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    For Sale Model 14, Federal Sign and Signal dual sealed beam beacon

    Commonwealth Edison - Chicago area power company ran 14s with amber 17 domes for years before switching to strobe beacons
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    Split Color Early Whelen Responder II

    Still an awesome light
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    Wanted ISO Old 4x6 Glass Halogen Blue Headlight

    You could mak them with stained glass paint
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    My $4 Fleabay Find!!!

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    Split dome Streethawk

    Boston maybe? Cool lens
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    Federal Signal Model A Siren

    Not water. Siren was dry. I sprayed some liquid wrench on some areas but not the motor. I will try and take the motor apart. Inside the motor cover was a pile of dried rust
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    Federal Signal Model A Siren

    Picked this up for $20.00. Always wanted one. It’s in rough shape. Motor is locked. Is there a way to soak the motor in something to get it spinning. Thanks
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    Interior vs Exterior Lighting

    You can’t beat lights on the roof. 360 degree coverage and no lights behind tinted glass. IMO
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    The Original Federal Enterprises FB-1

    Cool light. Worked like Pyle Light that you would find on trains. I have seen an old airplane belly light that used a similar set up. The FS pioneer 27S light was similar accept the single reflector. None are as cool as that one.
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    Twinsonic 12E question for the masses...

    Don’t forget the Twin with separate motors for each side and no chains. Those I believe rotated the same direction. As was mentioned the Twin could be out of sync.
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    What to do

    Hi John. Glad to hear from you.
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    Fireball - proper bulb and fast motor?

    If you take the collar of the H1 holder and replace the spade lug with a new center contact you can use a bayonet bulb like the S795. The FBH has a bayonet said Chet under the collar. I did this with one of mine. I also added a small diameter vacuum hose to the motor shaft that made the rotation...
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    Unity spotlight advice

    Grab the head of the light and move it around. That will loosen it up
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    How does the system works

    Looks like a ski roof rack mount with the key. That is a neat set up
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    Whelen Vertex Brake flash

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    McDermott Whatchamacallit.

    I have a newer one that is LED. It runs on a 6 volt lantern battery. I use a rechargeable one. It had a power switch and a photocell. It will turn on when it gets dark. It flashes. I like adding C4/7 bulbs and wiring so I can make it a nite light
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    Vintage NYPD Signal Stat Question

    Roof mounted - Spot light is mounted in front of the PA cars beacon
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    Federal Signal Model 18

    Awesome. Love the videos
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    Sparton Roadmaster Beacon

    Cool light.
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    Fireball 12 Volt Strobe

    I picked this up for $10. Today. It is the original designed dome. I never heard it called the SL3000? Anyone know if this was the first desig
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    Official Junk, Overpriced, etc. Thread

    Did anyone see the NYPD aero that sold for $1951. I will sell mine for that much
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    Trail-Brite Chief

    Federal made or imported one like this and called it a fireball I believe
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    Today’s haul!

    That is a cool tow truck. Love the short wheel base. Looks like it has a hydraulic reel on it.
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    tsquale collection thread! Updated video page 4 12/20/2020

    Tony. You have a great collect of rare lights and siren. Quality over quantity. Looks great.
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    Real or Toy?

    Great display piece.
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    Real or Toy?

    I had one years ago. It was red and I found new amber lenses at an auto parts store. Paid mor for the new lenses then the light. Found at a garage sale. Unsure what happened to it.
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    Federal Signal 143

    That’s a awesome light. Did the 143 and 144 use Beaconray lamp holders?
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    Federal Signal 144

    So 044 is a flashing version and 144 is rotating? Is there a 043? I know there was a 143. Chicago Fire used them for a while.

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