Eveready Flashlight - "Captain" Fluorescent Lantern with Batteries (MIB) - Model No. 160 (c. 1976)
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Eveready   Eveready "Captain" Fluorescent Lantern with Batteries (MIB)




Value: $65.00
Manufacturer: Eveready
Mfgr. Model #: 160
Circa: 1976
Battery: 2 69V #646
Style: Fluorescent Lantern



Online Since: 10/13/2003
FM Reference #: EV00435
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  justa thought....
Always buy a flashlight or lantern that takes common batteries like "D" size, so you can find batteries for it....30 years later...
Dec 13, 2011 - 3:21 PM
  HMM...
THEY DONT MAKE THIS LIGHT OR THE BATTERIES FOR IT ANYMORE....
Dec 11, 2011 - 8:26 PM
  Errol M Worme
need purchase price
Dec 10, 2011 - 12:32 PM
  Dave
I need a unit just for the plastic lens. Needs to be nice, though.
enginr@windstream.net
Feb 5, 2011 - 11:25 AM
  daryl
These batteries are not to be found....I have chased many a dead end. Even when they were last available....the cost was way beyond what I would pay for a non-rechargable battery. I purchased an inverter ($18.95) from walmart automotive dept. and wired it direct to existing outlet on battery box of lantern. This unit was small enough to mount under the outlet cover. ran 12volt source wires into battery compartment and hook to any 12-18 volt battery that will fit in compartment. Radioshack has a 8 D-cell powerpack for $2.69. My experience was only a few hours life from regular d-cells. The rechargable ni-cads are probably better, but kinda pricey to purchase. My solution was to use the 18 volt rechargable batteries from my Black&Decker drill/driver, They fit in the compartment and I already have the charger. These last a long time between charges. Any brand will work....depending upon their size to fit in compartment.
My inverter will kick off with any imput over 18v....I tried a 24v just to see even though the dewalt battery I tried wouldnt have fit in compartment. Hopes this helps keep em potable* any questions? cheetahd2000@yahoo.com
Aug 6, 2010 - 4:47 PM
  Mike
This seems to use alot of voltage. I have the British eveready version of this, Its orange in colour and uses 8 D cells in series for 12v for the tube. I am not realy that up on the American Eveready stuff but i have sent a pic of mine to Dave. Mine has made in Italy on it and has a catalogue no 5531 on, As said mine is british Eveready. I have searched through everywhere and can,t find info. Maybe not many made as the number of batterys it uses is a bit much ie more expence. The tube inside mine is 6W and runs of 12V. these tubes are used in caravan lights. This American one seems to use high voltage and i have never seen a battery lantern use this, I would love to know the reason for the high voltage,,,,regards.MIKE
Jun 9, 2009 - 1:24 PM
  ron
Need 69 volt battery for my Captain light.
What can I do ?
Oct 23, 2008 - 8:12 PM
  ashley
were can you bye the batteries at for this light
Jul 11, 2008 - 4:43 PM
  dave
The batteries for this lantern were made , Private Label , by Burgess Battery ... at this time we do not offer this replacement battery ...

We will soon be offering our new Safari Lite and may re-introduce these batteries , depending on cost and interest ...
Thank You
Oct 19, 2007 - 9:54 AM
  LEZLIE
I PURCHASED ONE OF THESE LIGHTS AT A SECOND HAND STORE FOR $2.00.
BUT NOW I FOUND OUT THE BATTRIES COST A MINT. IF THERES SOMEONE OUT THERE THAT NEEDS PARTS OR THAT MAY WANT IT FOR THEIR COLLECT LET ME KNOW. LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH THE COMMENTS.
Jul 1, 2007 - 11:38 AM
  Rita
I have one of these lights. I would like to find a replacement shield as the one I have has a chip out of the corner. I was wonder if the electric cord is replaceable is stiff.
Dec 6, 2006 - 2:44 PM
  Gary
I need batteries fro this Captain Lantern. The service lighting website, says unavailable. Could current Eveready 67 volt be adapted./modified to work? could a rechargable battery pack be added? Any one have ideas.
Oct 12, 2006 - 11:51 PM
  Steve McLellan
You may purchase the battery for this light here http://www.servicelighting.com/catalog_product.cfm?prod=EL00646
Feb 6, 2006 - 10:15 AM
  John
I have one of these. Are batteries and bulbs available?
If so, where? jwinkler@core.com
Jan 25, 2006 - 2:46 PM
  Anonymous
I have one of these. Are batteries still available? If so, where.
Aug 8, 2005 - 10:30 AM


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