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#1 Brandon Whiteside

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 11:55 PM

I have found two B&M 650 fresnels for sale for $350 for both. Can anyone tell me about the quality of these lights as well as if this is a good price?

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#2 Brandon Whiteside

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 12:17 PM

Come on guys..anyone? I just want to know if B&M lights are good quality
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#3 Jamie Metzger

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 05:12 PM

I dont know personally. If you can find spare bulbs for them, that's always good. Also, if you are buying online, you will want some kind of return policy, since you can't check the cables...etc online. Make sure you protect yourself.

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#4 John Sprung

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 05:21 PM

I still have a B&M 2K from maybe 40 years ago. They're pretty much OK. The only problem area is that the base of the stand is kinda flimsy. You have to know not to step on it. Mine takes standard mogul bipost lamps. I doubt that the 650's would use an oddball lamp.




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#5 Brandon Whiteside

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 11:44 PM

Thanks guys, i ended up buying them. They are great! where do you purchase the lamps for them?
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#6 David Rakoczy

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 07:00 AM

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btw.. the unit itself is called a Lamp. The bulbs are called Globes.
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