200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

Thedudeinboise
I am at my knowledge limit with this Canadian 222. I ordered O rings, the spring clip, and a fuel knob from OCP and they just arrived. I've replaced one of the rings and I think the other is in good shape (the other two from the kit are already broken 😕)

The fount holds pressure, and I get fuel up into the generator bottom. I added new fuel, pump it anywhere from 15-45+ times and I am unable to light the burner assembly. 

I've soaked the FA structure and cleaned it out as best I can. The generator is pretty clean- it looks like it's been fired only a few times. I'm not entirely sure fuel or vapor is coming out of the generator. I can see the tip is clear, though. 

I'm not sure where the issue might be, but it seems to be from the generator up. When I open the fuel valve, there is forced air that comes through the FA tube. I'm not sure if fuel is coming through, though. 

I pulled the valve assembly out of the fount and I'm soaking it in citric to see if that frees up some crud.

Any experience with these and tips are greatly appreciated. Thanks! Click image for larger version - Name: 20200905_131104_copy_756x1008.jpg, Views: 34, Size: 199.02 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20200905_131051_copy_756x1008_copy_302x403.jpg, Views: 36, Size: 66.19 KB
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-Adam
-Interested in anything late '82 or 3/55
-Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1208
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outlawmws
Strip it down to the fount and  valve and test the valve one stage at a time. 

In the Start" position do you get air, fuel stream, or mist? 
How about in the full on position?

If mist in start, and fuel stream in "on"; add a piece to the genny, and re-test,

rinse and repeat.
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Thedudeinboise
As far as I can tell, the fuel pick up is clogged. I've added a photo of it- I can't blow air through it. When it's assembled and pressurized, I only get air coming from the generator/fuel valve. I don't think it's sucking fuel into any of it. Is there a way to unclog this piece? Click image for larger version - Name: 20200905_192450_copy_756x1008.jpg, Views: 31, Size: 162.04 KB
-Adam
-Interested in anything late '82 or 3/55
-Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1208
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outlawmws
I'd start with an ultrasonic cleaner and/or carb cleaner.
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Coleman Blue's 243's #341 - 275 Appreciation Syndicate member 0242
FAS #001 Confusing Future Generations of Collectors, One Lantern at a Time!

“A Human Being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, give orders, take orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook  a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.  Specialization is for insects.”            - Lazarus Long


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Thedudeinboise
Great, thanks!
-Adam
-Interested in anything late '82 or 3/55
-Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1208
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zoomkat
"As far as I can tell, the fuel pick up is clogged. I've added a photo of it- I can't blow air through it. When it's assembled and pressurized, I only get air coming from the generator/fuel valve. I don't think it's sucking fuel into any of it. Is there a way to unclog this piece? "

Did the lantern work before you took it apart? I'm not that familiar with a 222 lantern, but I suspect the fuel pickup assembly is similar to the first Schrader valve designs just looking at the brass fuel pickup assembly and the fact it uses O-rings. Does it have a Schrader valve in the fuel pickup assembly? If so, it is normally closed so did you remove it before trying to blow thru the fuel pickup assembly? If the lantern is apart now, you might do some trouble shooting the issue before you take apart again. Make sure you have a full tank of fuel when you try to start it.
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MotorcycleDan
Also make sure that the hook on the end of the pricker rod is in the small hole on the E Block/Fuel valve. You get it in but when you slide the nut down to secure the generator, it pops out. We have all had this happen and it drives you crazy because you knew you had it in there! It cause the problem that you are describing with getting fuel to the valve, but not through the generator. The pricker rod gets pushed up and plugs the fuel jet. 

Compressed air and carb cleaner work wonders on the fuel pickup. 
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Thedudeinboise
She's a runner!20200906_134714_copy_756x1008.jpg 
-Adam
-Interested in anything late '82 or 3/55
-Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1208
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outlawmws
So what was it?  plugged FA or the disconnected hook?
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FAS #001 Confusing Future Generations of Collectors, One Lantern at a Time!

“A Human Being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, give orders, take orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook  a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.  Specialization is for insects.”            - Lazarus Long


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Thedudeinboise
It was the plugged fuel pick up. Soaking for a couple hours in carb cleaner did the trick. It takes a little time to preheat and get rid of the flames from burning rich, but it's a runner. I just had it going for about an hour with a pump halfway through.
-Adam
-Interested in anything late '82 or 3/55
-Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1208
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MotorcycleDan
Yes, another 222 lives again!! Good job on getting it going again.
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