Optimus 1550

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  1. Carpedien1982

    Carpedien1982 Sweden Subscriber

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    Hi guys and girls! I have bought an Optimus but i don't know what model it is. Here comes the pictures.
    I love weapon cleaning kit :)

    *Edit:Model number added in title after later identification.

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  2. Nils Stephenson

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    You have an Optimus 1550. This is the last version which used parts bought in and assembled in Sweden. The tank, globe cage and outer hood that were still made in Sweden, but I have heard they were sourced from a sub contractor and not made by Optimus themselves.. It is assumed that the parts were bought from Hipolito. IIRC they are from the early 90s.
     
  3. Carpedien1982

    Carpedien1982 Sweden Subscriber

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    And it is alive!
    Thanks Nils for your answer. I have a 1551but it differs on few details. 15674503965456546113213009074197.jpg
     
  4. Carpedien1982

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    And it is very bright :) IMG_20190902_205800.jpg
     
  5. JEFF JOHNSON

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    It's working well!:thumbup::thumbup:
     
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    Congratulations, it's cleaned up nicely :thumbup:
     
  7. ASHOK KUMAR

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    Congratulations @Carpedien1982
    Great collection
    Happy to see in working with bright light.
    Can anyone can say the date of Manufacturing ?
     
  8. Hernan Uruguay

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    Hi there! perhaps you can help me. I have the exact same model as you, it was from my dad's. I would like to know if you can help me with a doubt I have regarding one part of the lamp. Where I am pointing... is this complete?? I think it needs an extra part to correctly clog the part that releases the flameable gas on the top.

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  9. Carpedien1982

    Carpedien1982 Sweden Subscriber

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    15768727230329167840986343933182.jpg Hi. Is missing a thin wire in the top, that is the thing what unclogs.see the picture.
     
  10. Hernan Uruguay

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    HI there! thanks for your reply. Do you know where can I find and buy that part for my Optimus 1550/500cp??
     
  11. Nils Stephenson

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    A cleaning needle for a Petromax 500cp lamp will fit and work. That might be easier for you to find near where you live.
     

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