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Thank you! I tried one incandescent bulb and the...

Thank you! I tried one incandescent bulb and the buzzing stopped.
Later I tried a dimmable LED bulb the buzzing also stopped.

So I am thinking that this switch could be LED-compatible, the...
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Thank you guys! I ended up using my original...

Thank you guys! I ended up using my original ceiling box.

New problem - after we installed the light and turned on the switch, we hear a low humming sound coming from the dimmer switch. Not sure...
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What is the main purpose of a box here? Since the...

What is the main purpose of a box here? Since the fixture will be secured to the joist, I guess the purpose of the box is to keep the wires secure?
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new problem. the saddle box channel is...

new problem.

the saddle box channel is narrower than our ceiling joist, by 1/2 inch.
what do I do? I don't have an electric saw to cut the joist.:(

also as you can see from the picture, the...
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We are going to try this weekend and will post...

We are going to try this weekend and will post back. Thanks so much for all of your help!

Reviews- That's what my husband said too. We were surprised that nobody has written a negative review yet....
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Oh I got it. thanks a lots for your help!

Oh I got it. thanks a lots for your help!
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Yep I believe the bulbs included would work as...

Yep I believe the bulbs included would work as they fit the socket. But this socket is different than the usual ones we see, it does not have a metal screw shell. When I get home I can check if the...
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Would those screws included with the saddle box...

Would those screws included with the saddle box be strong enough to hold the fixture to the joist?
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Thanks Ray, I will get the analog multimeter and...

Thanks Ray, I will get the analog multimeter and test as you suggested. Will post back.
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E12 bulbs were included in the package and they...

E12 bulbs were included in the package and they fit. I bought some e14 separately and they don't fit. I am gonna return those e14 bulbs I purchased.

I need to check which part of the socket...
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Yes, instead of a threaded metal shell, they just...

Yes, instead of a threaded metal shell, they just have a threaded plastic shell and tap at the bottom. However, there are two brass taps at the bottom, and beneath the brass taps there appears to be...
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The seller said it is e14 base but when the...

The seller said it is e14 base but when the chandelier arrived I found out the base actually fits e12 bulbs. This is the weirdest lamp I have ever seen.
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Found the below instructions : With the meter...

Found the below instructions :
With the meter set on the ohms function, check for continuity between the white fixture wire and the metal shell inside the light socket. If there is continuity, the...
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57789 does it mean touch one probe to the...

57789

does it mean touch one probe to the white plastic socket sleeve? it is plastic, why would it read positive?

also, is there way to test the wires without holding the fixture up to the...
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Thank you Ray! Here is what I found regarding...

Thank you Ray!
Here is what I found regarding testing the wires, let me know if there is an easier way.


Hook up the fixture temporarily without mounting it to do a live test to determine wire...
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If I change the box to a saddle box, the box...

If I change the box to a saddle box, the box won't be metal. Does it matter?
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Thanks PJ! What drill bit should I use to drill...

Thanks PJ!
What drill bit should I use to drill steel? And how about the size of the drill bit? Same with the screw size ?

Thanks.
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I just measured the distance between box ears -...

I just measured the distance between box ears - 4inches
the distance between the two holes in the bracket - 2.5 inches
width of canopy - little shy of 4 inches
from the bracket hole to the edge...
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Btw since these two fasteners are expansion...

Btw since these two fasteners are expansion bolts, they can only be used on drywall but not joists right?
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The fixture is 30 lbs including the crystals. The...

The fixture is 30 lbs including the crystals. The current box should be able to hold up to 50 lbs. if I need to change the ceiling box, I will have to call in professional help. Was hoping I don't...
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Thank you so much Ray! as for the wires, I...

Thank you so much Ray!

as for the wires, I only see a yellow and two silver wires from the fixture, there is no brown or blue. The yellow appears to be ground, as I see copper wires coming out...
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I found 2 fasteners like the below (my finger...

I found 2 fasteners like the below (my finger pointing the fastener, what type of fastener is this), I guess that's what I am supposed to be using to mount the bracket to the ceiling...
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and...
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hello, the chandelier was delivered earlier...

hello, the chandelier was delivered earlier today.
Uploading pictures of the canopy and wires.

according to the instruction, step 1 is to install the bracket to the ceiling. The bracket, I...
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Ok I will check next time it rains. I am not sure...

Ok I will check next time it rains. I am not sure if I have a problem or not, just because everybody seem to be talking about cleaning their gutters(not my neighbors, people at work), I thought maybe...
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How do I know if my gutter needs cleaning or not

There are no leaf-falling trees around my house. Most trees in our neighborhood are evergreen trees. How do I know if my gutter needs cleaning or not? Is the only way to find out to buy a tall ladder...
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