Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-28-2007, 12:16 PM   #1
Rivet Master
 
FreshAir's Avatar

 
1966 24' Tradewind
Placerville , California
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 3,327
Images: 2
Porch light plug recepticle.

I got a 'coach light' style porch light from Ebay. However, it requires a scew-on recepticle (chrome) plug cover which I would prefer. My plug cover is a lift up cover. I have searched many electrical suppliers online and have not gotten close to what I need. Marine suppliers seem to be the most likely to carry it. Perhaps one of you Good People could help me narrow my search. Thank you.

Neil.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Airstream porch light 003.jpg
Views:	271
Size:	40.3 KB
ID:	34727   Click image for larger version

Name:	Airstream porch light 001.jpg
Views:	212
Size:	39.2 KB
ID:	34728  

__________________

__________________
Neil and Lynn Holman
FreshAir #12407

Avatar;
Kirk Creek, Big Sur, Ca. coast.

1966 Trade Wind

1971 Buick Centurion convertible
455 cid

1969 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight
455 cid
FreshAir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 12:32 PM   #2
Well Preserved

 
1993 21' Sovereign
Colfax , North Carolina
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 20,193
I saw them in Home Depot, and Ace Hardware, about a year ago. They were about $12 at the time. If you have no luck finding one, you can always send the light to me, I've been looking for one...
__________________

__________________
Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy, and taste good with ketchup.
Terry
overlander63 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 12:35 PM   #3
Rivet Master
 
wkerfoot's Avatar
 
1979 23' Safari
1954 29' Liner
Orange , California
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 3,667
Or he could send the light to me, I am closer.

Bill
__________________
Bill Kerfoot, WBCCI/VAC/CAC/El Camino Real Unit #5223
Just my personal opinion
1973 Dodge W200 PowerWagon, 1977 Lincoln Continental, 2014 Dodge Durango
1979 23' Safari, and 1954 29' Double Door Liner Orange, CA

http://billbethsblog.blogspot.com/
wkerfoot is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 01:01 PM   #4
Rivet Master
 
FreshAir's Avatar

 
1966 24' Tradewind
Placerville , California
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 3,327
Images: 2
sure...a big help.

Yeah, you guys are a big help. I only got this light a few weeks ago on Ebay. Either you weren't paying attention or I out bid you. It was probably a bit pricey but I WANTED IT! Now as for the ACE Hardware for a resource. I am a regular at our local one I will feel a little sheepish to you if that obvious resource proves fruitfull. But it will be worth the embarrasment. Keep checking Ebay!

Thanks,
Neil.
__________________
Neil and Lynn Holman
FreshAir #12407

Avatar;
Kirk Creek, Big Sur, Ca. coast.

1966 Trade Wind

1971 Buick Centurion convertible
455 cid

1969 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight
455 cid
FreshAir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 01:08 PM   #5
Rivet Master
 
wkerfoot's Avatar
 
1979 23' Safari
1954 29' Liner
Orange , California
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 3,667
Quote:
Originally Posted by anholman
Yeah, you guys are a big help. I only got this light a few weeks ago on Ebay. Either you weren't paying attention or I out bid you. It was probably a bit pricey but I WANTED IT! Now as for the ACE Hardware for a resource. I am a regular at our local one I will feel a little sheepish to you if that obvious resource proves fruitfull. But it will be worth the embarrasment. Keep checking Ebay!

Thanks,
Neil.
Neil,

We are always here to help.

BTW, if you see the half on the light at Ace Hardware, let us know. With that part it might be possible to assemble the light.

I am always watching Ebay for such items. Rob Baker just picked one up last weekend, I was thinking about bidding, but then I saw that he was, so I just watched.

Bill
__________________
Bill Kerfoot, WBCCI/VAC/CAC/El Camino Real Unit #5223
Just my personal opinion
1973 Dodge W200 PowerWagon, 1977 Lincoln Continental, 2014 Dodge Durango
1979 23' Safari, and 1954 29' Double Door Liner Orange, CA

http://billbethsblog.blogspot.com/
wkerfoot is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 02:43 PM   #6
Well Preserved

 
1993 21' Sovereign
Colfax , North Carolina
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 20,193
Quote:
Originally Posted by anholman
Yeah, you guys are a big help. I only got this light a few weeks ago on Ebay. Either you weren't paying attention or I out bid you. It was probably a bit pricey but I WANTED IT!
Thanks,
Neil.
I was paying attention, and saw that light and one or two others run through Ebay. Unfortunately financial considerations precluded my participation in the auctions.
__________________
Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy, and taste good with ketchup.
Terry
overlander63 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 04:42 PM   #7
Rivet Master
 
FreshAir's Avatar

 
1966 24' Tradewind
Placerville , California
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 3,327
Images: 2
I know your pain..

Quote:
Originally Posted by overlander63
I was paying attention, and saw that light and one or two others run through Ebay. Unfortunately financial considerations precluded my participation in the auctions.
I, reluctantly, paid $75 with shipping for it. My wife gave me a big frown, really big frown, but I am still alive. Ah, welllll... I guess she will feel justified with some frivilous spending and I won't...can't say anything! My justification was I almost bought a nice looking home carriage light at Home Depot but it and the modifications to make it fit would have cost more....does that reason work?

