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gu10 bulb removal tool ?

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by skodaman007, 4 Nov 2012.

  1. skodaman007

    skodaman007

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    Hi all,ok i am trying to remove a gu10 bulb from an enclosed holder.

    The suction tool supplied turns it until slightly loose but not enough suction grip to extract the bulb.

    Is there a suction grip tool that has a stronger suction grip available.

    Thank you.
     
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    The supplied ones are generally useless, as they are made from a single moulded piece of soft plastic.

    Those with a separate handle are far better:
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0027J282A
     
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    I've always managed, once the bulb is cool, by using the edge of my forefinger, and my thumb, with upward pressure and twisting. Never failed me yet.
     
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    Stick a pair of marigolds on and use two fingers, or finger and thumb if you prefer. :p
     
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    (Steptoe) You dirty old man!!!!! :LOL:
     
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    Attach some Selotape to the lamp and use that as a way of turning the lamp.

    In my experience the lamp will turn much more easily if you do NOT press onto the lamp as you turn it.
     
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    Have to agree, that's my method.































    And it's excellent for removing lamps, too.
     
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