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I have this lamp in the corner of my room; had it for a long time (probably close to a decade), and it's having some electrical issues and the bulbs finally burnt out. One of the bulbs is the white-ish classic fluorescent color, and the other is a yellowish color similar to classic incandescent bulbs. What I liked about this one so much is that the color distributed upwards and around the room very nicely, and the color (especially the yellow that I used for the last year or so after the other failed) was very soft and relaxing.

I'm looking for something cheap to replace it with (black would be best). I thought I should ask here before looking on my own. All suggestions welcome.

EDIT: Forgot to add pictures! tongue.gif



Edited by EfemaN - 6/24/13 at 8:06pm
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I would replace it with one that accepts incandescent bulbs and then put a plain incandescent in there (so, nothing fancy such as GE's Reveal bulb). This will give you that warm shade of light. Or, you can put a warm LED 'bulb' in there that claims to have a color temperature of 2700K.

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I would replace it with one that accepts incandescent bulbs and then put a plain incandescent in there (so, nothing fancy such as GE's Reveal bulb). This will give you that warm shade of light. Or, you can put a warm LED 'bulb' in there that claims to have a color temperature of 2700K.

Yep, good plan! Although I have to say, I'm going to miss the donut bulbs; they, along with the lamp design, do a really good job of spreading light around comfortably.
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Yep, good plan! Although I have to say, I'm going to miss the donut bulbs; they, along with the lamp design, do a really good job of spreading light around comfortably.

 

I think that's all we had before we had Compact Fluorescent Lights.

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