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    Completely restoring those old cabin lights with switch, socket, and bulb

    Found these switches on ebay. Believe them to be an exact match!
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    Completely restoring those old cabin lights with switch, socket, and bulb

    Once you have the base of the new socket to where it will fit in snugly into the plastic base, grab a 6-32 x 3/8 stainless steel machined screw to insert through the largest middle hole of the socket base. This almost perfectly matches up with the hole in the plastic base but may take some...
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    Completely restoring those old cabin lights with switch, socket, and bulb

    Remove the switch by pulling on the white outer plastic toggle portion of the switch and the switch can then be removed. The socket to be ordered is from memotronics website or found on amazon or ebay. The title on memotronics is " Bayonet Bulb Socket BA15s, bracket, thick gauge metal, Flosser...
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    Completely restoring those old cabin lights with switch, socket, and bulb

    njlarry, agree with you completely on the original look! Attaching pictures now. I have everything I need except those switches and the correct sized clamp on terminals for the switch. The first few photos are the original socket with the original incandescent bulb that had corroded and rusted...
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    Completely restoring those old cabin lights with switch, socket, and bulb

    So I've had my 1987 Catalina 25 for about 8 months now and have done a few small clean up projects and tried buying replacement LED cabin lights from a certain online dealer for our boats but found the mounting holes didn't line up and I was nearly blinded with the super bright white LED's that...