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Lighthouse21
Hi there, let me preface by saying that I am far from a collector or anything like that. I haven't used a Coleman stove in a very long time! I did pick up an old, pretty beat up stove from a friend who wanted to get rid of it and thought that it would be fun to give it a go at restoring it. 

The stove itself is a model 411 that was made in Canada. It's pretty rusted up and I'm really wondering if it is worth trying to restore and how much of the parts I would need to completely replace. I see that the manifold and burners are very rusty and so is the generator, as well as the nuts and screws on the bottom so in the back of my head those are on the "possibly replace" list. The case I assume could be sanded and repainted though I probably wouldn't be able to do much for the dent in the corner. The fuel tank looks to be in better condition on the outside but I haven't taken it apart yet. Some pictures are below.

Is there a detailed guide somewhere for this particular stove? Or if anyone is able to give me some thoughts on where to start, it would be much appreciated. 

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BSAGuy
Hello and welcome to the forum from the state of North Carolina (southeastern USA).  Great to have you here.  All these Coleman stoves use the same operating principles.  These stoves are simple and if you are handy at all, you can get this running like a dream.

Here is a step-by-step guide for tear down, cleaning, and re-assembly.

https://oldtowncoleman.com/learn/rebuild-coleman-two-burner-stove.htm

You can get any parts you need by clicking on our sponsor's banner ad at the top of the page.
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Majicwrench
Most old Coleman stoves like that can run again with just a few minutes of attention. 
 They all need a new fill cap gasket. An Oring works, or get one at our sponsor above.
  Most  will need the leather pump oiled to make em soft again. Any oil works.

After that, add Coleman Fuel  follow the directions and watch it burn.

If you wished, you could make that look like new, with not much more than elbow grease. I would get it functional and use it.

 I think I have a grill that would fit.
Keith
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Banjoman
Love the 4M stoves it’ll live again you can do it
Darrell
Ps this Coleman virus is worse than the covid one
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Lighthouse21
BSAGuy wrote:

Here is a step-by-step guide for tear down, cleaning, and re-assembly.

https://oldtowncoleman.com/learn/rebuild-coleman-two-burner-stove.htm

You can get any parts you need by clicking on our sponsor's banner ad at the top of the page.

Thanks for the guide, I will be studying it closely! 

Majicwrench wrote:
Most old Coleman stoves like that can run again with just a few minutes of attention. 
 They all need a new fill cap gasket. An Oring works, or get one at our sponsor above.
  Most  will need the leather pump oiled to make em soft again. Any oil works.

After that, add Coleman Fuel  follow the directions and watch it burn.

If you wished, you could make that look like new, with not much more than elbow grease. I would get it functional and use it.

It makes me feel a lot better to hear that, all that rust had me worried 😅
In the long-term I would like to make it look like new again, but I guess I should first try to get it started. 

Banjoman wrote:
Love the 4M stoves it’ll live again you can do it
Darrell
Ps this Coleman virus is worse than the covid one

Are they more commonly called 4M stoves? Great info since I think I saw a few other posts about 4M stoves specifically but didn't know it included this model. Thanks!
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Newfie
That one is a 411 but the tank is the same as a 4M.

I think the replacement for the 4M was the 411.

The 411 is a decent little stove.
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