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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #945 on: July 01, 2021, 12:38:32 PM » Author: Lumex120
Assembled a F40T12 fixture i got from home depo and added a pull chain and cord to it. :D
HD still sells F40 fixtures???
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #946 on: July 01, 2021, 12:49:37 PM » Author: Bulbman256
HD still sells F40 fixtures???

Yup! Its a cooper lighting SSF240 fixture, has a nice keystone rapid start ballast for any 4 foot T12 lamp. :D
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #947 on: July 01, 2021, 04:19:11 PM » Author: joseph_125
Mine still sells a Lithonia F96T12 strip but no F40 strips.
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #948 on: July 08, 2021, 03:23:22 PM » Author: Bulbman256
Got another cooper SSF240 and slapped a mark II advance ballast in it. 8) This will be the experiment fixture, next up to do would be preheat or something else off the wall. :D
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Re: What did you do today lighting wise? « Reply #949 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 #950 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 #951 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 #952 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 #953 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 #954 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 #955 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 #956 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 #957 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 #958 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 #959 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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