200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

Ridge Runner
My wife got creative with our two little ones and they set me up with these for Father's Day. The boys are young, 4 years and the other 5 months old, so mostly my wife doing the heavy lifting  ÃƒÆ’ƒÆ’°Å¸â„¢â€š

The lantern is just a bit taller than a real low-vent 200A and the container is a customized globe holder.

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My older son gave me the 200A, which he calls the "Coleman Junior". He likes my red Dietz Junior so I presume that's where the name comes from. It's made up of separate corrugated cardboard pieces for the vent, globe, collar, fount, pump and fuel cap. After he painted them, the pieces were assembled (attached) to a strip of cardboard which is on the backside. The bail is a pipe cleaner from our craft supplies.

My wife picked up the direction disc and label from OCP. Funny thing is I have those in my parts stash but she couldn't find them!

The globe holder is made from an empty baby formula container. Our littlest one decorated the white paper wrapping with his foot prints. My wife said he was NOT happy to have paint smeared all over the bottoms of his feet! It will perfectly hold a bubble-wrapped 550 or 286/88-style globe. I've been re-purposing these for a few spare globes and now I have a custom one for a very special globe!

I'm pretty stoked about my gifts, they will look great with the rest of my collection. And, I think I'll keep my new "Coleman Junior" 200A un-fired  ÃƒÆ’ƒÆ’°Å¸Ëœâ€°  Thanks for looking!

— L.J.
Looking for 10/2015 & 1/2020 B-Day Lanterns
I love the smell of naphtha in the morning!
"Ain’t no need to watch where I’m goin’; just need to know where I’ve been" -Tow Mater

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1hpycmpr
Definitely from the heart and those gifts are always the best!  Nice!!
Mark
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JimL
Those are the nicest gifts you could have received!  Good for you.

-Jim

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Bumpkin 95
Definitely some to be cherished. I still have a finger painting my son made For me  when he was little. I don’t think I would ever be able to toss it out.
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Gasman64
Very nice, L.J., treasures to cherish for a lifetime there....enjoy being a father for me!
Steve
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TwoCanoes
VERY cool!  Happy Father's Day.
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austin65uri
Wonderful FD gift and a work of art!
Bill.
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BSAGuy
Best gifts ever.  Ever.
- Courtenay
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scl
nice. maybe try to replicate that paint scheme on 2 real 200as and give them to the boys when older. you could try the globe with stain or gluing a red and green on together or easier just give one a red globe and the other a green globe.
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GCinSC
All keepers, gifts, kids and SWMBO!
Gary, self acclaimed Cast Iron Camp Cook & Tinkerer.
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Ridge Runner
Thanks very much for checking them out and for the nice comments, fellas! They're still in the living room for now, but they'll make it down to my shop at some point where I can put them with the rest of my stuff on display.
scl wrote:
nice. maybe try to replicate that paint scheme on 2 real 200as and give them to the boys when older. you could try the globe with stain or gluing a red and green on together or easier just give one a red globe and the other a green globe.
You might be onto something, Steve!

— L.J.
Looking for 10/2015 & 1/2020 B-Day Lanterns
I love the smell of naphtha in the morning!
"Ain’t no need to watch where I’m goin’; just need to know where I’ve been" -Tow Mater

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SteveRetherford
those are Priceless !!!
[DrSteve2]    Steve , Keeper of the Light !!!
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smarti
I agree with Steve....PRICELESS!!!
It was Love at first light!!! Scott
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