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by mgmlvks
Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:07 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT 1943 Footlocker Rehab
Replies: 4
Views: 134

OT 1943 Footlocker Rehab

(moved from being wrongly in Classifieds) 1943 Footlocker by Abel & Bach. Plenty of pics here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/46064258@N08/albums/72157720042795294 Retirement is a wonderful opportunity to go off on tangents! Found at the Salvation Army in Bonner Springs. No tray. Bottom delaminated ...
by mgmlvks
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Pocket Watch?
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: Coleman Pocket Watch?

Here are a couple I have found over the years - never worn them - display only

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by mgmlvks
Thu Oct 14, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It's been a long time coming
Replies: 21
Views: 408

Re: It's been a long time coming

That looks GREAT!
by mgmlvks
Thu Oct 14, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 1907 Logging Camp Lamp
Replies: 6
Views: 227

Re: 1907 Logging Camp Lamp

Looks like an Aladdin shelf lamp. Model 11 or 12? :o Hmm - I'm thinking the photo pedestal is too short to be a Model 11 or Model 12. Also - the picture is stated to be from 1907 in Canada which ought to predate these models. Did a little scratching on the quite nice Aladdin site at http://www.alad...
by mgmlvks
Thu Oct 14, 2021 5:17 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 1907 Logging Camp Lamp
Replies: 6
Views: 227

1907 Logging Camp Lamp

As seen on one of my FB groups on historical logging activities. Pic is reported to be a better than normal formans room in a camp. Any thoughts on the lamp? FB post https://m.facebook.com/groups/1265120183593102/permalink/4011457805625979/ Room pic FB_IMG_1634188486903.jpg Lamp pic FB_IMG_163418845...
by mgmlvks
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Tale of the slants
Replies: 12
Views: 226

Re: Tale of the slants

That is a wonderful and crazy and "power of the network" story. WOW!!
by mgmlvks
Fri Oct 01, 2021 3:23 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OCP sold recently...and Frank just got back in a year ago.
Replies: 36
Views: 931

Re: OCP sold recently...and Frank just got back in a year ago.

. . . . They said there would be a slowdown and they nailed that goal. Today I read that it's going to get worse. https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-postal-service-finalizes-plan-slow-some-mail-deliveries-2021-08-06/ Resetting the goal posts so that up to five days from west coast being acceptable...
by mgmlvks
Fri Oct 01, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: NBCR Box - anyone else?
Replies: 0
Views: 103

NBCR Box - anyone else?

It's been a while, so please humor me as I ask (again) for others with info! Curious (always) if anyone else out there has one of these NBCR Lantern Boxes from Portland, Oregon. I did an article for Coleman Light a few years ago, and think we identified mine, a kit, and one (possibly two) more. I sa...
by mgmlvks
Fri Oct 01, 2021 12:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OCP sold recently...and Frank just got back in a year ago.
Replies: 36
Views: 931

Re: OCP sold recently...and Frank just got back in a year ago.

OCP has performed flawlessly since the hand off on many orders.

If Frank was a guru offering advice from the top of a mountain, I would crawl up there. He is the original enabler.
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by mgmlvks
Thu Sep 30, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Kero-Lite Registry
Replies: 26
Views: 357

Re: Kero-Lite Registry

Out of the basket for some pics
Let me know if you do not see the one picture (trying different photo trick)

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by mgmlvks
Thu Sep 30, 2021 3:19 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Kero-Lite Registry
Replies: 26
Views: 357

Re: Kero-Lite Registry

Hot_Diggity wrote: Thu Sep 30, 2021 2:16 am In a basket counts. I'd say anything more than half should count. Not a lot off stray parts kicking around.
I'll send a pic tomorrow.
by mgmlvks
Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Kero-Lite Registry
Replies: 26
Views: 357

Re: Kero-Lite Registry

Does "in a basket" count?
by mgmlvks
Tue Sep 28, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 288 heat shield...
Replies: 14
Views: 389

Re: 288 heat shield...

