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by Lanterndude
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

Thanks for the hook up! I installed these on our hydrants: https://www.supplyhouse.com/Zurn-BFP-9-3-4-Hose-Connection-Vacuum-Breaker-FNH-x-MNH?gclid=CjwKCAjw9r-DBhBxEiwA9qYUpat_kGkXITOF9dtSxs1QSbJ3xrv77l_Bd_bFQRHaNTAtlZIT0RQcehoC3ccQAvD_BwE Due to employees leaving hoses on them and letting them fre...
by Lanterndude
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

Thank You!
Kgam1020 wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:19 pm The hydrant came out great! Nice job.
by Lanterndude
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

Uh....yeah I do know all about leaving a cap, water hose, etc. on any frost free hydrant (or any water spigot for that reason). The cap is only on temporarily to protect the threads on the new nozzle to prevent them from getting damaged while moving the hydrant around and during the installation pro...
by Lanterndude
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Kamplite “Pinky “ collection discussion.
Replies: 21
Views: 279

Re: Kamplite “Pinky “ collection discussion.

Kamplite “Pinky “ collection discussion.

Here's my KAMPLITE PINKY collection.....
Kamplite pinky lanterns ii.jpg
Kamplite pinky lanterns ii.jpg
Kamplite pinky lanterns ii.jpg
Kamplite pinky lanterns ii.jpg
by Lanterndude
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

Finally finished and ready for permanent yard installation. The vintage (1800's-early 1900's) Murdock M-75 Yard Hydrant fully restored and fully functional. Murdock M-75 Yard Hydrant vintage fully restored.jpeg Murdock M-75 Yard Hydrant vintage fully restored.jpeg Murdock M-75 Yard Hydrant vintage f...
by Lanterndude
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

Thanks for the reply. Though, those pictures really don't do it justice. Because for whatever reason, when posting them, the forum's picture setup appears to have cut off the top portion of the photo? Don't ask me why because I don't know. :cf_idontknow: I know for a fact that I don't have that prob...
by Lanterndude
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

Just an update on “slowly-but-surely “ restoration progress on the Yard Hydrant. All the main external parts are now painted and now just currently waiting on other internal parts to arrive to get the Yard Hydrant back its original completed state and functionality. Still though, much needs to be do...
by Lanterndude
Thu Mar 18, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

If anyone happen's to have a Murdock yard hydrant or even a Kupferle yard hydrant and would like to get rid of it send me a PM.

Thanks in advance.

https://www.murdockmfg.com/post-hydrants-hose-bibbs

https://hydrants.com/yard-hydrants
by Lanterndude
Thu Mar 18, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The entire drinking thread is gone!
Replies: 107
Views: 1296

Re: The entire drinking thread is gone!

Smudge wrote: Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:13 am Tonight I'm combining GPA with electric, and of course, beer.

Cool sign and definitely a cool looking lantern as well!
by Lanterndude
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

Thanks fella's for the compliments. When I contacted Murdock directly and inquired about the time frame of when this particular style was produced (years, etc.) and it's history Mr. Murdock himself responded and replied with the following information: "....This M-75 hydrant looks to be from the late...
by Lanterndude
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: Murdock yard hydrant

Just wanted to post an update on the restoration progress. First phase, all paint and rust residue has been removed to reveal the bare original cast iron metal. Second phase will be to primer and paint all external parts with oil based primer and paint for cast iron. F2BD42B2-D5A9-4C23-BA3D-66D56018...
by Lanterndude
Thu Mar 11, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: MURDOCK YARD HYDRANT

These are really cool. So do they work like a well point? Basically they are just a fancy looking water spigot which is connected to an existing water line. But yes they could also be connected directly to an existing water well too. Though the difference is that these are known as "frost free" wat...
by Lanterndude
Thu Mar 11, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Re: MURDOCK YARD HYDRANT

Neat piece and I have been all over the northeast and have never seen one before. The $750 price tag may be why. To those of you that have commented.....'Thank you for posting!" Yes, the Murdock Yard Hydrants are expensive $$$ (at least to me). The lowest that I have seen, brand new, was $899 and u...
by Lanterndude
Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Murdock yard hydrant
Replies: 24
Views: 504

