> Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 09:38:39 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Jim Hoge <email@example.com>
> I cannot attest to the modern cfl lifespan but I have a pair of Philips SL
> 18/27 still in use. I won these at a parade of homes 20 years ago.
> 73, Jim W5QM
I have had just the opposite experience with modern CFLs. I bought a
package of 3 GE 26W CFLs at Wal-Mart less than 2 months ago. About a
week ago, one of them failed totally after blinking occasionally for
several days. Made in China, of course.
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