Can I make something CA out of this?

JohnMarcson

Administrator
May 7, 2010
10,991
Northwest Ohio
Just won it on ebay for cheap... even though there is no steady burn, it made me think CA.

yankee.jpg
 

MIKET2

Member
May 24, 2010
247
Houston Tx.
Thats pretty neat John, I saw it on ebay also, good catch I haven't seen a split red/amber yankee dome before.


Is it a double flash?
 

JohnMarcson

Administrator
May 7, 2010
10,991
Northwest Ohio
MIKET2 said:
Thats pretty neat John, I saw it on ebay also, good catch I haven't seen a split red/amber yankee dome before.
Is it a double flash?


Not sure... it should be here in a week. There is an all amber one on there too for $60
 

LRGJr72

Member
May 29, 2010
790
Detroit, Michigan
I've never seen a Yankee split-dome either. It almost looks like there's no seam, as if it's an all amber dome with one half of it colorized red (maybe the way unity did Spitfires).
 

JohnMarcson

Administrator
May 7, 2010
10,991
Northwest Ohio
LRGJr72 said:
I've never seen a Yankee split-dome either. It almost looks like there's no seam, as if it's an all amber dome with one half of it colorized red (maybe the way unity did Spitfires).
Yeah, the "seem" looks really clean....so clean that perhaps you are right and it was done spitfire style.
 

FedSigFan

Member
May 21, 2010
177
DFW
Wow that dome is a great find!


I guess you could canibalize the beacon by replacing the strobe with opposing Aerodynic PAR36 bulb holders, add a flasher to the amber side. Then find an identical blue Yankee beacon for the passenger side... mount them on an aluminum channel with a chrome siren in the middle... Would that be a CA Spec Visi-Yankee!??
 

RolnCode3

Member
May 21, 2010
322
Sacramento, CA
I would have to do some research to verify, but I think strobes are much more loosely controlled than halogen and leds in T13.
 

CFD125

Member
May 21, 2010
488
Carver, Mass.

Yeah, I just love those Yankee domes. They were all over the place around here when I was growing up ( A process that I still haven't perfected).


I just bought the amber one that he had.


As Dan, and I have said before, Amber front & Red rear was extremely common on tow trucks , snow plows, etc.


Looks to be the smaller Yankee dome. If that was large enough to fit a 354 four beam light, I would be on my way to Johns house to get it. :cool:
 

JohnMarcson

Administrator
May 7, 2010
10,991
Northwest Ohio
It got here today and the lense has no seam. It must be made the ultra-toxic unit spitfire way. It's double flash.
 

Forum Statistics

Threads
54,246
Messages
450,881
Members
19,227
Latest member
covert

About Us

  • Since 1997, eLightbars has been the premier venue for all things emergency warning equipment. Discussions, classified listings, pictures, videos, chat, & more! Our staff members strive to keep the forums organized and clutter-free. All of our offerings are free-of-charge with all costs offset by banner advertising. Premium offerings are available to improve your experience.

User Menu

Secure Browsing & Transactions

eLightbars.org uses SSL to secure all traffic between our server and your browsing device. All browsing and transactions within are secured by an SSL Certificate with high-strength encryption.