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
> 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.