[LMB] OT: 3-way light bulbs-CORRECTION

Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Mon Jan 14 02:19:24 GMT 2019


On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 06:21:37PM -0500, Fred Smith wrote:
> 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?

Sigh. I meant "...mogul-to-standard-base adaptors" 

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