you know, the kind that you jsut screw in to any old light socket. I
need some kind of flashlight
so I can take it with me to areas with no electric socket available.
I don't want a regular scoop
light like I coudl get at any hardware store because that is not very
I have a reason for wanting it - I want to screw in my edison-type red
led light bulb
and take it to work with me. It's not one of those super-bright red
it's a lot larger than that, but uses low watts.
Has anyone heard of such a thing? Can I get this at some hardware
I've never seen such a thing but I do know you can get 12V bulbs with that
kind of base. You could concievably convert an 8 D cell flashlight body by
kluging a reflector and socket onto the grip.
As for running a 120V bulb, Black and Decker haas a battery pack with built
in inverter with 16W, 120V output. You could use any modified lamp as the
Frankly you should just look for a low voltage red LED flashlight to meet
your needs. You may be able to replace the LEDs in a now cheap white or
blue LED flashlight. Maybe all you need is a diffuser.
Red lighting is useful in maintaining night vision when moving about dim and
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