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Old 10-01-2010, 04:09 PM
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Looking for a machine light on a flexible tube that will screw onto a section of 3/4" conduit. Any ideas?
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Old 10-01-2010, 06:20 PM
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Ends are made that will adapt flexible conduit to ridge conduit. Maybe that will help or give you some ideas.
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You can buy clip on flex lights for $10 at most office supply places. They have a threaded end fastning them to the clamp. that thread is usually 1/8 pipe thread so you can adapt with a bushing to fit the conduit or put a box on the end of the conduit and make the wire splice in the box.
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Old 10-02-2010, 04:13 PM
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This is what I am looking for basically.

Of course the light is missing off the small end due to it getting crushed at some point in time.
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The local ACE hardware has that in the lighting/electrical section, with all of the parts to repair or make what you need.



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Tim,
That looks exactly like what I was left with for a light when I re-did my DoAll band saw. I went to Lowes and got a $9 desk light and married the two together.
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I went to Walmart & picked up a halogen desk light complete with magnetic base. Took the base off & wired it in for the lathe. It's connected to a piece of angle on the rear chip guard up high.

I just wish the flexible part was a bit longer though. I think it cost about $14.00 & plenty bright.
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I went to Walmart & picked up a halogen desk light complete with magnetic base. Took the base off & wired it in for the lathe. It's connected to a piece of angle on the rear chip guard up high.

I just wish the flexible part was a bit longer though. I think it cost about $14.00 & plenty bright.
You had no trouble with viabration burning out your light bulbs?
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I've had it on there since I built the chip guard. I wish the flexible arm was about a foot longer though. And no, haven't burned out any bulbs.............yet. But it's only been on a couple months.

We shall see how it fares.
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