Light Bulb Storage?
Posted 01 October 2016 - 09:57 AM
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Posted 01 October 2016 - 11:17 AM
Milkcrate with Coroplast dividers for practical bulbs. Other spares are either kept in the original box in a tote or in the case the light lives in when not in use.
Posted 01 October 2016 - 02:52 PM
I keep 150W metal halide in little screw-top jars, wrapped in a bit of foam. They only just fit, so size carefully.
The foam isn't enough to keep them from all harm, I lost a few when a case was dropped two feet onto the ground, but it helps.
Posted 02 October 2016 - 03:21 PM
Milk crates usually in their original boxes stacked nicely as can be, and put back in their proper box (i try to hide the box for it with the bulb wherever it lives and the original bulb, if any, in the box.
I have 3 crates currently, 1 for "film bulbs" e.g. PH212 PH213 etc in "tungsten," 1 for Incandescent/Halogen Replacements from your typical hardware store, and 1 for "daylight" bulbs, from Cree LEDs to BCAs and those Kino CFLs.
Other bulbs, like Mogul based 500w and 1000w which I don't usually use will often live with whatever light they're going into. Though I am starting to pick up more and will probably make a crate for them.