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I put the sprinkler too close to the bug zapper and it quit working, Water and electricity don't play well together. I have the problem pin pointed to this fuse or what ever it is called. It is in a spot to where the circuit is complete going through this fuse and the light. I put a new light on it but everything dead ends at this fuse. I am going to try and find something to replace it with.

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Actually, it was the bugs that moved the zapper next to the water....

https://youtu.be/poxkfyfa9mo

http://home.howstuffworks.com/bug-zapper.htm

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Awesome, so that piece that was burnt out is an incandescent light bulb starter. Now when I go to an electronics store I can ask to get one.


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LKHDXWE/ref=asc_df_B00LKHDXWE3760755?smid=A9FUTWJPIKTJW&tag=pgmptvs-788-96-20&linkCode=df0&creative=395133&creativeASIN=B00LKHDXWE

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Or you can go to any old hardware store and get similar wattage matching Fluorescent Tube Starter,
cut it open like in the video and take the little bulb.
http://home.howstuffworks.com/question337.htm

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I was about to give up on this yesterday. I went to an electronics store, they had no clue to what I had, I explained it to them. The though this was in parallel with the circuit but I said it was in series. It was attached to the light. I even mentioned it was a florescent light. They still had no clue. Well now I guess I can go back and tell them what it actually was. This bug Zapper isn't that cheap.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Flowtron-1-Acre-Mosquito-Killer-with-Mosquito-Attractant-BK40DK/100326059?MERCH=REC-_-SearchPLPHorizontal1_rr-_-NA-_-100326059-_-N

The other mosquito eater is the bats that fly around at night. Unfortunately they are between the trailer and the addition that was attached

I am not really sure how many mosquito's this thing actually gets, but it eats up a lot of millers and other bugs. I just have to remember to shut off the porch light so the bugs go to the zapper. The yard light unfortunately a tracks a lot of bugs in front of the shop. You get to see some strange bugs on the ground in the morning.

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I was about to give up on this yesterday. I went to an electronics store, they had no clue to what I had, I explained it to them. The though this was in parallel with the circuit but I said it was in series. It was attached to the light. I even mentioned it was a florescent light. They still had no clue. Well now I guess I can go back and tell them what it actually was. This bug Zapper isn't that cheap.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Flowtron-1-Acre-Mosquito-Killer-with-Mosquito-Attractant-BK40DK/100326059?MERCH=REC-_-SearchPLPHorizontal1_rr-_-NA-_-100326059-_-N

The other mosquito eater is the bats that fly around at night. Unfortunately they are between the trailer and the addition that was attached

I am not really sure how many mosquito's this thing actually gets, but it eats up a lot of millers and other bugs. I just have to remember to shut off the porch light so the bugs go to the zapper. The yard light unfortunately a tracks a lot of bugs in front of the shop. You get to see some strange bugs on the ground in the morning.


If it's mosquitos you're after, you're wasting electricity.... And making annoying noise

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http://www.mosquitoworld.net/mosquito-control/trap-reviews/

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I tried two electronic stores in Lacombe, what a joke. I just go into PV mart and guess what I found, yes the starter that I need for my light. I just wish I had the part this attached to so I would nave to solder any wires to this.
Cost after tax was $3.65.

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Is that one of the starters that goes in the cheap shop fluorescent light bulb kits? If so, return these and buy the light kit. You'll find the ballast and the part it attaches to so you can solder it into place. If the one in the light kit is not the correct rating, you should at least be able to get the mount for it and still use the one in the package.

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Ive seen these for stove fluorescent

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I tried to rig something up to make it work but wasn't successful. Still not done with it. I pulled it open and the one part looks exactly like the one I had burned out. Except it was good.

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This should help you figure out your neon circuit, but careful not to get... Zapped!

Chevy 97 wrote:
I tried to rig something up to make it work but wasn't successful. Still not done with it. I pulled it open and the one part looks exactly like the one I had burned out. Except it was good.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhUGPu3DgHw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z55566ep0Hg

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Side note:

"the compact fluorescent expert"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1LUBcRTCFo

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