Richard Hobbs

My name is Richard and i am the companies Technical and Web Development Director. I am the face behind all of the support emails and calls. I have a huge passion in upcycling and creating stunning lighting projects. My previous job was home automation and smart home control, this has lead me to bring in some great software into the company to help a much smoother running of the business and ultimately meaning a better service for our customers.

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  • Richard Hobbs commented,

    Hi, Sorry i should of said. We have a braided version here: https://www.lampspares.co.uk/3-core-braided-black-round-flex-0-75mm-black-plu95190/ However the diameter is 7mm we only sell 0.75mm braid...

  • Richard Hobbs commented,

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    Hi John, The smallest is 6.3mm that is for a 0.5mm 3 core cable: https://www.lampspares.co.uk/black-3-core-flex-round-0-5mm/  

  • Richard Hobbs commented,

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    HI, I am afraid we dont offer any larger shade rings in the metal version. In the plastic range we do a wide shade ring which has a wider flange but not for the metal range. Thanks

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    Installing S.lilley Brand E14 Lampholder's

    This guide is to aid you in installing the S.Lilley brand SES | E14 | Small Edison Screw lampholders. Step 1: Separate the lampholder into its 3 parts and screw the cap (bottom section) onto your t...

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    Installing Arditi Brand E14 lampholder's

    This guide is to aid you in installing the Arditi brand SES | E14 | Small Edison Screw lampholders. There are 3 different types of lampholders and all 3 will be covered in this guide. Please click ...

  • Richard Hobbs commented,

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    Hi Ian, You dont necessarily need to earth the anglepoise, if you have a plastic lampholder you can get away with a 2 core cable which are thinner than a 3 core. However if you have a metal lamphol...

  • Richard Hobbs commented,

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    Hi Nick, We have some guides that may help you with the questions you have here. Finding out the thread size: https://support.lampspares.co.uk/hc/en-gb/articles/360015111614-Help-With-Replacement-L...

  • Richard Hobbs commented,

    Hi Mark, I have created a ticket for your request and will get back to you on there.

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    Inline LED Dimmer is not working!

    If the LED dimmer you have purchased is not working, there are a few things you can double check and try before contacting us for a replacement. Here are some common mistakes that can be missed whe...

  • Richard Hobbs created an article,

    How to drill a glass bottle?

    Here is a video explaining how I drill glass bottles. We use cone tipped bits and not diamond tipped core styles they are too aggressive in my eyes. Here are the links to the bits we sell - 5mm: h...