Well, I have to get the ladder there anyway, only not now. When it's time I'll get a second person to help me carry the ladder, once set up it's quite safe. I'll post a pic of the entire chandelier though... it's beautiful, but... it's more like an enclosed lantern, shaped like a diamond and it only opens at the bottom. So you have to wrestle one arm inside the fixture from below and dig around inside. To make matters worse, it has the tip pointing down, with one bulb being right in the middle of the opening and the other two up and out on the sides. Basically that means you have to reach around the bottom center bulb to reach the other two. Mix this with not really matching sockets, certainly unpolarized supply, no ground and a switched neutral... maybe if I get the bigger collars I'll swap them, should make the whole thing a lot safer. New sockets are out of question, they're quite visible. So for now I'll just be _really_ careful, as you have to be working something hot.