I have a friend who has picked up a Coleman 530 "GI" Stove and is looking to recondition it. From what I understand, its not seen use in some time.
I have heard of soaking in meths to de-gunk. But as we have some stove experts I was wondering if you could pass on some tips or sign post some...
I'm with you on that one Red, interesting and informative. I always found myself thinking I could do that watching the early River Cottage programmes. And the same with Edwardian Farm, thinking of moving to a less processed more hands on way of life.
I can't abide reality TV, everything is in...
Agree totally, Edwardian Farm was the best of the shows. Victoriana Farm was good to. My all time favourite was Tales from the Green Valley which was way back in 2005. It started the whole run of series, and had Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman in it. For what it's worth Alex...
I'm West of you near Port Talbot. I don't get out as much as I'd like and still consider myself a beginner with plenty to learn.
On the UCO lanterns, I have both. They are good to have, I prefer the larger of the two but often a good head torch is just as good.
I just spent an hour wandering around the web site, I took a postgraduate Heritage course after my history degree and Hazelius was a recurring figure. My Career moved on into IT and away from the Heritage field but that site was such a powerful blast from the past it has got my interest going...
What a great area, thanks for sharing. Given me some motivation there, I had been putting off going out for a night or two because of the weather. Think the wife might loose me for next weekend!
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Not having had to solve the problem myself, wouldn't drying the inside stop the problem? Something like SILICA Gel packets popped in after the canteen has been air dried maybe?
Was the canteen originally coated internally?