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Old 10-29-2019, 08:28 PM
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I put 3 of those CFL's in my lampost in 2011 and one is still going strong. The other 2 CFL's finally burned out and were replaced by LED's and those 2 LED's have since needed replacing. The CFL's were great and one puts out as much light as 3 of the LED's.

I just found they are still available online at, a 60 watt that uses only 13 watts and is only $3.29 apiece.

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Old 10-30-2019, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Robbie0723 View Post
Robbie, I will look at these, but these appear to be a real yellow light, the CFL I have is much more white than yellow and looks very similar to the typical white post lights. Note sure if i will get reported by a troll for having a yellow post light............
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Old 10-30-2019, 08:54 AM
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Here's a reference leaning towards LED with a warm color temperatureas a more attractive alternative.

Do LED Lights Attract Bugs? - Super Bright LEDs

"LED bug lights are simply light bulbs with a yellow coating that decreases the color temperature of emitted light. Because of the coating, bulbs will emit a peak wavelength of light that is around 550-600 nanometers.

However, yellow-coated bulbs aren’t the only lights that can reduce the presence of bugs. LED lights that emit warm-colored illumination, such as yellow strip lights, yellow malibu light bulbs for landscape applications, or gold-tint filament bulbs, are great for creating an area that is less likely to attract bugs."
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