I'm going to +1 @Tron on this. I think the main spare part to carry is a generator. Unless you can disassemble/maintain it in the field (and I...
If you search the site, you'll find there is a "Stove Decals" subforum to the Fettling Forum. Not sure if the decal you want is there, but it's a...
Looks like a winner!
U.S. military M1942 stove. This is the MOD version, with the changed valve. This was a WW2 stove produced for the 10th Mountain Division (US...
I also think it's a later model Optimus. Parts from your 99 fitting are pretty good evidence.
That's a horrible way to make cowboy coffee, at least if you're planning to drink it.
Better to boil water, remove from heat (but keep warm), add...
Looks like it's still burning kero. I think this qualifies as a frankie, rather than an abomination.
I would be very interested in any references, hearsay, or any other information you have on military use of these stoves.
I think this was designed as a vehicle stove. It's a real hunk of heavy metal to backpack. Also, with no control valve, it (and the pack) have to...
That wrench is available on the repro market, so shouldn't affect price much. @snwcmpr is right -- let it go if the price gets too high. Another...
Yes, and it works fine that way. I've never tried the stove at high elevations. About 3000' is as high as I've used it.
The NRV is at the base of the pump. If it fails, fuel flows up into the pump and overflows out of the pump housing. It's the SRV that's psrt of...
Congratulations on getting the windscreen. That's a nice set.
But it looks like you're missing the flamw plate for the stove.
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I'll try to get some photos after I've caught up on sleep.
Uh... This is a stove collector's site.
Note: This post is also in the "Coleman - Other Models" section, where it does not belong. I'm duplicating my response here (apology to mods if...
This is one of the early ones with four feet. (The later ones had three.) It is a Coleman 520 / M1941. Nice score!
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