One problem with the 502 is that it needs air space over the fuel to generate the fuel/air blend for lighting and pre-heating. Fill the fount with...
First thing, the lever only cleans the jet orfice and controls the flame intensity. The shut off valve is what's used for lighting, Open it a...
@snwcmpr , Ken got 'er fired up, no powerhouse, but it does work
Interesting thing is the two rows of holes on the underside of the burner to...
Just picked up one of these for $15 at a junque store, bloke thought it was a lantern burner, me, I shut my gob, paid him his due, and ran like...
@Jim Lukowski , so ya wanna see one on a stove?
Coleman 502 WITH spark lighter!
NOT a good idea.
They fit so tightly that you can have problem taking them apart without threads, threads can only make things worse.
@Sparky, odd you posted that, being known as CSM1970 - I'm known somewhere else as LCSM1857. Mine is because of my occupation.
@ArchMc ,when you're right, you're right!
I've used O-rings with NO problems. Period.
Coleman filler cap gasket replacement
@Paul B, those are $40 EACH!!!
@hikerduane , that's a sod all understatement!!
It's a right flamethrower when it's running, TOO!
Had a go at a customer today--
@Dartanyon , the screw thread is #4-40. Not sure that will be a lot of help down under, sorry to say.
@Dartanyon , I'll dig mine out a bit later and run the screw through a thread checker here.
@SveaSizzler , up here, self pressurizing white gas stoves are all but useless, you really need a pump on a stove to get 'er up and running when...
The most pure fuel as such is n-heptane, AKA Bestine rubber cement thinner. Unfortunatly, they went out of business several years ago.
The fuel tank almost looks like someone nicked a toilet bowl float and repurposed it to a new use!
St. Paul Mercantile sells those here in country, the Butterfly #2412 stove, as you found out, once it's all tuned and in order, a decent piece of...
@konabill, I suspect they made more than you think, given the number of these that were put in civil defense fallout shelters across the nation -...
Click on the seller's name and reply by Private Messages. Bog simple, really
@Twoberth , one other trick I've used for soldering steel is to put the area to be soldered in a bath of copper sulphate, puts down a flash plate...
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