Tilley DN250 Iron

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  1. Buggerlugs

    Buggerlugs Australia Subscriber

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    Hello all I got this iron from my mother about 2 years ago now, so I decided that I was running out of fettles for my lamps.
    Today I had a look at the workings of these Tilley irons, well first I pulled her apart, clean her up and put new seals in that I had, seems pretty easy, now to see if I've done everything correctly.
    All went well I'm surprised how easy these irons are, the vaporiser is in excellent working order, so here are my results thanks for looking.

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    And there you go works well, by the way Maureen did the ironing as I've no idea how to iron.
     
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    Nice to see it working again :thumbup:

    I suppose it doesn’t need many pumps to get going?
     
  3. Tony Press

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    @Buggerlugs

    Excellent!

    But…

    A bloke needs to know how to iron.


    Tony
     
  4. Buggerlugs

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    @podbros, I think I put to much kerosene in the tank, so only 6 pumps in total.
    @Tony Press, Yes I will learn one day, nah I dont think so hahaha.
     
  5. Graham P

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    You had to Iron learn in 69 with National Service.
     
  6. Jean J

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    It’s not exactly rocket science Brian. I’m surprised at you, thought you would have a go at anything. BTW ironing is one of my pet hates.
     
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    Looks good, its surprising how many pressure devices there was about in pre electric days.
     
  8. podbros

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    Yes but have you seen the folks that do extreme ironing??

    I never got on with the iron either and learned the way to dry clothes so they didn’t need the ‘Tilley touch’ :thumbup:

    Using a Tilley iron is probably an extra skill going by what folks have said about the high temperature?
     
  9. Sedgman

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    Ironing; Also useful for flattening old manufacturers’ instruction sheets. Though, I wouldn’t recommend liquid fuel irons for that specific task.[-X
     
  10. BigStevie

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    A working iron! Well done!

    I must admit that once I’d retired from work that required a shirt and tie, ironing become a task I no longer bother with...
     

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