Too late now, but you could have saved the lantern by fitting a schrader valve, either in the fuel cap or in a new hole, then filled the leaky...
Still bargains to be had if you've got a sharp eye:
I think it's kinda useful in some cases due to some sellers listing in the wrong category so their products show up at the top of a price-sorted...
What was this poor thing before it was ruined? Looks like a Pinchard.
lampe ancienne en cuivre | eBay
More details here (somewhat graphic pics):
Suffolk mum set alight after pub heater blast says drunk man throwing ethanol caused the explosion |...
Empty the tank of fuel, pump some air into it and pull the pump rod of the tube. Then pour a little water into the tube and you will no doubt see...
If I had to deal with power cuts I think I would go for low voltage LED lamps run off a battery and a kerosene wick heater for warmth.
Haven't seen this in the gallery. Anyone else got one?
How about this:
TILLEY LAMP REFLECTOR X246 X246B PARTS KEROSENE LAMP SERVICE KIT SPARES SHADE | eBay
Anyone used parcelforce or landmark for shipping lamps abroad from the UK? Any problems? Are DPD still a problem?
The problem with using a burner mesh to prevent flashbacks is the constant stream of gases through the mesh holes, combined with the proximity to...
I wouldn't trust a burner cap to prevent flashbacks. How many times have we had a lamp that started back-burning?
The E41 tank has a "squarer" shape and the top part where the cage fits is recessed further down into the tank e.g. see this photo from Ian...
Seems like a good way to get Fedex to inspect the parcel :whistle:
How is the top disc joined to the rest of the frame? Is it spot-welded?
That's a nice find for a first lamp. I think it's an Optimus 252 as they used tanks from the Optimus 200 lantern on the later models but the...
Hi Brian. It's not the ethanol that gums up the generator, in fact you can run some lanterns on pure ethanol. It's all the detergents, lubricants...
I expect someone could graft the burner from a Petromax 829 on top of it, rather like has been done here:
Plugging the hole in the tank is not a big thing for a collector to do. It's the missing burner parts that you really need.
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