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Author Topic: For Those With......  (Read 10062 times)

Offline Christmas Lamp

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For Those With......
« on: January 13, 2005, 02:03:44 pm »
Bubble Light's.......
How Long do you Run them at a time???????
I Run Mine for about a hour, but Remembering that I have to do so though a Travel Plug.........
Thanks for you help
« Last Edit: January 14, 2005, 05:58:30 am by Christmas Lamp »
I love Any Bulbs be They the Light up kind or the kind that Grows!!!

Offline Alan Franzman

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Re: For Those With......
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2005, 04:32:31 am »
I often run the tree lights with U.S.-made early vintage series-wired C-6 (plus several 1970s-present C-7 120V) bubble lights all day long, up to about 12-16 hours with no obvious permanent harm done. My C-6 string (just one) is modified with 10 sockets instead of the usual 8 or 9, and I usually put 5 bubble lights and 5 regular "cone" bulbs in it. Several of the modern bulbs and 1 or 2 of the vintage ones have an odd problem when run for several hours: The dye in the liquid "latches" onto the boiling chips at the bottom of the liquid vial, gradually turning the liquid clear. After the lights have been off overnight, all return to normal.
A.J.