Is there some reason why you did not report the burnt out lamp
to the facilities department at your college/university when the
lamp ceased functioning ?
Even if you somehow figure out how to open that fixture, you will
not have a lamp available to you which will fit the base you will
find inside of it -- that fixture will have some sort of keyed/pinned
commercial grade CFL inside of it, not a standard lamp socket...
If some fine were to be imposed on you it is justified, you should
have reported the non-functional light when it stopped working so
it could be repaired in a timely manner rather than as a rush job
during the holiday break so it is ready for the next occupant of
that dorm room...
The college can not expect nor demand that you supply special
light bulbs for its installed fixtures which are not your property...
If the light fixture is undamaged you can not be legally charged
because the lamp is burnt out, that is normal wear and tear and
lamps do not last forever...
Definitely leave it alone and do not try to open it/tamper with it
in any way, just report it to the person who does your check out
that it recently stopped working but you were so busy packing
to leave that making a maintenance request just slipped your
I'm with the group thats says: Do you know for an absolute fact, not that
Skunky Beaumont down the hall told you, that you will be charged for a blown
out light bulb that can't be accessed without a ladder, knowledge of how to
open it and possibly a special lamp?
Push the plastic lens up and deliberatly deform it slightly so it is off ce
nter and curled up at the two sides. You will probablyu be pushing against
a spring of some type. Eventually you should be able to push one end up e
nough so that the opposite end can be pulled down below the rim. I have wh
at appears to be the identical light and it just requires a slow steady han
replying to eric, Nebrcyclist wrote:
Here an idea to remove the most stubborn glass globe. Go to Harbour Freight and
get a suction cup mounted shower handle. Wet the suction cup and attach one end
to the globe. The handle allows you to pull down slightly and twist at the same
time. Hey it worked for me after trying every technique online. Good luck
On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:14:07 PM UTC-5, Nebrcyclist wrote:
Nebraska cyclist must have wrapped his lips around the exhaust
of his tricycle/Vespa/motorcycle or he would have seen he's
replying to a FIVE YEAR OLD thread.
Reading comprehension must not be high on the list of requirements
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