CINCINNATI - Have you put up your Christmas lights this year?
Did all of them work?
Don't throw the broken ones away just yet.
The Light Keeper Pro promises to bring back to life those strands of lights that ordinarily would get tossed: half of them work fine, the other half not at all.
The enclosed directions tell you to take out the first non-working bulb from your strand, and then insert the base into the Light Keeper Pro.
With a couple of pulls of the trigger, those once broken lights work again! You replace the bulb and the entire strand is lit up and ready to hang on your tree.
We tried it on two different strands, and both times, the Light Keeper Pro did as it promised.
The kit comes with replacement bulbs, plus a tester that can tell you if your bulb is burned out.
You can buy the Light Keeper Pro at many stores for about $20.
This version is exclusively for incandescent mini-bulbs, but there is a version that works with LED lights.
As always, this is an unscientific test with unscientific results.
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