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Throwing a Little Light on The Subject


DisadvantagesDo not last too long

"Who in their right minds would write a review of light bulbs? Well, to judge from my researches on Ciao, very few. In fact the only bulbs I found here were the sort you plant in the ground. So maybe I am mentally challenged but recently I have been doing a little research into the longevity of these everyday necessities! Maybe readers will feel my conclusions are worth sharing. If not, at least this is a more concise offering than my normal ramblings! ..." Read review

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Sainsbury Basic Light Bulb


Disadvantagesnot great quality/dont last

"Recently the light in our living room broke and we needed a new bulb, I picked up Sainsbury’s Basic Light bulbs simply because I was shopping there that night and came across them in the home isle by chance. This light bulb was really easy to fit and from the outside looks and fits like any other light bulb I have used before. This particular light bulb is 60 watts and creates quite a good amount of light in the ..." Read review

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Cheap and nasty


DisadvantagesThey don't last. Poor light output. Flimsy.

" Having bought a few Sainsbury's 60w Pearl Light Bulb's for my house a six weeks ago, I do feel compelled to share how completely useless these bulbs really are. Luckily I only bought 3 bulbs and didn't buy bulbs to put in throughout my house otherwise I'd be seriously unhappy. If I start with the one positive first - and there is only one real positive - and that's the price. One bulb cost me just 22p from Sainsbury's and it was the cheapest bulb ..." Read review

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False economy


Disadvantagesdoes not last

"...paid 21p per bulb from Sainsbury's and it is part of the basic range. I was pleased that I was able to buy the light bulbs singularly as often they come in boxes of two. The light bulb I bought has the standard bayonet fitting and screwed neatly into the light fixture. The light bulb was a 60watt bulb and is fairly bright. The light bulb felt fairly flimsy and when I looked at the filament, it looked like it would not last that long. The light ..." Read review

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