Great fettle Tony!
Very interesting advertisement....."with built-in pump 70/-"
An extra 5 shillings for a LQ427!
I wonder how much the...
Thank you for all the information Phil and David..
I'm first going to do a full check for stress-cracks on the fount.
That may have been why the...
Do you have any photos of the underside of the fount?
Coleman used embossed lettering and then changed to recessedlettering around the...
Up till recently I've been collecting Coleman Toronto lanterns and on the odd occasion lamps.
Well sometimes, I come across items too good...
Great fettle Tony
This should be in the "fettling text book!
As these lanterns and parts were mass produced in North America o, they wouldn't have used the metric system, so searching for 'O'rings in...
Here is the summary from my LINK , it is from post #23
"005 - 3/32" ID x 7/32" OD - Fits the e-block on older Canadians and US models -...
Hello "iwoo" et al
Here is a good LINK to the 222/226/229.. model 'O' rings,
Fluorosilicone 'O'rings in sizes 005/007/009 to cover the range....
Is your 200 manufactured in USA or Canada?
Here is a Link to an article on the pesky "O-rings"
Remember to put a clip on the frame to stop the preheat cup from sliding up and breaking the mantle.
Coleman 335s are good candidates to...
Is this 242E made in USA or Canada?
Is it stamped on the side or bottom, with the month (2) and year(70) of manufacture?
Does it have the date code on it, either side of the trademark or stamped on the base?
i.e. 3 64 ..
Thank you Neil, for setting me straight on the production history and times.
Amazing how Coleman USA and Coleman Canada were so diverse...
Wow that's a "late" date for a 327...
Is that kosher, or could it have been
serviced by Coleman with later parts..,
like a fount?
Looks like a...
This is one of the CCF posts that I read.
If there aren't any other suggestions for a solution to your dilemma posted here, perhaps you could try the Coleman Collectors Forum....
Re:-"T.L. if you don't feel like making your own, Stu (loco7lamp) makes some serioulsy nice NRV tools for the Optimus (and others). If...
I was at Scouter Jan's a fortnight ago and Shawn (Shortwave) brought his "NRV tool" along.
It worked flawlessly!
Thank you Shawn and...
Traditional automotive chrome plating was a labour intensive and costly process.
e.g. bumpers on British/American cars from the thirties to the...
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