200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

MiguelHerbert
I see that the 252 lanterns are listed as "multi-fuel." What can be used in them, other than leaded gasoline?
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Leviticus Tomethreus
Don’t quote me on this but I believe many people use white gas.
My friends don’t call me “Lantern/lampie Levi”
for nothin’,if they did call me that.

Looking for bday lanterns 8/38, 8/41, 
10/25, and 8/07

The biggest lie I tell myself is
”I don’t need to write that down, I’ll remember it.”
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Tgarner01
Anything besides white gas (Coleman fuel/Naptha/crown) will clog the generator quickly... Having said that the military wanted to be able to burn leaded/pump gasoline.. I'm guessing why they used disposable generators..
Toby Garner
ICCC #1939
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Leviticus Tomethreus
Phew, I was right.
My friends don’t call me “Lantern/lampie Levi”
for nothin’,if they did call me that.

Looking for bday lanterns 8/38, 8/41, 
10/25, and 8/07

The biggest lie I tell myself is
”I don’t need to write that down, I’ll remember it.”
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Dubblbubbl
Technically, you can use regular unleaded pump gas, aka ‘rug’ on the forum, but it will not burn as cleanly as Coleman, Crown or other brands of ‘camp fuel’.  When you use rug, you will have to clean or replace generators more often and may encounter more tank rusting down the road.  I think most on here would recommend using Coleman fuel, aka ‘cf’, or Crown camp fuel if you will only occasionally use your gear.  If these are going to be your primary sources of everyday light and cooking, then it would make sense to use rug as it will be easier to get and less costly, but you should keep a supply of generators on hand for quick fixing.  Cf runs about 10-15 bucks a gallon around here and pump gas is 1.89/gal.


welcome to the party!
Rob in NC
MilSpecOps Syndicate #1962
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1962

Sometimes we are the windshield, Sometimes we are the bug...
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MiguelHerbert
Thanks to all of you. Great info.
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MYN
Straight-run gasoline(white gas), naphtha(light & medium mix), CF, RUG(modern-day automotive gasoline) and most likely any combustible liquids that are as inflammable as gasoline(metyl/ethyl alcohols, benzene, toluene/xylenes and some paint thinners).
It doesn't run with kerosene or white/mineral spirits.
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