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STEP 2: Tipped Bulbs
[Is the tipped bulb frosted, unfrosted (clear), or opaque?]

Select the option most resembling your bulb from the drop-down menu to proceed to the next step. Please consult "option descriptions" for detailed info.


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FULL OPTION DESCRIPTIONS / IMAGE GLOSSARY: [Option titles are also linked to proceed to the next step.]


OPTION A: Bulb is tipped and clear (i.e. un-frosted). key no. [30]
OPTION B: Bulb is tipped and frosted on the outside (exterior frosting) on the hemispherical top (the bowl) of the bulb only, giving the bulb the appearance of “bowl frosting.”  Bowl surface should look frosty and feel coarse and abrasive, somewhat like that of a very fine sandpaper. key no. [40]
OPTION C: Bulb is tipped and fully frosted on the outside (exterior frosting). Entire surface of bulb should look frosty and feel coarse and abrasive, somewhat like that of a fine sandpaper. key no. [40a]
OPTION D: Bulb is tipped and has a smooth, milky white surface. key no. [40b]


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