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Retrofitting a Gas Lamp-Any suggestions on wiring this lamp to connect with my low voltage system?

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  1. mattatl

    mattatl New Member

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  2. Evan Kruk

    Evan Kruk Online Liaison Staff Member

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    Hey there Matt,

    That's a beautiful lantern; I can certainly see why you would want to keep it if possible. My honest recommendation would be to consult your preferred local electrician (or professional landscape lighting installer) to discuss how this would be done. Essentially, with the proper components and execution, any fixture can be retrofitted to low-voltage, line-voltage, etc. but, if the process would be quite complex it may sometimes be cheaper and much more convenient to opt for new fixtures. Short of simply telling you to gut the gas-related components and buy a low-voltage socket assembly with the necessary transformer/cable, I cannot guide you to the best way of doing so unfortunately.
     
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    Thanks Evan. I'm fairly handy and was planning on taking out the gas components, but wondered if Volt made something that I could adapt for the upper lantern...I was thinking a bollard might work, I just don't know how i could mount the base to the bottom of the housing...maybe use some sort of Volt surface mount???
     
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    Our bollard lights actually use (2) of our puck lights, which we do sell separately from the bollards. With a diameter of 1.5" and a thickness of less than an inch, it could very well be a viable option. The puck also comes with 8 feet of pre-attached, 18-gauge lead wire.
     
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    Thanks Evan...