Optimus 199 NOS

Discussion in 'Optimus No:199' started by Robert Radcliffe, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. Robert Radcliffe

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    A 199 with both types of pot support, wind shield, alcohol adaptor tube and minipump. Case is excellent with decals in great shape and the stove is unfired. No box or instructions which is a shame.
    This one has the riveted tank bracket. It will remain unfired as I have a user 199.

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    Wow! You continue to amaze with your beautiful collection!
     
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    Oh so shiny! :thumbup:
     
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    Very nice. Is the lipstick casing an Alcohol Restrictor?
     
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    Yes the tube next to the minipump is an alcohol restrictor.
     
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    Do you have to change jets, when burning alcohol?
     
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    I'm not entirely sure if the 2508 (alcohol) jet has to be used or if the idea of the tube is to allow the standard jet to be used. Perhaps others can help here.
     
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    Hi, Robert,
    A 199 in any condition is a target for most collectors, but your new aquisition is a beauty, Show the stove with pride. Keep
    searching, & Best Regards. :clap:.
     
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    Wow, nice to see the burner in the middle!! I will do that when !!!!!%:$)_;&+$?!;##$$!!!!???? mine. Lol
     
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    I am fortunate enough to possess two of these great stoves. The jet does not need to be replaced when burning methylated spirit. The restrictor does need to be in place, however. A & H Enterprises used to sell an alcohol jet, which is designed for the 199.
    This does not need the restrictor.

    Cheers
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    @SimonFoxxx thanks for the feedback Simon, I'm definitely going to try alcohol so I'll be using the restrictor. I do have an alcohol jet to try as well.
     
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    Very nice Stove Robert. I don’t and for now won’t own any unfired stoves because I use all of mine. But I do love to see them and get sort of envious of those that do find them. ( I won’t buy one because it would be pure torture for me not to fire it).I’d love to find a 199 to add to my little collection.
     
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    I'm of a similar opinion on unfired stoves. I still snap them up when they occasionally present themselves, and pass them on to friends who do appreciate such things.
     
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    @Duck it actually is torture.
     
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    I've had my user 199 set up for alcohol today so at least I've used the restrictor tube! :lol::lol:
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    WoW WoW WoW, fantastic, what a nice frame on alcohol. When you said an alcohol jet, do you mean the same jet you will used on Coleman Gas?
    Nice!!!!

    Thanks
     
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    @JP2 it's the 2508 jet designed for the 111T and 199 stoves.
     
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    Nice. I have just find out that the 5308 jet is .51 mm and I have an old jet perfect to make one. This is good because I don't have one for my 111T.
    Now where can I find a tube to make some restrictors. ???
    Thanks
     
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    I'm not sure which jet this number refers to.
     
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    My mistake, it is 2508 I wanted to write. Sorry