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Thorn Gamma 6 street light.

Thorn Gamma 6 street light.

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I bought the lantern on eBay, and it arrived today, having been dispatched yesterday. I'm very impressed with the service.

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Light Information

Light Information

Manufacturer:Thorn
Model Reference:Gamma 6 mark 7 (I think)
Lamp
Lamp Type:Low Pressure Sodium
Base:BY22d
Shape/Finish:Tubular clear
Service Life:12,000 hours
Fixture
Fixture Type:Post Top lantern
Ballast Type:magnetic
Socket Type:BC
Photocell Type:NEMA (55 lux)
Location:Lighting up the kitchen
Electrical
Wattage:35
Voltage:70
Current:0.6A

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Date added:Oct 31, 2019
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Mainly the electrical side of things


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Oct 31, 2019 at 11:02 AM Author: sox35
We had to fit the shorting plug to the NEMA socket for the test run, as it was switching on and off with the ambient light

Ria in Aberdeen
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Oct 31, 2019 at 05:57 PM Author: Cole D.
Very nice! Beautiful light.

Collect vintage incandescent and fluorescent fixtures. Also like HID lighting and streetlights.

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Oct 31, 2019 at 05:59 PM Author: Mandolin Girl

Very nice! Beautiful light.

Thanks, I'm looking forward to having this as a room light.

Hugs and STUFF Sammi xXx (also in Aberdeen)

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Knight of the D-line streetlights


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Oct 31, 2019 at 07:10 PM Author: 589
Excellent! The gamma 6 is definitely a favorite of mine as well. Thank you for sharing!

Low Pressure Sodium

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Oct 31, 2019 at 08:42 PM Author: wide-lite 1000
Glad to see it arrived intact !

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^homebuilt fixture


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Oct 31, 2019 at 10:18 PM Author: xmaslightguy
Very nice

Colored Fluorescent's such as F40T12 Red or  Green or Blue are awesome...

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Nov 01, 2019 at 04:32 AM Author: Beta 5
Awesome

Thorn Beta 5 35W SOX 1965 - 2008. Top entry/Side entry

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Nov 01, 2019 at 06:37 AM Author: sox35

Awesome

Nothing beats SOX in our book

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Nov 01, 2019 at 10:01 AM Author: Mandolin Girl

Glad to see it arrived intact !

We've been very lucky with our courier deliveries.

I've probably just jinxed us now...

Hugs and STUFF Sammi xXx (also in Aberdeen)

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