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A 1960's camping lantern I found at a local charity shop for £6 with broken battery compartment, I thought if I could find the voltage, I could wire ...
Inspect the wares, work out how you haven't actually bought a bargain but a thoroughly broken, used, shell of a lamp with a bulb in it.
Unscrew switch bay and remove lenses.
Find what wattage the lamp is, in this instance I found it to be six. Then acquire a transformer from your local radio shack or in my in ...
Drill a hole in the back of the tin casing big enough to fit both sides of cable through, I used 6 mm. Take one of the cables, ...
This next step I stupidly skipped taking a photo of as was very delicate and I wanted to seal before it got knocked. This is the bulb from ...
Plug in quickly and check that the switch works before screwing capping plate back up into the roof of the casing.
When reataching make sure the switch is sitting nicely in its slots and your careful not to dislodge any of cables, there should be more than enough space ...
Set up by bed or desk and getting reading or making!
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