Wow, congratulations with the result!
It might be available by post order, otherwise, if not available in the UK, I might help and buy one and send it by mail. Please let me know if...
I used motip paint number 52750, as in this thread optimus 111 - mid fifties
Not exactly the right colour, but near enough For me. Greetings, Tonio
After refurbishing the 111, I decided to take it with me on holiday to France. Pandemic circumstances did not prevent camping,luckily....
I just received a new stove, a Primus 96, marked Z, so of 1935 origin. It came to me from France in a tin that deserves some tlc. It...
latest acquisition: Primus 96 of 1935 origin[ATTACH]
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I do use olive oil
I used Motip car paint number 52750[ATTACH]Greetings, Tonio
thanks all for the compliments! I surprised myself with the result! All thanks to the knowledge you all share with this forum, especially you...
I finally got to the refurbishment of the case of my early fifties Optimus 111.
Although de upper half of the case was in remarkably...
Storm Dennis just reached the Netherlands, so must leave Britain soon
Hi, I have found that this brass version of the stove doesn’t qualify for being ‘lightweight’, like it’s sibling with steel tank. The brass is...
Some flameshots of one of my French Vesta stoves[ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH]
I have some new flameshots of this stove![ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH]
You should know that I did not even fuel it up, it burns on the paraffin that was still in it when it came by mail from France!
so now back to the rusty case: I decided to refurbish the whole case, but that will have to wait untill spring.
A little soaking in olive oil and some fiddling around trying to get the thing back in the tube: the pump is performing fabulously,
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