Bathroom fixture bulbs -> LEDs


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Old 04-19-18, 12:12 PM
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Bathroom fixture bulbs -> LEDs

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We have LEDs in the entire house ... except in the bathrooms. There, we have fixtures attached to medicine cabinets, and we have 40 W and 60 W bulbs with candelabra (G 16-1/2) bases. They are all frosted. Now, looking for frosted LEDs that are equivalent to 40 and 60 W, and with the candelabra bases, has yielded nothing. There are some bulbs with a flat front, but they are not frosted. Looks like they could blind you.

Would anyone have any experience here, or a solution? Would be most grateful for any tip or thought.

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Old 04-19-18, 01:57 PM
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Check the "Decorative LED Bulbs" at 1000Bulbs.com. They have 5W LED (40W equivalent) frosted globe bulbs with candelabra base.
 
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I would also consider one of the many Edison style LED bulbs. Their longer lit element spreads the light out more so they don't seem as glaringly bright as traditional LED bulbs.
 
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There are many choices of LED globe bulbs that will replace your incandescent ones. Just be aware that LED's come in different colors or warmth. Incandescents give off a nice white yellowish glow that we're all familiar with. LED's can look somewhat harsh especially for the ladies in makeup application.

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Old 04-19-18, 06:20 PM
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2john02458, nothing there with a g16-1/2 base (12 mm ~ 1/2 inch), unfortunately.

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Pilot Dane, I can't find a frosty one.

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Found, for the first time, a few:

https://www.homedepot.com/b/Lighting...z0tp3iZ1z0vvov

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...hps_bw_c_x_1_w

Perhaps there are more. If you see any, please let me know.

Thanks to all!

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No, you won't find a frosted Edison style bulb as that defeats the purpose of having the Edison style element visible.
 
 

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