Primus 50 & 53 steel 'Discus' stoves

Discussion in 'Primus No:50' started by brassnipplekey, May 16, 2009.

  1. brassnipplekey

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    A recent posting of a Steel bodied Primus 152 prompted me to dig out this pair.
    The 50 is the roarer & undated (the dull body).
    The 53 is silent & dated AU = 1955 (shiny like new ).
    Both have the same taper thread riser ..Like the 210 stove.

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    Noting :- Different fill caps/pressure release , Different diameter pump tubes ,53 being larger.
    The riser socket in both stoves is brass .. surrounded by plated brass collar on which the model number is marked .. The 50 has had this collar soldered (rough) .. on the 53 you can easily see that this is a separate, but attached, piece.

    Interesting that on these 'budget' stoves the pump rod is brass. The feet are steel. The date marking is on the top of the tank.

    Nick
     
  2. Dutchmike

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    Great pics, Nick. Thank you! regards, Mike