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Looking for a good lamp

Postby Bwis53 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:17 pm

The 60 watter just doesn't bring out enough detail when I sew or paint. Where would I shop for a nice lamp that doesn't need special bulbs? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Looking for a good lamp

Postby Dairylander » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:37 am

You don't need a new lamp, just a new bulb.
Today's compact fluorescents can produce a broad selection of light. The classic soft yellow that you're used to, a cold, pure white light, or a daylight spectrum.
Since they use less wattage to produce greater lumens, you can get the equivalent of 200 watts of incandescent light in your existing fixture.

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Re: Looking for a good lamp

Postby jonnygothispen » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:26 pm

...or a cheap LED desk lamp.

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Re: Looking for a good lamp

Postby Madsci » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:42 pm

Led lamp/ bulb may be the way to go. Not as cool as the old lava lamp but will help you see your work.

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