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Kgam1020

I bought this 426D Coleman camp stove dated 6/69 back in January. When I opened the lid I was shocked to see it had a Colemen high steel stand in it. ( that was a bonus) It came in a lot of four stoves and three lanterns I bought for a darn good price ( 50$ ) I wanted to restore it because of the poor condition it was in. I stripped the thing down and started sanding and going at it with wire wheels. I removed the latches and handle, they were primed and painted with Dupli-Color Ford Metallic Silver. The whole stove case, lid and wind screens were primed and painted with Rust-Oleum enamel gloss hunter green. After cleaning up the drip tray and burner tubes they were primed and painted with VHT aluminum paint. I couldn't fit anything in my stove or grill to bake the finish on so I had to fire the stove a few short times to try to bake the paint. So far so good. The burners themselves I cleaned up on my bench grinder with a wire wheel and they came out very nice. The tank was stripped down, inside looked very clean so I just flushed it out in a parts washer. The fuel valve was polished up and the pick up tube was cleaned. I matched the red paint to my 1959 425B witch Rust-Oleum enamel gloss cherry red was a perfect match. Cleaned up the grates and put everything back together. The burners are burning so clean and blue it's almost to hard to see the flame. I am very happy on the results and this stove will be coming with me on our future camping trips. I can't wait to get cooking! I hope everyone enjoys my photos ( I have some many to post ) Thanks. 


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Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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TSPORT
Nice job, looks awesome!
Steve
Partial to single mantles & backpacking stoves (liquid fuel, of course!)
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GCinSC
Well done. Ready for camp.
Gary, self acclaimed Cast Iron Camp Cook & Tinkerer.
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #0154
Mil-SpecOps #0308
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mudbox
Great job on that!  
I've got one sitting in the basement that needs this kind of attention.  Consider me inspired.
-Jason
Milspec Ops #1978
275 Syndicate #228
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Kgam1020
TSPORT wrote:
Nice job, looks awesome!


Thanks! 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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Kgam1020
GCinSC wrote:
Well done. Ready for camp.


Thanks! Need to get back in the woods! 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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Kgam1020
@mudbox Thanks for checking it out. It was my first stove restore and I'm glad I did it, time consuming but way worth it ! 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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Kgam1020

I forgot to add a photo of the burners when I cleaned them up. 


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Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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TwoCanoes
That is a sweet looking stove!  Great job.
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Majicwrench
Nice

And you have inspired me to look inside stoves before I pass on em! Nice stand.
Keith
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Ridge Runner
That really came out sweet, Kenny. Far cry from what it looked like when you picked it up!

And, after seeing it at the shop yesterday, I don't believe you when you say you're going to cook on it  ðŸ˜‚

— L.J.
Looking for 10/2015 & 1/2020 B-Day Lanterns
I love the smell of naphtha in the morning!
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Frank6160
Great job. Stoves are a labor of love to restore.
Frank
If It's Coleman
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275 Appreciation Syndicate #60
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BSAGuy
That's righteous, Ken.  Very well done.  
- Courtenay
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Kgam1020
BSAGuy wrote:
That's righteous, Ken.  Very well done.  


Thank's a lot. I appreciate it.  
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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Barrett
Fantastic job! That'll last another life time or two.
Andrew

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Hoping to reach cognitive and emotional maturity before my children do.
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1hpycmpr
What a great job you did refinishing that stove, Ken!  Refinishing a stove is no easy task.  Looks great and now you need to fry up some bacon!  Yea, that stove stand is a huge bonus.
Mark
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Dvan95
Dang, you put a lot of work and time into that stove by the looks of it! Beautiful work 
-Dan

"If she can't find you handsome she can at least find you handy"
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The Warrior
Awesome job man, congrats.
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12057dave
Beauuuutifull Ken!!!
Dave                                                       BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #1957
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outlawmws
Wow,  Looks brand new!  Great job!
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D421
Nice work. Did you use pop rivets on the latches?
Everyone likes the dog catcher...until they catch your dog.
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JimL
Wow!  I don't know what's more amazing, the beautiful transformation or having the patience to do such a beautiful transformation.

-Jim

Flammable liquids, open flame, what could go wrong?
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Kgam1020
@D421 yes I used aluminum pop rivets to reattach the latches and handle. They blended in nicely with the silver paint. 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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Kgam1020
JimL wrote:
Wow!  I don't know what's more amazing, the beautiful transformation or having the patience to do such a beautiful transformation.


This project definitely tested my patience for sure lol. Thanks for the kind words. 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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Oldsoul
That is a sweet looking stove. The paint is quite vibrant. Great matching them up. Inspired indeed.

Looking for 8/53(Mother-in-Law) and 10/06(Son) birthday lanterns

Seth
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Inky Ford
Nice work.  What brand and color of paint did you use for the heat shield?
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Kgam1020
Inky Ford wrote:
Nice work.  What brand and color of paint did you use for the heat shield?


I used VHT flame proof ceramic paint for everything that was near open flame. The color is flat aluminum. Same with the burner assembly. 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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Kgam1020
Oldsoul wrote:
That is a sweet looking stove. The paint is quite vibrant. Great matching them up. Inspired indeed.


Thanks! 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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Alb23t
Fantastic job
Al B  [colemanlanternlogo]

MilSpecOps # 1974
Canadian Blues Member #24

Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate # 1974
BernzOmatic Appreciation Club # 1974
Coleman Slant Saver #32

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CaptainFantastic
That is stunning. Really well done.
Ian - Looking for these dates 7/82, 7/92, 8/93, 9/03, 11/05, 5/17
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VFMA1995
Really Beautiful. I’m looking for a stand for a recently purchased 426D. 
-Luke
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brucesheehe
That is wonderful!  They don't make them anymore!
Bruce Sheehe
ICCC #889 - Connoisseur of Time, Friends, Leisure, & Coleman   Altoona, PA - The Mountain City - Near The Eastern USA Continental Divide
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Bumpkin 95
Nice stove rebuild for sure. what shade of green was that. The last one I did I used emerald green and it is a little on the light side
  • Lee
  • Milspec Syndicate member #1995
  • Like a lantern just hanging out
  • ICCC member #1927
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Kgam1020
@Bumpkin 95 Thank you. I used Rustoleum Gloss hunter green. 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
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