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Model 226

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Hi everybody I bought Coleman model 226 but without any instruction manual… if someone has the manual can you send a pdf
My other question is what is included in the box because I didnt get the box also….
thank you

Sorry if it is in the forum somewhere I didnt find it.
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Hi there, welcome to the CCF!

I don’t exactly know what was included with the lantern when new besides the manual and possibly a pack of mantles. Seems that is standard issue.

I do have an owner’s manual I can scan and send to you. Since your pretty new your PMs won’t work yet, so check your email for more info.
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Re: Model 226

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Thank you 👍
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Camp4 wrote: Tue Feb 22, 2022 3:06 amThank you 👍
No prob! Just sent you an email a moment ago.
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Welcome!

Yep, L.J. has it right. The only things in the box were the owner's manual and a pack of #20 mantles. I have a few of them that I picked up unlit in the box.
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Thanks for response…
My another question is… what fuel put inside…
In Europe we have petrol/gas like for the cars unleaded but for technik use not for motors but for cleaning and put away oils from surface… and we have petroleum it is similar but diferent it is oily and that we use for lanterns…
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Do you have any type of fuel that is used for camp stoves? Coleman Fuel is the best, but have heard it is very expensive in Europe. The lantern is designed to burn unleaded vehicle fuel also. Just do not leave it sit in the lantern for a long period of time. It will gum everything up. Do not use the oily type fuel. That sounds like Kerosine that we have here in the states. There are some lanterns that will burn it, but not this one without some modifications.
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Like Dan mentioned, the best fuel would be Coleman or Crown camp fuel—which is a naphtha based fuel. Do you happen to have access to anything like that in your area? It is different from white spirit (paint thinner) and paraffin oil (kerosene).

The 226 is also designed to run on regular unleaded fuel that you use in your car, but it will clog the generator (vaporizer) faster and can cause other issues with the fuel system if the lantern is left in storage with regular unleaded fuel in the tank.

I don’t have any long term experience running regular unleaded gasoline in lanterns, so I’ll defer to the others here. They will be able to share better first-hand experience using it long term. There are other alternatives that folks in Europe are using for fuel, but without any first-hand experience with those I could not make a recommendation for you.
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There's substitute fuel called "Aspen 4" available in the U.K.
There's more discussion about naphtha type fuels on Classiccampstoves.com
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Not sure what the fuel situation is there is Slovakia, - in the UK I think "Panel Wipe" is also naphtha? you want naphtha or something close to it.

The 226 is "technically" a duel fuel and can burn regular car fuel (not deisel) - I'm assuming your car fuel is unleaded? - it will shorten the life of the generator, - which can be cleaned but Reg gas make it harder...
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Thanks everyone for response…
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@Camp4
@Ridge Runner

Possible to email a pdf of the 226 to me also, please... I'm in the same boat. New purchase, no instructions. Searched the web and only a parts diagram.

Cheers! :D
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Old Town Coleman has the owner manuals for the two different 222 lanterns, which wil be pretty much the same.
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Spike Strip wrote: Fri Sep 16, 2022 7:35 pm @Camp4
@Ridge Runner

Possible to email a pdf of the 226 to me also, please... I'm in the same boat. New purchase, no instructions. Searched the web and only a parts diagram.

Cheers! :D
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Rec'd the email ... Should there have been a pdf attachment ? None-rec'd.

I can post the email addy here - not worried about spam if that's easier.
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Never mind. Found the other reply in spam folder...
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Spike Strip wrote: Fri Sep 16, 2022 8:04 pm Rec'd the email ... Should there have been a pdf attachment ? None-rec'd.

I can post the email addy here - not worried about spam if that's easier.
I can’t send the attachment via the CCF. I have to email it to you directly. I just sent it to the gmail address in your signature line. Let me know if you get it.
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Just to be clear, dual fuel is Coleman's marketing term and means naphtha or regular unleaded gas. This does not include kerosene or diesel.

As mentioned, gasoline will clog up the generator much faster, and although the generator can be rebuilt, you could be out of luck of you run too much gasoline and/or rebuild it too often that you bend or break that pricker wire. Generators for these are hard to come by.
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My email address sent to you in gmail - I found your msg in spam. Sorry for the confusion
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Got it!

Thank you very very much!
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