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Thedudeinboise
I picked this puppy up a while back and it was in pretty rough shape with lots of rust. I fired it up a while back and it spit out a solid blue flame, so it doesn't need a full rebuild I don't think. Today I decided to take a little time to try and polish it up a bit.  20200802_111150_copy_997x1329_copy_747x996.jpg  20200802_111156_copy_997x1329_copy_747x996.jpg 
It's going well so far as I've been able to take a few parts off it, but I'm stuck here with WD-40 and a too-small pair of channel locks.
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As you can see I've already messed up the outer part of that burner piece, so I'm a little hesitant to go much further.

I'm going to put it all back together pretty soon and get it fired up again.
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-Adam
-Interested in anything late '82 or 3/55
-Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1208
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zoomkat
Below is a good rebuild writeup on the 502. I loosened my burner ring with a decent size pair of channel locks. The threads on that piece are not deep, so there is not that much thread depth. Something you might try is clamping a small pair of vice grips to the burner rim, then tap on the vice grip tips with a small hammer on the burner edge to try to rotate the burner. The rebuild person is shown using  an oil filter wrench. Heating the thread area and then doing some light tapping on it may also help break it lose.
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Kgam1020
That will be a nice 502 when your done. I like the 502’s and would like to get one for my collection one day. Good luck on your project. 
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011.
Milspec Syndicate member #1020 
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Thedudeinboise
I decided to put it back together for now and light it up. There's a lot of smoke and I think it's residual rust remover that accumulated under the burner plate. I read that 502 rebuild article and went as far as I could with the tools I have today. I'll grab a larger set of channel locks some time in the next week or so and really get into it. Today was the first time I've taken it apart. 
-Adam
-Interested in anything late '82 or 3/55
-Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1208
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zoomkat
I forgot to add the 502 project link.

https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post?id=4836387 
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JimL
For the most stubborn of burner bowls, heat it with a torch and quench it in cold water.  You may have to do this a few times, but it should break free.  Once you're done, you should be able to bring the bowl back to round with those same channel locks, just going a little at a time, very little.

-Jim

Flammable liquids, open flame, what could go wrong?


I've missed you!  But I'm reloading.
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25 502s
It looks like it’s running great. I have some super nice 502’s but the one I use I pieced together using the worst parts possible. It’s not much to look at but it runs just as good as the beautiful ones. 
Jason
not looking for any more Bday gpas. Honestly, if you have a 10-72 don’t let me know about it.
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #0214
Coleman Slant Saver #56
Coleman Quick Lite Crew #31
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