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Author Topic: Replacement bulb for Matchless Stars  (Read 3923 times)

Offline joebulb

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Replacement bulb for Matchless Stars
« on: January 11, 2001, 05:29:00 pm »
I have some Matchless Stars c-6 and have replaced a few burned out bulbs by using a dashboard bulb from a mid 60's GM car. I use the original matchless base and solder the leads from this bulb to it and then epoxy the bulb to the bottom of the inside base. Anyone know of a better way?? The original base of the Star must be used as its bigger than any c-6 you regularly see...Thanks Joe.

Offline William Oelker

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Replacement bulb for Matchless Stars
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2001, 08:14:00 pm »
I don't know if you can use a bubble light(C6) replacement in a matchless star or not. But this bulb has a long base on it. I know the C6 bubble light bulbs can be purchased and if interested I can give you the link for it. In fact once in awhile the ownwer of that enterprise checks in this forum. By the way the last matchless star I repaired was with a auto dash light. Good Luck Bill