Where can I find a Prentiss Wabers pump?

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  1. DroidJim United States

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    Where can I find a hand pump for a Prentiss Wabers #8? Its also know as a Sears and Roebuck Handy Chef Auto cook
     
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    Post a Want to Buy (WTB) ad on the Coleman Collector's Forum (CCF) in ohe classified section. It doesn't need to be specific to PW to work. Pretty much all the early stoves and lanterns used external pumps. The pumps break into two broad catagories. One version has a barb on the end of the pump to which attaches a short length of flexible hose with a fitting on the end that screws to the tank. The other has a ball on the end that looks like a grease fitting. That simply presses against a depression in the fuel cap. PW used both but I'm not sure which a #8 takes. A picture of the fuel cap would help.

    You can also just keep an eye out at flea markets and antique shops as they turn up fairly often. In the meantime a sports ball pump with a suitable end will work.
     
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    Pictures and a date of your stove are helpful to track down what you may need or that which may be available.
     
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    The #8 uses the kind with the ball on the end.

    ....Arch
     
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    Saw one on the bay yesterday..
     
  6. MrAlexxx

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    Hi...if you still need one PM me. I've got way too many!

    Alex
     
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    There are sports pumps at sporting goods stores that have a tip that works great.
    Very fast pumping, too.

    Then, wait to find a vintage one that the price is right.
     
  8. DroidJim United States

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    ALEX, I would be interested in one of your Prentiss Wabers pumps. DROIDJIM