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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by UncleBob » Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:13 am

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*Sigh*

I broke down and bought this one for $25, shipping included:
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Finally shipped it, the bastage.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Bloodhound » Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:32 am

When it gets here, I'll send you a picture...oh didn't he tell you...I contacted him and he agreed to ship it to me so I can test it out for you :wavey:
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by UncleBob » Tue May 09, 2017 9:55 am

I am a weak man:

Coleman 502 8/66
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$22 shipping included, though.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Bloodhound » Tue May 09, 2017 11:26 am

UncleBob wrote:
Tue May 09, 2017 9:55 am
I am a weak man:

Coleman 502 8/66
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$22 shipping included, though.
Looks like its in nice shape...Congrats...just one or two more steps and you will be a "Stovie"
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by UncleBob » Fri May 12, 2017 12:23 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Tue May 09, 2017 11:26 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue May 09, 2017 9:55 am
I am a weak man:

Coleman 502 8/66
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$22 shipping included, though.
Looks like its in nice shape...Congrats...just one or two more steps and you will be a "Stovie"
I came today! Hopefully, I will fire it up tonight.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Jocose » Fri May 12, 2017 12:27 pm

UncleBob wrote:
Fri May 12, 2017 12:23 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Tue May 09, 2017 11:26 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue May 09, 2017 9:55 am
I am a weak man:

Coleman 502 8/66
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$22 shipping included, though.
Looks like its in nice shape...Congrats...just one or two more steps and you will be a "Stovie"
I came today! Hopefully, I will fire it up tonight.
Um, cool stove.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by JudgeRusty » Fri May 12, 2017 6:51 pm

Jocose wrote:
Fri May 12, 2017 12:27 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Fri May 12, 2017 12:23 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Tue May 09, 2017 11:26 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue May 09, 2017 9:55 am
I am a weak man:

Coleman 502 8/66
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$22 shipping included, though.
Looks like its in nice shape...Congrats...just one or two more steps and you will be a "Stovie"
I came today! Hopefully, I will fire it up tonight.
Um, cool stove.
Somewhere at home, I have a canister type deal from 60s or 70s with holes in the side that fits on a stove like that. It makes it into a rudimentary room/tent heater. Picture the black knight's helmet from Holy Grail shoved down on top of that.
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Post by Thunktank » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:29 pm

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I use a Coleman multifuel stove and lantern. I haven't needed the customer service yet. At the rate things are going they will outlive me!

I'm kind of wanting to replace them though. I want a propane stove with more BTUs and a more compact solar powered led lantern.
Camp Chef Summit on sale today. I now have 20,000 btu per burner. That should work better at high elevation and winter months in particular.
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Post by colton » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:02 pm

I built a chuckbox around my Coleman 425B to hold all my cooking gear. I have a large brim lantern too (I forget the model number). Both work like a charm.

I've found that the white gas stoves work better at high altitudes, since you can tune the pressure with a few pumps, whereas the pressure of a propane stove is what it is. Doesn't much matter below 9k feet or so, but living in Colorado, it's pretty handy.

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Bloodhound » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:00 am

Thunk
Congrats on the new stove


Colton
That is a way cool build

I had intended to light up the 426 3 burner yesterday but I got side tracked when my wife brought in the Monday's mail and there was a package with fly tying materials from a friend. I will have to light the stove tonight.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by colton » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:40 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:00 am
Colton
That is a way cool build
Thanks! I invested far more time in its construction than any sane person should, but I'm pretty pleased with the result. (It also has legs that stow away for campsites without a picnic table to set it on.)

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Fainn » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:30 pm

Tractor Supply is now selling Coleman mini bikes.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Thunktank » Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:51 pm

colton wrote:
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:40 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:00 am
Colton
That is a way cool build
Thanks! I invested far more time in its construction than any sane person should, but I'm pretty pleased with the result. (It also has legs that stow away for campsites without a picnic table to set it on.)
That really is a nice outfit you made there, Colton. I'm going the lazy route and buying a camp kitchen. I'm done with Tupperware boxes. I just want to grab my stuff and go, so organization and simplicity is the goal.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Bloodhound » Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:14 pm

Fainn wrote:
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:30 pm
Tractor Supply is now selling Coleman mini bikes.
I went and looked them up...Too Cool

They also have them at camping world.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Thunktank » Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:32 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:14 pm
Fainn wrote:
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:30 pm
Tractor Supply is now selling Coleman mini bikes.
I went and looked them up...Too Cool

They also have them at camping world.
I just made the mistake of showing those to my kids.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Bloodhound » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:42 am

When I was a kid, I wanted a Honda 50...scratch that...I STILL want a Honda 50!

The Coleman looks like the ones SEARS used to sell in the Big SEARS Summer Catalogue
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Post by colton » Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:12 am

Bloodhound wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:42 am
When I was a kid, I wanted a Honda 50...scratch that...I STILL want a Honda 50!

The Coleman looks like the ones SEARS used to sell in the Big SEARS Summer Catalogue
We had a Yamahopper QT50 when I was a kid. I rode that thing over every square inch of our property.

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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Thunktank » Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:33 am

I met three hunters here in So Cal who use the Rokon very effectively. The hunting terrain here is characterized by little "honey holes" separated by miles of barren, steep and rugged country.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by Jester » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:24 am

Thunktank wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:33 am
I met three hunters here in So Cal who use the Rokon very effectively. The hunting terrain here is characterized by little "honey holes" separated by miles of barren, steep and rugged country.
I want one.
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Re: COLEMAN!

Post by UncleBob » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:37 am

JudgeRusty wrote:
Fri May 12, 2017 6:51 pm
Somewhere at home, I have a canister type deal from 60s or 70s with holes in the side that fits on a stove like that. It makes it into a rudimentary room/tent heater. Picture the black knight's helmet from Holy Grail shoved down on top of that.
Sweet! I have been looking for one of those.

Last weekend, for $10 at the flea market:
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