replacing bulbs


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Old 02-27-20, 01:17 PM
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replacing bulbs

Hi.looking sugestions how to replace bulbs in places my hand can't get at.most bulb snatchers are too big.
 
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Old 02-27-20, 01:34 PM
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A photo of what you are trying to reach would be useful.
 
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Old 02-27-20, 03:14 PM
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Is your issue that you're unable to reach the bulb or that you can't grip the bulb?
 
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Are there escutcheons, trim rings or bezels you can remove to have better access to the bulbs?
 
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Old 02-28-20, 01:25 PM
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cant get fingers in to grip the bulb
 
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Old 02-28-20, 01:28 PM
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no just cant get hand in far enough.
 
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Old 02-28-20, 01:31 PM
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cant get fingers in to grip the bulb
Sorry, but I don't follow. If the opening is too small for your fingers, how will you get the bulbs out?
 
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Old 02-28-20, 01:33 PM
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thanks might try it among other things like paper cupc etc
 
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Attach a suction cup to the bulb.
 
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Old 02-28-20, 01:37 PM
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Can you post a pic? Maybe you’re going about it wrong?
 
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i can hold the bulb from the bottom but cant turn it in enough
 
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Old 02-28-20, 01:43 PM
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sometimes can unscew it with 2 fingers
 
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Old 02-28-20, 01:58 PM
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Get some heavy tape like electrical tape--the wider the better. Make a shape like this _|_ by sticking it together at the center and stick the "legs" to the face of the bulb. Grab the tab with thumb and forefinger, push up slightly against the bulb and twist it out.

Or put some double sided tape onto end of a large dowel or block of wood. Stick it to the face of the bulb and push up slightly and twist.
 
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Old 02-29-20, 12:41 PM
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Well thanks to all.I thinks it's time to move on.
 
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Is there a cover of some sort that unscrews? Seems if a hand can't fit in there, the bulb wasn't meant to be unscrewed first.
Can you describe what it is that the bulb is attached to, if you're unable to post a pic?
 
 

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