Is it to allow the lamp to sway back and forth without creating a stress point in the hollow wire and causing it to break?
At least eBay don't charge £8 to collect the tax like the post office do.
There are not many lamps where you can remove the base plate like that. Most have a rolled over lip to hold it in place.
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Look what Santa brought me this year, a Petromax 883:
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Hi Darryl, the legs are supposed to screw into the tank but I had one where the threaded end of the legs had broken off in the tank. The previous...
Hi anyone ever taken apart and resoldered a KL80 tank? Is it just a case of melting the solder seam around the rim and it coming apart? I have one...
Something like this:
Coleman shade holder – Thingery Previews Postviews & Thoughts
Does anyone know of any source of reproduction steel shade holders for Coleman type table lamps?
Only took 4 years but I finally found a spare burner in a job lot of old gas lamp parts. I should be able to finish this one off properly.
From what I can gather from looking at the other one the missing burner cap has a hole in the centre which presumably a steel fork would fit into...
This model has a slightly different burner to the one listed here and I managed to get it running.
As you can see it has a secondary...
That's a nice one Conny, well done!
Does anyone know where I might find a filler cap for a two pint Primus type stove with an air release screw, rather than "wings"? I've only seen...
Yes it's a Continental - have a look at my example here:
Continental Ideal 372
In the past I have converted Petromax jets to fit other lamps by grinding off the thread, silver brazing on a bush and then re-tapping it with the...
Looks in pretty good nick. I would wash the muck off and then leave it as us.
Coleman Peak 1 lantern is about the smallest liquid fuelled pressure lamp you can find, ignoring really rare stuff.
Don't forget to use some flux.
I would say Veritas Superb but maybe it it one of these? Need too see what's left of the label.
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