[LMB] OT: 3-way light bulbs

Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Sun Jan 13 23:21:37 GMT 2019


On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 02:58:15PM -0500, Katrina Knight wrote:
> At 02:36 PM 1/13/2019 Joel Polowin wrote:
> >Katrina Knight <kknight at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> >> I have yet to find an acceptable non-incandescent bulb to
> >>replace them.
> >
> >3-way fluorescent and LED bulbs are available, but they're still
> >quite expensive.  I've seen them in Home Depot in Canada.
> 
> The ones I've seen in stores have all been the smaller variety that
> resemble standard light bulbs rather than the mogul-base bulbs that
> my lamp uses. I've seen a few bulbs of the right type offered for
> sale online, but either the prices aren't reasonable or they aren't
> going to fit in the lamp's globe, or something else isn't right
> about them. I think I'm down to my last incandescent bulb for that
> lamp, so it will be time to check out what's available again soon.
> If anyone has a recommendation for a good 3-way mogul-based bulb
> that doesn't cost $50, I'd love to hear it.

Gosh, I've never seen a 3-way mogul-base bulb. in fact I've only
rarely seen any mogul-base bulb. Mogul is huge.

I know standard bulbs can be fit into a mogul socket with an adapter,
anyone know if there is a 3-way mogul-to-standard-base bulbs?

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