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Bumpkin 95
I have a 220 F that I have had apart twice. First time was a full disassemble And cleaning. When I put it back together. I went to light it open valve 1/4 turn passes lots of air even blows flame away from the mantles. But never any spitting or gas to light. Opened the valve until straight gas flow just get things started with it did. Lantern ran great for hours. But every time I light it same issue. Disassembled again to make sure the top hole in the valve was clean and reassembled only to have the same issue. It is half full of new crown. Any help is appreciated 🙂
  • Lee
  • Like a lantern just hanging out
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SteveRetherford
fuel and air assembly most likely .
[DrSteve2]    Steve , Keeper of the Light !!!
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salukispeed
Also thinking the FA tube Possibly the small hole that the FA tube pin goes thru is restricted and when the pin is in it and even at 1/4 turn there is no fuel able to get past to mix with the air. Might look clear but have tough build up especially if the PO had left it with RUG for a longtime. Using a piece of stranded copper wire  to act as a brush can help remove the build up and the copper will not oversize the hole. Just a thought??
Bob
ICCC 1868
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Majicwrench
It takes longer than you would think to get fuel thru system when in the 1/4 turn position. Are you waiting long enough??

And the little hole on the BOTTOM of the fuel air tube will cause this, when the rod is pushed down into that hole there has to be enough clearance for a little bit of fuel to get by.   Take a toothpick or pencil etc and get that hole clean.
Keith
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Bumpkin 95
Thanks  guys I will try that I did not think the bottom hole was doing anything at that point. I focused my attention on the top hole the second time. I hope to carve out some time tomorrow maybe I can do it again 
  • Lee
  • Like a lantern just hanging out
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salukispeed
Once you open the valve all the way the spring lifts the long thin pin that retracts out of that bottom  hole and allows full fuel and then the Generator orifice is the limiting item that controls flow so long as enough heat is applied. 
Bob
ICCC 1868
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Chucker
I"ve concluded when Coleman directed owners to open the valve "1/4 Turn" it was a suggestion. 

A few of my lantern do start spitting at 1/4 turn open but all the rest vary as to how much it needs to be opened and how long you should wait. Even after fettling the F/A assy still very few of my lantern's start with the 1/4 turn. 

Keith has a good point; most take a while to move the fuel up to the gen. 
Chuck
"Stop being angry, and forget about getting back at people; do not worry -- it only causes harm." Ps. 37:8
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zoomkat
May not be your issue, but a common mistake when the fuel pickup assembly is taken apart and put back together again is the fuel control rod spring is put on top of the fuel control rod instead of underneath. A symptom is that the lantern may need frequent pumping up, and not burn as bright..
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bluepen61
When cleaning the FA tube, I remove the fuel control rod, insert it from the bottom, then ream the hole with the rod a couple of time to clean corrosion and debris from the orifice. After flushing with carb cleaner or CF, reassemble the FA. Seems that although the rod works freely, the hole is restricted by debris enough to prevent sufficient fuel to flow by during startup.
John L. Kemmis ICCC #703
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and the usual unusual ones.
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Bumpkin 95
A9BFA4FA-11FF-4CD9-BA06-FE3660C6515D.jpeg  Well you guy’s called it. After church I took it back apart and cleaned the bottom hole the fuel rod did not have any space around it. I always thought it was supposed to close off and only allow vapor out the top hole . Thanks for the help and here is a money shoot for your troubles 
  • Lee
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mgmlvks
Nice one, and thanks for sticking with it!
Mike, ICCC member #1156, Slant Saver Group #011, 275 Appreciation Syndicate #0215
"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present"
Francis Bacon
(and - for those who have asked - avatar from postcard and says "Coming Home by Rail".  https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4595/27430282209_39a564be00_z.jpg
 
 
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Chucker
And perseverance pays off once again! Looks good. 
Chuck
"Stop being angry, and forget about getting back at people; do not worry -- it only causes harm." Ps. 37:8
Eye-SEE-C-C Member #1333 -- MilSpecOps #003
"Michigan - from the Ojibwa word “meicigama,” meaning “great water.”
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salukispeed
Good one with the patience and perseverance
Bob
ICCC 1868
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Tigerfans2
FYI
There's a good chance you'll have to revisit this issue on the next 40 years or so.
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rob_pontius
Nice work.
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