My first stove based lantern

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  1. Tive

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    Got me a nice Radius 143, a few days ago ! the needle was broken off and stuck in the jet, what to do.. well i had a Radius 119 jet and needle, so i put them in and now i run the lantern on gasoline/Coleman fuel.
    i do not recomend anyone to run their kerosene lanterns on gas, its just something i did.

    And it runs great !

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    Looks good. I quite like it.
     
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    Nice one !!!
     
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    Great find!

    You should be able to get it back to running in kerosene.

    Cheers

    Tony
     
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    A lucky find!:thumbup:
     
  6. Tive

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    Yes Buddy ! i'm just waiting for the right jet and needle to arrive !
     
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    Interesting since the original jet and needle are harder to find.
    Did you have to modify the Radius 143 needle rod "rensnålsstång" or generator to fit the Radius 119 jet and needle?
     
  8. Tive

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    Nope, no mods, jet and needle is of the same design as the 119, just different orifice size, and if you put in the 119 jet, the orifice will be to big for kerosene.
    The Optimus 200B for gasoline/petrol uses an Optimus 300cp jet and needle for the same reason.

    I found the right Jet and Needle at an auction site and i will change back to the original spec, as soon as i get my hands on those.

    It runs nice on Gas, but the lantern has no positive shut of valve, so i don not recomend anyone to try :-)

    Frederik
     
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    Magic fingers again.

    Lei
     

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