Shoddy Hardware (Was: Re: WW fixtures (was Re: "New" PDP-8))

From: Doc <>
Date: Wed Apr 3 19:22:46 2002

On Wed, 3 Apr 2002 wrote:

> Doc and others,
> If you have store or like that carries Garrity brand, pick up two
> cell AA flashlight. Plastic body, but ends are rubberized, has
> rubber tog attached. Reflector is faceted and projects bright spot
> far away. So far I'm still on orignal bulb and replaceable with
> any standard bulbs anywhere. Switch is push on-push off button type
> not those crappy slide type. The Maglite bi-pin bulbs are big
> pain, they burn out quickly, hard to find and costly. Yes I had all
> types of flashlights including Maglite.

  Yes, but I don't think a double-AA light is gonna carry comfortably.
As far as the Maglite bulbs, this Micro is on its 12th battery or so,
and it has [what's left of] a Camel logo on it. I quit smoking in

> Yes, I did know there's second bi-pin bulb held in place of red
> holder in Maglite's end cap hidden under that spring.

  That, I didn't know. I might need it in a few years.

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