how to wire vintage socket

Old 08-26-19, 08:09 PM
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how to wire vintage socket

I picked up this industrial light socket somewhere and I'd like to use it but darned if I can figure out how to open the thing. Does the porcelain socket ring unscrew? Doesn't seem like it, or at least the sucker sure is tight. Thanks.
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Old 08-26-19, 08:38 PM
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May be the portion with screw for glass unscrews?
I see a line across that portion.
Old 08-26-19, 08:46 PM
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I agree.
Take those three screws completely out and see if the inner cast ring will turn out or just slide out.
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Old 08-27-19, 08:12 AM
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Try gently unscrewing the knurled outer portion of the porcelain socket. After that is off, you will find mounting screws in the base of the socket.

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