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Old 01-30-2006, 09:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I just saw a big rack of 65W compact flourescent floodlight fixtures at wal-mart for $11 each. I've seen them at hardware stores for $40 (bulbs alone for $12), but these guys are super cheap. They're 6500k too.

I've previously used T-8s for inexpensive DIY fixtures, but these new CF lamps appear to be a cheaper, lighter and smaller option. Set one on a 10G with a glass top and you'd be ready to go in minutes.
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Interesting. I'm gonna have to check that out later today. Is this in the lighting section or somewhere else?

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It was in the hardware section. They were on the end of an isle to highlight them as a new product.
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Err, I was at Walmart last night searching the light section. I didn't even think about checking out the hardware section.

Looks like another trip to me.

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If you are in the bay area, it was at the milpitas wal-mart at 237&880. They're across from the sandpaper in the painting area of the hardware section.

There's something on the box suggesting that PG&E is subsidising the price, so it's possible these are only available on the west coast.
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