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I know this had been done before, but the one before had bad images. They were all blurry.

Step 1: Supplies

Basicly all you need is a screw driver and a 1 - 2 inch long nail and pliers.

Step 2: Take Off the Brass Top Off

take the pliers and CAREFULY remove the brass top with the solder on it

Step 3: Take the Black Glass Off

There is a "semi cone" thingy of black glass that the brass top is attached to

Step 4: Remove the Air Proof Seal

Take a screwdriver and LIGHTLY tap the glass untill it shattered, then remove the filiment. It is tricky to remove this

Step 5: Remove the White Stuff Inside

Take something Grainular like sand or salt or something. I used sprinkles because i didnt have any salt or sand.

Put a paper towel over the top and shake like crazy untill theres no more white stuff

Step 6: Rinse and Execute

Now fill the glass with water and shake so all the fine particles get out and everything is nice and shiny.
Then use it for whatever you want!
Not as hard as I thought it'd be
This was good, thanks for the help!
"Take off" doesn't exactly describe what I had to do here: I had to hammer really hard.
I don't know if it was for the german lightbulb I used or for whatever but tapping lightly with a screwdriver didn't do anything I had to use a hammer instead.
 Thank you. very good and helpful.
And you said your pictures weren't as blurry as his! Liar! (Step 5 picture 2)
its a picture in motion dude, its gonna be blurry.
I got most of the white stuff out with water but i used salt afterwords to ensure there wasn't any left.
why do the sprinkles/sand/ salt? i just ran it under the sink. worked fine.
I just hollowed out my first light bulb. I had trouble with the brass end/black glass stuff cause I couldn't get a good grip on it with pliers so I used a bench vice and kept pinching the end and rotating it till it finally got under the brass and I could pull it off with pliers. Then I used a drill and followed down the one wire on the side till the hole was big enough to get needle nosed pliers in and snapped it all out. I used a burn out larger 3 way bulb, it looks neat. Now what do I want to do with it?
If the bulb's already clear, do you need to do the sand/sprinkles/etc step?
nope
Yeah, my pictures were REEEALLY blurry. /sarcasm
relax. Your picture at <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Shrimp-Aquarium/?ALLSTEPS">https://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Shrimp-Aquarium/?ALLSTEPS</a> were by no means blurry, but these are sharper.<br/>Anyways, your project is about shrimp, hollowing a lightbulb is just a side-show!<br/><br/>anyways, both projects are neat<br/>
o yah sorry, i meant this guys <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hollow-out-a-lightbulb-and-make-a-stand-for/">https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hollow-out-a-lightbulb-and-make-a-stand-for/</a><br/>

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