@plantpot. You could consider buying a fire blanket and cut it into strips. You'll have a lifetime supply of wick
Pic from the thread that kickstarted thus one. My failed attempt of a burner repair. Soldered a coin over a hole. No success
Welcome Brian. Nice lamp btw. Do show us the money shot after the first fired-up.
Found an old x-246-a a while back. It did light up, but with a lot of smoke and paraffin smell. Not good. So I dismantled the burner from the...
I like to believe its a sign of acceptance (finally).
Well done! planning to re-do the plating on the collar?
Great looking lamp and congrats.
My lovely wife surprised me with an extra lantern for the collection. Guess which one...
By popular demand the moneyshot. I'll add an other one after dark.
It took some fettling to get this one going again. It was completely clogged up but with some patience, elbow grease, parts from the forum...
After a month of heavy paraffin lamp accumulation it was time to venture out of my comfort zone and go to the dark side. Got myself some petrol...
H 502: 2728
Why not use petromax parts?
Took my new Hipolito for an overnighter backpacking trip. Had to make a protector for the glass to prevent damage during the trip. Made it from a...
Wow, nice one. Are you sure the house is abandoned. Looks like you could move in tomorrow
Well, finally cleared the blocked rapid heater part. Used the pricker needle from my recent acquired H202. So this part is working now.
Added yet another Hipolito to the stack. Number 3288
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