Autumn

Autumn

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Update

It's been a long day and I'm tired but I've a big smile on my face. Here's a couple of pictures that should explain my silence.

Above, my finished Coleman 425E. I completed this project about twenty minutes ago. Her tank is all tucked (nestled) in her bed of newspaper. After all the work I've put into her I'm not about to scratch the finish.

Here's proof she works. This is her secondary burner with a beautiful blue flame. I said a long prayer when I lit her as I had to completely rebuild her tank. This is the stove rescued from the flood.

Okay, enough.

I promise to answer all your kind comments tomorrow morning. All I want now is a nice hot shower, a cup of coffee then a nice long nights sleep.

I'll write a long post tomorrow, too. I've a few pictures from our groups work day out at our bug out location.

Until then, good night.

Stephen


18 comments:

  1. oh - i can't wait for an update post about your weekend adventures....i hope there are many pics, dear sweet one! Sweet Wife outdid herself on her purchases for you....and you have many evenings and weekends to spend polishing those babies back to their original beauty!

    your friend,
    kymber

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    1. My sweet kymber, welcome back and as requested I've posted the pictures for you, and two are very special. I caught Duke with his pants down but decided not use them.
      Yes, Sweet Wife did very well indeed. Thanks, lovely lady...

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  2. The stove looks good, Stephen. Well done. I look forward to tomorrow's post.

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    1. Ah, shucks, 'twasn't much....Thank you, Rev. Wish you could join us on one of our little adventures.

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  3. I saw where Glock mom posted she and sweet wife had hit the mother load of stoves for you. Very nice score indeed.

    Gratz

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    1. Yes it was a nice score. SW brought home four for me. Two are restoreable, two will be used as parts. She's my Sweetheart. Thanks my good friend.

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  4. Good job. Nice restoration. Now all you have to do is cook up something yummy on those stoves. It's all part of the test, right?

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    1. Oh Lord no...if I cooked on them it might destroy their finish. Joking aside, I have one I use when necessary. Not sure as yet what I'll do with the restored stoves. Maybe, when I decide to retire, I might sell them on Ebay or give them away as gifts. Thanks, Sixbears...oh btw, enjoyed your post of today.

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  5. Great job Stephen, sleep well and I look forward to updates.

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    1. Thank you, Sandy, you sweet lady you...

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  6. YOU DID IT!!! Now don't get it dirty by using it.

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    1. Never fear. She's tucked safely away. Thanks, my dear lady.

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  7. It is a work of art! Good job and God bless you!

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    1. Ah, nah she isn't...although she is down right purty...thanks, mizdeb.

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  8. Doesn't the coffee work against the long sleep?

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    1. Yes indeed, my pretty new friend. But, coffee is my weakness, vice, if you will. After a long day of hard labor coffee works wonders for my soul.

      Welcome to my humble blog, Kitty. Very soon I shall post a proper thanks and welcome for you. You live in a beautiful city. How are things in London...it's been a very long time since I last visited your fair city. I miss it. Thanks, Pretty Lady.

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    1. Thank you, Pretty Girl....hope this finds you well.

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