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Anchor lantern filling with smoke
Posted by Kevin on August 18, 2010, 8:16 pm
Old fresnel-lens galvanized anchor lantern with a snap-in brass convex burner. Not a repro, it's old and very heavy.
Problem is, soon after lighting, it fills up with white smoke that starts drifting out of the top holes, and seems to be running out of oxygen. The lower intake holes seem clear, I'd blown them out...what am I doing wrong with it?
Standard lamp oil, brand new wick. Thanks!