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Re: What do you do with eol fluorescents « Reply #15 on: June 05, 2016, 01:00:11 PM » Author: wattMaster
Or big MH bulbs.
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Re: What do you do with eol fluorescents « Reply #16 on: June 06, 2016, 02:05:52 AM » Author: tolivac
Ive got it!!!!Give those wrestlers some SOX LPS bulbs to hit each other in the ring with!!Now we can have sodium burns!That would be interesting to see-but NOT for the wrestlers!
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Re: What do you do with eol fluorescents « Reply #17 on: June 06, 2016, 05:52:37 AM » Author: Ash
I mean, i seen kids try to smash a LED tube. They were staring at it for quite a while when it bent in half but did not break..
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Re: What do you do with eol fluorescents « Reply #18 on: June 06, 2016, 04:57:05 PM » Author: Zarlog
Or those huge HPS bulbs
If there is any water nearby that could get... fiery.  Shocked
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Re: What do you do with eol fluorescents « Reply #19 on: June 06, 2016, 06:20:04 PM » Author: sol
HPS lamps won't react in water as the sodium is in a salt, meaning you have Na+ ions instead of metallic sodium. Na+ ions in HPS lamps are exactly the same as the ones in NaCl which is ordinary table salt. SOX lamps, however, use metallic sodium in much the same way other discharge lamps use mercury. With those (SOX) you get a nice show when broken in the water as the metallic sodium reacts with the water to make NaOH and H2 gas. Sometimes if the water is warm enough and the quantity of sodium is sufficient, it can set itself alight.
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Re: What do you do with eol fluorescents « Reply #20 on: June 11, 2016, 05:19:08 PM » Author: veryhighonoutput
Or heat with a torch try to make your own shapes
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Re: What do you do with eol fluorescents « Reply #21 on: July 28, 2016, 08:47:58 AM » Author: dischargecraze
I throw it at a wall.
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Re: What do you do with eol fluorescents « Reply #22 on: October 10, 2016, 04:13:28 PM » Author: Lightingguy1994
I keep a few EOL tubes to test in a fixture once in a while just to see its flicker show, some of my lamps make the fixture flash full brightness for a few seconds now and then

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