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Metal Halide bulbs - does age matter?

Posted by snidelywhiplash z5b (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 24, 13 at 23:32

Hi all -

I have a bunch of nice 150W metal halide bulbs - still new in the packages - that I was thinking of selling.

Their manufacture date is July 2009. If they've never been used, is the age of the bulbs of any importance?

Thanks!
Jason


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RE: Metal Halide bulbs - does age matter?

They will do just fine...bulbs deteriorate out of usage.

Source: myself who has been growing indoors for over 10 years and gone through countless and countless HID bulbs of all sorts :)


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RE: Metal Halide bulbs - does age matter?

Great - thanks so much! Just didn't want to be selling stuff that wouldn't be any good.

Jason


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