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post #92 of Old 02-05-2014
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Re: Extreme Cold

Originally Posted by Delta-T View Post

These are outlawed for closet use because of fires.

Closet Lights – New Rules for Closet Lights

"Surface-mounted or recessed fixtures are both permitted, but exposed (uncovered) light bulbs are not. "

Has anyone ever had a hot bulb get wet? I have and they shatter before the element sparks/burns out. All it would take is one drop of condensation and some combustible bilge fumes.
Good references DeltaT. I never said the things people do are right, or safe, and your post reinforces that.

I personally saw an Islander 36 explode about 400 feet from me once. Not a pretty sight as the entire deck & coach house blew clear off the boat.
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