Replacement bulb question


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Old 02-13-21, 12:35 PM
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Replacement bulb question

I have a really dumb question but I donít know - this new fixture had one of the original starter bulbs burn out. I ordered what it specified E26 base but clearly the bulb itself is larger? I assume itís fine but looks weird...Is that just a manufacturer difference?



 
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Old 02-13-21, 01:07 PM
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Looks like slight manufacturer difference. As long as the base code is the same it should work fine. There are also codes for bulb sizes and shapes. Looks like you replaced an ST18 with an ST58. You should've bought three to match. They usually burn out at about the same time. The other two may not have much time left. Dimmable LEDs are also available in those shapes, use less electricity and may last longer.

 
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Old 02-13-21, 01:20 PM
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Thanks!! I did buy three others but didnít want to replace them all until I confirmed if it was there correct bulb as long as the shape error isnít an issue I should be ok to use them?!
 
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Old 02-13-21, 02:15 PM
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Wattage within range of fixture limit, correct base--should be fine.
 
 

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