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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Some for sale local to me on FB, trying to figure out by the picture what this would run off of. Anyone familiar with this type of lamp know anything about it? Description on the listing was nada. You can see some kinda wick.
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi All, I want to buy some oil lamps and want opinions from those who have oil lamps. What makes a better lamp, round or flat wicks, tall or short? I've pictured a few I'm thinking of buying off Ebay. Could you please tell me the pro's and con's of these lamps. Thank you, Heart Floral Shade...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I recently ordered a new Dietz oil lantern. It is on back-order. My wife and I like to visit antique shops and I sometimes see old lanterns for sale at them. What I am wondering is what should I look at on a used lantern? Do parts wear out? I would guess the first two things to look at would...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Wow! Those Blizzard Lanterns are big! I ordered four Blizzard Lanterns and two extra globes from Lehman's last week and they arrived today. One of the lanterns globe had a couple of long thin bubbles that extended from the top edge, down toward the bottom for about 1 1/4" and had cracked. I...
  5. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I have lamps from my grandmother that use kerosene and newer ones from the 70 and 80's. Can i use kerosene in those , also, or should i stick with the bottles of lamp oil available at the hardware store,etc.
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I want to purchase four quality kerosene lanterns. Over many years I have purchased a few & I'm not happy with them, poor light, leaks etc. Basically junk, you get what you pay for. I don't mind spending a few bucks for quality. I have done my homework on fuel & know that I need to use a K1...
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