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Will this support the weight of Evil's PAR38?


Jruberti

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I dont know if it will hold or not (dont know how much bulb weights)but if you get it here its cheaper and you may be able to get it in store. And if it doesn't work for you at least easy to return to your local wal-mart.

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?...indingMethod=rr

 

Check this out. http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?...indingMethod=rr

Im sure it will be fine.

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thanks for the links!

 

I noticed on the website that it said the lamps weight 11lbs! I don't think I have a fixture in my house that can support that much weight :/

 

I dont know if it will hold or not (dont know how much bulb weights)but if you get it here its cheaper and you may be able to get it in store. And if it doesn't work for you at least easy to return to your local wal-mart.

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?...indingMethod=rr

 

Check this out. http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?...indingMethod=rr

Im sure it will be fine.

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I can't speak for Evil's bulbs but in general the par38s are close to a pound in weight. Considerably heavier than any other comparably sized incandescent bulb. Any of those pivoting, swing arm lamps should work as long as all the hinged joints are screwed together as opposed to just riveted. If the joints are put together using screws or nuts and bolts you can tighten them up to create enough tension/friction so they don't end up "drooping". I've seen some of the cheaper desk lamps using rivets and they get real loosey goosey and will barely hold their own weight up let alone a 1lb. bulb.

 

Steve

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thanks for the info, well 1 lb is def better than 11 lol

 

im doing a rimless build with a custom stand, and was going for the look of the elos minis, what kind of fixture would best house one of these bulbs?

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WOW :o Thats still a very heavy bulb. If you can get one of the fixtures locally(like a office store) then at least you could take the bulb into the store to do a test. It would give you some idea what to expect on how long it will last before it starts to sag.

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I got an architect's desk lamp for my BoostLED PAR30 bulb. I dont know the differences in weight between mine and the PAR38 but it seems to hold the bulb up pretty easily. I got the desk lamp at Office Max

 

Here is a pic

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I got an architect's desk lamp for my BoostLED PAR30 bulb. I dont know the differences in weight between mine and the PAR38 but it seems to hold the bulb up pretty easily. I got the desk lamp at Office Max

 

Here is a pic

IMAG0284.jpg

 

The PAR38's are almost twice as heavy as the PAR30's.

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I'm holding up my Rapid LED PAR38 with a $15 clamp-on architect lamp from Office Depot:

 

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Don't mind the packaging on the lamp or the lid on the tank. I'm too lazy to upload a newer photo.

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