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Gareth: About Bulbs

Posted By: peterinwa <peterinwa@attbi.com>
Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2002, at 12:12 a.m.

Okay, give me your thoughts on this and I promise to leave you alone on this topic... no promises about other topics!

On-line I found plenty of Compact Florescents (CFs) in a variety of shapes and watts... even many under 15. I didn't find too many over 2700K however.

Here are three choices for your comments:

1. Tubular shape 15w 5000k 5.87" long ($12.49 U.S. at bulbman.com). This costs a bit more but I think the lenght might spread the light more evenly.

2. Spiral shape 15w 5100k 930 Lumens 5.3" long ($6.25 U.S. at lightbulbs4sale.com).

3. Spiral shape 7w 5100k 525 Lumens 3.9" long ($5.48 U.S. at lightbulbs4sale.com).

And there are wattages between 2 and 3.

I just wasn't sur