Probably OK for testing and short runs, can always use this universal option
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by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 25, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Pic - Poultry Lantern
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Re: Old Pic - Poultry Lantern

Very cool! Love the old pictures of him in uniform. Is that a 7 digit serial number? Neat seeing the early recycled barrel on it! Thanks - it is 7 digit, 10333xx which puts it in 1918/1919 for the receiver. The barrel is dated 11-_8, which I have always assumed to be 1918, but I suppose it could be...
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Unfamiliar Sunrise/Pyrex Globe Logo
Replies: 9
Views: 249

Re: Unfamiliar Sunrise/Pyrex Globe Logo

That is really cool!
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 24, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Homemade generator
Replies: 23
Views: 399

Re: Homemade generator

NICE - never stop trying, never stop learning!
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 24, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old Pic - Poultry Lantern
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Old Pic - Poultry Lantern

Doing some research on possible stock builder for Grandpas '03 Springfield rifle, turns out that the stock is a well-above-normal-for-the-times quality one, probably from one of the many stock craftsmen in the 1920's/1930's around the country. Link below for rifle pics - https://www.flickr.com/photo...
by mgmlvks
Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Craftsman H-Circle Ratchet Set
Replies: 10
Views: 242

Re: OT - Craftsman H-Circle Ratchet Set

That's a great find. I have that same set that was purchased by my dad when he started farming shortly after getting out of the service after WWII. He sold the farm in about '83 and died in '84, and the socket set has been in my tool shed since then. This set has been in pretty much frequent use fo...
by mgmlvks
Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Craftsman H-Circle Ratchet Set
Replies: 10
Views: 242

OT - Craftsman H-Circle Ratchet Set

Found in local A-mall for CHEAP, he said it just needed to be gone. I said OK In original Craftsman box, and ll marked Craftsman "H-Circle" except one socket as "BE" and one extension as "New Britain" Also included was the somewhat Hard-To-Find female 1/2" ratchet, but no tools to go with it! Includ...
by mgmlvks
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Repop M1942 wrenches
Replies: 14
Views: 197

Re: Repop M1942 wrenches

I'm still here - M1942 Wrenches - sigh - I have a number of the blanks from an earlier effort. They are 4130 steel, problem is they were (from my over thinking the matter) cut too thick. Was selling for $10 each without too much success. my notes below. I do not have any plans for the next six month...
by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:34 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: couple of interesting Thurs. pickups
Replies: 26
Views: 517

Re: couple of interesting Thurs. pickups

What a pair of FUN gpa's to find!
by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Way, Way Ot and totally not even relevant--Your perfume stinks!
Replies: 38
Views: 538

Re: Way, Way Ot and totally not even relevant--Your perfume stinks!

There are some perfumes that are burned into my brain. 40 years and still like yesterday when encountered.
by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 18, 2021 1:36 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: To sell, or not to sell OT
Replies: 44
Views: 682

Re: To sell, or not to sell OT

Long story. I lived 356's for years. This languished in a rented storage area, and I was not driving it and it was slowly deteriorating. My bad. Sold for a decent price. I miss it every day, but it was the the right thing to do. If you drive yours and it makes you smile, think twice. Otherwise, some...
by mgmlvks
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Finally got my hands on this lot...
Replies: 16
Views: 465

Re: Finally got my hands on this lot...

What great GPA's - and a wonderful "Christmas in September"!
by mgmlvks
Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Used for its intended purpose
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Used for its intended purpose

Co-worker (pre retirement) bought a lantern from me and was gifted a second one. Said he needed them for camping. That was almost three years ago, appears he still does, (his pic)
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by mgmlvks
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:19 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman 316's at Wally World
Replies: 4
Views: 273

Coleman 316's at Wally World

It was a slow day in 66048. Went to WM to get a couple of el-cheapo wrench sets and bird seed for Joannes house and saw a "grail" appear before my eyes. It was more than $8 so I left it.
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by mgmlvks
Tue Sep 07, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Sons first float trip
Replies: 22
Views: 339

Re: Sons first float trip

What a fun day!
by mgmlvks
Mon Sep 06, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Beginners luck Arc Lantern
Replies: 42
Views: 725

Re: Beginners luck Arc Lantern

Thanks for sharing such a crazy story!
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 03, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Mica globe source
Replies: 36
Views: 648

Re: Mica globe source

Chub - those look great, and won't break!
by mgmlvks
Thu Sep 02, 2021 3:48 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Slant T88 conversion
Replies: 36
Views: 586

Re: Slant T88 conversion

Thanks to all for the great info. I am sure I will be needing it as I get further into retirement projects!.
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 242 day
Replies: 39
Views: 418

Re: 242 day

My big bottom 242 madea few years back from parts obtained on CCF many years ago
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by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:01 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Re: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm

Not yet!

