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So I bought this hideous lamp thing for my husband on our first Christmas when we were completely broke. He loves it. Now, 10 years later, I would like to surprise him by rewiring it. I thought it would be as simple as a lamp kit, but I think it may be more complicated.

I am a seasoned DIYer, but have never dealt with electrical and don't really know where to begin. Help!

Attached are photos of the front, the bulb socket, and the bottom.

Any links to tutorials, names of the parts I need, well wishes, or names of people in the Atlanta area that I can pay to do it for me are appreciated.
 

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It may be a problem due to the socket possibly being epoxied or molded into the lamp, but let's start basics. Remove all the rock wool insulation from the bottom to expose the socket entrance and the zip cord. Being able to see over that "shelf" where the socket is placed will help us more, too.

Oh, welcome to the forums from Young Harris. The best picture I ever saw was Atlanta in my rear view mirror. Originally from the southside.
 

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You may be able to save it,
But it will take some work.
First make sure the lamp base is still usable ie not damaged or full of debrie
Your gunna have to replace the cord, so you need access to the bottom side
Remove the rock wool and see what has to be done to get to the wires
Post pictures if your not sure ?

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