Coleman dual fuel manifold busted

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  1. KGRVA United States

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    I have a Coleman dual fuel stove that I have had for over 2 decades now but the manifold had rusted through. When I try to light it I can see fuel burning right out of the manifold through the holes. Not ideal.
    I see replacement parts for the manifold assembly but they run about $50.
    Is there a way I can repair this part instead of buying a whole new one? The rest of the part seems fine, it's right at the joint where the rod from the tank connects that is broke through.
    Can I slap something on there like solder or a clamp or anything?
     
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    Pictures would do wonders here...
     
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    When I went back to take the photos I realized that what I thought were holes were really just a burnt layer on the outside of the manifold. The structure seems sound. I wonder why it was flaming up and burning there? Maybe my table was on an angle?
     

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    I just recently replaced the pump valve and was having some issues get it to pump properly. I need to do some more testing.
     
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    Shouldn’t be burning there. Suggests to me it’s flooding for some reason. Maybe some obstruction in the tube. Spider webs are notorious for creating havoc in the burner tubes. You can’t remove them just by blowing compressed air throw there. You have you use a wire or pipe cleaner or something.
     
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    Is that manifold difficult to remove entirely?
     
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    Not at all. Just these fittings.

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    Comes out of the stove box thus:-

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    Manifold and burner removed, there’s just this base pan.

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