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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by UncleBob » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:24 pm

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Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:08 pm
A very nice find! I promised myself I wouldn't hunt for more till I get the stoves and the Sears lantern done. So I am in limbo
BTW--Did you see these are on sale? $8!!
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I got a couple.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Bloodhound » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:33 pm

That is very cool...where are they available?
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by UncleBob » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:37 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:33 pm
That is very cool...where are they available?
http://www.oldcolemanparts.com/product. ... at=&page=1
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Post by Bloodhound » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:52 pm

Cool thanks. I have 2 that are in need of globes...these are perfect.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Hovannes » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:07 pm

Here's a pretty cool Coleman collection---
http://tgmarsh.faculty.noctrl.edu/coleuslant4660.html

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Bloodhound » Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:49 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:07 pm
Here's a pretty cool Coleman collection---
http://tgmarsh.faculty.noctrl.edu/coleuslant4660.html
That is very cool...thanks Hov
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Hovannes » Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:14 pm

I came this close to climbing into the rafters in my garage to bring down my Colemans today, sigh, but I did badly needed yard work instead

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Hovannes » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:18 am

Enough of this dancing around the vital issues----let's get down to the nitty gritty of Coleman Lanterndom:
Mantles
tie-on OR clip-on?
Which do you choose and why?

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Bloodhound » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:51 am

Hovannes wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:18 am
Enough of this dancing around the vital issues----let's get down to the nitty gritty of Coleman Lanterndom:
Mantles
tie-on OR clip-on?
Which do you choose and why?
Tie is the only way to go. Clip-ons are for rookies.

OK the real reason...I have Coleman Lanterns for the nostalgia, I like the "Old School-ness Coolness" of using them...so tie on is the way for me to go. 8)
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Thunktank » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:13 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:18 am
Enough of this dancing around the vital issues----let's get down to the nitty gritty of Coleman Lanterndom:
Mantles
tie-on OR clip-on?
Which do you choose and why?
None of the above. LED lantern. So much easier and takes up less space. :mrgreen:
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by UncleBob » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:19 pm

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Hovannes » Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:17 am

FWIW I use tie on mantles.

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by John-Boy » Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:27 am

Hovannes wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:18 am
Enough of this dancing around the vital issues----let's get down to the nitty gritty of Coleman Lanterndom:
Mantles
tie-on OR clip-on?
Which do you choose and why?
What's a clip-on mantle?
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Hovannes » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:27 am

Hovannes wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:24 am
John-Boy wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:27 am
Hovannes wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:18 am
Enough of this dancing around the vital issues----let's get down to the nitty gritty of Coleman Lanterndom:
Mantles
tie-on OR clip-on?
Which do you choose and why?
What's a clip-on mantle?
Instead of a string, there is a little wire spring that holds the mantles on so you don't have to tie a knot.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Hovannes » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:48 am

OK on to the next pressing Coleman issue---
Do you pre-burn your mantles and let them cool before lighting so you don't smoke up the globe?
Do you pre-burn and light by cracking the valve so the mantles "balloon" out?
Do you just slap those mantles on and just let the devil take it from there?
Do you figure the new Coleman mantles are junk so none of those pre-lighting issues matter anymore?

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Hovannes » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:33 am

You realize that if any of this info falls into the hands of the North Koreans, it'll be curtains for the free world, don'tcha know?

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