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Can I use a 23 watt CFL in a 75 watt lamp socket?

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

I have a lamp that says use up to 75 watt bulb. If I use the new type 100 watt that only uses 23 watts of electricity will it….

Electrical Question from Bill about light sockets and CFL lamps

Question: I have a lamp that says use up to 75 watt bulb. If I use the new type 100 watt that only uses 23 watts of electricity will it be ok?

Dave’s Reply:
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