262

paging Dr Coleman

What's the process for lye?
by Otto
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: paging Dr Coleman
Replies: 8
Views: 262

paging Dr Coleman

I thought I could put the Model R together tonight, but the fount inside is terrible. It has been several years sitting on the shelf waiting for the other repairs. I must have forgotten to do it. The fill cap is crusty, but the US cleaner awaits. The fount bottom is steel with bubbly rust inside. No...
by Otto
Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 242C date code question
Replies: 4
Views: 204

242C date code question

You have to go with when they made the series. So,46 would fit. My 49 has 49.
I have the same issue with a 242B with 6 and 9. In that case Terry goes by the nuances of the stamping of the burner and such things.
by Otto
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 242B Sportlite clocking question
Replies: 11
Views: 271

242B Sportlite clocking question

NL is no letter
by Otto
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: manufacturing dates of pumps
Replies: 4
Views: 116

manufacturing dates of pumps

Can anyone give dates of these pumps?
The nice nickel one in the middle has a nickel plated shaft too. P1040853.jpg
by Otto
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Quick Lite Crew
Replies: 110
Views: 1145

Coleman Quick Lite Crew

This is the first QL (lamp). I would like #16 if possible. Thanks for Identifing it for me Larry! P1040159.jpg
by Otto
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: American Kampkook decal, and funnel for No. 3?
Replies: 4
Views: 99

American Kampkook decal, and funnel for No. 3?

I use the dished for funnel, works fine.
by Otto
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: red Coleman 200 clam box
Replies: 3
Views: 175

red Coleman 200 clam box

Guillotine, I saw the thread you mentioned. 1970-1976.
by Otto
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: red Coleman 200 clam box
Replies: 3
Views: 175

red Coleman 200 clam box

Is there a date on these somewhere?
by Otto
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Kamp kook LCS21
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Kamp kook LCS21

There is a little valve on the bottom of the pump(NRV) that may be leaking. I have also replaced the bigger pump seal on the pump itself with a viton O ring from the auto parts store on these. Search the site here for NRV for more info.
When you get it going, these are good runners.
by Otto
Thu May 30, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: old Coleman lanterns and lead paint
Replies: 10
Views: 288

old Coleman lanterns and lead paint

Stick with the older nickle versions.
by Otto
Tue May 14, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Thermos Generator....
Replies: 21
Views: 329

Thermos Generator....

Clayton has lots of AGM parts. I will ask him.
Can you buy a crusty lantern and get parts that way?
by Otto
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman US 242C
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Coleman US 242C

Terry has a spreadsheet going on these and would appreciate your info.
by Otto
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman US 242C
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Coleman US 242C

12/50
by Otto
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: what is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 389

what is it?

Thanks everyone, I can't buy everything, and many times I hurry back after I find out what it is.
by Otto
Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: what is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 389

what is it?

No, it is very stiff.
by Otto
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: what is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 389

what is it?

I found these in a hardware store Coleman parts cache. Made of brass, the needle is 12 thou. No markings.
by Otto
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: longer straw for check valves
Replies: 3
Views: 251

longer straw for check valves

When cleaning the check valve some times I get away without removing them. Just spray carb cleaner in them. The cheep spray companies now only give you a very short straw, so with a heat gun (after several trys) I molded two together.
by Otto
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lamp shade question
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Lamp shade question

There's three styles of shade listed for this number.
by Otto
Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 220 Font Painting and Oven Drying
Replies: 14
Views: 306

220 Font Painting and Oven Drying

This is my fount holder, its ok to use the house oven, if the girls are not home.[image]


by Otto
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lamp ID
Replies: 2
Views: 161

Lamp ID

Coleman used that fount too. It depends what the disk has on it. look under the disk for a little piece of paper wit a #. Some say its a QC check, some say its serial #. <br />Burner is later QL with the bakelite knob. Originally, the fount had an earlier burner on it.<br />The generator is AGM. It ...
by Otto
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Paint Colors for GPAs
Replies: 24
Views: 755

Paint Colors for GPAs

Don't forget everyone, baking at 180° (450° for hi-temp paint) for 20 min, may change the result. usually a little darker. The oven will toughen up the paint too, but not as good as powder coating. <br />Also, with some lanterns, the vent may not be the exact match of the fount. The vent can change ...
by Otto
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Paint Colors for GPAs
Replies: 24
Views: 755

Paint Colors for GPAs

We do quite a bit of painting here. This is the avocado sears color:<br /><a href="http://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/handy-dandy-fount-holder-for-the-oven-8006678" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/handy-dandy-fount-holder-for-the-oven-8006678</a><br ...
by Otto
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: What to do with 460G?
Replies: 21
Views: 558

What to do with 460G?

