Trouble finding 4ft T8 rapid start ballasts
I am trying to replace/retrofit my T12 light fixture with T8 ballasts and lamps. The fixture is located in my kitchen and is switched on/off quite frequently throughout the day. As such, I would prefer to install rapid-start over instant start ballasts.
However, for some reason none of my local Lowes or Home Deport stores carry rapid start ballasts. I've literally checked 4 different HD stores in the Los Angeles area. Do these chains no longer sell these items?
Can anyone direct me to a B&M store where they might sell these? I'd prefer not to buy them online because of shipping costs and the hassle if I need to return an item. I