I have some autosensing GE nightlights that need new bulbs. They use
bulbs that I believe are candelabra base (3/8" diameter) but have
globes that look more like flashlight bulbs (3/8" height as well as ~
I very much appreciate the response. The bulb I need is most like
(not like the older Christmas tree light shaped bulbs) but it's
supposed to be only 4 or 5 watts (and I think it'll matter because the
light runs pretty hot on just that). I also think I should be able to
find the things in bulk for a lot less than the $2+ per corner
The night light itself is
GE doesn't make replacement bulbs and says the bulb is not
replaceable. Of course, it's patently simple to crack it open w/o
damage and get out the screw bulb - the tough thing is finding a
replacement. I'm no environmentalist but it seems kinda wasteful to
have to get a new light unit every time a bulb goes (6-8 mos or so!).
It's actually a pretty cool little unit else I'd just go get something
At 3/8", I've since learned the thread end itself is a bit smaller
than candelabra size. Any recommendations of people w/ good small
light bulb / lamp selections (electronics parts suppliers w/ good
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