200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

Frankshc
Hi, I just joined the forum a month or so ago and I love it.  so much helpful information.  I tried searching but could not find an answer to my question.  I have a 502 stove I purchased off ebay.  I rebuilt it and cleaned it up but when I fired it up, I found that the fuel line where it attaches to the valve assembly had a small crack.  I'm wondering how the fuel line is attached to the valve assembly and if it is replaceable or do I need a whole new valve assembly.  Thanks for any help you can provide.  Frank
Frank
Quote
Gunhippie
Fuel line is soldered into the valve body. Unless you're pretty good at bending tubing and soldering, replacing the entire valve assembly would be the way to go.
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
Quote
Chucker
Welcome to the forum Frank. 
Chuck
"...we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope" Romans 5:3-4
Eye-SEE-C-C Member #1333 -- MilSpecOps #003
"Michigan - from the Ojibwa word “meicigama,” meaning “great water.”
Quote
JimL
Welcome to the forum.

The 502 runs pretty hot so I'm not certain what would be the best solder to use here.   Maybe brazing would be better.  Got a picture of the crack?  That may lead to good advice from forum members.

-Jim

Flammable liquids, open flame, what could go wrong?


I've missed you!  But I'm reloading.
Quote
zoomkat
A picture would provide more information. If the issue is in the valve area, I would think soft solder would be ok there.
Quote
holliswood
New valve assembly would be cheaper than a ER visit 👍🏻
-Fred

ICCC Member #1871
MilSpec-Ops #1278
Coleman Quick Lite Crew #41
Perfection Heater Collectors #2 
CANADIAN BLUES SYNDICATE #57
Coleman Slant Saver #65

snipesfred on Insta
Big Ferd on YT
Quote
Frankshc
Thanks everyone, it appears to be brazed into the valve, I tried to unsolder it and after 3 or 4 minutes of heat from a micro torch I couldn’t get the joint to soften.  In the process I wound up breaking the tube at the crack so I guess I’ll have to find a new valve.
Frank
Quote
Mister Wilson
I have a valve assembly that I believe is NOS, just tarnished from years of lying about.  PM if interested.
John
H.C. Lanterns dealer
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #2001 A Turd's Odyssey
Canadian Blues #028
Coleman Slant Saver #31
Looking for 6-56 and 6-58 Birthday lanterns.
There's been an alarming increase in the number of things I know nothing about.
Quote


...
...
Welcome to the Coleman Collectors Forum, an international forum of Coleman enthusiast and collectors, as such people from all over the world come here to read about Coleman collecting, repair, and to meet and make friends. The pages contained here are intended for the use of amateur collectors and people interested in Coleman collecting, restoration and repair as a hobby. It goes without saying to refrain from political posts, personal attacks and inflammatory posts.

Please note, all postings are the personal opinions of the members posting, the owner, administrators and moderators of the forum do not warrant the accuracy of posted information or endorse the safety of such.