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Desk Lamp

Postby ObviousPlayer » Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:47 am

Hello folks,

So as the winter nights have closed in and the old eyes aren't what they used to be I have taken to using a camping headlamp to paint by. Not ideal. Can anyone recommend a really brilliant desk lamp?

Thanks
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby Josh » Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:53 am

I Picked something like one of these (except the head was tound and had a magnifier in the middle) and its been going strong for a couple of years.

http://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/daylight-ho ... 91288-1000

Rarely use the magnifier bit but isnfairly compact and you can angle the light where you are working.
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby Azzabat » Fri Dec 04, 2015 3:04 pm

I got mine from IKEA: http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/categ ... ces/20502/ and fitted it with a daylight simulation bulb.

I'd suggest going for one with as long an arm as possible so you can position it according to your own style and requirements. Buy 2 (one either side) if you can.
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby Captain Taelos » Sat Dec 05, 2015 8:07 am

I use this for painting - it's superb.
http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/22w-fluoresce ... oCgcvw_wcB
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby Dave Fraser » Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:39 pm

Same as taelos for me.
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby radegast6@gmail.com » Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:51 am

I did similar to CJ, lamp with day light imitation lamp, above desk another light with day light, and for details compressed direct light using very bendy http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/00169659/, all A+++ and led so not so expensive in use in long term. hope it helps Chris, time for game this month batman or warzone?
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby Azzabat » Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:51 am

Adrian, That IKEA lamp ... does it take a normal light bulb? And would you be able to fitt a Daylight Simulation Bulb into it?

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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby radegast6@gmail.com » Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:40 pm

nope CJ it has permanent led light inside. in bargain corner we sell http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/00315651/ this in orange - discontinued for £1,5 if you are interested. its same like mine its just clamp instead base.
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby Azzabat » Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:48 pm

Is that £1.50?
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Postby radegast6@gmail.com » Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:59 pm

yes
if its stillin bargain corner, could sold out by now.
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby Azzabat » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:33 pm

If they are could you get me 2 please? I can come give you the money straight away if you can.

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Postby radegast6@gmail.com » Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:22 pm

sorry cj it was gone if I will come across it will buy it for you.
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Re: Desk Lamp

Postby Azzabat » Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:52 pm

OK, thanks for trying though buddy.

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