Re: Simple ceiling light (removing)

snipped-for-privacy@fanhhnaf.com wrote:

Is that the sort with a sleeve around the bulb-holder which unscrews, allowing the main cover to drop off?
If not, turn off the mains and hit it with a big hammer. :-)
Roger.
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i find gentle tapping with a screwdriver handle loosens them if not turn of at the mains and smack it with a hammer
loz

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Or leave the means on and ask somebody you dont like to hit it with a hammer. -- Regards Martin
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What's all this advice about turning the mains off before applying the hammer? Has this newsgroup suddenly become populated with the DIY nancy boys or something? <g,d,rvvf....>
Andrew
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On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 18:36:13 +0100, Andrew McKay wrote:

Agreed, as long as it's off at the light-switch and you're wearing rubber wellies ;)
Steve
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power whilst stood in a bucket of brine. Richard
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On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 21:39:14 +0100, "Frisket"

Was this to demonstrate that you were worth your salt?
.andy
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On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 21:39:14 +0100, "Frisket"

Hmm, more likely to be under power and standing in a pool of urine. ;)
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Huge wrote:

Yes. They are chep. Smash it and get a new one. Turn power off first :-)

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The hammer worked - taped it all round and it unsrewed. It did go in the bin.If her indoors had made her mind up before sparky went he could have fitted the new ones - this has only been up 2 weeks. Thanks for all your replies.
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wrote:

Be aware of possibility ofslightly different diameters and screwholes in different places. resulting in bits of undecorated ceiling to be made good.
DG
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