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1hpycmpr
I recently ended up with this lamp after upgrading a shelf queen with a nicer fount.  
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I already have several lamps that are for outdoor/camping use so I didn't want another.  Then I remembered Darrel (Ironman) posting pictures of a floor lamp that he found and started thinking that it would be fun to make something similar.  I wanted something taller than a table lamp but shorter than a floor lamp.  I wanted something that would be just over my shoulder while sitting and reading.

I headed to the thrift store to find a floor lamp with a metal tube.  I found an old lamp for cheap that had what I needed plus a cool looking column as well.  I mocked up the lamp for measurements and Dean made an extension tube threaded on both ends for me.  Thank you very much, Dean, it worked perfectly!  By some stroke of luck, the column and other associated parts from the old lamp fit and would become part of the lamp along with the metal tube that had to be shortened.  The stone-like piece appears to be some kind of resin.
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I added any kind of weight I could to the bottom part of the lamp to help with stability.  I slid nuts down over the PU tube below the column and washers over the tube inside the column.  Wrapped them up with duct tape to prevent rattling.
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Here's how it all turned out using most parts from the old lamp.
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Pressured up the fount and let it sit for a few hours.  After I was satisfied that all systems were a go, I clipped on some test mantles and fired it up.  
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I put on a spare 351 mica chimney that I got from Fred a couple of years ago.  The top opening of the shade is a bit small for my liking but this lamp will be used outdoors so it shouldn't heat up too much.  I'm keeping my eye out for a metal shade of some kind.
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Here's the finished lamp.  Floor to finial is 52".
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My new reading lamp!
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Thanks for looking!
Mark
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SteveRetherford
thats COOL looking Mark !!! does it feel steady like it wont tip over ?
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1hpycmpr
thats COOL looking Mark !!! does it feel steady like it wont tip over ?
Thanks, Steve.  Yes, it feels pretty solid and should stay put with no problems.  The column is cast so that adds a bit of weight as well.
Mark
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D421
Looks great. Got any pictures of extending the fuel tube?
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1hpycmpr
D421 wrote:
Looks great. Got any pictures of extending the fuel tube?
Thanks!  The coupler in the second picture is holding down the stone-like piece and the extension tube is screwed into the top of the coupler.  The coupler is under the decorative piece in this picture.
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Mark
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Tgarner01
I like it! I've got a CQ that would be perfect for this! Did you make your shade?
Toby Garner
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1hpycmpr
Tgarner01 wrote:
I like it! I've got a CQ that would be perfect for this! Did you make your shade?
Thanks, Toby.  No, I got the shade off another lamp years ago.  I wish I could make something like this shade but with a bigger top opening.
Mark
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1hpycmpr wrote:
Thanks, Toby.  No, I got the shade off another lamp years ago.  I wish I could make something like this shade but with a bigger top opening.

Me too. I'd give it a go, but I don't even know what kind of materials to start with...
Toby Garner
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Sandman
Nice job.......i might have to copy something like that for up to the cabin someday.......these mica shades at menards might be of interest to you.....i have the 10” on a lamp and its been working out pretty goodE5F838BE-B325-4055-A3D1-C3D8E912E658.jpeg 

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1hpycmpr
Thanks, Mark.  Yes, I’ve seen those posted here before and I’ll have to check them out. 
Mark
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Hot Diggity
That looks amazing!  You may have inspired me to do something similar with a Sunshine Safety or a Leacock 107.  Their big fat founts would be perfect for such a lamp conversion. 

Very creative, and a fine looking lamp.
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steve p
That looks great!
Steve

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Kgam1020
Great job! Your lamp looks awesome. Perfect reading lamp 😀. Love that shade too. 
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BSAGuy
That's very nicely executed. Mark.  Dean to the rescue once again!

Question - with the looooong fuel feed, is the lamp hard to pressurize?
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1hpycmpr
Thanks for the comments folks.  I think the wife likes it as well!
BSAGuy wrote:
That's very nicely executed. Mark.  Dean to the rescue once again!

Question - with the looooong fuel feed, is the lamp hard to pressurize?
Yes, Dean really helped me out with making this lamp possible.  The lamp pressures up easily, Courtenay.  The extended fuel line is only 32” long and the pressure required seems the same as a regular size lamp.  I didn’t have to pump anymore than usual.
Mark
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holliswood
That is a awesome creation Mark! It looks wonderful 👍🏻
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Gasman64
Very nice custom lamp, Mark, and with some of the parts, it's extra-classy! Looks really nice, and I like all the pictures and details of how you did it, too.
[Smilie5][sSig_goodjob]
The last picture inside the gate is especially neat; I like that shade.
Steve
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1hpycmpr
Gasman64 wrote:
Very nice custom lamp, Mark, and with some of the parts, it's extra-classy! Looks really nice, and I like all the pictures and details of how you did it, too.
[Smilie5][sSig_goodjob]
The last picture inside the gate is especially neat; I like that shade.
I thought it might look a bit silly with the column and stone but I was happy with how it turned out.  The base on the original lamp was concrete covered with felt and the concrete was chiseled out to allow the cord to sit under the base.  
Mark
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25 502s
That turned out awesome. Looks very handy. So what cha been reading?
Jason
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Ridge Runner
That’s sharp! Your new lamp came together very nicely, Mark  😎👍🏻

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1hpycmpr
Thanks again for the comments!
25 502s wrote:
That turned out awesome. Looks very handy. So what cha been reading?
Jason, since my other hobby is checking out celestial bodies, I'm usually reading these to keep up on the latest in the field and what's up for the month.
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