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  1. kerry4951

    Yankee Solar Strobe model 360 X

    Those are rare Tony, and any Yankee dome in decent shape is worth something. The plastic was so thin on those domes they did not hold up well. Nice grab!
  2. kerry4951

    New Grote Tag Created

    Looks great!! Nice job
  3. kerry4951

    1966 Dodge Coronet Burbank PD

    Just an early 318. It was a common engine size for municipal PDs back then
  4. kerry4951

    1966 Dodge Coronet Burbank PD

    Yes, 83 Malibu PA state police
  5. kerry4951

    1966 Dodge Coronet Burbank PD

    Picked this car up awhile back. I own several restored police cars and before I buy any they have to either be 100% accurate or be in condition that they can be made 100% accurate. This car was restored by an ex-Burbank PD officer so it was done right. I fell in love with the lighting equipment...
  6. kerry4951

    Nice Surprise

    I use the mid 50s as a point for when many of the 6 volts were replaced by 12 volts. Atleast Ive seen that formula work out pretty well for the lights that I have. My guess is most all 6 volts would be pre-1960 as an estimate
  7. kerry4951

    Can you identity the Beacon?

    Exactly, thats why I held off saying it was a McDermott. I have one and the base is nothing like that one on the car. Also looks like its missing the center knob on the top like the McD has.
  8. kerry4951

    Nice Surprise

    The closest way that I could tell is that the motors are stamped with a date. One of mine has a year of 1974.=, assuming its the original motor. Not sure what the other one is. So atleast thats an estimate. The Model 54 motors are the similar to the older FS motors.
  9. kerry4951

    Nice Surprise

    Also the Model 54s used a different motor.
  10. kerry4951

    Nice Surprise

    The earlier model # for the same light was the Model 54. The tags tended to fade out over time. You got a good deal. I had to find two of these for a police light bar project that I was putting together. They arent that common. When they do pop up its usually with an amber dome. Both of mine...
  11. kerry4951

    For Sale Earliest Model 12 Twinsonic - Vertical Slot Speaker Grille

    The feet and gutter clamps are worth then that
  12. kerry4951

    Wanted looking for Dietz lens

    There is no fixing that one
  13. kerry4951

    Wanted Grote 54

    Thanks for the tip.
  14. kerry4951

    Anatomy and Restore of a 184 Power Light.

    Ive recently cleaned up rusty chrome soaking the pieces in Coca Cola (Phosphoric Acid) and Apple Cider Vinegar. Then scrub with 0000 steel wheel. Really worked well.
  15. kerry4951

    Wanted GROTE 7620/ 7622

    Ebay has loads of them
  16. kerry4951

    6v vs 12 volt issues

    I hear ya. Come to think of it Im not sure if I tried running a 4 bulb with motor on a 30 amp 6V converter. The things I run work fine on those converters but then Im not pulling that many amps like you are.
  17. kerry4951

    6v vs 12 volt issues

    I use those 12 volt to 6 volt ( 30 amp) "step down" converters on all my 6 volt lights. I run them off of a 12 volt 30 amp Pyramid power supply and it works fine...
  18. kerry4951

    Wanted Grote 54

    Looking to but a Grote 54 beacon if anyone has one to sell. I dont care about color or condition of the dome. Thanks
  19. kerry4951

    Lever Nuts instead of crimps

    Ive been using Wago's for years. They work great. The ones I've been using are the earlier version (larger gray) ones. Im sold on them.
  20. kerry4951

    Quadra Flash

    I have an NOS one that I can look at
  21. kerry4951

    Quadra Flash

    Colorado state used them but they were not mounted on a bar. Two separate lights mounted right to the roof
  22. kerry4951

    Wanted WTF Old Lightbar

    You better join some of the Facebook police car restoration sites to get some help. Ive been down the same road with several police car restorations and I know how hard it can be to source some of this equipment.
  23. kerry4951

    MARS Aurora Borealis Model 400

    Get ready for the offers. They are very desireable for collectors. Be cautious of any low ballers.
  24. kerry4951


    To bad, a clear Yankee dome is extremely rare. In fact any Yankee dome is rare because they didnt hold up well. Looking closely that one is damaged from what I can see.
  25. kerry4951

    Wanted Federal C5GA or C5GB, and A/S antenna ball mount

    C5's seem to be harder to find then some of the other models. I was looking for one for quite awhile and ended up buying from Gary Cahill (Rescue Market) fully restored. He doesnt always have them either.
  26. kerry4951

    Brand/Model of Beacon Light

    I agree with Tony
  27. kerry4951

    Positive purchase from Eric6913

    Very positive purchase from Eric and great communication and shipping. Item was just as shown and described.
  28. kerry4951


    Yes mine is also a 6 volt.
  29. kerry4951

    Jetsonic black covers

    Some had a black rubber like stick on material on them but its easier just to remove it and spray paint the tops flat black

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