How to make cosmos-brenner oil lamp battery operated light

nam65May 9, 2012

I have a German Ships Light that I would like to change from oil to electric or battery LED .

The oil lamp is a brass Kosmos Brenner.I would like to unscrew the lamp from the oil storage base and replace with a electric or battery unit.

Any info would be helpful...Thanks

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lazy_gardens

Pictures?

Especially show the oil storage area and the oil burner area. You might be able to slide a battery into the storage area and run wires to a small LED in the old burner area.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 2:43PM
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jemdandy

Before you drill holes in the lamp, check its antique/collector value. I would be inclined to make only conversions that are reversible.

You may be able to use parts from an LED lantern. The electronic circuits would be ready made.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 4:11AM
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