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Leviticus Tomethreus
     Well, I’m thinking about getting one of the 500cp Coleman’s but I have some questions. Which ones are they, do they actually seem brighter than the 220s and such, and are they very reliable? I want to have a 500cp as a user? Anyway, let’s see em. Show off your 500 cp’s.
My friends don’t call me “Lantern/lampie Levi”
for nothin’,if they did call me that.

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rob_pontius
There are many models to choose from Levi. 237 is a great old model that runs on kerosene. 236 is it's sister that runs Coleman fuel. There are the 635 series the 639 series the list goes on. Keep in mind though, that all of the kerosene models have to have a good generator preheat to avoid a huge fireball and mess.
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Leviticus Tomethreus
Alright, I don’t want to deal with the preheat with the alcohol and stuff. So help me narrow down. Which ones will run on cf?
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Levi
Just curious. Do you have any single mantle lanterns yet. To each his own but you may be surprised how bright they are. Usually easier to work on and use half the mantles.
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rob_pontius
A 635 or 236 are great places to start. If you choose a kerosene model, you can definitely preheat using a butane or propane torch directly on the generator. Keep it moving though, that way you don't melt the solder at the top of the generator.
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Leviticus Tomethreus
I have a line 242c that my grandpa gave to me. It really seems dimmer than the 220s fro some reason. Oh I also have a red kamplite thing that I really, really, dislike because it has been a MASSIVE pain in my rear. It looks minty fresh though. No rust. If anybody remembers a post I made a long time ago, I lit all my lanterns. The 242 was all the way to the left.
My friends don’t call me “Lantern/lampie Levi”
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Tgarner01
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A couple Frankie's and a 237. There are several CF models that are 500 CP. The 236 comes to mind and a few other Canadian models that I'm not very knowledgeable on.
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Leviticus Tomethreus
I think the 249 scout is 500cp right? Anyway, I’m not allowed to use a blowtorch. Cf is just easier, especially for like I said, a user. I’m also not looking spend a whole lot of money here. I found a 236 without a globe on eBay for 40$. Might try to get that.
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Tgarner01
Blow torch? For what?
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UncleFred
635B721 Leacock Coleman Lantern, if you can find one.
A very bright single mantle Coleman Fuel Lantern.
There were 1,500 built for the Amish market in Pennsylvania.
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Leviticus Tomethreus
I consider, butane/propane torch a blowtorch. Basically my parents let me handle pressurized cans of purified gasoline, but not any of that.
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for nothin’,if they did call me that.

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rob_pontius
UncleFred wrote:
635B721 Leacock Coleman Lantern, if you can find one.
A very bright single mantle Coleman Fuel Lantern.
There were 1,500 built for the Amish market in Pennsylvania.
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  I have 2 of those currently. I've had 7 or 8 of them pass through my hands. I have one that needs some work that I may let go of soon.
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Pancholoco1911
rob_pontius wrote:
  I have 2 of those currently. I've had 7 or 8 of them pass through my hands. I have one that needs some work that I may let go of soon.


sounds interesting 🤔 
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rob_pontius
They're definitely a different lantern. Its a big single mantle with a tip cleaner lever, made 13 years after Coleman stopped using tip cleaner levers. It was a special run of 1500 pieces, made for the Leacock Coleman center in Ronks Pennsylvania. All of them have a build date of 1-96. The tip cleaner lever has to be in the up position to run, unlike any other other model that's been made. 
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Leviticus Tomethreus
@Smudge@ haha. It amazes me how many different types of beers people drink while watching lanterns.
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Pancholoco1911
rob_pontius wrote:
They're definitely a different lantern. Its a big single mantle with a tip cleaner lever, made 13 years after Coleman stopped using tip cleaner levers. It was a special run of 1500 pieces, made for the Leacock Coleman center in Ronks Pennsylvania. All of them have a build date of 1-96. The tip cleaner lever has to be in the up position to run, unlike any other other model that's been made. 
I was meaning when you get that thing listed here. I would like to have the first dibs. Thanks 🙏 
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Flyboyfwa
Ok. Here you go. My small 237 family. Just finished cleaning up the 237A in the middle.
10/48 Canadian 237 on left
1941 237A middle
50's US 237 on right.

The preheat is more work but more interesting because it's something different to learn.
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Leviticus Tomethreus
I’ll get a kero someday (besides the euro that may never work). I just don’t want to haul around anything extra. I just want a beastly lantern to rake fishing with my older brother every once in a while right now or setup is 2 220’s with reflectors in a milk crate, and I manage to squeeze a 228 in there too. I’d really like to replace the 228 with one of the 500cp’s
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for nothin’,if they did call me that.

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10/25, and 8/07

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Chucker
The 236's won't need pre-heats and can run the cp you want. 

Also, the Northstar's are adjustable, available new with globe and fount protection built in. 
Chuck
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Leviticus Tomethreus
Well, northstars are 500cp, and the liquid fuel models are sooo expensive. No matter how convenient, I’m never gonna buy a propane North Star.
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Barrett
Find a 236, big,bright and built to last and be admired.... especially in nickel. 
Though for eye searing white brightness I find the kero 237 has it over the 236.
I can understand not wanting to carry preheating alcohol, but I find starting any of the kero's very relaxing and always a no fuss never fail brightness at the turn of the valve.
Being a Stovie helps with the appreciation of pre heating and kero as most euro gpa's are kero 🙂
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Leviticus Tomethreus
Wow, that really is very bright 
My friends don’t call me “Lantern/lampie Levi”
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Looking for bday lanterns 8/38, 8/41, 
10/25, and 8/07

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Barrett
Sorry for any confusion, that's a 237 running on Jet A1 aviation kero.
It makes a great heater on a chilly night too lol
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Newfie
625 with adjustable light output or a 621 (blue or brown).
Shane Looking for the following Canadian birthday lanterns or lamps: 2-32, 6-34,
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74HARLEY
Don't forget about the Canadian 335! Super bright and most of our Canadian friends don't really cherish them. Nice and compact too.
Joe
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austin65uri
A 621/621A beautiful Canadian blue Deluxe Easi-Lite would be ideal.  550 CP!  You would also learn how to tune up a Schrader valve model, increasing your skills.

