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ALADDIN double burner boxed camp stove

Discussion in 'Aladdin' started by Robert Bruce, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. Robert Bruce

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    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg Just got this one going, last trip I took it on the left burner would hardly flame, took it apart and cleaned out the carbon from the burner, cleaning needle was good. Put it back together and a really good flame just like the RHS one. It's a find in a local junk shop a fue years ago, this is the first fettle it's had. Think it may go on our next camping trip with some others.

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    Rob
     
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    Rob,

    Nice.

    I wish mine had the logo likes yours does.

    They are a nice stove to use. I've only lit probably two stoves in my life. The other was a Handi that I have here.
     
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    G'day Rob, The stove looks to be in good condition and with the transfer / decal on the tin. :D/:D/
    Mine has a small lamp on the front edge of the stove just above the tank but nothing on the tin.
    One day I'll get it going :oops:
     
  4. Robert Bruce

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    Yes it's great to have the logo but it's a bit faded , one concerne is damaging it using it camping, but I like to use these stoves. I say use but not abuse.

    Cheers
    Rob
     
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    What a lovely set! Nice! :thumbup::content:

    Alec.
     
  6. Tony Press

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    I've got one of these in a metal suitcase - I picked it up at the local tip-shop for a very good price. The stove looks fine, but the suitcase requires panel beating... I must get around to fettling it all back to life.

    Cheers

    Tony
     
  7. Tony Press

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    @Robert Bruce

    If you want to use the stove and preserve the transfers as is, you could use a matt clear coat over them...

    Tony
     
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    That's a good idea Tony. As it is used this will add some protection. What sort of lacquer or varnish works, don't won't to melt the logo, just protect it.

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    Rob
     
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    Speaking of logos.

    This stove is on Gumtree at too high a price for me. Sadly.

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  10. Tony Press

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    Here's what I would do:

    1. Take a really good photo of the logo in case all goes to shite and you need to make a new logo!
    2. Clean up the metal work to the point you're happy with it, being careful not to touch the logo.
    3. Either: a) Using a wax-based car polish (NOT a 'cut and polish') coat all the metal and the logo and lightly buff it by hand; or
    b) Clear coat the lot with VHT matt clear coat (NOT the high temperature one that you have to bake).

    Cheers

    Tony
     
  11. Robert Bruce

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    Hi, Tony,
    Sounds like a plan , I have some clear coat, so will do as you said.
    Hi Matty,
    That stove range is exactly as i have, but mine is missing one half of the top trivit plate, at the moment I have made a weld mesh one as a interim solution. I found it at a scrappy in Molong and got it for $5. All burners were there and with some cleaning and fixing the pump it works well. Interested to se what it goes for.

    Cheers
    Rob
     
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    Molong!
     
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    Rob,

    It's been a fair while since I've been to Molong, I almost forgot it existed.

    Speaking of varnishes, I can assure you this is a superb product. I use it and because it's an automotive lacquer, it works well with lamps. I no longer bother to use high heat paint and clear on founts and bake them.

    This stuff is top notch and sets hard and resists fuel spills very, very well



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  14. Tony Press

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    When I was young we regularly drove through Molong (sometimes, when really hot, stopping for a swim at the public baths). It was on the well trodden path from our farm near Carcoar to my grandparent's farm near Gilgandra. Heading back out that way at Easter to catch up with the extended family for a 100yr reunion.

    I've got some distant cousins around Molong; and it is the home of http://www.edwardmillerkeroseneoillamps.com.

    Cheers

    Tony
     
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    Phenomenal
     
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    Recently got one of these stoves. Pump produces pressure and fuel tank cap seal seems OK. Any suggestions for other checks I should do prior to firing it up?
     
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    Check to make sure your camera is working so you can post some flame shots! I can't wait.

    Ben
     
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    @Kero-Scene

    If the seals seem ok, light it and see if it works properly. Check that the NYV in the pump tube is working.

    You probably will have to replace the seals, though. That would be a pretty old stove.

    Cheers

    Tony
     
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    Thanks Ben and Tony,

    I'll get the camera charged up and also take pics if it needs dismantling!

    It's my first kerosene stove so I'm proceeding slowly...

    Michael
     
  20. Tony Press

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    @Kero-Scene

    Send me a private message if you want a chat about getting it going.

    Cheers

    Tony