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Old 06-09-2016, 12:27 PM   #21
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[QUOTE=Kevin & Judy;1221413]Try these guys, They are great to deal with, We have about 30 of there bulbs in our MH and our other trailers, Great products.

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Old 06-09-2016, 12:34 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Bama Rambler View Post
Regular incandescent bulbs are about 2700k color temp, so if you want to match that color then you need LED's that are somewhere between 2500k and 3000k in color temp.

4000k is a little whiter with some faint yellow.
5000k is pretty white
above 5000k and you're getting into the bluish color.
Sunlight is about 5000k.
I have found that 2500k-3500k to be too Yellow for my liking even more yellow than the incandescent bulbs, so that is why I choose the 4000-4500k bulbs or called Natural white somtimes.

It's a personal choice on the color temperature...which is why I have purchased 4 sets of lights for my trailer so far....this is getting expensive

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Old 06-09-2016, 03:35 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by ependydad View Post
Thanks for the LED color tip and link to M4 products.

My sticker shock is now kicking in and reminding me why I didn't go LED sooner!
Try eBay, they are MUCH cheaper than the domestic suppliers, which are probably Chinese LEDs anyway.
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Old 06-09-2016, 04:39 PM   #24
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M4 is reccomended by The RVGeeks...

The RV Geeks have secured a discount through M4 and have posted several video's on the process.

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Old 06-09-2016, 05:07 PM   #25
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Can anyone recommend a supplier/product links for LED replacements? Given the heat issues with a couple of my fixtures, I'd like to replace them. BUT- I like the color of what I have now (plain old incandescent bulbs) but wouldn't mind them being a little brighter. I hate to just buy a random product off of Amazon without some reference to what I'm looking for/at. Thoughts?

As cheap as they are many places, they are cheaper on eBay. Color is expressed many ways. Warm white would be it. Actually I think that is about 3000 k in light temperature. Bright daylight white is about 6000 k. Stands for degrees kelvin I think. Smd is I believe the number--- of little LEDs on the bulb.. amount of light is lumens. You do not get as much tech detail on the cheaper eBay sites, but that should help . You save a ton of amperage if on battery and a ton of heat. Get er done.
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Old 06-09-2016, 05:15 PM   #26
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Old 06-09-2016, 06:12 PM   #27
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Are you replacing your bi-pin lights? I tested some that were a couple of mm to short and they would fall out during travel. Please PM what works for you.

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Old 06-09-2016, 06:16 PM   #28
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Are you replacing your bi-pin lights? I tested some that were a couple of mm to short and they would fall out during travel. Please PM what works for you.
This is what I'm replacing:

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Old 06-09-2016, 07:45 PM   #29
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I bought these last year after they were recommended by a member here and found they're almost identical in colour to original bulbs.

I also bought 2 brighter bulbs, but found they were a bit too bright for us.
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Old 06-09-2016, 07:48 PM   #30
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