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My Coleman 396A range

Discussion in 'Other Models' started by Wiley, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. Wiley United States

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    I bought this stove in Texas back in 1974. It has peak my interest of late and I'm trying to find out more about it.

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  2. Doc Mark

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    Howdy, @Wiley ,

    Welcome to CCS! Your stove was made around 1942, and cost the princely sum of $56.95. I have that same fuel tank, which I bought separately, to use for another project. It would be grand if you wanted to restore your stove. But, it's also going to entail a huge amount of work to get it done. Worth your time and effort, IMHO. Let me know if you have more questions, and I'll do my best to answer them. Take care, and God Bless!

    Every Good Wish,
    Doc
     
  3. Wiley United States

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    Thank you. And yes I do plan on restoring it, it all works but you have to rotate the pan when cooking biscuits.
     
  4. snwcmpr United States

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    Timing is good. A Coleman Collectors meet is next month in you home state of Georgia.
     
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    very nice, I think originally they were white with black cob webbing enamel
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  6. Wiley United States

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    I wish I could make it, will be out of the state then. But thanks for the info. I will have to check on dates for any local meets.
     
  7. Wiley United States

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    It might be hard to put it back to factory condition then. I was going to paint with appliance white. The oven and all interior with a heat grade black.
     
  8. Doc Mark

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    Hey, Wiley,

    One thought to consider: How about having the case bead-blasted, then powder-coated? Should get rid of all that rust, and the powder-coating will offer a strong and lovely finish to your stove. I'm thinking about doing that to my Model #7 range, when I get time to keep moving on that project. (still need a proper fuel tank, unfortunately, and may have to "punt" on that part of it, for now). Good luck, and keep us posted as progress is made in getting this Old Timer back up and running again, and looking good!! Take care, and God Bless!

    Every Good Wish,
    Doc
     

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