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join:2003-11-01
Juana Diaz, PR
Reviews:
·Choice Cable TV
·Coqui/PRTC

Incandescent candelabra bulbs

One short question. Are candelabra bulbs also included in the incandescent bulb phase out? I have two lamps that use them and don't like the look of the LED lights that are being sold to replace them. Not to mention the high cost of going LED by needing to purchase 13 bulbs in all.

If so, then better start piling up some stock.



SparkChaser
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join:2000-06-06
Downingtown, PA
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Doesn't apply to candelabra-base bulbs if they burn less than 60 watts.



fifty nine

join:2002-09-25
Sussex, NJ
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So it looks like I need to stock up on some 60w candelabra bulbs then.



morbo
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join:2002-01-22
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I really dislike candelabra bulbs. At first I looked into CFL and LEDs, but then I realized it's easier to change fixtures than to keep the odd sized bulbs around.



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join:2003-11-01
Juana Diaz, PR
Reviews:
·Choice Cable TV
·Coqui/PRTC

They are old-fashioned bronze chandelier hanging lamps that use candelabra bulbs. I don't want to replace them. LED lights don't look that great in those lamps because the bulbs are exposed and the cool white color just doesn't fit this type of fixture.

But I should not worry or stock on bulbs. One lamp uses eight 25W bulbs (I don't use this one often) and the other uses five 40W bulbs (the one used daily).



nunya
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join:2000-12-23
O Fallon, MO
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Candelabra lamps under 60W are exempt.


iknow_t

join:2012-05-03
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maybe someone makes 50 Watt halogen replacements in the candelabra style for replacing the 60 Watt?


Beezel

join:2008-12-15
Las Vegas, NV
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They have warm white and (not sure what you mean by exposed). I have seen them in the tear drop shape in warm white. They also have CFL's.



SparkChaser
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join:2000-06-06
Downingtown, PA
kudos:3
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The local Target had a bunch of 60W candelabra bulbs. If you want to stock up


bkjohnson
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join:2002-05-22
Birmingham, AL
Reviews:
·Charter
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Another way to solve the problem might be to add shades to the fixture, if that could be acceptably done. I have a dining room fixture that has shades that allow the use of 60W equivalent mini-cfl bulbs and the light is virtually indistinguishable from the incandescent bulbs they replace.



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join:2003-11-01
Juana Diaz, PR
Reviews:
·Choice Cable TV
·Coqui/PRTC
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By exposed I mean that the bulbs are completely visible. They are not inside a fixture or enclosure but at the end of arms that start in a central hub and go out like spokes and then bend up and the bulb is at the end like the flame on a candle.

This type of lamp: »images04.olx.com/ui/5/15/64/1269···LAMP.jpg



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join:2003-11-01
Juana Diaz, PR
reply to bkjohnson

See my prior post. Shades are not an option. Anyway, this is not an issue since I am using 25 and 40W bulbs which are not being phased out for now.



Cho Baka
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join:2000-11-23
there
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I wonder if, back in the old days, there were a bunch of old men sitting around somewhere lamenting the loss of candlelight...
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Beezel

join:2008-12-15
Las Vegas, NV
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said by printscreen:

By exposed I mean that the bulbs are completely visible. They are not inside a fixture or enclosure but at the end of arms that start in a central hub and go out like spokes and then bend up and the bulb is at the end like the flame on a candle.

This type of lamp: »images04.olx.com/ui/5/15/64/1269···LAMP.jpg

OK, I see you mean the little candle types. I was thinking about candelabra base bulbs for like ceiling fans.

joewho
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join:2004-08-20
Dundee, IL
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Had to replace all the fixtures on a candleabra just like that. It was for a customer and I was so glad to be done....I didn't think twice about getting the bulbs as shown in your picture.