06:40AM | 10/29/04
Member Since: 10/28/04
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I need help, in my den I have two overhead spot lights. When I was removing one of the bulbs the bulb broke leaving the threaded end of the bulb in the socket. I have tried everything I can think of to remove the bulb but nothing seems to work. To make the problem more difficult the opening to work in the overhead light is small and I do not know the type of overhead light because it came with the house.


07:42AM | 10/29/04
Member Since: 06/06/03
1250 lifetime posts
Hi altec, try a tennis ball (or something like it). Be sure power is off. Watch for broken glass, ouch!, and good luck!


-k2 in CO

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08:01PM | 12/30/04
Member Since: 12/19/04
62 lifetime posts
Make sure the power is off even to the point of turning the main off if you are not certain it is off. Take a standard pliers and stick it into the socket and twist. Broken socket is removed easily with no damage to socket.



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