Coleman 418B

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  1. marblecreek

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    Recently I started to part with some of the stoves I just don't use. We now live in a house where space is a bit more of a premium. However, when something special shows up on Craigslist, it's hard to resist. This was one of this instances. To make matters worse, this was one of five in a lot of Coleman suitcase stoves. So much for saving space and downsizing the collection. (Nothing particularly noteworthy with the others in the lot, the seller wanted them gone.)

    The stove was filthy, but with hot water and soap she cleaned up nice. Next to no rust and the inside of the tank was clean and shiney. The pump leather had been maintained and there was a note attached to the handle about draining the fuel prior to transport and storage. Not going to paint or mess with the hard-earned battle scars. Cast iron burners and massive sheet metal case. By far the heaviest and largest of the Coleman camping line that I have come across. Huge fuel tank as well. A bigger sibling to the 426 series that arrived about 10 years after this was produced.


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  2. The Warrior

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    Nice score man.
     
  3. hikerduane

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    Looks nice, I have the 418. The tank.
    Duane
     
  4. marblecreek

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    Yes, from what I have heard the 418 may have a pound or two on the B model.
     
  5. Daryl

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    Nice to see a 80 year old or so stove with a nice honest paint job a real plus is the printing on tank and decal and got to love those cast iron burners. Should send PO thank you note for keeping it dry. The real test is using all three burner as the stove was intended to be used. Dad used to cook bacon, eggs and pancakes on his. Stay safe