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Old 07-28-2014, 11:26 PM   #11
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Just got a WA2715 with the solar and LED package. With exception to the running lights and undermounts the rest are incandescent. That's getting changed this week when I at least swap all the interior and entry with LED. Will leave the scare lights alone.

The LEDs weren't the seller anyways, it was the solar.

With that said, I was first under the impression it was a full LED swap as well until I really looked at the roof lights then reread the option. Dealer didn't help either by claiming it was all LED...
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:14 AM   #12
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My trailer has the LED lighting package. Know what that consists of? The lights up front used to hook up the trailer. They are LED. Other than that, everything is incandescent.

Not sure why they wouldn't make the exterior light LED, aside from weather issues. LED lights put out zero UV light, meaning that bugs are not attracted to them. CFL, incandescent and halogen all put out UV light. I replaced all the bulbs in the trailer with pretty good ones, which cut the power usage drastically. I measured that each of the T10 bulbs were using 25 watts. The LED bulbs put out fewer lumens (I measured with a light meter), but only use 1.5w. Yes, that's right, the incandescent bulb uses more than 16 times the energy the LED bulbs do. When boondocking, lights and furnace fan are the largest consumers of power. Now almost all the lights in the trailer equal one of the old bulbs, lol.

I also tested the furnace fan, and it used about 115w.
Isn't that cool, we changed the whole house over to LED's last winter - no bugs and our trailer has all LED's, no bugs either, guess they're out visiting the neighbours .
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:35 AM   #13
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Our 2014 Wildcat Maxx is all LED as advertised. We also like the blue tooth touch screen control unit that handles the slide, f & R stabilizers & awning.
I'd be very upset with my dealer ( as well as FR if it was shown to be LED in the brochure)if I was told my trailer was totally LED only to find out the LED's were present in a few isolated spots. That's just not right!!!!
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The problem isn't that it was advertised as full LED, just that it was easily missed that it was the undermounts and running lights only.

Now, the dealer should have known better...
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I agree it is misleading, however changing out the led's are around $3 per bulb. We'll worth it
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What bulbs did you go with?


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Isn't that cool, we changed the whole house over to LED's last winter - no bugs and our trailer has all LED's, no bugs either, guess they're out visiting the neighbours .
Put blue led strip under awning and we had all kinds of bugs , led's didn't keep them away for me. Also still got them inside and had changed all inside lights.
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There is no difference in quantity of bugs "visiting" with leds
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