K aptain Ka mplite - America's Finest Lantern Fettler. It will clean rust off of iron or steel. Coleman Canada used this fount stamp design lower image for a number of years. It's just that if parts were hard to find and super expensive I'd rather just leave it in the closet. If you have only one mantle then refer to the portion of the museum. . Some are stamped in places where they shouldn't be.
Northern Pacific Railroad Quick-Lite This lantern is similar to the Quick-Lite made for the Forest Service. But the steel used was probably not ordinary steel. Lantern Dating On to dating your lantern. Not sure what the sheet stuff coming out of the tank would be. Bottom of fount stamp on a 242C lantern indicating April of 1947. My Coleman stove tank was like that - all rusty on the inside.
If you just have rust, I used Metal Rescue last time I cleaned a tank and it worked great. Established 1st January 2011 Copyright © 2010-2017 Classic Pressure Lamps. The Alladin kero lamps worked just fine. The 355 lamp globes are marked in the very same way as the lantern globes from this time period, most of the paper stickers are long gone today. If your plunger cup is leather-try lubricating with oil-liberally. This Coleman Canada Model 242B lantern, date stamped February 1948, is unusual because of the brown enameled ventilator. However, poor sales led him to acquire the patent for the lamp and redesign it.
I have both gas and propane lanterns. Your posts making me want to see if its still around in the shed and see if it can be got going again! You can not replace a lantern your father used, and this one can last to pass on to your children. There is no air tube, either, which slightly reduced the weight. I can't find anywhere online why on earth Coleman made these crazy things when they had such a good system with the traditional lantern? I believe the 275 has the old style, larger threads for the air stem in the check valve. Soaking for a few days with dilute phosphoric or citric acid may help protect the bare metal inside the fount from rust. That is where you find the numbers.
The valve wheel, which may be a replacement, is marked Servi-Col; a company that makes blow torches Occelli. I still have the second tank. Canadian globes thanks to Steve Retherford, Agostino Del Coro 1932-1933 — Sandblast etched large sunshine logo over Coleman. Jay King of Kamplite Registered: 1329686432 Posts: 11,812 Posted 1341264439 Easy to get running and fun to use. Not sure if I even want to try and mess with it.
The inside of the tank on this unit is rusty and full of crud, I'm using lacquer thinner and swishing around 2xx buckshot inside it to clean out the crud. The double- models in various iterations were amongst the most widespread and were in production from 1927 until 1979 for model 228 or 1983 for model 220. If you want to simplify taking out the check valve on it and from other lanterns, consider buying a check valve removal tool. Of these, I am most attracted to the early models, 242 through the 242C lanterns with the nickel plated founts fuel tanks. This lantern, dated 1934, was made to be mounted in a caboose for the Northern Pacific Railroad.
Easily create a with Website Toolbox. Does anyone have any advice on the 275? Having one with family history is very cool. Unleaded fuel tends to be more dirty and causes the generator to clog up faster. All I had to do to straighten her out was to loosen the center nut and align her cage. This Canadian 236 is date stamped Aug 1967 and came with the box which identifies it as Canadian Ministry of Forests and Lands. After the thinner was drained, the tank was filled with the same amount of new, clean white gas.
I had to replace the tank. I examined the parts with a magnifying glass. I've seen replacement parts at Wal-Mart but dont know if they are meant for something this old. Some lanterns are not stamped and they should be. Was it a cheaper model back in the day? If your lantern is newer that the mid 1930s you probably won't need to read this part. She has scorch marks on her like she fireballed.