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Author Topic: Mini Bubblers  (Read 15331 times)

Offline Christmas Lamp

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Mini Bubblers
« on: May 02, 2008, 02:39:30 pm »
Lookie what came in the Mail!!!!!!  :-D  :-D  :-D
A bit late but Hey Ho.....
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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2008, 09:08:57 pm »
Never too late for bubble lights.  Nice find!

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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2008, 03:27:26 am »
Thanks Tim  :-D

All I did was to send the money to my freind and tell her to go see what Bubblers she could find....

Wish we could get them here in England  :cry:
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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2008, 07:20:04 am »
@ christmas lamp i bought similar way back, link is here http://bulbcollector.com/forum/index.php?topic=923.0 they are nice.

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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2008, 01:22:03 pm »
How long do you run them for at a time? I don't for very long as like you I have to go though a Converter...
Thanks
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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2008, 10:34:23 am »
c.l. i only run them for a few hours a night at xmas, im a little bit afraid with the coverter.

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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2008, 01:36:09 pm »
c.l. i only run them for a few hours a night at xmas, im a little bit afraid with the coverter.

Same Here.... I LOVE having them but it's a Pain in the Butt to have to run them though a Converter...

WISH some were made here in England I'd buy them, some freinds who have seen mine would like to have them as well
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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2008, 09:55:52 am »
totally agree, i have many friends and relatives that say they would buy them if they were for the u.k. market, they dont like the idea of converters, i wonder why no one has come up with them, i really think they would be a great seller, i even have people pointing to their kids when they are passing my house and the tree is lit in the front window with my 3 sets of bigger modern day bubblers lit.  8-)

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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2008, 09:58:26 am »

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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2008, 04:34:18 am »
VERY Nice Tree StarMan  :-D
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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2012, 10:41:25 am »
Think I'm Going to Have Them Out and on to Night.... In THAT Mood....
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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2012, 11:07:33 am »
you are joking its far to early, i couldnt climb up into my loft to get mine out  :roll:

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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2012, 11:19:04 am »
No I Wasn't.....

And Yes I HAVE Got Them Out and On....  :-D
Why Not....
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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2012, 11:24:12 am »
im superstios i think its unlucky i take them down on the 12th day and dont light them again untill early december

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Re: Mini Bubblers
« Reply #14 on: August 09, 2012, 10:26:12 am »
c.l. i only run them for a few hours a night at xmas, im a little bit afraid with the coverter.

Are these a simple series string of lamps ? of suitable voltage each and number of lamps to suit 120 volt mains.

If so it should be possible to simply connect two sets in series to UK 230/240 volt mains.
The theoretical objection to so doing is that the voltage to earth/ground at one end is 240 volts, and not the 120 volts for which the insulation was designed. In practice though the insulation thickness and general design seems to be the same for 120 volts and for 240.