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by Bricklayer
Sun Jun 13, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: found a dollar bill
Replies: 13
Views: 177

Re: found a dollar bill

Little things like that make me happy. :-)
by Bricklayer
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Estate sale disappointment
Replies: 23
Views: 565

Re: Estate sale disappointment

Rubing wrote: Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:59 am
Bricklayer wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:39 pm
Rubing wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:53 pm That’s too bad Ben. Was that the one in Dewagiac?

Yes Greg it was.
It was advertised in the classifieds here
I hope no one drove too far.
by Bricklayer
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) Busy at work?
Replies: 15
Views: 326

Re: (OT) Busy at work?

I own a masonry and concrete company and we used to employ 22 men. I now have 3. I offer $18 an hour to anyone who will show up with no experience and I pay all holidays. No takers.
by Bricklayer
Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Estate sale disappointment
Replies: 23
Views: 565

Re: Estate sale disappointment

Rubing wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:53 pm That’s too bad Ben. Was that the one in Dewagiac?

Yes Greg it was.
by Bricklayer
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Estate sale disappointment
Replies: 23
Views: 565

Estate sale disappointment

So I heard that the wife of a collector friend of mine who passed away two years ago was having an estate sale of his collection. Looked at the listing online and there were photos of his collection mostly as I remembered it. I had restored a cabin stove and a 242 NL with straight side globe for him...
by Bricklayer
Wed Nov 04, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Who Made It Here To The New CCF?
Replies: 177
Views: 1531

Re: Who Made It Here To The New CCF?

No problems here.
by Bricklayer
Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Member Post Numbers
Replies: 15
Views: 381

Re: Member Post Numbers

I do not even know how many posts I had, been here for a lil bit though. :-)
by Bricklayer
Sun May 10, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 443 Kreme-Lite Shade
Replies: 18
Views: 247

443 Kreme-Lite Shade

Nice shade Greg!
by Bricklayer
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Warren's alittle older today....
Replies: 38
Views: 245

Warren's alittle older today....

Happy Birthday Warren.
by Bricklayer
Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: The Sunday Gas, ep. 11; Dual Beam TX 750
Replies: 51
Views: 3004

The Sunday Gas, ep. 11; Dual Beam TX 750

Thank you Dean, I have no propane appliances but now I want one. Wonderful write up.
by Bricklayer
Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:41 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 314A Windmill lamp shade - its all peterthevets fault :-)
Replies: 20
Views: 485

314A Windmill lamp shade - its all peterthevets fault :-)

Steve I am so happy you found a 314A, I know it has been on your want list for a very long time. I know well the feeling of joy you had when she arrived safe and sound let alone the first time you held it. Congratulations Sir!
by Bricklayer
Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Model R reading lamp
Replies: 204
Views: 6933

Model R reading lamp

<span><blockquote>i was asleep at the wheel and missed this , but it was one of us that got it :-)</blockquote><br /><img alt="[sCo_hmmthink]" src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v300/Murff/Emoticons/sCo_hmmthink.gif" title="Thinking - :Think:" class="emoticon bbc_img" /><br /><br />Awesome pump ...
by Bricklayer
Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:45 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Ker-O-Lite question
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Ker-O-Lite question

Thank you Mr. Boschen, just what I needed. I love that shade Steve, I would have guessed AGM. They sure do not make them like that anymore. :-) I am trying to resist getting into non Coleman shades, there are just so many wonderful examples, that one is an excellent shade. The upper fitter portion l...
by Bricklayer
Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:36 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman Vent Shade
Replies: 8
Views: 392

Coleman Vent Shade

Sweet score, I have only seen one of these in person. If you look closely it should have "Coleman" stamped on the white underside. Sorry I have no knowledge of the year.
by Bricklayer
Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Ker-O-Lite question
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Ker-O-Lite question

I have two 160 Ker-o-Lites here and two NOS wicks that I would like to install but I have no clue on how to remove the old ones. Our host is sending me two new mantles and frames so this is all I lack to throw fire to these old girls. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
by Bricklayer
Wed Jan 21, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman lampshade?
Replies: 23
Views: 1000

Coleman lampshade?

