Blown Bulb

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dman1234

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So i woke up this morning and found one of my lights out????

600 watt Hps blew in the night. scarry stuff.



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bho_expertz

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I've heard some stories about ppl losing the fingers or suffer serious damage because the glass of the bulb also exploded ... scary
 
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The Hemp Goddess

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Did the glass actually break (I can't tell from the pics)?

I have never actually heard or known of a real person that got injured because of a bulb exploding. I have used large wattage HIDs for about 15 years now without incident.
 
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dman1234

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the outer shell didnt break but several pieces inside did, theres alot of debris inside the bulbs glass, aswell as a white, blueish grey burn the full length of the bulb.

i know its not the end of the world but like alot of us in this hobby fire is always on my mind and a 600 watt bulb doing this gives me the creeps.
 

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I have had a couple do that. Sometimes if you go days on end when a grow is dialed you might not even know it burnt out for long periods. Lights still fire up as normal, just put off small % of lumens. No harm.
 
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dman1234

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Artemis, LU600 watt/T/plant.

its only been used for 10 weeks.
 
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dman1234

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im gonna try but i bought it online and im trying to remember where i bought it.

Duh for me, LOL.
 

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