200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.
I've been sitting on this one for a while.  I need some advice on restoring a wicky.  How to clean it without damaging the galvanizing, best way to clean the tank, etc...  I don't want to make any rookie mistakes.  Yes, I have the globe.  Thanks!


"And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites; for they like to stand at the street corners, that they may be seen by men. Truly, I say to you, they have their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret: and your Father who sees in secret will reward you" -Matthew 6:5-6

I don't always overspend on Coleman, but when I do, I don't. Stay pumped, my friends!
That's pretty clean as is.  Dish washing liquid and a soft sponge or cloth should do it.  I wouldn't consider anything abrasive on it.
If you get any liquid on the fount, remove the burner and cap so it can air dry.  Even better would be to leave it out in the sun.


I wonder what people do with all the time they save by texting "K" instead of "OK."
#2 Blizzard, correct?
If so it may be a terne finish, which is a lead and tin coating.

I washed mine with soapy water and lightly buffed it with 0000 steel wool. Steel wool is harder than the lead and tin and will remove it in a hurry if you are not careful. After it dried I sprayed it with matte clear finish. The spray should protect the lantern finish from the weather and my hands from the lead coating.
I'm Larry most of the time.
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