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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:14 pm 
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Let's talk Snap On's. We don't put them on the tree, but still want to use them. Had an extra Radko base, and they work great, plus it's a nine light base. Using 5 watt C-7 lamps in them. They will want to set a little lop sided unless the base still has the metal lamp guide inside . Had to experiment with different tubes till I found tubes that would bubble the best on the lower wattage lamps. I found the darker colors looked the best with Noma slug tubes, for larger bubbles. For the lighter colors I used Royal tubes that have a lot of smaller bubbles, that show up better. Looks real nice, plus you can hear the rattle of the Noma slugs.


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Very nice!


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