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LED Replacements Hit Stores Empty of 100W Bulbs

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November 14, 2012
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Sorry to see 100-watt bulbs disappear from stores because they were energy hogs? LED bulbs will roughly match the 100-watts for size and brightness, but their price may not come close.


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