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it looks all homemade. globe and skirt are all that is federal
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You really ought to send that light to Ed and let him work his magic on it. Well worth whatever it costs.
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Agree with above. That's cobbled-together for sure. The mount is very odd...

Recommend you chat with Gary Cahill at Rescue Market and get a red Model 17 from him. That'd be most common for your car, and look great. I have had a very good experience with his service for lights. https://rescuemarket.com/shop?olsPag...con-ray-lights

My recommendation for sirens is my good friend Kevin O'Connell. His offer of a Model 28 is one you should jump on immediately. Kevin is nearly underwater with work all the time - and the siren business is his "side gig." If he has a 28 he can sell you- I'd pay yesterday. Kevin brings these sirens to "better than new" condition and are absolutely authentic.
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Blake I am still holding out for a 175 hill light but anything would be better than what you have.
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I have a few "guts" that are complete and can fit into that skirt, assuming that it is the later diameter. I would need a measurement of the diameter of the opening to know which it is. If it is the older "narrow" opening, then you are limited to the model 17. If it is the newer "larger" opening, then you can use any of the different "guts". The old narrow lenses have been discontinued many years ago, and I only know of one source for them. The larger diameter lens is still available from Federal, and they are reasonably priced. Putting together a beacon light isn't rocket science, and it is as simple as putting 3 screws into the 3 holes in the skirt. If you still want to have a demountable base, then that will be a little more work, but once again, it isn't rocket science. If you know how to turn a screw driver, you are golden.
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in fact here are the guts you need. this is the the federal set up if you bought the light ready to go from them. not of the manufactures did that. but a few such as Eureka and Superior did there own thing. the first set up is Federal the mount base was the same on all the bubble gum lights. they would change the shaft and the bulb holders to get the different lights but the main guts were the same. in these three pictures first is the federal set up next is how eureka did it and eh last is superior. they were the only one to us the hot shoe that i know of.

Ron if your holding out for a 175 I have one that needs a new home. everything I have here has a 173 on it. I find the 175 a bit to much for this old guy to take on and off.
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