My Primus 8R

Discussion in 'Primus No:8R' started by janthenat, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. janthenat United States

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    I received my 8R from a coworker in Denver in 1993. I believe he purchased it new, and used it for years before generously passing it along to me. I’ve used it off and on since then. It has always been reliable and convenient. I’m hoping to pass it on to one of my sons someday... when I’m done with it of course.

    Guess I ought to clean it up sometime ;^)

    Any guess on the year based on the sticker? I have no idea.

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  2. OMC

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    welcome jan,
    You believe he purchased it new...
    That and, it seems to me, the parts are all original and good to mention the small "Primus" sticker :thumbup: (prior version Primus8R sticker was slightly larger, otherwise same).
    re: "Any guess on the year " ?
    It is c1971.
    Nice stove, i'm +1 on reliable & convenient.
    Oh btw, I know nowhere does ity say Optimus... FYI, it is a Primus 8R made by Optimus and aside from the label and knob it is identical to c1971 Optimus 8R.
    thanks for posting neighbor, omc