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really dim bulbs; Tungsten Halide lighting

In message <9612081313.AA18900@wvit.wvnet.edu> Robert Myers writes:

> This may not be correct.  The weak spot of the filament will be the
> narrowest part of the filament.  Since the entire current for the filament
> passes through the entire filament this weak spot, due to its smaller
> diameter and therefore its higher resistance, will have the highest
> temperature.  Therefore the rate of deposition of Tungsten will be highest
> at those spots.

Don't follow this logic.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club