Looking for info on a Optimus Ranger 10

Discussion in 'Valuations' started by Daniel Brown, Sep 7, 2021.

  1. Daniel Brown United States

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    Hi everyone! I hope this is the right place to ask. I have an unsend No 10 Ranger it looks to be brand new. I’m looking for any info on this little stove. I haven’t found too much info in my internet searches.

    thanks!!!
    Dan
     

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  2. hikerduane

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    Uses kerosene, needs to be primed(preheat burner). Very sought after stove in short supply. Tank gets very hot.
    Duane
    PS: New like that would sell for over $1,000 on the bay.
     
  3. Daniel Brown United States

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    Thanks for the quick reply!
     
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    HunterStovie United States Subscriber

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    That looks like the picture from ebay. And also from Michigan
     
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    I see that now. They are the size of a 8/8R. I'm sure it will go way over a grand.
    Duane
     
  6. Daniel Brown United States

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    Yes I’m looking for a new home for this little stove.
     
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    Yikes!! I just saw this today. I have one of those, bought it for maybe $50 CDN in the late '70s / early '80s. Still have the padded red case and pump. I have not used it much because it is such a heavy lump of metal compared to my other hiking stoves. I just posted a picture of it today in another thread, but here it is again. I don't know what people see in these things. As far as I am concerned the 8R in the same box is far lighter, simpler, and just all around better.
    wrenches in use.jpeg
     
  8. Scrambler

    Scrambler Australia Subscriber

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    Time to cash in? $1000 is a fair few 8R stoves.

    Plus, with your cap handle the new owner will be able to open the stove without marking their kid gloves. ;-)
     
  9. myford

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    Certainly time to cash in, but as I already have an 8R, who needs another? Probably time for a high dollar knife sharpening kit or fishing tackle.
    Bruce
     
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    Everyone needs another.