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Old 12-05-2009, 01:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need light fixture for T8 40 watt bulbs

I bought two 40 watt Glo bulbs and can not find a T8 light fixture for them. All I can find at Lowes and Home Depot are 32 watt fixtures.

Does anyone know where I can find a T8 40 watt fixture?

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Default Re: Need light fixture for T8 40 watt bulbs

I must have asked a real dumb question, or I did not word my question very well.


New question:

Can you put 40 watt T8 bulbs in a 40 watt T12 fixture?
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Default Re: Need light fixture for T8 40 watt bulbs

they should work in a t8 32 watt fixture.
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Default Re: Need light fixture for T8 40 watt bulbs

Hagen Glo Flora-Glo
Hagen Glo Power-Glo

etc....

http://www.bigappleherp.com/Hagen-Gl...orescent-Bulbs

http://www.bigalsonline.com/edealinv...rison+Shopping
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Default Re: Need light fixture for T8 40 watt bulbs

Simple answer is YES.
But they will be overdriven.
I have a 48" triple tube fixture for T8s.
I'm currently running a 32w AGA 8000K, a 32w Philips ADV850 and a 36w Philips Aquarelle.
I will be selling it once I build my 4 lamp T8 fixture.
If interested, PM me.
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Simple answer is YES.
But they will be overdriven.
I have a 48" triple tube fixture for T8s.

What wattage is the T8 fixture? Is it 32 watts or 40 watts?

I want to put a T8 40 watt bulb in a T12 40 watt fixture. Will that work?
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The ballast will drive up to three 40w T8s or four 32w T8s (but the fixture will only take 3 bulbs).
I can attach more pictures if you want.
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