There are Aladdin kerosene lamps that are really nice for a silent light (and 
heat) source, and they have been made for decades in brass, nickel, crystal, 
and you can find them on eBay.
-- 
Max Dillon
Charleston SC
'87 300TD
'95 E300

On April 14, 2018 5:37:06 AM EDT, Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes 
<mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>What sort of lantern do you all recommend for residential use? We had a
>power failure here last night and the 6yo had no idea anything without
>batteries could be used for illumination. I am thinking of the wick
>type or
>railroad stuff with reflectors because they are beautiful, but perhaps
>should go white gas mantle - we had a nice old coleman we used to use
>in
>riyadh for nightly power failures. But dont those use beryllium or some
>sort of toxic crap on the mantles? Lehmans seem to have the wick type
>in
>various flavors.
>
>On Tue, Apr 10, 2018, 4:00 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes <
>mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>
>> Apparently a lot of other people do too, or the clickbait title is
>doing
>> its job. Its got more views than the video that preceded it.
>> -Curt
>>
>>
>>     On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 4:20:39 PM EDT, clay monroe via
>Mercedes <
>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>>
>>  I liked this one
>>
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVFAsBNGWnE
>>
>>
>> clay
>>
>> 1974 450sl -  Frosch - Two tone green
>> 1986 SDL - Polei
>> 1982 300 SD - Allen
>>
>> retired models-
>> 2002 s430 - Victor, a Stately & well tailored crap
>> 1976 300D - Blei Vanst - it looks silvery
>> 1972 220D - Gump - She was green, simple and ran
>> 1995 E300D - Gave her life to save me against a Dame in a SUV
>> POS 1987 SDL - Beware Nigerian Scammers
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> > On Apr 10, 2018, at 10:07 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes <
>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > So I made a video for April Fools day you guys might find
>interesting:
>> https://youtu.be/G8waJ_b_kFs
>> > The reaction from that was pretty good so I made this followup I
>> released the other day:https://youtu.be/2cF1yP-Pdjk
>> > I'm thinking I'm going to do a series. Need to troll Amazon to find
>some
>> cheap LED lanterns.
>> > -Curt
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