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steveo
New Member
Username: gloriabills

Post Number: 6
Registered: 01-2005
Posted on Sunday, January 08, 2006 - 04:51 pm:       

I'm not considering doing this, but I was wondering about halogen lights.
They are super cheap and put out lots of watts.
Any reason why I haven't heard about anyone using them?
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Shauna Gayheart
Junior Member
Username: sli

Post Number: 40
Registered: 09-2005
Posted on Sunday, January 08, 2006 - 08:30 pm:       

I think I remember something from my theatre tech class in HS about halogen bulbs....if you touch the bulb, the oils in your skin will react with it and cause a little explosion. Maybe that was just the seniors jerking our freshmen chains, but maybe not?
Ok...so I'm a LOTR fan...
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Gopi
Advanced Member
Username: gopi

Post Number: 1533
Registered: 01-2004
Posted on Monday, January 09, 2006 - 09:40 pm:       

um, they get really really really really hot...
I wouldn't use them for that reason alone.
There! You have a bigger tank! Will you stop plotting my death now??
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rob
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Username: rob

Post Number: 46
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 06:09 am:       

Overheating as previously stated
Just smile and nod - Im used to it...
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Brad
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Username: brad

Post Number: 1565
Registered: 03-2005
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 12:42 pm:       

They USE alot of watts. Their output isn`t that great. Most of their power is wasted in heat, which you know is alot. You could use them, but it`ll get hot and it`ll cost you quite a bit more in electricity. Long term, they`re not the cheap nor the practical choice.
Ever feel like you`re flying and drowning at the same time?
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