The Liberty Hand Search Light
Two illustrations are given herewith of the new Liberty Hand Search Light, which the Woodhouse Manufacturing Company, 64 West Broadway, New York City, are now introducing to the fire departments. The size and construction of the new light, which is of heavy power and of compact and convenient shape, is as follows: Size, 8x6x6 inches, 1 inch projection for lens. Reflector is silver-plated and is either rigid or tilting, as desired. The battery is 6 volt, exide or equal, connected through a Cutler-Hammer switch, and connected to a 30-watt nitrogen lamp, properly focused to throw a beam of light about 500 feet. This battery running continually’ will light the lamp between five and seven hours; if used intermittently battery will last several weeks without recharging. The weight is about 12 pounds. The box is also waterproof and accessible by loosening the two wing nuts on top of box and removing the screws on the sides which release the cover. This cover has a flanged edge inside protected with a rubber gasket which when screwed down makes the cover also waterproof. The box is also gasproof. Box is made of No. 18 gauge steel, thoroughly impregnated and painted with Burtis acid-resisting paint. An adjustable strap is attached to the sides of box for convenient carrying.