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    This was given to me in a box of mixed up pieces with along with lots of other stuff..cleaned and assembled it.Use it all the time when camping...
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    I bought one of those out door ware house parrafin tilly lamps, filled it with citronella lamp oil. It gives off a pleasant smell and keeps mozzie at bay... Besides an ambient light.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ekkekan View Post
    At last amongst all the oil lamps someone also used the Alladin. We used them and much less sweat and quit if you compare it to a Coleman. They also used the same method to such the oil up. I use oil as many did not buy paraffin with farm diesel for free.
    Yes, those Aladdin worked very well! Needed a bit more maintenance if I remember.
    The wick needed to be trimmed evenly otherwise it would smoke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KimballR View Post
    Yes, those Aladdin worked very well! Needed a bit more maintenance if I remember.
    The wick needed to be trimmed evenly otherwise it would smoke.
    Yes one had a plastic tool with 2 angle "blades" to clean the wick.

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    Now you mention the Aladin lamps. I forgot about them as I was busy with my camping stuff. I inherited two of them from my parents. I still studied for my matric exam in the small town where we lived with one of them. Can one still get wicks and mantles ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kobus P Venter View Post
    Now you mention the Aladin lamps. I forgot about them as I was busy with my camping stuff. I inherited two of them from my parents. I still studied for my matric exam in the small town where we lived with one of them. Can one still get wicks and mantles ?
    Seems like one will have ti import at R850 plus fir a wick.

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    Just a photo from last week when we camped at Koes. I love my Coleman lantern.
    It's a bright light but easy on the eyes.
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    I use citronella lamp oil instead of parrafin in my tilly lamp. It will keep mozzies away whilst giving you the enjoyment of the old lamp light.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KimballR View Post
    Just a photo from last week when we camped at Koes. I love my Coleman lantern.
    It's a bright light but easy on the eyes.
    Eish that steak is just the wrong thing to look at this time of the day!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KimballR View Post
    Just a photo from last week when we camped at Koes. I love my Coleman lantern.
    It's a bright light but easy on the eyes.
    Ek hoop dat die steak nie so taai was dat mens 'n MacGyver tool se saag moes gebruik om te sny

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    Quote Originally Posted by ekkekan View Post
    Ek hoop dat die steak nie so taai was dat mens 'n MacGyver tool se saag moes gebruik om te sny
    Hy was reg, sag en sappig
    Warm kole, 4 minute elke kant, net reg.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KimballR View Post
    Just a photo from last week when we camped at Koes. I love my Coleman lantern.
    It's a bright light but easy on the eyes.
    That steak looks shaped like a fish... did the doctor say you must eat more seafood?

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    Quote Originally Posted by supersunbird View Post
    That steak looks shaped like a fish... did the doctor say you must eat more seafood?

    I was thinking it looked more like Namibia without the Caprivi?
    Bought at the trans Kalahari butchery in Windhoek. They assured me it was properly 'ripe', it was.
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