It was, obviously, a rough day at the office (Optimus Campingo 2)

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  1. Celsius233

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    It just arrived by parcel.
    Before I solve those little rusty tin problems, I'm gonna' need a good tetanus shot. :doh:
    I think it deserves a complaint for stove abuse.

    Best regards.
    Héctor.
     
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    That's going to take some work. Maybe just weld a new bottom onto it?
     
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    @presscal @Marc

    I hate work!

    Need to get rid of all rust, square the case and then, depending of how much metal that still be there, to take the appropiate way: arc welding, braze o tin solder. First, I will try to put to work the brass stuff.
     
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    The best part will be when you have it restored and back in action.
     
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    @Geoff Chirnside

    The meaning of our lives... no matter how much time or money it takes.
     
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    It'll be a fun project. The fold down front panel will make replacing the bottom, while keeping it square, a challenge. Really looking forward to seeing what you do with it.
     
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    Any Campingo is better than no Campingo. Looks like only a flame ring is missing.
     
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    @Andrew

    I have more rust than Campingo :(.
    You're right, it came with a single flame ring. But the seller put a cute household stove burner cap over the roarer burner to correct that lack in the photo.
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    @Marc , you must be a patient man:lol:
     
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    Most of the time, yes. :mrgreen:
     
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    @Celsius233 Ahí hay mucho trabajo! Yo lo dejaría en stand by. Puede aparecer otro Campingo y este lo aprovechas para recambios...

    Un saludo allende de los mares

    Pau
     
  12. Celsius233

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    @pau-i-amor
    Ya perdí la cuenta de restauraciones en stand by. En estas latitudes no suelen aparecer hornillos de camping clásicos. Lo poco que suelo encontrar está en estado calamitoso o con serios faltantes. Solo me he cruzado con 2 Campingos, el primero, de una sola hornalla, está funcionando. El 2do, el de las fotos, está relativamente completo pero con la valija a la miseria. Hoy terminé de limpiar el tanque de combustible, mañana otra cosa y asi... hasta terminarlo.
    Un abrazo desde este lado del charco.

    Héctor.