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Old 01-17-2012, 12:18 PM   #1
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Had been interested in LED lights because of the heat put out by the regular incandescents, but was put off by the price, $26 at my local RV supply.
Now at the Yuma indoor fleamarket at 32nd and 4th I found them much more reasonable. I bought two of the 16 LED panel type ($15@) which project their light in one direction. I installed them and was happy, but noticed that the fixtures tilted the bulbs toward the persons sitting at the table and not on the table. So I took a pliers and was able to bend the tang that holds the socket, and now the lights light up my table just fine for playing cards, eating, etc.
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:44 PM   #2
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I replaced all the lights in my camper with 1156 w/18 lights. Got them off Ebay for $8.95 each.
They said something about having a light on the end that they took off and soldered up, so they put them on sale. I'm happy with the output and price. Not to mention (oops, I did) the savings in power!
Here's the link if anyone wants to take advantage of it
18 LED Warm White cluster bulb B1156WW18 [B1156WW18] - $8.95 : LEDs 4, Recreational Vehicles
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Old 01-17-2012, 05:07 PM   #3
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Another option: At $2.91 each post paid - Cheap from Hong Kong These do not have built in voltage regulation, but if they burn out they are not any more expensive that incandescent lamps. I haven't lost one yet...
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Old 01-17-2012, 05:54 PM   #4
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Yup!That's a good option Jon!
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:18 PM   #5
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Looking again, yours have a different base than the 1156. I guess your camper is newer.

oops! looking yet AGAIN, I see the adapter for the 1156.

Good buy!
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I boutht two of these, wired the lamp with clamps, that just clamps on the battery, they light the whole trailer
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This is the light, then I made a cord with a cigarette lighter female end, and put a male end on the light end then it just clamps on the battery
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Old 02-04-2012, 06:11 PM   #8
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are these panels and bulbs reasonably water and weather proof?
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Old 02-04-2012, 08:20 PM   #9
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check out this thread:

http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f...ing-49741.html

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