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Customer tells me she is going through a lot of bulbs on lamp post light.Anyone have any thoughts?
 
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Aside from having too high voltage supply ( it happens), she could try rough duty bulbs. They are rated at 130 volts and have a thicker filament. They give off a little less light, but will last a longer time....Priorities.
 
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Old 09-04-14, 05:45 PM
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Loose connection s, heat and vibration are other reasons for short bulb life.
 
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Old 09-04-14, 06:54 PM
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Changing it to a long life bulb, such as an LED, might be a good choice too.
 
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she could try rough duty bulbs. They are rated at 130 volts and have a thicker filament.
Except for the ones rated for 120 volts. Yes, they do have a heavy filament and provide fewer lumens. I would use a self ballasted compact fluorescent lamp it it were me.
 
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First things I would try is changing the socket and also check to see if it's a ballasted fixture they were once common. You'll need to take the ballast out if that's the case.
 
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