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Re: light - was benches

To: (Dave Williams)
Subject: Re: light - was benches
From: James R Ferguson <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 96 09:41:48 -0500 (EST)
At 01:42 AM 1/18/96 -0500, you wrote:
>-> In all truth, though, I've found the $5 each fluorescent "workshop"
>-> fixtures, all over the place, to be the best deal in lighting my
>-> shop.
> What I've never figured out was, why the light was $8-$10, but a
>replacement ballast is $15-$20.  Cheaper to just buy a new light, though
>it offends my sensibilities.

I thought that the $5 lights had an "electronic" ballast not the better
transformer type.  Thus, a poor startup, but lower price.

Jim Ferguson

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