I miss Dr. Kootzmeyer. :-) That is a pretty shade.
by Bricklayer
Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:30 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: LZ Back from the dead!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 2423

LZ Back from the dead!!!

Nicely done Sir, nicely done. Epic save on a rare beauty.





Ben
by Bricklayer
Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: testimonial for Evapo-rust (Highly recommend)
Replies: 6
Views: 1714

testimonial for Evapo-rust (Highly recommend)

I may have to revisit EVAPO-RUST, tried it a few years back and was not impressed. Still have a full bottle in the closet. Maybe I did not give it a fair shake.



Ben
by Bricklayer
Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 200A paint.
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

200A paint.

I just painted a 7/72 200A, you can see the results in the Just Bull section in the Thank you Don B thread. I was pleased with the Rustoleoum Safety Red I used.<br><br><br>Here is a link to other colors and techniques,<br><br><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://colemancollectorsforum.webs...
by Bricklayer
Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: nickel plating
Replies: 5
Views: 909

nickel plating

I would love to know more as well.



Ben
by Bricklayer
Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Collar Markings
Replies: 7
Views: 833

Collar Markings

A48, B48, 2 A49's, on the left, 1 B50, on the right.




Ben
by Bricklayer
Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: AGM lamp-any ideas??
Replies: 17
Views: 1242

AGM lamp-any ideas??

I too would polish the heck out of her and put it on a shelf. Then look for a shade, would be a gorgeous piece.



Ben
by Bricklayer
Sat Sep 01, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: The first half of a generator rebuild
Replies: 9
Views: 1151

The first half of a generator rebuild

Congratulations on your success. Perseverance pays off.

and.....




Ben
by Bricklayer
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Old hand pump!
Replies: 7
Views: 681

Old hand pump!

Tip on a Coleman pump is more defined and pointy I believe.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Old hand pump!
Replies: 7
Views: 681

Old hand pump!

I have one just like it also, came with a Leacok 107 lamp. I believe what you have there is a Leacock pump that came with the 107 lamp. (The tip matches mine)

Ben

by Bricklayer
Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Akron 140 BG table lamp restoration. Help!
Replies: 16
Views: 1253

Akron 140 BG table lamp restoration. Help!

Simply beautiful. What a fine piece Erwin, one to be proud of.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Slightly bent lantern question
Replies: 14
Views: 1134

Slightly bent lantern question

I have "persuaded" many burner cages into a more visually pleasing plane of vertical alignment. Not sure how others do it but I have momma hold the fount while I make the necessary "adjustments" to the burner cage. :-)

Ben
by Bricklayer
Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:39 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 242 frames
Replies: 6
Views: 651

242 frames

Looks like a burner cap off a quick lite burner from a lamp or lantern.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: New guy question: Surging versus flickering?
Replies: 5
Views: 899

New guy question: Surging versus flickering?

It seems to me the 220 and 228F's in my collection seem to waver a bit even with a new gen. I use a 220F as a daily driver ice fishing and I always notice a bit of a flicker even after a complete teardown and cleaning. Could be just me though.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 242A check valve
Replies: 19
Views: 1112

242A check valve

This is what they look like Stan, the rubber/cork piece is in the middle, it fits in the cup on the shaft to the right.

Ben

by Bricklayer
Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:27 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 242A check valve
Replies: 19
Views: 1112

242A check valve

Thank you Mike, I was about to post a pic of one for him. I was not aware you had those, I will be adding some to my next order.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:12 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 242A check valve
Replies: 19
Views: 1112

242A check valve

The 242A has an old style check valve. There should be a rubber nib in that cup.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: 454 stove grate (faux)
Replies: 7
Views: 751

454 stove grate (faux)

Stan, that is some nice work. It would not be hard to fab that up out of steel, I have had a local tank shop roll steel for me on a few occasions. I am sure your friend could knock that out with little effort. Looking forward to seeing how this project progresses.<br /><br /><br />Ben<br /><br />(re...
by Bricklayer
Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Attn: Lampies! 168K? **NEW PICS**
Replies: 17
Views: 1045