Murdock yard hydrant

Anyone here have a Murdock Yard Hydrant installed on their property? If so, what model?...and did you install it yourself or have someone else install it? https://youtu.be/go2WSoZnGZ4 Found these to be pretty cool looking, basically just a fancy yard water spigot. Getting ready to give a total resto...
by Lanterndude
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Chapman tool set
Replies: 14
Views: 337

Re: Chaman tool set

Yes, I agree those Chapman tool sets that were offered exclusively to the Coleman forum some time back are very good quality tool sets to have. I'm into good quality tools and when the forum along with Chapman offered the tool sets I got one. But there is another tool set, now obsolete from Chapman,...
by Lanterndude
Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:08 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The entire drinking thread is gone!
Replies: 107
Views: 1296

Re: The entire drinking thread is gone!

Altstadt beer, brewed in Fredericksburg, TX.

https://www.altstadtbeer.com/
by Lanterndude
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Are you really prepared for a cold weather power outage?
Replies: 62
Views: 889

Re: Are you really prepared for a cold weather power outage?

I live in South Central Texas. Basically it really does not matter what time of year/season it is....but it can quickly become "survival mode" once life's basic necessities, (that we, as a society, take for granted so much) such as water & electricity & food are taken away, disrupted, interrupted, c...
by Lanterndude
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - old surveying transit
Replies: 30
Views: 409

Re: OT - old surveying transit

OK I’ll play along. Although not as vintage or antique here is a Sokkia 115 Transit which I have placed and displayed in our living room. It is a great conversational piece. I really like it and was very fortunate to have gotten one of these that I had been after for sometime (especially this partic...
by Lanterndude
Sat Feb 06, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The entire drinking thread is gone!
Replies: 107
Views: 1296

Re: The entire drinking thread is gone!

What has happened to this forum? This is definitely not the same forum that I had originally signed up for but for the benefit of doubt I can understand the excuse to delete “some threads” (by judgment of a select few) to save space or for whatever reason(s). I understand, change(s) happen, etc. but...
by Lanterndude
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I didn’t expect to find one of these, and I really wasn’t looking.
Replies: 16
Views: 460

Re: I didn’t expect to find one of these, and I really wasn’t looking.

Good fortune!

Finds like that usually happen when your not actually looking for that "specific lantern" that one desires.
by Lanterndude
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Still Problems
Replies: 19
Views: 226

Re: Still Problems

I can gain online access to the new website and was able to login, etc. but only on my iphone.

But when trying to call up the new forum’s website on a laptop, well It just will not come up!?

As someone else previously mentioned, it keeps connecting to a “Go Daddy” crap website!?
by Lanterndude
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I think I'm now a collector!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 400

I think I'm now a collector!!!

[QUOTE username=Stangman userid=7477410 postid=1319490967]Picked up these 3 at an estate sale. I already have a couple of newer lanterns, <em><strong>but these spoke to me</strong></em>.<br />Thoughts? I really know nothing about collecting lanterns. :-) </blockquote><br /><strong>If they "spoke to ...
by Lanterndude
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Messed up deal
Replies: 37
Views: 571

Messed up deal

Whether the abrupt change in price was coincidental or not, stuff like that happens to the best of us. <br /><br />You are correct about one thing for sure though, that seller definitely lost out on a decent sale/good buyer.<br /><br />I remember once I had been looking for a specific book and final...
by Lanterndude
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Tilley
Replies: 9
Views: 105

Tilley

<br /> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/2-tilley-x246b-stormlight-lanterns-warning-this-post-has-a-lot-of-pictures-9683380?pid=1303571451" target="_blank">https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/2-tilley-x246b-stormlight-lanterns-warning-this-post-has-a-lot-of-...
by Lanterndude
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Repair enamel from over tightened nut
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Repair enamel from over tightened nut

<img class="emoji custom_emoji_img bbc_img" src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v300/Murff/Emoticons/sCo_idk.gif" alt="[sCo_idk]" />.......or use a washer along with the nut to cover the spot that.....<em>"<span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arimo; font-size: 15px; font-variant: normal; fon...
by Lanterndude
Mon May 18, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: how do you light up your deck/patio?
Replies: 33
Views: 307

how do you light up your deck/patio?

