@MYN The frames and collars do have a protective coating, not sure what it is though.
@george Here is what that looks like in practice: Coleman Mil-Spec (1963), Armstrong Mil-Spec (1977), SMP (1980)
That is great, and off the wing of a Defender as well - good effort! Hope the BBQ went well. You must be pleased you managed to sort the 305 just...
@Alex74 Great outcome, glad to see it lit. Perfect. A cracking thread, appreciate you sharing the project. Hope you enjoyed your evening.
Spot on! Two great lanterns, hope you enjoyed the Tawny.
@george Lovely condition. I've a 1977 Armstrong Mil-Spec and although it is good, yours is in a different league. Good effort, well done. Thank...
Lovely early big hat, you must be very pleased with it. Interesting you have used bigger mantles. I've run mine on the #21 mantles, and although...
@george Super job, two top lanterns. One day, may be, I'll own something similar. Thank you, very inspirational.
@Serge Welcome, thank you for sharing. That is a most impressive lantern.
Nice choice, did it take you long to decide? Enjoy your beer, lanterns and family break.
@Pancholoco1911 I think you are right, my estimation of 295 took no account of the size. Now you mention 214 it makes perfect sense.
Good effort, nice to see @Matti Kucer That is a result.
That is amazing @Conny C
Lovely condition @george . Thank you for sharing.
Good effort @Levi Tomey , nice to see them lit up and running. It looks like they are going well.
Larry, thank you. Lovely lantern, appreciate the depth of knowledge.
Nice looking beast! Thanks for adding the extra detail.
Well done. Very enjoyable read, super photos. You must be very pleased with the results of your efforts.
Top job Sir, well done.
It is a great story, and one played so often. Darryl you have exactly hit on the young man's problems, peer pressure. I've had a similar...
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