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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #960 on: July 15, 2021, 11:10:51 PM » Author: xmaslightguy
Yesterday: finished putting away the lights from my little Independence Day display.
Today: Edited a small number of light-related pic's .. a couple for here, and a couple streetlights for GOL if it ever comes back...
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #961 on: July 16, 2021, 12:39:42 AM » Author: wide-lite 1000
Just won a NOS GE 1000w /DX MV from eBay for $19.19 all in .

 WELL ! As it turns out , the seller screwed up on the initial shipping estimate which meant the shipping DOUBLED !!  >:(  To make it up to me , the seller sent me not 1 but TWO NOS 1kw /DX mercs along with a slightly used GE 1kw. Cleartop /DX lamp for the extra $15 !!!

 Photos soon !!!! :bulbman:
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #962 on: July 18, 2021, 05:24:39 AM » Author: Econolite03
I scrapped a destroyed arcade machine and removed the lighting components. I saved a pair of small Robertson ballasts, a pair of starters, as well as sockets and a pair of tubes. Otherwise it was going to be dumped.
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #963 on: July 28, 2021, 03:00:52 PM » Author: Rommie
Built a new ballast board for our GEC 135/180W SOX leak transformer, and lit a GE (Thorn) 180W lamp on it  8) :lps:
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #964 on: August 01, 2021, 10:39:37 PM » Author: fluorescent lover 40
Lit a GE HR175DX39 MV that I got yesterday. Nothing too special and made you know where, but it was cheap and it was new in box.
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #965 on: August 11, 2021, 01:44:24 PM » Author: thelightingman
I saved an old Grandlite yardblaster from being tossed. It does not seem to be bad quality considering it is just a cheap fixture. I opened it up and there were SOOOOOOOOO many bugs inside it!
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #966 on: August 11, 2021, 01:57:02 PM » Author: Lumex120
I opened it up and there were SOOOOOOOOO many bugs inside it!
Free snacks!  ;D In all seriousness that's a pretty nice find. From what I know the ballasts they used are actually pretty decent.
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #967 on: August 11, 2021, 02:24:10 PM » Author: thelightingman
Free snacks!  ;D In all seriousness that's a pretty nice find. From what I know the ballasts they used are actually pretty decent.
I have a picture of it in my gallery. It's in mint condition, it just needs a new photocell and lamp and it needs a minor wipe down. The ballast inside this is huge considering it is an S55 ballast. The ballast manufacturer for the ballast inside this is IPP. It's most definitely not a cheap ballast!
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #968 on: August 15, 2021, 09:37:59 AM » Author: afxms104
I turned one of my closets into a work shop! No more being on the floor!
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #969 on: August 22, 2021, 09:11:19 PM » Author: Desultory13
Spent some time over the weekend taking and uploading pictures to my gallery.
One LED streetlight turned out to be a fork and blah blah blah thread derailed.
The rest of the pictures didn't do well so basically wasted a lot of time and now 9pm on Sunday realized I could have done much more productive things.
I did however receive a wealth of information from member takemorepills about traffic light problems so not a total waste of time afterall and I am greatful to him for providing the answers.
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #970 on: August 23, 2021, 08:45:36 PM » Author: afxms104
I found out that my friend if giving me a fixture soon and I think it's U-line, currently he's replacing a socket
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #971 on: August 24, 2021, 12:47:56 AM » Author: High Intensity
Spent the last two hours sorting all my incandescent bulbs, still have more that need sorting, so likely will be sorting for another two hours or so.
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #972 on: August 24, 2021, 11:16:33 AM » Author: afxms104
Spent the last two hours sorting all my incandescent bulbs, still have more that need sorting, so likely will be sorting for another two hours or so.
That sure is a lotta incadescents!
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #973 on: August 24, 2021, 11:17:23 AM » Author: afxms104
Today I will order 10 pack of warm white bulbs and await a new fixture from a friend that'll hopefully get Thursday!
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #974 on: August 24, 2021, 12:08:13 PM » Author: Rommie
Today I will order 10 pack of warm white bulbs and await a new fixture from a friend that'll hopefully get Thursday!
I have to ask, why do you call fluorescent tubes "bulbs"  ???

They're tubular, not bulbous, I've always wondered, over here they're always called tubes or lamps, never bulbs.
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