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I bought a lamp off ebay and when I plugged it into my wall it blew the circuit in the room twice. I used an appropriate light bulb so what else could it be?

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The wires in the lamp socket are touching the metal lamp base. Remove the socket and tape over the wires or reconnect as needed.You will see the black spot where it blew.

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