<br /><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v300/Murff/Emoticons/sSig_cool2.gif" class="emoji custom_emoji_img bbc_img" alt="[sSig_cool2]" /><br /><br /><br />[QUOTE username=uvarmint userid=4651131 postid=1311578419]<a href="/files/attachments/5217697-5DF37063-18D9-4542-8A0E-908F98EF01A4.jpeg...
by Lanterndude
Sat May 16, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New member from Nevada
Replies: 29
Views: 136

New member from Nevada

Welcome to the forum and a BIG HOWDY from South Central Texas! [howdy]
That area looks beautiful!
by Lanterndude
Fri May 15, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: why does a petromax has hiccups?
Replies: 15
Views: 309

why does a petromax has hiccups?

Really dig that chrome round reflector shield on that Aida, SWEET!<br /><br /><br />[QUOTE username=Hot Diggity userid=4990660 postid=1311534091]<br /><a title="" data-original-title="" rel="lightbox[1311534091] noopener" href="/files/attachments/5207746-77879-e8911e20b589f0fbef0d6ae71643a110.jpg" t...
by Lanterndude
Sat May 09, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aida Express
Replies: 19
Views: 178

Aida Express

Aida lantern's are pretty cool kero lanterns.<br /><br />I restored one/brought one back to life.<br /><br /> <a href="https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/aida-express-and-a-coleman-200a-updated-finally-finished-with-added-photos-10100177?pid=1308396405" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https:...
by Lanterndude
Sat May 09, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: NorthStar problem
Replies: 20
Views: 441

NorthStar problem

Even though the NS says that one can use RUG in it, if at all possible, I'd highly recommend on getting away from using RUG (or Kerosene) in the NS and just use Coleman Fuel (or equivalent). <br /><br />Yes I know and understand that may be a bit of a problem/issue to find Coleman Fuel on that side ...
by Lanterndude
Sat May 02, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: JC HIggins 74001
Replies: 15
Views: 186

JC HIggins 74001

<img alt="[sSig_cool2]" src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v300/Murff/Emoticons/sSig_cool2.gif" class="emoji custom_emoji_img bbc_img" />.......find and all for just $20 bucks!<br /><br /><br />Those Higgin's are definitely sweet lanterns and roar when they are lit up.<br /><br /><br />Click on ...
by Lanterndude
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New Member
Replies: 44
Views: 350

New Member

<img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v300/Murff/Emoticons/sSig_cool2.gif" alt="[sSig_cool2]" class="emoji custom_emoji_img bbc_img" />.............looking tool and lantern collection as well!<br /><br />WELCOME!......WELCOME!......WELCOME!.........to the forum!.....and a big HOWDY!....<img sr...
by Lanterndude
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Northstar running a little dim
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Northstar running a little dim

<p><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v300/Murff/Emoticons/sSig_cool2.gif" class="emoji custom_emoji_img bbc_img" alt="[sSig_cool2]" />.....you got it going at full strength (brightness) again.<br /><br />Good info on solving this problem with the Northstar dimming, etc.<br /><br />Bach in ...
by Lanterndude
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Is there a quality lighter made?
Replies: 30
Views: 743

Is there a quality lighter made?

There's always the alternative (if your on a budget).......<img class="emoji custom_emoji_img bbc_img" alt="[sCo_idk]" src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v300/Murff/Emoticons/sCo_idk.gif" /><br /><br /> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.acehardware.com/departments/heating-and-cooling/fireplac...
by Lanterndude
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Is the 275 a “good” lantern.
Replies: 34
Views: 793

Is the 275 a “good” lantern.

TURD'S (a.k.a. the 275 Coleman lantern)

Basically one or the other, no in between, you either like'em or you don't.

Enough said.
by Lanterndude
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Kamplite inverted wisdom
Replies: 49
Views: 618

Kamplite inverted wisdom

[sSig_cool2]...........find!

