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Re: Bad shop light

> Date: Mon, 08 Dec 1997 00:05:56 -0800
> From: Jeremy <adamsjer at ucs_orst.edu>
> I have a 4ft shop light with two t12's iinside. Yesterday when I was doing a
> water change (had to lift up the shop light) my light started to flicker on
> and off. ...
> Did my ballast
> burn out? I whacked it pretty gently, but do you think I broke it? If any one
> has any advice about wheter I should by a new one or not let me know. 

What kind of shoplight was it?  Some of the cheaper ones ($10 at WalMart, for 
example) are pretty marginal. Some will last a long time, some won't work right 
out of the box. If it was a cheap one, buy another.