 

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Gasman64
Another vote for the 236 from me; both of mine (both Canuckastanian 😃) are quite bright.
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Chucker
Well, northstars are 500cp, and the liquid fuel models are sooo expensive. No matter how convenient, I’m never gonna buy a propane North Star.



When they go on sale each year at the Coleman Outlet Stores (not in every state) they have sold for $70. Just got my second new one last year.

The same retail price as a newer, smaller liquid fuel Coleman lanterns. 
Chuck
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I was reading, thinking what an idiot you are, until I realized it was on of my earlier posts !

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Leviticus Tomethreus
@Chucker and sadly indiana is not one of those states 
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Pancholoco1911
Levi for under $90 bones you won’t find a better deal on a brand new 639c. You can use CF and for preheating some yellow bottle Heet

Coleman One-Mantle Kerosene Lantern https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00168PIQ6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_3aStFb47DD6YY
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25 502s
The 635 seems to get less attention than it deserves but it’s a fine lantern. It seems a lot of them are in great shape if you can find one.  1D80FA78-C07E-436F-BAD4-085666160DD5.jpeg  EB39EC87-F1FC-4D78-9A8C-3560F8C01E6F.jpeg  3FA38613-C0A4-4976-B168-1923C493E54D.jpeg
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Leviticus Tomethreus
@Pancholoco1911 there’s a cheap 236 that has some rust on the bottom. I may risk that one
My friends don’t call me “Lantern/lampie Levi”
for nothin’,if they did call me that.

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10/25, and 8/07

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Pancholoco1911
@25 502s those are very fine lantern but I always find them out of my price range online. 
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Leviticus Tomethreus
@Pancholoco1911 yeah based on what’s seen in le bay
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Rhubarb
The inverted lantern is 500cp. Pretty cool too boot.
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Leviticus Tomethreus
@Rhubarb@ So first of all, rhubarb pie is da bomb. also, arent those inverted lanterns ungodly valuable. something inverted isnt so great for a fishing trip ether.
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Gavercronos
Inverteds are high priced because they are desireable. They are desireable because they are unusual. The Kamplite/Thermos/J. C. Higgins Inverteds aren't particularly rare though. (And one just sold on the Bay for 60 bucks, so there are deals to be had if you keep a weather eye out. And have a modicum of patience.) And, I thought for fishing you wanted to throw the light downwards onto the water? 

Me, I've never really understood why people put so much stock in the 500cp big singles. Don't get me wrong, they are impressive when they are going, but your one 500cp is competing with two 300cp mantles in a 220. The one big mantle will put spots in your eyes, but walk out a hundred yards and see which one is throwing more actual light out... Probably the 236, since most 220s aren't finely tuned, but when they are- 😎

I have a 236A and a 237 Frank, I've not noticed a difference in output. If your cheap 236 has a bad fount, a 220 series F or earlier fount is a direct fit. Go for it.
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Leviticus Tomethreus
Seriously, a 220 fount fits. Heck yeah. The thing about inverted lanterns for fishing is , they’re not always going to work with your location. What if there are no trees around. Well, you being a stand. Well, my brother rocks a 2014 Kia sedan, and he brings like 10 fishing poles for some reason or another. So there is very limited room in there. Don’t get me wrong, a 228 on a pole would be killer, but it’s more space efficient to have smaller lanterns. I would really like to just bring three single mantles, but reflectors are hard to come by and wait a minute. I can just make them. Anyway, I still need to acquire three, I have a purdy 242c that my grandpa used as a child and a kamplite that has given me numerous issues from the check valve to stuff not going together right. I would totally be removing the check valve if I could find the right tool for kamplites, and the stupid thing that spreads out the pump cup is a massive pain in the rear to get in the right spot. Yeah it would be better to just not take the cup off, but the po used automotive grease to lube the pump cup, and it was disintegrating. I’m sure one of these days my loyal flea market down the street will have a threshold of single mantles lined up for me to snatch.
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for nothin’,if they did call me that.

Looking for bday lanterns 8/38, 8/41, 
10/25, and 8/07

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holliswood

Whichever 500cp you decide on, the mantle you choose will make the biggest difference. If I was to take a lantern out on a fishing trip, I’d vote for taking a beater 220J-K. I suggest this because there was a couple of times I went bank fishing and some shady people showed up and started shooting their guns up in the air. It was a good thing I traveled light and got out of there minus my cheap chair. Hopefully your area isn’t that bad. 

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Leviticus Tomethreus
Not that bad. We fish at payponds, campsites, and my sister in law has a friend with a private pond we use. Caught most of the fish at the private pond. 
My friends don’t call me “Lantern/lampie Levi”
for nothin’,if they did call me that.

Looking for bday lanterns 8/38, 8/41, 
10/25, and 8/07

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holliswood

Not that bad. We fish at payponds, campsites, and my sister in law has a friend with a private pond we use. Caught most of the fish at the private pond. 


Good deal man 👍🏻 Some of these public fishing places are like the wild west anymore. Keep us updated on which model you decide to go with and definitely post pictures of it when you get it. 

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