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jjlietzke
I recently aquired this stove, works great but this canister is less than half full and they are obsolete.  Is there any hope for this stove? Can it be converted to accept another canister?  I'm not out anything as it came with a Coleman 530 stove, but would like to either sell it or convert and use.
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-Jeff
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JimL
Jeff,

I've not seen Max fuel canisters but only Powermax fuel canisters.  Assuming it's just a name change, you could probably use one of the dollar or so  butane adapters and refill it with the butane fuel sold at Asian markets, or the Coleman branded butane sold at Walmart. 

Powermax fuel is obsolete, so it can be expensive, like $5 to $8 per canister depending on size.  It's sometimes cheaper at yard/estate sales.  Some folks want an arm and a leg, so that's how I figured out how to easily refill* for a little over $1 per canister.

I had heard that the butane/propane mix sucks in cold weather, but can't write of personal experience with the mix.  However, I do know that straight butane sucks in the cold and when you get down to around 30 degrees, you can forget trying to even light that stove.  Just tossing this out there so you're aware if you get it going, you should know the limitations.

*If you refill with straight butane, make certain that the Max canister is completely empty the first time.  Since propane is a much higher pressure than butane, I shudder at the thought of a butane canister exploding in someone's hand.

That's a very cool looking stove.  If you decide to part with it and it's cheap enough, I'm interested.

-Jim

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jjlietzke
Jim, I may end up and sell it, if I do I will get a hold of you.  Im not familiar with the adaptor your talking about for refilling?
-Jeff
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JimL
>>I may end up and sell it, if I do I will get a hold of you.

Thanks.  I'd appreciate that.

Here's a link to the type of adapter I was referencing.  They've gone up this year, but are still affordable.  🙂  This is one case where the pictures do a great job of explaining.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Gas-Refill-Adapter-For-Outdoor-Camping-Hiking-Stove-2020-Canister-Butane-Z9N2/184321274224?hash=item2aea677170:g:LUcAAOSwMnde3Ync

-Jim

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Pancholoco1911
JimL wrote:
Jeff,


Powermax fuel is obsolete, so it can be expensive, like $5 to $8 per canister depending on size.  It's sometimes cheaper at yard/estate sales.  Some folks want an arm and a leg, so that's how I figured out how to easily refill* for a little over $1 per canister.

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Or $60 on ePay
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JimL
If any sell at those prices, it may be time to sell what I have, but I see one for $35 with free shipping that isn't selling.

-Jim

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Majicwrench
I've got one of those and changed it to run on modern lindal valve canisters or a MSR bottle and pump. Let me see if I can find old thread...

BTW it works better on modern canister than it does the MSR bottle.
Keith
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jjlietzke
thanks keith i would be interested in checking that out
-Jeff
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Looking for birthday lantern 3/82, US or Canada, any model
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Majicwrench
Here it is..
https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/exponent-xcursion-2burner-on-msr-canister-and-lindal-valve-canister-10303725

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Keith
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Chucker
Like Keith's picture shows these can use the more modern canisters of iso/butane turned upside down, they are at that point a liquid fuel stove 100% of the time. 

A friend of mine did this conversion and like it since finding two burner backpacking stoves is not easy. 
Chuck
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Majicwrench
With the modern canister you don't have to preheat if you start with the canister right-side-up, and you can leave it that way too, but you get more BTU's and it will work better in cold weather if you turn the canister over after things are hot.

With the MSR setup, you have to preheat.
Keith
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jjlietzke
Jim-
PM coming your way
-Jeff
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