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Old 02-10-2015, 08:33 PM   #1
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Needed to install a dimming ballast for a 2 lamp u tube fixture. It was an existing T8 fixture so I thought no problem. Well it turns out I needed non shorted tombstones, didn't think I could find a straight pin tombstone so I made some with the existing ones.









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Not the best drilling, but it worked.


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I would of just bought them.
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Needed to install a dimming ballast for a 2 lamp u tube fixture. It was an existing T8 fixture so I thought no problem. Well it turns out I needed non shorted tombstones, didn't think I could find a straight pin tombstone so I made some with the existing ones. Worked like a champ!
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I would of just bought them.
Good luck finding a supply house that carries them. There are way to many styles of tombstones.
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Good luck finding a supply house that carries them. There are way to many styles of tombstones.
That's why I decided to make them. Who knows how long it would have taken to find them. This took about 20 mins to do 4 of them.
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Been there done that, a few times.
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