I got an unmarked lamp with an extremely bendy neck and a magnifier free from a non-fishing friend, turns out it's a very expensive light from looking up the patent #. It's a Moffatt lamp- easy to pop on and off a mount and move it around to other mounts- originally meant for fly tying and auto/machine shops. It didn't come with a mount, so I got burned a bit for that- a four-dollar mount, great! Except, shipping was 13 bucks 'cause the only company I know of that sells these only ships UPS. However, 17 bucks isn't much for the use of an 80-dollar lamp. I put an LED bulb in it and it's bright as the sun, with much less heat than the recommended 75-watt bulb, or even a 25 watt bulb, for that matter. What do you use as a fly-tying lamp?
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Moffat lamp for fly tying
Posted 30 October 2019 - 11:14 AM
This is a stock photo of a very similar one, almost identical but with a couple differences. Mine's not quite as nice as this, this being a newer model. The magnifier is an optional (not aftermarket )add-on.
Posted 30 October 2019 - 01:16 PM
Posted 30 October 2019 - 06:30 PM
Nice looking lamp.
I don't call it getting old, I call it outliving the warranty
Posted 16 November 2019 - 07:52 PM
Did you get a good deal on the light? I use old architects lights i paid 5$ at a yard sale. Got my led bulb at home depot