Tilley X246B Fire up.

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  1. Johnny19

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    Recently acquired this not bad nick Tilley, but apparently not used for a few years, and most of the seals had perished and gummed up!
    A good clean up, refuel, and replacement washers did the trick!
    The mantle didn't shape properly, but OK for test purposes........Held pressure nicely! Very pleased with this one, as it's the only Tilley in my collection.
    Thanks to Jeremy (Broadlander) for his Video, which I had to refer to a couple of times. Tilley.jpg
     
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    It's working well!:thumbup:
     
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    Nothing wrong there - going well. :thumbup:
     
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    Looking good!
     
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    Looks great to me and a nice colour as well as the light she gives off.
     
  6. Johnny19

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    It'll light better when I get another Mantle in that's fitted a bit better! Cheers....
     
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    There's nothing wrong with it now mate, I wouldn't change the mantle waste of a mantle.
    That's just my opinion.
     
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    Nice one !:)

    Quite often the mantle will expand and fill out over time :thumbup:
     

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