Optimus 99

Discussion in 'Optimus No:99' started by roby03, Dec 26, 2019.

  1. roby03

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    My Optimus 99 stoves. The straps on the bottom 2 stoves are not original.
    The top right stove was lite maybe once, not sure. I used the bottom left
    stove a few times, then replaced it with another one that is not shown.

    Thanks for looking...Roby IMG_2374.JPG IMG_2371.JPG
     
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    Fine display!
     
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    Very nice, mine is sans windscreen.
     
  4. Lyle Cross

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    Nice group of 99s. Where did you find the lower straps?
     
  5. roby03

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    Hello Lyle

    The straps came from a flea market. This is no name or other marking on them.
    There are straps sold on line but I could not find any original looking.

    Sorry I could not help.

    Roby
     
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    Thanks. I see Coughlan apparently owns the Arno name and seems to only sell a similar strap in boring black. I appreciate the feedback.
     
  7. Lyle Cross

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    Roby,
    Are you aware of a 99 with a smooth bottom but a stove/tank unit with the shiny metal heat shield like the 8 models? Based on the limited research I've done on 99s, the early stoves with the flat bottoms only had the fixed, aluminum heat shield and side brackets that supported the pot supports.
     
  8. roby03

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    Hello Lyle

    Yes aware of the smooth bottom early 99's. My one stove bottom left side picture has the Optimus
    8R type metal heat shield, but is not smooth. Probably came out first after the smooth bottom.

    Thanks for the comment.....Roby