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Help! Problems with fitting a new bayonet light fitting on a lamp - photo inside to help explain the problem.

Posted 8th May 2013
A bayonet light fitting on a lamp broke the other day and I have been fitting the replacement today but it doesn't seem to be working.
I believe I have fitted it correctly but when putting in a lightbulb it seems very loose (too loose) and I don't think the electrics are connecting with the bulb's bottom either.
I compared the new fitting to the old one and this seems to confirm that the new fitting is longer and bigger than the old one.
That was the only bayonet light fitting they had at homebase so I'm just wanting a bit of help.
Are there different sized bayonet light fittings, and if so where do I buy the one I need and what is it called?
Thank you!
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