Primus 8R Stove

Discussion in 'Primus No:8R' started by Saguache, Mar 4, 2017.

  1. Saguache

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    Picked up this Primus 8r and thought it'd be a nice one to post as they are a rare. This one's in really nice condition for its age. I'm thinkin' ca. early '70s.

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  2. swedmiro

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    This is a beauty!
     
  3. BradB

    BradB United States Subscriber

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    Sweet! Didn't know Primus made them earlier than Optimus?
     
  4. shagratork

    shagratork United Kingdom Moderator, R.I.P. Subscriber

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    From a Primus 1967 catalogue.

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  5. IvanN

    IvanN United States Subscriber

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    very, very clean
     
  6. itchy

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    @BradB As I understand it, from information elsewhere on this site, Optimus sold the 8R under both Optimus and Primus name for a while after they bought Primus. Apparently, hanging on to loyal Primus users was the idea.
     
  7. Alan Erickson United States

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    You can tell it's low-mileage from the paint and decal.