Well done, nice blue flame!
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Found "in the wild", none of the typical stress cracks (so far...) this model is prone to.
Glad that worked! I'm simply passing on info I learned from others right here.
Rough guide to dating an Optimus 8R
If you replace the fuel cap seal, pump seals and pump leather it will probably run great. If performance is still lacking, I'd change the cotton...
My experience with 111's is the NRVS are generally not too tight, especially if they were fitted with a lead washer. That said, any NRV removal...
The torch accessory adds value. Probably $100-$150 each at auction.
They're great little stoves but not super rare.
I might have found a short term solution that will save fellow Californians a trip to Nevada or AZ if you can't live without this. West Marine...
Ford Cosmos Blue is close match to the factory original. You're probably not going to find a close match in high heat. High heat paint is not...
Collecting is funny. Long periods of drought followed by a week of multiple listings of rare items. Ah well, take out a second mortgage on the...
Good one! :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
I like those old tins with great graphics. :thumbup: Good find Doc!
Looks good! I wouldn't worry at all about anything over heating. Do you have more pics of the windscreen design?
This design looks like a winner. Good wind resistance and still allows...
You probably know this but it sounds like a fuel to air ratio issue. Some ideas:
Recheck the manifold. Blast it with some compressed air, could...
Well done! Recalling the link and putting it to use, that's what its all about. :thumbup: Jerry
Outstanding condition and nicely photographed, what a beauty! Thanks for sharing, Jerry
Sweet! Nice enamel and a HUGE tank on that one. Well presented pics too Doc, look forward to flame shots. Jerry
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