One possibility is Crown Oils in Bury, I will have a look.
Yes I got news of caldo closing a couple of weeks ago, will try to stock up before they close completely.
Yes the top does darken when hot and becomes maroon.
Looks like you have found a bargain, I am sure you will soon have it working.
These brass hooded vapalux / bialaddin lamps are my favourites. Lovely restoration job on this one
It's a twin of my lamp, is it possible that RAF squadrons were out stationed in Australia? This is quite a common lamp so lots must have been made...
They got these lamps right from the start, the style if the tanks, cages, glasses and hoods have changed over the years but the control cock,...
A nice lamp to get your collection started
Probably worth using some of that expensive tank sealer on that one.
I have received lamps and wished the sender had done similar
I do wonder if some tanks got over worked when formed especially in the area of the step at the bottom edge of the tank. Having said that I have...
Another good old Bialaddin working again, well done.
It was, did not last long.
Just waiting for the oven to get up to temperature [ATTACH]
Weather permitting I will be firing up the pizza oven, bowl fire and a few lamps tomorrow night when I have friends coming round.
I have been working in the garage this evening and decided it needed warming up
Have you tried a known good vapouriser in the bowl fire or tried the nos vaporiser in a known good lamp? 5 burners all with the same problem...
Is the ceramic tube fitted and is it in good condition?
That glass looks too big, not bialaddin. The base camp base-camp.co.uk sell a good quality replacement glass, you need a v60 which fits all long...
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