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on Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:12 pm
I gotta stop collecting!!
At the present time my collection consists mostly of Jon'e standards and GI models. They number about 80 or so, some even new from the 1960s. I have a smattering of peacock and unidentifiable models about 20 in total. I got my first pocket warmer in 1962 a peacock from Montgomery Ward, been hooked ever since!
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on Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:55 pm
Awesome collection I gave a GI model to a friend at work
and he kept complaining of the fuel smelling any ways I’ve
Never found this but I must say I got into collecting and I only
Have about ten hand warmers would love to get more
I have bought a few zippo ones but i really believe one you
do the retro fit with the black sheets of filler my Gi warmers
work exellent you sure can get hooked on collecting these
handy little or big hand warmers I’m glad to see I’m not the only
one out their doing this would like to get more in fact just
About 4 days ago I rummaged around my closet and pulled
out all me hand warmers to start using again also it’s great
to have this forum going let me no we’re I could get a few mor
GI ,s if u can would be great also happy thanks giving
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on Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:47 pm
The selection grows as time goes by. You start to favour some over the others. At the moment my go-to models are the S-Boston and the round Butterfly.
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on Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:13 pm
Look on eBay for jon'e pocket warmers! Lots to choose from.
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on Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:51 pm
I have 2 zippos and 4 of the little generic square ones all rebuilt with CF and the platinum but the heads on the little ones fall off way too easy so i dont use then anymore. Interested in the s-boston but pricey.
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on Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:09 pm
You can use some thermal paste glue to help hold the heads on. I often pinch the middle of the head sides together with pliers if they get too loose.
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on Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:13 am
I have never used the thermal paste a John has referred to but it sounds like a good idea. What I have done to several of my Jon'e warmers is to drill 1 or 2 holes dead center on the cap directly above the head, these holes are just a few thousands over screw diameter. Trim the screw length so it just barely touches the head when the cap is installed . Affix the screw to the cap with a small nut on the inside of the cap. With this fix dropping the warmer is no problem the head cannot come off it's held in place!
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on Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:46 am
Interesting idea, and easy to implement.

If the cap popped off, I assume the catalyst head could then get dislodged as well?

However, if the handwarmer is carried in it's pouch, then that should hold the cap on.

Thanks for the idea!
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