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  • UPDATE - The main upgrade is now finished. The site should now be functioning as normal, I will be making tweaks over the weekend, particularly to look of the site. If you notice something is broken or have any comments please let me know. Many thanks Matt (Lithril)
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    Tilley Lamp Identification ?!?!

    Hello all. My Tilley X246B lamp - I'm finding that the jet of paraffin is somewhat intermittent. I often have to close, open, close, open the valve and waggle it a bit before I'll get a jet of paraffin to the burner. What's that about? I need to replace the open/close thing? Andrew
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    Tilley Stormlight advice

    Hi, thanks for this. I'll need to strip the gold paint off anyway, whatever's underneath, so I think I'll use nitro mors for that. I'll ask Tilley what the tank's made of. If it's brass then it'll polish up a treat. I've got some Autosol for that, and for the steel bits, and the black top...
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    Tilley Stormlight advice

    Hi everyone, I'd like to get my dad's old Tilley X246B working again - it's been in the loft in its box for probably around 20 years. It looks to be in reasonable condition, except there's a lot of gunged-up paraffin around the pump, what appears to be gold paint is flaking off the whole...