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Donhotrod
5C5BF48C-5ED8-4091-8C08-943C667D2000.jpeg I picked this 426 stove up today for $40. Not perfect but it fired up! I’m gonna need to do some work on it. The man said it had been in his family since it was new and he just decided to pass it along.... Thinking of a full restoration but considering changing the color to red just for kicks! I kind of like the idea the previous owner had of painting the inside white as well. I’m new to coleman stoves so I’m open to ideas and suggestions for the restoration. Anyone have a photo of the burners operations properly? Not sure, but I think I may just need more pressure in the tank.
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Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Barrett
That looks like a good score with known history! 
The experts will be along soon...
But did you have the air lever up to start and allow the main burner to heat up the genny and burn blue before flipping the lever down and lighting the auxiliaries? 
Andrew

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Donhotrod
No, I didn’t let it run long at all and I think the pump needs a new leather because I didn’t seem to be getting enough resistance. I was just seeing if it would light at all......
I’ll work on the pump tomorrow and try to get better pressure and then I will follow your recommendations on lighting it back up. Thanks!
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Gasman64
That's a nice find, Donnie, now you're ready to cook a big meal!
As far as how you paint it, it is yours, and you can do as you please.  As far as the burners operating properly, you just might need to take it all apart, as those tubes between the burners may have become a home for insects, which make nests and clog the tubes, cutting back on the air/fuel mixture passing through (the flames should be a nice, blue ring, without the high, orange flames.)  As unlikely as it sounds, it is a common problem with old stoves that have been set aside for years.
Besides getting some oil into the pump leather, as you intend to do, the fuel cap gasket may be dried out, and you have a pressure leak.
Steve
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Donhotrod
Thanks Steve! I’ll post updates on the progress.
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Majicwrench
I like it as is. I'm all about history, and that one has it. But til yours, have fun with it.

They ALL need a fill cap gasket. An Oring works or Old Coleman Parts. Oil pump leather, give it 40 some pumps, leave lever up for a good 30 seconds and lit, and I will be you are cooking.
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grob
For O rings you need a #112 Viton or Buna. This is for 3 piece caps and they are fuel resistant. I just ordered some from the local NAPA. Only place I could find them locally. Nice stove, I have a nice 426A and another beater 426A with a copper B fount. Gar
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Donhotrod
Thanks for the information guys! I get it about the history part but the way I look at it, my time with it and my custom paint and restoration will only add to the history of the stove. Maybe 80 years from now somebody will be wondering why I painted it red!
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Gunhippie
Here's what a 426A--the next model on from yours--looks like burning properly:

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Yours will roar, too!
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
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Donhotrod
Super nice and thanks for the photo!
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Gunhippie
It was a little rougher than yours when I started:

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Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
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BSAGuy
Congrats on the score, Donnie.  I love the lines of the 426 no letters.  That's a good deal and the prior owner was definitely creative with the white interior and silver tank.

I am no Timm, but here is mine before and after 25 hours of hard labor

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grob
Courtenay that is a really fine job... you too of course Timm. I'll put my 3 cents (burners) in. This 426A is as found and I imagine original.
And a wanked photo of the same. It's been nuked! Kinda almost red.
Gar

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Donhotrod
Those are some very nice restorations! Very good inspiration for me. Whatever color I decide on I want it to look as good as it can. Thanks everyone for sharing your stove photos. I luv’em!
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Donhotrod
By the way, does anybody have a drip pan/ tray in the bottom of theirs?
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Gunhippie
Aluminum foil works for me, Donnie.
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Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
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Donhotrod
Hey Gar, it took me a little while to realize that those are both the same stove with some photo editing on the second one. Pretty good visual of what a red one might look like. I’m most likely going for the look of the red and white ‘’57 Corvette. With some chrome thrown in there somewhere.
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Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Duck
You might want to think about taking the burners apart and cleaning them. Pay attention to the order the rings when you take them apart and put them back the same way. Sometimes they get a little rusty and just need a quick cleaning. 426nl and 426a are the only suitcase stoves I’m looking to buy.

Joe
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Donhotrod
Much better pressure after a soaking the pump leather in neatsfoot oil. Nice blue flames.EEEE911B-5E1F-4CBE-A0D2-A9563B4DD381.jpeg 
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Gasman64
That looks great, Donnie!
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Donhotrod
Thanks Joe! I will definitely do that when I complete the restoration. I may just use it this summer and hold off on the restoration a few weeks..
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Duck
Your gonna like it!!! Glad to see it was only oiling the pump leather.

Joe
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Legs

Triples are the best...!
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grob
Donnie, My favorite 'Vette... 56-67.
Don (Legs) is that a 418 or 418B? Nice! I have a 3H.
Gar
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Gunhippie
Donhotrod wrote:
Much better pressure after a soaking the pump leather in neatsfoot oil. Nice blue flames.EEEE911B-5E1F-4CBE-A0D2-A9563B4DD381.jpeg 


Now you're cookin' with gas!
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
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Donhotrod
Nice ones Don! I’m starting to think that nobody else on here would paint theirs red.....
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Chucker
You have a very versatile stove there.  

Okay, it's a Sears but made by Coleman:

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Chuck
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Donhotrod
That’s a nice blue one! Is it restored or original?
Donnie B
Kelso, Washington
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Chucker
Thanks Donnie. That is original. It's one we found never fired at our local antique store a few years ago. It's our regular user when taking the canned ham out camping. 
Chuck
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fuel brained
Hey Chuck, Is your canned ham original or restored?? Need pics
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BSAGuy
That Sears is gorgeous, Chuck.  
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doc1057
Love the 426! Mine's a barn find. I got it from a friend who literally stored it for 20 years in his barn. The case had some pretty bad corroded spots from mice living in it. I stripped it down, cleaned it thoroughly, patched several holes with sheet metal, and painted it up. It runs great! We used it as a working stove on car camping trips. It really cooks up a ton of food.
I'll pick up a nicer one for the collection when I come across it.
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Chucker
Well honestly I can't remember if I've ever posted this in Just Bull. Yes, there are some upgrades:
Voltage converter 1500 watt rated, 150 watt flexible solar panel with gel cell, microwave, A/C hidden in cupboard above, new carpet, new kitchen table, repainted Prentiss-Wabers stove/oven (3 burner), new paint, some new panels, revised stop/turn signals, 120V porch light from a chrome fender marker light which is new this past fall so it's not in these pics, and working Duo-Therm kero space heater (original):

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Oh, forgot about the most important piece of gear - porta potti. Wife really likes that.
Chuck
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