BriteLyt vs. Petromax Geniol & Other Pressurized Lanterns
(WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE???)
Q. I just bought a Petromax or Geniol lantern. My dealer says that it is “multi-fueled”.
Is this correct?
A. No. The “Petromax” & "Geniol" brand lantern is for use with kerosene only. You can,However, use lamp oil, as it is of low viscosity. Only BriteLyt is Multi-fuel.
Q. I was told that the “Petromax” or "Geniol" lantern was manufactured in Germany. True or false?
A. FALSE. The Petromax and Geniol lantern is manufactured in China. A company, located in Germany, is Distributing lanterns to the U.S. Just because they are “coming from” Germany, does Not mean manufactured in Germany.
Think of it this way………..direct from China, to Germany, to you…….WHY PAY FOR THEIR IMPORT/EXPORT FEES????
Q. Yeah…..But the dealer I bought the Petromax from, says that it can use
Multi-fuels. What’s up with that?
A. You were misinformed, and, if used with fuels, other than the type specified by
Manufacturer, you could be at risk of injury or property loss.
Q. What do I do about this?
A. Contact your State, Local, or Federal Consumer Protection Agency Always have
Your receipt, any documentation stating such claims, etc. False advertising is Against the law, and, as a consumer, it is your right to report such incidents.
Q. What’s the difference between the “Petromax” & “other pressurized lanterns
That look the same?
A. On the BriteLyt - Multi-fuel lantern is back by patents, equipped with Our specially-designed parts, for use with liquid, volatile fuels. And….The BriteLyt lantern(s) have all been thoroughly tested for such use, and WITH YOUR SAFETY IN MIND. See part 3-ss Also part 33-B all parts only on BriteLyt Lanterns.
Q. What other brands are out there, claiming to be “multi-fueled” capable, but
A. There are such brands on the market called "Egret Brand" “Sea Anchor”, “Butterfly”, “Wenzel”, and "American Camper" . Other poorly/dangerous made copies are being placed on the markets now, so, as we Always say, “BUYER BEWARE!”.See More: COPY VERSIONS of BriteLyt & Petromax / FAQS
NOTE: The “Wenzel” brand was sold by Sam’s Club, and In most areas, was advertised as “multi-fuel”. The Wenzel company, however, Did, indeed, state in their instructions & on their labels that the lantern was To be used with “kerosene only”.
Q. Will your parts fit my old Petromax?
A. Most parts will fit; however, we do not guarantee that your lantern will operate properly. It is always best to send your lantern to BriteLyt, Inc., if you wish to “modify” Your model of lantern. We do have parts and make repairs to Butterfly, Wenzel, Egret Brand, Sea Anchor, Aida, Hipolito, Geniol, Petromax, BriteLyt & other models of Pressurized lanterns.
Ask us .......... call 727-856-9245. or ASK A TEC.
Q. I just bought a lantern, and it has the same “o-ring” system, and other parts that
Are in your lantern. So…….What’s the scoop?
A. If you purchased a lantern, with our patented parts, then you must report this, as
This is in violation of patent laws. Purchase of our patented products, from any person, or entity, without permission from BriteLyt, Inc., is in violation of these patent laws.
Please report this to BriteLyt, Inc., immediately. CustomerService or call 727-856-9245
Q. What about the “Schott” glass globe/chimney? The glass says that it’s Made in
Germany…………….Is this true?
A. FALSE! It’s manufactured in Hungary, and the glass is thinner, than the old Schott glass made in the 60’s.
BriteLyt glass globe/chimney, is manufactured to the old specifications…..stronger, Heavier, & can withstand spray of water on it, while the lantern is operating.
Q. Is it true about the "Noorie" lantern? Is it multi-fuel? And....." Since the invention of lanterns in the 1920s nothing had been modified until Noorie came along".
A. FALSE!!! Absolutely, not true, and is very misleading to clients. The lantern is not capable of multi-fuel use, and, definitely not manufactured for use of methanol. As far as our investigations, we have never found a "Noorie" lantern manufacturing facility.
This is another example of the various "copies" of BriteLyt’s Product's. BUYERS BEWARE!! Most copies of Lanterns and stoves made in India, have been very poorly manufactured.
Q. Is it true that the Germans were the first to make reflectors(Top or Side)made of brass?
A. BriteLyt, Inc. was the FIRST to manufacture the Top Reflector of solid brass, with a various choice of platings, and polished brass.
BriteLyt, Inc. was the FIRST to manufacture the Side Reflector of solid brass, with a various choice of platings, and polished brass. This design was developed from the old model (steel, chrome plated model), of the ORIGINAL STEEL DESIGN.
BriteLyt, Inc. was the FIRST to offer the 500CP lantern in brass, with POLISHED BRASS finish (and Multi-Fuel).
BriteLyt, Inc. was the FIRST to manufacture the 150CP brass, with MATTE FINISH lantern (and Multi-Fuel).
The German Distributor (Heinze, GmbH), manufactured top reflectors of CHROME PLATED STEEL. Their side reflectors were bent pieces of stainless metal, which clamped to the frame.
Heinze, GmbH, manufactured a top reflector that looked like brass; however, it was actually steel, with gold plating, on top of chrome plating. If you polished this, you would see the polishing underneath. Many were returned, due to this.
Only BriteLyt has gone to great efforts to provide you with the most versatile lantern on the market today.(Heat, cook, and light).!!! Even KEEP THE BUGS AWAY !! with Citronella oil in our lantern !!!
BriteLyt has designed parts (patented, with the ability of interchange w/lanterns, going back to the 1920's.
IF YOU ARE BEING TOLD THAT ANY OF THE COPY LANTERNS "ARE THE SAME AS", OR "WILL WORK JUST LIKE" THE BRITELYT MULTI-FUEL LANTERNS, .......Please do not hesitate to contact the U.S. Dept. of Consumer Protection, to prevent any undue damages to yourself or your property.