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Tgarner01
Little guy went to sleep early tonight so I thought I'd play with some fire. Had this planned before the big hat light up this past week but... Things don't always go as planned. Here's all my Frankie's and customs... That I could remember ðŸ˜‚
First is by far my favorite.. Also my first, a 275 fount, 200a burner, 228 vent, and an oddball valve wheel... 220h maybe? Idk. still instant lighting with homemade shortened F/A tube
IMG_20200627_202557_copy_600x800.jpg  second is my Cole-lite 200a fount, valve assembly, generator, with AGM lrl21 burner, and vent. Still instant lighting
IMG_20200627_202603_copy_600x800.jpg  third is a 275 fount with a AGM 3470 military upper. Factory Kero burner
IMG_20200627_202608_copy_600x800.jpg  fourth is a CQ lamp fount with a 228B upper. Still instant lighting like factory. 
IMG_20200627_202615_copy_600x800.jpg  fifth is my "ideal user lantern" Coleman military fount with 242C upper. Spare generator clipped to air tube other spare parts/homemade wrench in parts well. Still instant lighting.
IMG_20200627_202622_copy_600x800.jpg  sixth is all quicklite... Altho not original, CQ Fount with 327 upper. Looks barn fresh even, should confuse future generations eh? Still quick lighting of course
IMG_20200627_202630_copy_600x800.jpg  seventh, now we're getting into customs. This is standard 200a Kero conversion made from leftover parts... Nothing fancy to see here
IMG_20200627_202638_copy_600x800.jpg  eighth, my custom black 200a really like this all black theme for some reason... IMG_20200627_202644_copy_600x800.jpg  ninth and final, my custom black 502... Because I had the paint?... Idk why. IMG_20200627_202651_copy_600x800.jpg  and of course my universal big hat adapter😁
IMG_20200627_202805_copy_600x800.jpg  Again these were all built in the past 8 months showing just how addicting this hobby can really be. Frankie's are by far my favorite part of this hobby even tho it usually starts from one of my least favorite parts... Bad Founts(cracked/pitted). This way you can make something unique and also get those parts back in action. Thanks for looking, have a good evening... And go light one up!

PS. I have more parts and ideas so stay tuned😎
Toby Garner
ICCC #1939
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Barrett
Nice work!
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Ridge Runner
Another good show, Toby! I'm still really diggin' numero uno and your custom 242C Mil-Spec. Those are top notch!

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Bumpkin 95
Nice bunch of franks number 1 is a cool one for sure. Were have you found all of these lanterns in 8 months. I go searching every week and only find one occasionally.  You must have a better radar than me lol.
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Tgarner01
Thanks for all the kind words everybody. @Bumpkin 95 for the past 8 months I have ate, slept, and breathed GPA! Any free time from work or family I'm hunting or learning. Have had some really nice ones find me from some collectors that are members here (also local to me), that have made room for other hobbies, collections, or life changes, word of mouth really helps especially when you work for the public like I do as well as having several old timers over every morning for coffee... I'd say 95 percent of my lanterns have come from within 30 miles of my house. Having said that I did hunt the popular auction site for my 243 and L227(thankfully pre covid19 prices) because I had a high desire for them. 

I tend to go full throttle, head over heels into all my hobbies. Just like my knife collections, axe collections, firearms... I'm running out of rooms, corners, drawers, and shelves to stack all this stuff... I'm not a good seller😁. One thing about GPAs... You can buy a rare oddball one of a kind for about the price of a nice deer rifle. It's been a relatively cheap hobby so far. Keep looking, they're still out there. Found a 95+ year old quicklite this morning in a friend's junk shop 
Toby Garner
ICCC #1939
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Pancholoco1911
Nice work! By far my favorites are número uno y seis. I only own two Frankenstein lanterns and those wouldn’t be my last. 
~Pancho~
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Bumpkin 95
Toby you sound a lot like me. I still believe your GPA radar is better than mine or my luck is saving up for a big find. Keep up the good work that really is a nice looking bunch of franks. And I wish you more hunting success 🙂
  • Lee
  • Milspec Syndicate member #1995
  • Like a lantern just hanging out
  • ICCC member #1927
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Tgarner01
Bumpkin 95 wrote:
Toby you sound a lot like me. I still believe your GPA radar is better than mine or my luck is saving up for a big find. Keep up the good work that really is a nice looking bunch of franks. And I wish you more hunting success 🙂

To you and everyone else as well. I enjoy seeing everyone's finds or builds. Thanks for all the nice comments everybody. I've got this next week off... Maybe I'll find some more good stuff ðŸ˜
Toby Garner
ICCC #1939
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outlawmws
Nice franks and customs!   I think my fave is the Mil-fount-242.  

