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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby raymond » March 4th, 2011, 8:59 pm

Someone needs to make a bezel with the outline of a bat cut out of it and mount it on the light :idea: :D
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby moose53 » March 6th, 2011, 2:30 am

raymond wrote:Someone needs to make a bezel with the outline of a bat cut out of it and mount it on the light :idea: :D


now that would be cool...

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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby Rainman » March 6th, 2011, 6:48 pm

Perhaps a cardboard modification should be made just to entice it's future owner to do a double take. Ya gotta admit it'd get some smiles :D
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby rickf » March 6th, 2011, 7:08 pm

Rainman wrote:Perhaps a cardboard modification should be made just to entice it's future owner to do a double take. Ya gotta admit it'd get some smiles :D
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby bharr » March 7th, 2011, 11:46 am

I am interested in your items for our museum and my mutt.
Can you provide a phone number and best time to call?
Thank you in advance!!
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby rickf » March 7th, 2011, 12:14 pm

Where is your museum located bharr? First time poster with no signature has a museum and asking for phone numbers? I am a little skeptical. Any pictures? Not being smart but it seems like everyone has a museum nowadays. Then again, looking at my backyard some people might think I have one. :lol: :lol: :lol: Of coarse if I cataloged everything and put it all in order I just might.

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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby Rainman » March 7th, 2011, 12:37 pm

Hey Bharr,
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby m151tx » March 7th, 2011, 12:59 pm

Hi Guys.

Dont get me on my soapbox, believe me when you open a MUSEUM you know it, its all consuming.

Problem is there is a lot of people out there trawling for donations that they pocket or for artifacts for their own collections and its killing a lot of the legitimate ones.

We dont charge or solicit money and pay for everything out of our own pockets but end up getting grouped in with the others.'

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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby bharr » March 7th, 2011, 10:12 pm

M151tx,
I saw your post on G503. The museum website is http://www.priceoffreedom.us and we are located in central North Carolina. We're small, just getting started and are converting an old school as funds are raised. We intend to dedicate each room to a separate branch of service. Our current project is hosting every 5th grader(1600 kids) in the county and they spend about 3-4 hours learning about the price of freedom- we have WW2,Korea and Vietnam vets talking to the kids to get an actual learning experience. I'm also a CMVPA member. Again, I would like to talk to you. To the other posters, yes I guess my newbie post raised eyebrows, but heck= I'm a newbie.
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby rickf » March 8th, 2011, 7:27 am

ATTA BOY! Sorry for the mistrust but we have been getting slammed with spammers lately and your post fit the profile.
Sort of like a reply to a Craigslist add, "I will pay you with a money order and my shipper will pick up the item". :roll: :roll:
Welcome aboard.

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BTW, A newbie is a FNG but you don't want to teach the kids that one. Or most of the acronyms for that point! :roll: :lol:
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby Ralph Fuller » March 8th, 2011, 8:21 am

Hi, and welcome to the site. What do you want to be called besides FNG or Newbie?
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby dcartledge » October 8th, 2018, 7:07 pm

Does anyone have any photos of how the AN/VSS-1 installs in a 151?

I'm putting mine together and I need some guidance on how this thing ties in to the wiring harness.

I have the light, rectifier, generator and regulator - cable from the light, cable from the generator to the rectifier and cable from rectifier to regulator but I do not have the cable from the regulator into the main harness.

Also, does the light cable go straight to the batteries and a set of cables from the rectifier + and - terminals to the batteries?

Getting close - just need a little help from someone who has more experience than I do.

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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby m75 » October 9th, 2018, 11:46 am

g838_manuals/tm%2011-5855-250-12p.pdf is located in the G838 Manuals section listed above this thread.

Operator and Org. Maint. Manual for Searchlight, Infrared, AN/GSS-14(V)1, AN/GSS-14(V)2, AN/VSS-1(V)1, & AN/VSS(V)2

Might be of some help?
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby dcartledge » October 9th, 2018, 3:01 pm

Thank you - I have this manual but it gives no detailed installation instructions that I can find.

Still looking. For pin outs etc that might help me tie this bad boy in and hopefully fire it up.
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Re: M151 Searchlight kit

Postby Surveyor » October 9th, 2018, 5:48 pm

Don't know anything about these but there seems to be a few quite knowledgeable over at

http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/sho ... earchlight
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