Just do a search, plenty of info on inverted's here on the forum.
by Lanterndude
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Parts for a Aida Express 500/1500
Replies: 9
Views: 194

Parts for a Aida Express 500/1500

<a href="https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/aida-express-and-a-coleman-200a-updated-finally-finished-with-added-photos-10100177?pid=1308396405" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/aida-express-and-a-coleman-200a-updated-finally-finished-with-added-phot...
by Lanterndude
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: American (AGM) funnel question !
Replies: 9
Views: 136

American (AGM) funnel question !

I don't have an AGM 520 stove but just maybe the following link can help you out some?<br /><br />Here is a BLOG on the AGM 520 which the guy specifically talks about Funnels for it (just scroll down towards the middle)........ <br /><br /><a target="_blank" href="https://sklcolorado.wordpress.com/2...
by Lanterndude
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Petromax manometer restore or buy new?
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Petromax manometer restore or buy new?

Not an expert here but I'll post my $0.02 about this.<br /><br />I believe it is worth it.<br /><br />Proceed as you plan to by carefully cleaning it out completely the internals where the Manometer itself covers and just replace the Manometer with a new one. If all is done right it should work.<br ...
by Lanterndude
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 295 powerhouse clicking
Replies: 27
Views: 412

295 powerhouse clicking

[QUOTE username=Chucker userid=2220499 postid=1310392455]John, at 3/4 open on these with Schrader valves you are likely at the 'dimming' point, a point somewhere less than maximum pressure on the eccentric. <br /><br />If so, you are reducing pressure on the eccentric so that the flow is decreasing ...
by Lanterndude
Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 295 powerhouse clicking
Replies: 27
Views: 412

295 powerhouse clicking

Could you possibly post pictures of that 295?<br /><br />Even though you say that it "<em>looks in real good shape</em>" there is always the possibility of an obstruction of some sort (cob web, dirt, etc.) that may be a contributing factor to the "clicking" noise?<br /><br />So even though it may ap...
by Lanterndude
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 12/51 Christmas lantern collar color
Replies: 11
Views: 151

12/51 Christmas lantern collar color

[QUOTE username=mksmth userid=6955793 postid=1310375393]I'm restoring the lantern I got from our Christmas contest. <strong><em>I've read that the black bands started in 12/51 but maybe not for the Christmas lanterns.</em></strong> The collar was sort of black when mike sent it too me but could have...
by Lanterndude
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Basic steps to restore lamps
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Basic steps to restore lamps

Not a tutorial but hopefully the following link can be of some assistance or guidance for your CQ lamp?<br /><br /> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/another-first-for-me-coleman-quicklite-lamp-7390798?pid=1287064563" target="_blank">https://www.colemancollectorsfor...
by Lanterndude
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Kamplite Lr2 with light blue vent
Replies: 26
Views: 209

Kamplite Lr2 with light blue vent

KAMPLITE lanterns, I like'em all!

Especially those Pinky's!

IMG_3942.jpg
by Lanterndude
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Tool for removing plastic pump caps?
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Tool for removing plastic pump caps?

<a href="https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/special-coleman-tool-needed-to-remove-new-designed-pump-on-a-508a-stove-7362334?pid=1286805626" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/special-coleman-tool-needed-to-remove-new-designed-pump-on-a-508a-stove-7362...
by Lanterndude
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: AGM No fuel
Replies: 21
Views: 225

AGM No fuel

Really the very best way to approach this to achieve favorable results would be to just remove the entire Valve Assemble and break it down for a good cleaning on each part then reassemble (also clean out the Fount real good too) and that should definitely solve the problem of any type of dirt, dust,...
by Lanterndude
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Fuel & Air tube question
Replies: 12
Views: 159

Fuel & Air tube question

Yea I know I'm late for the party....though specific's to the F/A tube's internal part, that F/A tube could've been salvaged. But way too late for that now.<br /><br />Reason why I know this, is because I encountered basically that same problem/situation.<br /><br />Click on the link provided, it's ...
by Lanterndude
Sat May 25, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Pulsating Light on 275
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Pulsating Light on 275

[QUOTE username=atomicbee userid=6714064 postid=1308656310]Hi All,Before I tear this 275 down can I clean the shrader valve or do I need to replace it? What tool can I use to get this Valve out of FA tube? Changed out generator but still has a pulsating light so any thoughts would be appreciated-Tha...