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Flyboyfwa
8/36 242B. After dunk test  (no leaks) and cleaning I noticed this around the filler. Does anyone see a problem with this?  20190703_130647-600x800.jpg  20190703_130758-600x800.jpg  20190703_130740-600x800.jpg 
Andy
Mil-Spec Ops #199
275 Appreciation Syndicate #1970
ICCC #1741
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Gand28
Could have been a factory job or an old repair. The filler neck was originally soldered into the fount. If it doesn’t leak, you will be fine. 
Greg -- Fiat Lux!
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JimL
That looks about like a 500 of mine that the paint had been stripped.  I see no issue with that since it passed a dunk test.  Plus, if it did manage to develop a pinhole leak in that area over time, because of its location, you would lose air and not have fuel spraying out.

-Jim

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Dmacp
nice knurling on the fuel cap.

I think the solder is factory.
Dan
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Flyboyfwa
Great thanks. When were playing with fire it just didn't seem like a bad idea to ask someone who would know better.
Andy
Mil-Spec Ops #199
275 Appreciation Syndicate #1970
ICCC #1741
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MYN
If you are referring to the solder, I don't see any practical problems with that. It looks solid enough for the job.
If there's a reason you might be bothered about, its only cosmetics.
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Chucker
I'd say fine.

If it really bothers you, put a 201 gen in it, add a pre-heat cup and make it kero. Less volatile in worse case scenario. Otherwise run it!
Chuck
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ecblanks
I had a 1950/51 220D that looked a lot like that.  ran fine.  I think they were just breaking in new solderers.
Carlton - 9/73
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate # 0176
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Gunhippie
Looks like someone at Coleman may have tied one on the night before.
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mikew
Just checked my stash of 242s and noticed that my 1941 242B looks similar.  Also my 1940 nickel 500 does also.  Gut feeling is that yours is factory.
Mike
"... at evening time, it shall be light." Zechariah 14:7

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BrianBo
Kinda like a game in my family. If you get a text that asks, “Does this look infected?” Don’t open the pix 😜
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Flyboyfwa
Thanks for the replies. I hadn't noticed it and then I noticed there was none on my 242C and that made me wonder. I don't do any soldering, so I wanted to make sure this was good.
Andy
Mil-Spec Ops #199
275 Appreciation Syndicate #1970
ICCC #1741
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rob_pontius
I had a beautiful nickel 500 that had the same solder around the fuel bung. It ran as good as it looked. I still wish that I hadn't sold it.
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