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Coleman Duel Fuel 533 Stove

Discussion in 'Fishing' started by dougan, Sep 2, 2019.

  1. dougan

    dougan Donator

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    Has anyone got one of these?
    Got mine out yesterday and fired it up for the first time in nearly 20 years! Worked fine as well.

    My question, do you leave it pressurised after using it? Or is it better to relieve the pressure after every use?
     
  2. ninjarich1971

    ninjarich1971 Snoozing gracefully

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    I have one which I take camping every year, once I’m done I carefully unscrew the lid to release the pressure and then empty the petrol out. It’s about seven years old and never had a single issue with it. I do carry a spare seal kit just in case. Same as anything else, you pay good money for good kit and it lasts.
     
  3. mikeyhall1

    mikeyhall1 2018 Forum Nice Guy - Pepe Le Pew

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    I used to use one but switched back to gas. I found conclusively that fuel on my hands and then touching bait had an adverse reaction with the fish (carp).

    Awesome stoves all the same, and I always depressurised mine.
     
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    I have similar and I too slowly release the pressure once it’s cold and empty the fuel for storage.
     
  5. dougan

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    Thanks guys!
    The moulded storage case has 1993 on it, as you say built to last!
     
  6. Sutty

    Sutty Engaging Member

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    I don't have the same stove but am familiar with liquid fuel stoves. I would store it depressurised. I'd also check what the seals are made of - some old ones are leather in which case I'd oil them before long term storage.

    My current liquid fuel is awesome. Soto Muka stove, runs on white gas or unleaded petrol, lights without preheating (unique I think), and puts out 4.6KW!
     

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