Neil and Lynn.
__________________
Neil and Lynn Holman
FreshAir #12407

Avatar;
Kirk Creek, Big Sur, Ca. coast.

1966 Trade Wind

1971 Buick Centurion convertible
455 cid

1969 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight
455 cid
FreshAir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 07:27 PM   #8
Rivet Master
 
Ganglin's Avatar
 
1971 27' Overlander
Central , Ohio
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 2,365
Images: 13
OK - you all try to talk him out of the light (which I bid on just for kicks) what I want is the Stainless exterior grade outlet cover. I've called and emailed every major manufacturer without any luck. Neil, can you please tell me the mfg. name that's stamped on it.
__________________
Ganglin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 07:33 PM   #9
Rivet Master
 
sequoiacoast's Avatar
 
1968 24' Tradewind
Eureka , California
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 694
Images: 4
VTS has this, but I bet you want a single?
Vintage Trailer Supply - Vintage travel trailer parts and supplies!
__________________
sequoiacoast is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 07:43 PM   #10
Rivet Master
 
Ganglin's Avatar
 
1971 27' Overlander
Central , Ohio
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 2,365
Images: 13
I'd prefer the single - our outlet is inside the curbside storage door and I want to turn it out on the skin. At least they are out there - had about given up. Thanks...!!!!!

Neil, there's a OLD local hardware here - if you can't find what your looking for let me know and I'll look there for you.
__________________
Ganglin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 07:47 PM   #11
Vintage Alum. Enthusiast
 
flyfshr's Avatar

 
1959 24' Tradewind
Phoenix , Arizona
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: I currently do not own a 2nd Airstream
Posts: 4,319
Images: 40
Gary ~
Just get Neil to sell you his once he replaces his outlet recepticle although he may want to recoup some of his spending from the Ebay auction.

Brad
FF
__________________
4CU 2699 / AIR 10 / TAC AZ-1

I'm haunted by aluminum.
Charter Member of the 4 Corners Unit.
flyfshr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 07:50 PM   #12
Rivet Master
 
BIGED52's Avatar
 
1967 22' Safari
MILAN , Illinois
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 1,890
Has anyone tried.....

Guys, Has anoybody checked in with Andy at Inland? Chances are he would have items like these or know where to get them! Just a thought.... Hope it helps, Ed
__________________
1967 Safari Twin "Landshark" w/International trim package
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT
FORUMS MEMBER SINCE 12/16/2004AIR#7110
"My tire was thumping, I thought it was flat. When I looked at the tire, I noticed your CAT!" Burma Shave
BIGED52 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 08:51 PM   #13
Rivet Master
 
FreshAir's Avatar

 
1966 24' Tradewind
Placerville , California
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 3,327
Images: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ganglin
OK - you all try to talk him out of the light (which I bid on just for kicks) what I want is the Stainless exterior grade outlet cover. I've called and emailed every major manufacturer without any luck. Neil, can you please tell me the mfg. name that's stamped on it.
Just a "Pat. Pending" is on it. I removed it and looked all around it. It appears to have come with the trailer.
Neil.
__________________
Neil and Lynn Holman
FreshAir #12407

Avatar;
Kirk Creek, Big Sur, Ca. coast.

1966 Trade Wind

1971 Buick Centurion convertible
455 cid

1969 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight
455 cid
FreshAir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2007, 09:59 PM   #14
Rivet Master
 
FreshAir's Avatar

 
1966 24' Tradewind
Placerville , California
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 3,327
Images: 2
It is threaded.

Quote:
Originally Posted by flyfshr
Gary ~
Just get Neil to sell you his once he replaces his outlet recepticle although he may want to recoup some of his spending from the Ebay auction.

Brad
FF
The recepticle or rather the cover to it on my trailer has the spring closer weather cap. I want to replace it with a threaded opening as the light has a threaded collar (see my photo at begining of this thread) and yes a single. The weather cap for the threaded model has a screw on cap with a 'safety' chain. Again consult the picture. If I find what I want/need I will definitely consider giving my old one to one of you who may want it. It is the least I can do for the attention this is getting.
Neil and Lynn.
__________________

__________________
Neil and Lynn Holman
FreshAir #12407

Avatar;
Kirk Creek, Big Sur, Ca. coast.

1966 Trade Wind

1971 Buick Centurion convertible
455 cid

1969 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight
455 cid
FreshAir is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Outlet under sink, night light LI Pets Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 5 09-24-2006 06:25 PM
'66 tail light bulbs Derk Lights - Interior & Exterior 8 01-28-2006 10:43 AM
Hitch light plugs ALANSD Brakes & Brake Controllers 4 10-12-2002 10:04 PM
Furnace won't light /stay lit Don Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 9 06-29-2002 04:37 AM
Clearance light wiring Bob Evans Lights - Interior & Exterior 6 05-27-2002 12:03 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.