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Old 12-27-2005, 08:59 PM   #1
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i jus replaced 16 incandescentbulbs in the house with the screw-in flourescents, ever since theymade the spiral types that can actually fit in most lamp sockets i been meaning to convert the house to them (the original ones were straight and toologn to fit inmost sockets but the new ones are spiraled to be the same size as normal bulbs) brighter, whiter, more even lighting using 1/4 the energy lasts 10 times longer and they dont get hot, just warm. how can you lose?
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I have them also. Have you notice they dont turn on right away.
at least its that way in my cellar stairwell.
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I tried to put a few in spots that would benefit from cheaper usage cost. Wife made me take'em out, she didn't like the light they gave out and the delayed turn-on.
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if theyre cold they take a littler to turn on
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I have that type of light in my bedroom and it is really dim when it turns on and slowly brightens. I like it because of hte reduction of power usage. very nice!
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I've got one in the lamp beside my chair. Not as hard on the eyes.
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i wish i could have them in my room but my lights are on a dimmer
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and theyre deifnitely long lasting, i have one of the original ones that were straight and huge, it doesnt fit in most lamps but ihave it in mygarage, its over 8 years old and just as bright as the day i bought it
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