> So, should I mount a $5 flourescent lamp on a pole to provide light
> when working under the hood, or shoule I shell out $40 and get the DUAL
> halogen lamps?????
> I am dying to light up the world, but afraid of what I might see
> under the hood when I look closer.
Let's look at some other aspects:
The $5 Flourescent uses ~40 watts per bulb assumung 2 bulbs 80 watts.
For Arguments sake @ $0.10/KWH for electricity $0.008/hr
The Dual 500 watt halogen lamps. Both turned on 1 KW @ $0.10/KWH =
$0.10/hr 12.5 times more electricity. But that is not really that
Let's see you live in Georgia. I have been to Norcross in July. I found
it to be HOT! I like it cool, so I would pick the flourecent since it
has more than 10 times less heat pouring out.
FYI I have the Dual 500 Watt Halogen because I like it cool, not
freezing my a$$ off when it is 10 deg in the barn.
Mark "just my 200 watts worth" Jurras = =o&o
> Tim Moses, Esq. U.S.N.A. 1986
> Augusta, GA (pop. 202,434) the 77th largest city in USA