Handi kero pet. Obsession

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  1. Darryl Durdin

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    Hi fellas, ive always liked my Handi Kero Pet's, i have retored a few back into life / service.
    One of my biggest hurdle has been the generator needle, like a lot of parts for lanterns you can not get parts anymore so you have to either buy up clapped out ones hoping for good needle or bits or be resourseful and inventive. I have done both over the time.
    Starting off with the lanterns as a newbie things are a bit daunting, but i have worked on my fettling skills, some of my posts show how ive improved over time. Now i have successfully for the first time after a few trial and error have made a pricker needle that has become fully funtionable for a Handi kero-pet. Its been a labour of love, i can now replicate it and basically repair my clapped out Handi's.
    Im impressed with my fettling skills. 20200701_203613.jpg 20200703_192347.jpg 20200703_193515.jpg
    To encourage other lanterneers who think they may not have the skills, i certainly did not.
     
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    Congratulations Daryl. :clap:
     
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    Impressive Darryl, you’ve certainly got the skills now!
     
  4. Tony Press

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    Good work, Darryl.

    Can you tell us how you make your Handi pricker, please?


    Cheers

    Tony
     
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    Excellent!:thumbup:
     
  6. Darryl Durdin

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    Hi fellas , my next pricker i will document better as i was just in the zone to make and forgot to take pictures on the way.
     
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