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by Miss Cuddly
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Lamps
Topic: An ode to SOX
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: An ode to SOX

Tom wrote:Haha love this! Good work and a befitting tribute to a SOX that got away!
Thank you kind sir. :D
by Miss Cuddly
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Lamps
Topic: An ode to SOX
Replies: 3
Views: 159

An ode to SOX

We saw a lonely SOX light
It was a wonderful sight
That soft amber glow
That we will soon forego
He was holding his own
But will soon be overthrown
By the march of LEDs
That the EU decrees
by Miss Cuddly
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Lamps
Topic: Death of a light bulb
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Death of a light bulb

It is with a heavy heart that I have to report the death of Thomas a dear old friend. :crying I'm talking about our lovely old GE 1,000W GLS lamp from 1950. He was being screwed into a lamp holder, when we heard a crack. :crying Our lamp filled up with smoke Poor Thomas has gone and broke There was ...
by Miss Cuddly
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Lamps
Topic: Does anyone use indandescent GLS anymore?
Replies: 22
Views: 4701

Re: Does anyone use indandescent GLS anymore?

MissRiaElaine wrote:
Miss Cuddly wrote: Soon the only place you will find HID lamps is in our collections, and that will be a sad day as far as I'm concerned. :crying
Incandescent lamps too, come to that :crying
And we can't forget about CFLs and their bigger brothers. :(
by Miss Cuddly
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Lamps
Topic: Does anyone use indandescent GLS anymore?
Replies: 22
Views: 4701

Re: Does anyone use indandescent GLS anymore?

The bans are government backed so I've been told, so I wouldn't expect anything to change. Unfortunately the market for traditional lighting technology is pretty much dead now. I work in electrical wholesale, and it's probably been two years now since I've seen anything other than LED specified for...
by Miss Cuddly
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Lamps
Topic: Does anyone use indandescent GLS anymore?
Replies: 22
Views: 4701

Re: Does anyone use indandescent GLS anymore?

Halogens are already on the way out, banned by the end of the year. They will never rest until all we can have is [censored] LED :x They have taken incandescents, pretty much all discharge lighting, and now this :crying :crying :crying :x The Eurocrats are determined to ruin everything that they to...