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I have a house that has pretty high (12-13 foot) ceilings with recessed cans. I was using 120 Watt BR40 bulbs (the highest wattage allowed for the cans), and my electric bills were over the top. About 3 years ago, I switched to CFL's, and my bills went down significantly. Unfortunately, my wife did not like the CFL's (light color, long time to turn on, etc, ...


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With regards to bulbs not seating correctly (no electrical connectivity), I think that is highly unlikely. The new bulbs I tried are the regular kind i.e. they are not BR-40. Since these 130 volt bulbs would not light up, I wanted to know if there was a reason that explains it and is likely. I want to avoid buying 130 volt Br-40 bulbs and find them not ...


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The eyeball or gimbal fixture has spring loaded clips. SHUT OFF POWER, take utility knife and score any paint that may have sealed the ring to ceiling, pull the ring from straight down, compress and release spring tension, pull assembly out of can. By holding the socket in one hand and twist bulb with other......yes/no...safety glasses, gloves, and a bag to ...


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I wonder if the bulb is not seating properly in the fixture, possible because of its shape. Are your new 130-volt bulbs wider or shallower than the originals? I've had that problem with some CFL bulbs, where they wouldn't screw in far enough to make electrical contact. If this is the issue, you might be able to see slight scratching on the sides of the new ...


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There is probably a metal ring in the rim of the fixture that hold the light bulb in place. With a flat screwdriver you can remove that ring and then the bulb should drop out.


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The 953P does not come with a socket extension. I'm not sure where you got it or why. With an H99 I can't see the use of one. You CANNOT use a 12v MR16 in an H99 can. In fact, the 1420 trim is not for use with the H99 series. It is ONLY for use with the H1499 series low voltage housings. See here: ...



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