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by mgmlvks
Mon Aug 30, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Brannan Island
Replies: 31
Views: 403

Re: Brannan Island

What fun!
by mgmlvks
Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Re: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm

Thanks OCP, looks like a new screen will stay in the battered lip of the old cap for this evenings light up!
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by mgmlvks
Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 220F fount threads, etc
Replies: 16
Views: 260

Re: 220F fount threads, etc

Tap for the bung is a special odd tapered tap. Are you having someone hold the fount or putting upside down in a padded bench vise? - Verify the bung is not tipped out of vertical/plumb with the fount - Clean the threads on the valve with a wire wheel or brush - Inspect bung threads for damage or de...
by mgmlvks
Sat Aug 28, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT bench vise prices are crazy
Replies: 61
Views: 861

Re: OT bench vise prices are crazy

outlawmws wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 12:58 am OK the deals CAN still be found:

I had a stellar day at an Estate sale today! . . .
YOWSA!
by mgmlvks
Sat Aug 28, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Re: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm

To the ID of threads

236/7 is 1/2"
635 is 5/8"
by mgmlvks
Fri Aug 27, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Re: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm

Yes, 635 tubes substantial larger. I'll get diameters tonight.
by mgmlvks
Fri Aug 27, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Burner Caps - 236/237 v 635/639 - Hmmm

Hmmm - learned something today - 236/7 burner caps are NOT the same as 635/9 burner caps. The screen on my 639B blew out, taking mantle with it. The "Short Simple Job" was to get a screen and replace in the cap, but out of screens. Next SSJ was to replace the cap with a replacement cap I have for th...
by mgmlvks
Thu Aug 26, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Vent/shade stud removal from burner assembly?
Replies: 18
Views: 254

Re: Vent/shade stud removal from burner assembly?

Tool helps me a lot to keep it all straight. link to lots of pics below. DeanofID made a few of these a while back. Also - if mixing chamber gets totally boogered up - have it brazed shut, redrill and tap. Link to pics https://www.flickr.com/photos/46064258@N08/albums/72157714449977316 49750954133_7...
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 24, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Playing with hollow wire 🔥
Replies: 30
Views: 324

Re: Playing with hollow wire 🔥

WOW - that looks like a ton of fun!
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Mica globe source
Replies: 36
Views: 648

Re: Mica globe source

IIRC - At some point in the distant past - I recall someone made a video of how Fred made his mica globes. Included the equipment and process. They had some sort of a falling out between them, and it was asked that the video not be shown on the internet. I had asked Fred way back if he had any advic...
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Wooden Lantern Box
Replies: 28
Views: 560

Re: Wooden Lantern Box

. . . . Mike, do you mind shooting me some additional photos of what you have? . . . . . . Ugh - not sure I have many more - I took a few pics of the display - but not really too many - my bad! For some reason in my mind I have this display associated with Ken Mack's card (kenmack "at" Ya**o daught...
by mgmlvks
Sun Aug 22, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Wooden Lantern Box
Replies: 28
Views: 560

Re: Wooden Lantern Box

outlawmws wrote: Sun Aug 22, 2021 6:40 pm Mike, I like the tray! a bit of work to make I'll bet!

I also lean top loader, you can still make a drawer under the lantern in a top loading box.
Oops, forgot to mention, that is not my box, it was seen at ICCC earlier this summer!
by mgmlvks
Sun Aug 22, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Wooden Lantern Box
Replies: 28
Views: 560

Re: Wooden Lantern Box

Top loaders also can beefed up for use as seats. A little planning can make parts storage too.

I have both top and side.
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by mgmlvks
Sun Aug 22, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Big Boy 4014
Replies: 27
Views: 538

Re: Big Boy 4014

Fell in love with the "Big Boy" decades ago. Never in my most rational thoughts was there an expectation to see it run. However - irrational thoughts were different and patience is a virtue - both 2019 and 2021 were about the same location. i am very happy https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/513939...
by mgmlvks
Sun Aug 22, 2021 4:17 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Big Boy 4014
Replies: 27
Views: 538

Re: Big Boy 4014

Fell in love with the "Big Boy" decades ago. Never in my most rational thought was there an expectation to see it run. However - irrational thoughts were differenct and patience is a virtue - both 2019 and 2021 were about the same location. i am very happy https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5139397...