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Coleman 533 stove ???.

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Hi gang.

               Just got my old duel fuel stove out, hasn't been used for a good few years and i think it needs a new plunger.

               But my question is will it run better on Coleman fuel or unleaded petrol ?. Between  £7 and £9 seems a lot of money for the 

               Coleman fuel.

                                        Thanks all.

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It will run better on coleman fuel as it doesn't have all the extra stuff put in petrol. However, I've run coleman stoves on unleaded petrol with no problems, once they are hot they will run quite happily on it. Try putting some fuel in and maybe even squirting some oil into the pump - you may find that the seal is rejuvenated. 

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5 minutes ago, theshootist said:

It will run better on coleman fuel as it doesn't have all the extra stuff put in petrol. However, I've run coleman stoves on unleaded petrol with no problems, once they are hot they will run quite happily on it. Try putting some fuel in and maybe even squirting some oil into the pump - you may find that the seal is rejuvenated. 

Ok will do, will take plunger out tomorrow and have a look.

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I had one of these for a while, great little stoves but a bit of a faf. Ended up buying a smaller gas tin one. Works everytime and clean burning.

Can you take the plunger apart and see if the seal is perished ? 

 

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I ran mine on unleaded for a few years, it just burns a bit dirtier and doesn't seem to last as long. It was easier though, I just used to take the fuel hose off the bike at rallies and top it up as needed :) Sometimes I even used my own bike ;)

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12 hours ago, figgy said:

I had one of these for a while, great little stoves but a bit of a faf. Ended up buying a smaller gas tin one. Works everytime and clean burning.

Can you take the plunger apart and see if the seal is perished ? 

 

Took plunger out and cleaned it, seal was ok. Put a very light coating of oil on seal and stem and its working fine now.

                                                                                                                                                                          Thanks for all input.

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Just like the guys said slightly cleaner on Coleman fuel but not worth the extra cost, find mine boils the kettle so much faster if I use one of those little camping stove windbreaks.

Also bought a Nash bag for it last year, protects it a bit when packed up on the bike.

Mick

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1 hour ago, powler said:

Just like the guys said slightly cleaner on Coleman fuel but not worth the extra cost, find mine boils the kettle so much faster if I use one of those little camping stove windbreaks.

Also bought a Nash bag for it last year, protects it a bit when packed up on the bike.

Mick

Yep i also treated myself to a Nash bag. Better than the old Plastic thing it came.

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hello, i just bought one of those 1 ring gas camping stoves that fold away in its own case, £10 and a 4 gas canisters pack for a fiver

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Oldypidgeonplopper, that's what I now use, quick clean and light.

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35 minutes ago, figgy said:

Oldypidgeonplopper, that's what I now use, quick clean and light.

hello, they are very good figgy, my last one went off to my sons camping weekend,  and never came back???    got a new one in go outdoor sale:good:

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