Blanchard burner testfire

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  1. James K

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    After some dark days on this project it is nice to see some light.
    This burner is stamped 350 and 47 (Barnard?) The other burner has no markings.
    It is it's first fireing running at 10psi
    The rest of the project is not going so well, the other burner has a worn jet and the lamp has two fuel tap spindles snapped off and stuck fast so forgive me for dining out on such a partial victory.
    This burner took 3 days to dismantle and fettle but went back together in 10 minutes and pretty much fired straight up.
    Enjoy the pics.

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  2. Anthony

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    James, that 350 looks like 550 to me.

    Is that a smaller tank ??

    Do you know what CB is ??

    For sure Blanchards are hard buggers to get going again but when you do, it's as good as it gets. Am I right ?? ;)
     
  3. Tony Press

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    @James K

    Nice work so far! :thumbup:

    I’m with @Anthony... I think that’s “550”, too:

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    Cheers

    Tony
     
  4. Anthony

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    Not that I can find any mention of a 550cp burner ....
     
  5. ROBBO55

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    Congratulations James on your progress. Getting one burner to light is worth celebrating :D/
     
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  7. James K

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    @Anthony
    I think it looks like 350, but I do have it here to look at.
    I would guess cb would stand for Blanchard chandelier.
    I don't know much about the size of these tanks and don't have anything to compare it to.
    @ROBBO55 @Tony Press
    Thank you for your support, this project has had its ups and downs.

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  8. Tony Press

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    Gotcha! The white highlight helps.

    Cheers

    Tony
     
  9. Anthony

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    :thumbup: Again, Thanks.
     
  10. Rangie

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    Excellent work, well done!

    BTW, if you happen to find a couple of spare burner assemblies lurking anywhere, I'd love to hear from you! :whistle:

    Alec.
     
  11. pete sav

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    I feel your pain James nice when you get them going but sometimes stuff you dont expect is buggered giving you more headaches.
    Those fuel taps will be a problem any ideas
    Good luck pete
     
  12. BigStevie

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    Looks like progress to me! Great work!
     

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