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Old 05-17-2011, 08:41 PM   #11
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Undecided...have to see better pics or in person.
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:43 PM   #12
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I myself would rather see the things they come with WORK (keyless entry) for one and maybe move up to 50 amp service for two and make the trailer a true 4 seasons trailer......most people move up to LED's on there own sooner or later.
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:35 PM   #13
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Not so much. Rope lighting every three feet on the ceiling doesn't do it for me. I have seen rope lights mounted on a wall close to the ceiling for accent and ambient lighting. The light basically bounces off the ceiling. That looked nice. I can also see ropes used under the lip of an RV's countertop - bouncing off the floor.

I still think spot-lighting is best for those areas where people will sit and read. Flood lighting for open areas.
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Old 05-17-2011, 10:43 PM   #14
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Jury out. Bright lights on the ceiling seem too commercial to me, not "homey". I do think they would look great as accent lighting in places such as under the cabinets in the galley, the ceiling in the bathroom where bright lights are needed. How about starting a new trend ........ "factory installed" LED's under the trailer along the frame??? That would be cool!!!!
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:25 AM   #15
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I like the idea.. but it needs a "finished look", show some pics of how well it lights everything up
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Old 05-18-2011, 07:40 AM   #16
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Wow - this is great feedback. Keep it coming!
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Old 05-18-2011, 08:32 AM   #17
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I like the use of LED lights for the benefits of low power consumption and long life. I also like the use of different lighting fixtures to accent the interior decor. The LED strips you show in your picture would be perfect for under cabinet lighting and possibly some indirect ceiling lighting but I do not think they, if exposed, would enhance the beautiful interiors of your products. The effort should be directed toward developing unique, attractive fixtures using LED lighting.
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:24 AM   #18
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If you offer LED as a standard package or as an options, make sure to offer bright white (~6,000K) and warm white (~3,000K). I personally prefer the warmer light.

High cree is also good.
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Agree with Keith....indirect lighting and perhaps some reflective.
LED is definately the way to go for so many reasons.

Make sure to post pics after you try this.
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Old 05-18-2011, 01:12 PM   #20
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Not a big fan of the "strips" across the ceiling. Looks a little carnival. Inside a fixture yes. Under cabinet/accent lighting would be great and look nice especially if mounted behind the front of the cabinet. (So you can't see them) Another thought, LED lights do fail. Most light strips run in 3" segments to be able to be cut to fit. What happens if one of those segments stopped working? (I am sure it can happen even though they have a long life) would you need to replace the entire strip. Or have a "gap" in the lighting.

We are getting ready to install Waterproof LED strip lights on our pontoon boat for ambiance/low light in the seating area and under the boat. I am a fan of LED especially because of the low battery consumption.
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