[LMB] Lois-Bujold Digest, Vol 164, Issue 15

M R Dolbear fm little.egret at dolbear.fastmail.fm
Mon Jan 14 22:28:30 GMT 2019


On Mon, 14 Jan 2019, at 22:16, Marc Wilson wrote:


> >1960s and 1970s.  It was heated by a 100-watt light bulb (yes, kids,
> >regular light bulbs used to draw 100 watts, or even more!) and could
> >cook small cakes and small batches of small cookies.
> 
> We had bulbs up to 250W here in the UK, before they were replaced by CFL
> and LED.

Looking for a CFL replacement for a 150w  or 200w bulb is a long hard struggle.

A 40w bulb someone wanted for an incubator for baby chicks was fairly easy.



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Michael Dolbear in Walton-on-Thames


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