candelabra to standard light socket


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Old 03-27-17, 04:45 PM
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candelabra to standard light socket

What would be the ramifications of snipping off the candelabra light socket to a fan/light and switching it out with a standard base light bulb socket? I hate those small sockets and an LED of that type is expensive. Plus I have lots of LED std bulbs of the necessary range.
 
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Old 03-27-17, 04:52 PM
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Most ceiling fans come with the specific warning "incandescent lamps only".
LED bulbs can damage the receiver/dimmer board.
 
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Old 03-27-17, 05:01 PM
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No dimmer or electronics involved on this unit. Just a straight ceiling fan with a light attached.
 
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Old 03-27-17, 05:43 PM
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Old 03-27-17, 06:28 PM
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Ray, Great idea, except the globe won't allow for that much extra length. But thanks for the idea.
 
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Old 03-27-17, 08:22 PM
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Yes, I figure size might be a problem but thought I'd throw it out there just in case there was room.
 
 

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