Attn: Lampies! 168K? **NEW PICS**

In my opinion, any lamp with the original finish and is a model I do not already posses is a very desirable lamp to me.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Sun Aug 05, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Question regarding a 220f
Replies: 21
Views: 1328

Question regarding a 220f

+1 on what Saltfork said, sometimes it takes a second or two for them to settle in, my user 220F is that way. Rotate the tip cleaner a few times too, also if you open the valve too far on initial light up you can flood them out. Great lanterns though, one of the last well built ones in my opinion.<b...
by Bricklayer
Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Letter on fiber wheel knobs....
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Letter on fiber wheel knobs....

Mostly D's or E's here, a few with none. I too have wondered about this.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Kamplite inverted problem...
Replies: 6
Views: 669

Kamplite inverted problem...

Yes, it unscrews from the valve body.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Can I submurge a fount?
Replies: 8
Views: 932

Can I submurge a fount?

I do not use The Works on steel too much. I do use the 50/50 method above for cruddy fount interiors. When I do use The Works, (mostly just brass and nickle now), I never soak a part. I dip 0000 steel wool in a small container of the cleaner, (cut with water on nickle), and lightly scrub the part. T...
by Bricklayer
Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:46 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Can I submurge a fount?
Replies: 8
Views: 932

Can I submurge a fount?

I use a plastic funnel to fill the fount with a 50/50 mix of The Works and water, let it set for an hour, shake out all the water and gunk, do the BB shake with small machine screws until it's all shiny inside, rinse, then into a 275 degree oven for a quick dry, no flash rust or damaged exterior fin...
by Bricklayer
Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Kamplite inverted problem...
Replies: 6
Views: 669

Kamplite inverted problem...

Here is the orifice,




I have some screen left, pm me your address and I can send you one if you like.

Ben
by Bricklayer
Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Kamplite inverted problem...
Replies: 6
Views: 669

Kamplite inverted problem...

I do not have a pic of the orifice, but it is under the screen to the far right in this pic.



This is the screen I made for mine.

Ben
by Bricklayer
Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:09 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Kamplite inverted problem...
Replies: 6
Views: 669

Kamplite inverted problem...

At the base of the pickup is a very small metering orifice, as this lies at the bottom of the tank when installed it often plugs, there should have been a screen around it. I used a pricker from a 200 gen to clean mine.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: How is this possible? YIKES!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1150

How is this possible? YIKES!!

I was hoping someone was going to post some pictures of some melted stuff.

Ben
by Bricklayer
Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:05 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Frozen check valave 220f 8/71
Replies: 23
Views: 932

Frozen check valave 220f 8/71

Sounds like perseverance pays off once again. Post some pics when your check valve arrives and you get her fired up.


Ben
by Bricklayer
Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: What does this globe go to?
Replies: 8
Views: 1094

What does this globe go to?

I just received this globe, (middle one), and I am unsure of what it fits. The left one is a 220/228 size, the right a 200. Any help would be appreciated.



Thank you,
Ben
by Bricklayer
Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:13 am
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: QL427
Replies: 6
Views: 935

QL427

Remove the generator first. They twist up easily if not. Trust me.




Ben
by Bricklayer
Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Need help with a Kamplite Inverted lantern
Replies: 16
Views: 1894

Need help with a Kamplite Inverted lantern

Neither of mine had the screen intact so this is what I made for mine. Do you have a pic of what they are supposed to look like Mike?




Ben
by Bricklayer
Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: Help, bidding starts in 2 hours!
Replies: 28
Views: 1524

Help, bidding starts in 2 hours!

Guy must have just got a new cordless drill and wanted to see how many holes he could drill before the battery went dead.

(great deal on the shade BTW)


Ben
by Bricklayer
Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance Archive
Topic: "The Works" and aluminum
Replies: 9
Views: 878

"The Works" and aluminum

HMMMM.... I feel an experiment happening tomorrow at the shop.




Ben