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Old 09-09-2013, 05:39 PM   #1
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Humphrey Light conversion to LED

We loved the charm of the Humphrey light but disliked the idea of another propane line running through our trailer so we decided to explore the possiblility of converting that fixture to an LED one instead. It was WAY easier than we thought. It turns out that the non-switched puck light sold by Vintage Trailer supply fits right into the base of the Humphrey lamp. We just added a simple toggle switch to an unobtrusive location and hooked it up to the wires we had running through our cabinet. We also added a switched version of the puck light (also by Vintage Trailer Supply) to the kitchen cabinet underneath. The red switch always stays lit which doubles as a night light, however please note that this also means that it has a small continuous amp draw. Photos are below!
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Old 09-09-2013, 05:48 PM   #2
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I was just saying to the DW earlier that I wanted to look into doing this to a Humphrey Lamp for our '67 A/S. I got our lamp from a '64 Holiday Rambler trailer that I scrapped last year and saved all the good parts to see if I might use some of them in my trailer someday. This is exactly why I saved this lamp. I Love your update and it looks sooo good too! Ed

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Old 09-09-2013, 05:57 PM   #3
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:32 PM   #4
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When I started reading this I thought "why would they ruin a perfectly good light?" then I saw what you did and have to agree with Melody Ranch. I like too
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:55 PM   #5
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:59 PM   #6
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Old 07-05-2014, 08:50 AM   #7
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genius borrowing the idea for a 1950 silver streak clipper
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Old 07-05-2014, 10:10 AM   #8
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I picked up an old one of those Humphry's at Goodwill not too long ago for a few bucks. Unfortunately it is missing the base which holds it to the wall. I will bring it to the Rocky Mountain Vintage Rally in Gunninson CO later this month if anyone would like to pick it up there.

$5 will re coop my cost. First PM to me gets it. And no, I don't want to pack it and send it to anyone, pick up in Gunnison only.

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