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07-24-11 01:39 PM
MrHuk It seems daylight bulbs aren't very common in the UK, I can only find one major shop that does them.
07-24-11 10:58 AM
Djinn24 As well as some have elements in the glass to filter out certain lightwaves.
07-24-11 10:29 AM
Dave T Hobbit Daylight bulbs will be fine in an ordinary fitting. The only difference is the filament and inert gas mix used to produce the light.
07-24-11 05:15 AM
MrHuk Do you need a special lamp to use daylight bulbs? Or will my basic cheapo lamp be fine? I found these bulbs and they're super cheap for a top brand: http://www.johnlewis.com/150932/Product.aspx
07-24-11 03:56 AM
MrHuk Is there such a thing as too bright when painting? Going from 28w > 100w will be quite a jump.
07-24-11 03:53 AM
scscofield Ok, you can help paint my mini's while I'm sleeping.
07-24-11 03:53 AM
MrHuk Well OK, but if I die in a fire I'm haunting you both.
07-24-11 03:52 AM
Djinn24 Yepper, it only draws 40w, but puts light out like a higher wattage bulb.
07-24-11 03:50 AM
scscofield Yep, it's like you put a normal 40W bulb in there, the reason the less wattage ones put more light out is because of how well they work. Putting a 40W CFL in there is like putting a normal 40W bulb in terms of power draw, it just puts out more light.
07-24-11 03:49 AM
MrHuk
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Originally Posted by djinn24 View Post
A CLF bulb (the twisty one above) is done is true wattage and equivalent wattage. You can put a true 40w CLF which would be equivalent to a 100w (give or take) in that lamp and be ok
Are you sure that's safe?
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