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Table Lamp bulb holder screw size.

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by dal5band, 24 Feb 2010.

  1. dal5band

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    I need to replace the bulb holder on an old standard lamp - the ones in the DIY stores seem to have a different screw fitting for screwing the holder into place on the old shaft. The new ones are bigger.

    What are the old and new sizes ? Can you still get the old size ?
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    From memory, plastic lampholders have a larger threaded end than the brass ones.

    If you use a brass one make sure it is earthed (you may have to replace the flex).
     
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    10mm, 13mm and 1/2 inch are the most common sizes
     
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    Cheers - 13mm is almost 1/2 inch so I persume the 10mm is the smaller size. Now I know what to ask for !!
     
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    You can just click on my 2 pictures ;)
     
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    At those prices I'd need a mortgage! :eek:

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    Why - how many do you need? :eek:
     

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