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Hi all,

I hope you can can give me advice, my first time posting

I've acquired two old bullfinch gas lamps, this type thing Pair of Original Bullfinch Gas Lamps with Tripods | Ace Reclamation - https://www.acereclamation.com/Original-Bullfinch-Gas-Lamps-with-Tripods/2770.htm

I need to convert them and was wondering and how to earth them, the whole thing is made out metal.

if I use something like this E27 Plain Old English Lampholder With 20mm Base Thread [3140176] - https://www.lampspares.co.uk/e27-plain-old-english-lampholder-with-20mm-base-Base-3140176/

The Earth disconnect to the shell of the holder, which is in turn has a continuous metal connection with the rest of the lamp. Will this be good enough or will I have to also have other parts of the lamp?

Thanks

Gary
 
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Are you intending selling these? You need to be very careful if so, and also comply with the Low Voltage Directive.
 

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i'll go with the 12V advice. no need to earth, feed with a 12V PSU which can be plug-in or hard wired type.
 
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I do want it work with a nice led filament bulb.

I'm not sure if came across in the original link, but the lamp diameter is 350mm, they are big floor standing lights
 
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