Burgess 8D? and 9-12 cell bulbs?

letschat7

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I seen some people bidding on an 8D at some place you can guess. What bulbs would this take? I know 7 C/D is PR20 but what bulbs for 8, 9, 10, 11, or even 12 cells?

Now some once you get to 12 or more I see you can run things like 14.4v tool bulbs with Nicads/Nimh 1.2v batteries or at 18V you could use maybe 6 CR123s.

Anyone doing crazy cell incan lights nowadays?
 

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8-cell lights were the longest factory ones made back in the day, as far as I know. Slow sellers even compared to 7-cell lights. Ones I've seen from the chrome era mostly used screw-base bulbs. I have a Lightmaster like that. Can't read the bulb markings. Later ones were PR base. Only PR-base 8-cell light of mine that might have its original bulb has a PR16. That seems to be a 12V bulb, which goes against the flashlight bulb trend of mildly overdriving everything. Catalog I have with 8-cell lights doesn't include matching 8-cell bulbs.
 

TurkishCoffee

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8 D Cell Burgess? No google results, not sure what site you're looking at but I gotta see this thing. Can you post a picture? There are screw bulbs in the 9-12v range, I wonder if it takes one of those.

Edit: nevermind I found the auction. Looks like it sold for a good price! Also it definitely looks like it takes a screw bulb. Could use a #500, 4.92 watts.
 

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