The part that's missing is the cleaning needle. It's used to clean the nozzle.
I guess you all want to save the plated surface so I'd like to recommend the "POL" metal-polish which does not harm the surface.
An update of the progress. My forum friend has now soldered the tank. So the fuel tube did come loose unintentionally after all.
The parts came loose at last!
The fuel tube has to be soldered into the tank.
It leaked air, not fuel.
It seems to have the control body fitted wrong/bad angle into the pick-up tube. And the tube itself wasn't soldered onto the tank as they normally...
The only occasion I have a failure with a mantle is when my fettling not has been as thorough as I thought it was, then the mantle gets black and...
Thank you for your thoughts and ideas.
He says the lantern is fairly unused but it leaked fuel, probably that's why it is not more used.
He has compared the tank with a spare part one and they really differ from each other. Brass one to the left.
Strange, it seems not to have been...
My lantern had the control body looking like on this picture.
A friend at a Swedish pressure lantern forum is fettling his brass Radius 119.
He has run into a problem where as the valve house is in one part...
It's good looking
Here is the Anchor look-alike. I prefer the earlier version with german Optimus Suprax glass. [ATTACH]
Mine works very well, and is the identical version as Yours. As others have stated, one has to look after it or rust hits it.
Nice one, snygg lampa!
I'm having a 119 without "Ltd" dismantled for cleaning, got it from a forum friend. The price was me fettling it.
My wife won't come out if I lit up the lamps, they smell she say.
However I sneak one in when I'm barbecuing as a companion.
Here is a picture with the 1551 to the left and a 200 to the right. Notice the difference in brightness.
Thanks for the info Nils!
The lantern is now disassembled for cleaning. I'll post som after pics later.
Regards Matti Kucer
Recently bought this Optimus 200 wich did not have a Optimus glass, instead it has a clear one with the text "Pyrex" on it
What a strong story of your and your wifes Lifes. Happy to hear You have a way to relax a bit with something that bring so much joy....
Yes it's true, but there are many variations out there. My chromed 200P has the cap with a screw on it. Also my brass 1200 has the screw on the...
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