1940 Primus 981

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  1. Juan

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    Hello. Arrived yesterday. Good condition lantern.
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    Last image just to compare against a 1081.
    Good to have a scraped 1081 to take some spares from it.
     
  2. JEFF JOHNSON

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    Those are well built lanterns!:thumbup:
     
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    #Juan

    Looks amazing!!
     
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    @Juan , your 981 looks in good condition. Congratulations :thumbup:

    The 1081 doesn't look too bad either. :-k
     
  5. MarkC

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    I thought I just needed a 981 to be happy with my Primus collection. Now have to get a 1081 as well.
    Just going to have to go to Sweden this summer and search every junk shop I can find.

    Just thinking. Was there a 1381 or are the alcohol vapours far too dangerous for the quick lighter?:-k
     
  6. Nils Stephenson

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    There are three here in the gallery. So far I havn't had mine working as I have to sort out a cleaning needle. Even though it has a preheat torch, I would use the priming dish. It doesn't take much for an alcohol lamp.

    Nice lamp btw Juan. The 981 is one of my favourite Primus models. :)
     
  7. Juan

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    Thank you, gentlemen. The lantern is nice and after a good cleaning session I could light it. I had to work a little on the jet because it was a little bit worn. Not perfect but it works.
    Nils: my pricker needle is broken too and I pricker it from the outside.
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  8. Juan

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    In fact, the 1081 is better condition, just dirtier because stored for a long time.
     
  9. Juan

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    @MarkC Yes, there are some examples on this Primus forum.
     

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