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Old 11-12-2007, 20:23   #1
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Looking for a socket for running lights

I know we are primarily sailors on this board, but I have a problem. I have a customer with a Bertram that has a proprietary Bowlight/Chock. The sockets are shot in it. The Base has 3 small pins and the bulb has a 3 hole flange to hold it in.

I am hoping that those of you who have some expertise can lead me in the right direction. Bertram doesn't respond and the sites that "carry parts" don't respond either. A bertram forum gave me the advice to just get some regular pigtail fixtures and "silicone the **** out of it....sorry...My customers expect professional results not glop>>>>


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Old 11-12-2007, 21:59   #2
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Without seeing the thing, I would suggest retro-fitting in a new type socket and up grade to something available.

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Old 12-12-2007, 00:23   #3
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I wonder if e-bay has anything? I got all my Aqua signal stuff from their.
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Old 12-12-2007, 03:41   #4
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You might have better luck finding specific information/help on a Bertram Owner’s site, such as:
Bertram 31 -
etc ...
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Chief, if you look up the bulb type on some of the internet "we carry all bulbs" sites, you can probably find out what the bulb BASE is referred to as. Bi-pin, bayonet, candelabra, Edison, it will have some kind of name. Once you've got the name, it becomes possible to search for sockets of the same type. Or, if you can post a picture of it, perhaps someone will recognize it.
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