I want to find a clean way to put a big hat on a 242...
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UncleFred
Great Lanterns!
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Just a hint regarding posting multiple photos:  Before posting a photo enter the information for that photo, then post the photo, then click enter before posting the information for the next lantern.

Tgarner01 wrote:
Little guy went to sleep early tonight so I thought I'd play with some fire. Had this planned before the big hat light up this past week but... Things don't always go as planned. Here's all my Frankie's and customs... That I could remember Ã°Å¸Ëœâ€š
First is by far my favorite.. Also my first, a 275 fount, 200a burner, 228 vent, and an oddball valve wheel... 220h maybe? Idk. still instant lighting with homemade shortened F/A tube
IMG_20200627_202557_copy_600x800.jpg 
second is my Cole-lite 200a fount, valve assembly, generator, with AGM lrl21 burner, and vent. Still instant lighting
IMG_20200627_202603_copy_600x800.jpg 
third is a 275 fount with a AGM 3470 military upper. Factory Kero burner
IMG_20200627_202608_copy_600x800.jpg 
 fourth is a CQ lamp fount with a 228B upper. Still instant lighting like factory. 
IMG_20200627_202615_copy_600x800.jpg 
fifth is my "ideal user lantern" Coleman military fount with 242C upper. Spare generator clipped to air tube other spare parts/homemade wrench in parts well. Still instant lighting.
IMG_20200627_202622_copy_600x800.jpg 
sixth is all quicklite... Altho not original, CQ Fount with 327 upper. Looks barn fresh even, should confuse future generations eh? Still quick lighting of course
IMG_20200627_202630_copy_600x800.jpg 
seventh, now we're getting into customs. This is standard 200a Kero conversion made from leftover parts... Nothing fancy to see here
IMG_20200627_202638_copy_600x800.jpg 
eighth, my custom black 200a really like this all black theme for some reason... IMG_20200627_202644_copy_600x800.jpg 
 ninth and final, my custom black 502... Because I had the paint?... Idk why. IMG_20200627_202651_copy_600x800.jpg 
and of course my universal big hat adapter😁
IMG_20200627_202805_copy_600x800.jpg 
Again these were all built in the past 8 months showing just how addicting this hobby can really be. Frankie's are by far my favorite part of this hobby even tho it usually starts from one of my least favorite parts... Bad Founts(cracked/pitted). This way you can make something unique and also get those parts back in action. Thanks for looking, have a good evening... And go light one up!

PS. I have more parts and ideas so stay tuned😎
Everyone's Favorite Uncle
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Tgarner01
outlawmws wrote:
Nice franks and customs!   I think my fave is the Mil-fount-242.  

I want to find a clean way to put a big hat on a 242...

Thanks. I've looked into it in the past with a 242 and tall 228 vent. Looks easily done to me. My only reason for not doing so is the only spare 242 parts I've come up with went into my ideal lantern build, which I wanted a smaller vent for. But I believe I have everything I need for the next one... Whatever it may be... Fat bottom I'm sure ðŸ˜
UncleFred wrote:
Great Lanterns!
FIFY!
Just a hint regarding posting multiple photos:  Before posting a photo enter the information for that photo, then post the photo, then click enter before posting the information for the next lantern.


Thanks, is that a typing law everyone but me knows? ðŸ˜œ I'm a Grammer and writing idiot for sure... Even worse on auto predict cell phone
Toby Garner
ICCC #1939
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Whitegas Extraordinaire
All very nice though that 275 founted 3470 is surprisingly photogenic! Not at all what I expected!
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Kevin
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Tgarner01
All very nice though that 275 founted 3470 is surprisingly photogenic! Not at all what I expected!
TY
Kevin

Thanks, it was by far the toughest to get to run correctly. It had a huge fuel orfice for some reason. Which was factory as the pricker was also large, but it would overdrive like crazy. So I ended up using a much smaller orfice and sanding down the pricker to match. Now other than a little flicker until warm I believe it will outdo my 237
Toby Garner
ICCC #1939
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