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Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Originally Posted by jimgo View Post
That shouldn't be difficult at all. Do you have any pictures? Do you want them to be battery operated (stand-alone), 12v, or 110?
I don't have any pics right now. I'll have to unwrap one and take a pic or three. They have a pretty standard mantle that screws into the top of a ballasted tank/base.

I want them to be hard wired 12V to be used as the cabin lights.

The mantle has to stay because it retains the glass chimney. I haven't given it much thought yet but I think some sort of receptacle will have to be soldered to the mantle where the wick comes through.

Right now I'm simply looking for possible options - hoping someone here has done something similar.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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