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Re: Shop Lights

To: shk <>, shop-talk@Autox.Team.Net
Subject: Re: Shop Lights
From: Carol <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 1998 14:34:31 -0800

My shop light (as generic as they come) takes two 40-watt el cheapo tubes.
No bigger and no smaller. 

The suggestion to look on the ballast for the proper type of tube is a good

Good luck!


At 09:04 PM 1/27/98 -0800, shk wrote:
>What are the appropriate tubes to use in the generic shop lights?
>I'm talking about the fixtures that you see stacked at the end of the
>aisle at Wal-Mart for $7.97.  I have tried using the 25 watt "for
>residential and shop lights" tubes but I find they only last a few
>months.  I also have tried the F40CW tubes with about the same results.
>It is as though the cheap ballast they use in those lamps needs a
>certain type of tube.  I seem to remember some discussion on this some
>time ago, but don't remember the conclusions.

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