Excellent! When you go to clean the slots in the burner, the correct tool is a Coleman iron slot cleaner. Another item I use, is a car windshield wiper retainer. It is stainless and holds the blade in the arm, one on each side. Do not put too much side ways action as you clean the slots. They are ca...
by Otto
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Quick Fuel Siphon (tip)
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Quick Fuel Siphon (tip)

Transferring fuel is never easier. If you have several lanterns and store them dry removing ALL fuel is essential.<br /> The procedure is to put the GPA on a 45° angle and using the curve of the hose find the corner of the fount. A quick pump will get the ball rolling. I usually MT into a glass jar ...
by Otto
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: What to do with 460G?
Replies: 21
Views: 558

What to do with 460G?

That Bung is originally soldered at the factory. Someone couldn't get the cap off and heated it. That doesn't get the cap off it just makes the bung spin in the tank. So they soldered it up with gobs to make it seal. In order to solder it with out the gobs it has to be very clean. Please check the b...
by Otto
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Preway model 205 stove
Replies: 11
Views: 147

Preway model 205 stove

Schmoo wrote: I only took one. I like Prentiss Wabers because I live 50 miles from Wisconsin Rapids

I live 50 mi from rapids too, Great stoves!
by Otto
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Refueling Coleman Xcursion Lantern
Replies: 37
Views: 838

Refueling Coleman Xcursion Lantern

You can use the straw from an empty soap or lotion pump bottle to bridge the two.
by Otto
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Handy Gas Plant Schrader valve mod
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Handy Gas Plant Schrader valve mod

Cool, Thanks, I'll be harvesting one next trip to the yards. You noticed the fuel injection cap on my schrader, I harvest the valves from fuel injection , so they are fuel safe.
by Otto
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Handy Gas Plant Schrader valve mod
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Handy Gas Plant Schrader valve mod

This mod is a repost of several years back. The original post disappeared.<br />I had a HGP missing the air stem, and found out the threads are the same as a Q99 jam nut. <br />So, get a Schrader valve with threads(I think they are 1/8 pipe), a Q99 or comparable jam nut. Drill and tap the jam nut fo...
by Otto
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman Lamp fuel cap difference
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Coleman Lamp fuel cap difference

Here are some caps. Anyone have models/dates?

The two on the right are sightly different.
by Otto
Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Handy Gas Plant issues
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Handy Gas Plant issues

As I recall, The 413 stove Gen tip can be used on HGPs to run Kero. So, I think the Kero tips need to be larger then white gas ones. Use fine sand paper to make sure there is no burr on the wire tip. OCP has the HGP orifices for $4.
by Otto
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Can my electrolysis tank freeze in use?
Replies: 12
Views: 331

Can my electrolysis tank freeze in use?

Take a HGP burner and put it in a 413 stove. You can certainly lift the barrel 6". There will be 100% improvement in the electrolytic action with heated solution.
by Otto
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Can my electrolysis tank freeze in use?
Replies: 12
Views: 331

Can my electrolysis tank freeze in use?

Hippie, just put the tank on you HGP. You'll have the crock out in a jiffy!
by Otto
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Retaining the clocking on a CQ lamp
Replies: 6
Views: 182

Retaining the clocking on a CQ lamp

They should be clocked straight and tight. I have heard mufflor mender is used in some situations. CQ parts are common, so you could switch them out.
by Otto
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Calling all Lampies! Need some info on this find
Replies: 26
Views: 610

Calling all Lampies! Need some info on this find

Steve, can,t believe you missed the diagnosis. Please study this chart by Neil (macburner).
by Otto
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Lamp burner cap screens question
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Lamp burner cap screens question

Yes, two screens. Placed in a criss cross pattern. They have a little bit bigger size then the threads so the usually stick in the cap. Some times they are falling apart and brittle, so I have had them made from Stainless mesh.
by Otto
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Prentiss Wabers valve diagram
Replies: 18
Views: 356

Prentiss Wabers valve diagram

This is A repost from several years back. Things are regularly lost on this web site.
by Otto
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Akron 103
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Akron 103

Okay, restrictor, like nascar.
by Otto
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Prentiss Wabers valve diagram
Replies: 18
Views: 356

Prentiss Wabers valve diagram

When working on the Wisconsin built appliances, this is the clearest diagram to be had.


Drawn by Dan Bosch
by Otto
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Handy Dandy Coleman Generator Chart
Replies: 4
Views: 264

Handy Dandy Coleman Generator Chart

I have been going through years of old files and ran across this. It was found in a service centers manual.