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Old 02-07-2010, 12:11 AM   #1
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Original light on '59 Overlander?

Does this light look right? Is it missing something? A cover? (There's another light like it on the other side. It looks the same.)

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Old 02-07-2010, 07:28 AM   #2
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Does this light look right? Is it missing something? A cover? (There's another light like it on the other side. It looks the same.)

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Yep! Thats original and it's missing the diffuser.
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Old 02-07-2010, 08:12 PM   #3
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I've seen some pictures of fabric covered lights like these... is that the diffuser? Were there diffusers without fabric? Does anyone know of a supplier for these diffusers?
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Someday, here is a pic of the light with the diffuser from my 59' Overlander. I'm not sure what the diffuser is made from. It's a pretty flexible material and it is not fabric. Possibly plastic.
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Here is a picture of the original diffuser.

I think the material is styrene or cellulose acetate.
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Old 02-07-2010, 09:31 PM   #6
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Someday, here is a pic of the light with the diffuser from my 59' Overlander. I'm not sure what the diffuser is made from. It's a pretty flexible material and it is not fabric. Possibly plastic.
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On mine it was thin fiberglass. Flexible, a lot like very heavy paper and the light passes through very nicely. Found it at an little fiberglass shop not to far from home.
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Check out Meteor Lights in San Francisco. They have a bunch of difference colored material and can do swirls, splatters, etc. I called them to order a sheet of 25" x 25" for my lamp shades over the dinette in the black, white and silver web. They had no problem filling my order, the price was very reasonable and the material is like a thin fiberglass without the fibers showing. They really diffuse the light perfectly. Totally love them.

I have pictures around here somewhere and when i find them, I'll get a few posted.

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Check out Meteor Lights in San Francisco. They have a bunch of difference colored material and can do swirls, splatters, etc. I called them to order a sheet of 25" x 25" for my lamp shades over the dinette in the black, white and silver web. They had no problem filling my order, the price was very reasonable and the material is like a thin fiberglass without the fibers showing. They really diffuse the light perfectly. Totally love them.

I have pictures around here somewhere and when i find them, I'll get a few posted.

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I need to reline the sconces for the 63, don't see the material only, more like they make shades, but will email them and see, thanks Brad!
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I need to reline the sconces for the 63, don't see the material only, more like they make shades, but will email them and see, thanks Brad!
The link in my post takes you right to the shading material they have available and they'll put on the splatter and/or swirl stuff when you order it. Plus they'll make it any size you like and charge you accordingly. I think it was around $20 for my two shades, minus shipping. Great company to work with, very accommodating.

Now I gotta go find those pictures or go and take some new ones.

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