My 1st Coleman 502

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  1. Andrew Johanson

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    My neighbor is a senior citizen and physically unable to maintain his yard. So as a result, I have volunteered for the past six years to provide all of the lawn maintenance at no cost. I’ve just always told him I prefer to work in trade, if he feels like it. Today, he surprised me with a gift that he retrieved from his back shed. He said it was a spare he kept and had rarely used it in the past.

    Coleman 502 (9/79)

    We fired it up and it works like a charm. I could not be happier!

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  2. Haggis

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    Very nice,,, and very nice of you to help your neighbor…

    I gave a 502 to my Good Son, each SIL, and each of my 8 grandsons… Probably sold a dozen or so,,, then looked around one day to discover I’d none left in my shop,,, just one 502 cook set and one heater… One of the great Coleman single burners…
     
  3. Doc Mark

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    @Andrew Johanson ,

    Very nice, indeed! Good things often happen to good people. Thanks for being a good guy, and I’m sure your elderly neighbor really appreciates efforts to help him! Well done, Good Sir!

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    Thank you, gentlemen. I just try to live by the Golden Rule.
     
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    That is a nice thing to do. Many people simply dont have the time or energy it seems nowadays to offer support or help.
     
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    Thank you, Neil.
     
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