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Old 07-03-2011, 08:23 AM   #1
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Interior lights too bright!

My husband and I have recently purchased a Grey Wolf 29bh and are taking it out in a few days. I would love to "tone down" the reading lights over the bed though. Seriously, they are more light spot lights than reading lights. Are there replacement bulbs that are softer or maybe covers that are frosted or muted in some way? I can't seem to find a solution. Anyone?
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Old 07-03-2011, 10:15 AM   #2
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I would just try to find a lower watt bulb or LCD Lights. Most of the LCD lights I've seen seem to be less Brightness
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Old 07-03-2011, 10:15 AM   #3
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I switched my over-the-bed lights to LED's and now have just the right light and use about 1/10th the energy.
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Old 07-03-2011, 10:28 AM   #4
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We found them very bright as well and have been experimenting with LED bulbs to also save power while dry camping..superbrightleds.com ships pretty quick and I see they are a site sponsor as well..
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Old 07-03-2011, 10:44 AM   #5
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Do you all know what bulbs are needed for the lights inside the RV? Our TT is in storage so I can't check.
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Old 07-04-2011, 05:53 AM   #6
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I havnt removed mine to see yet, but most bulbs have a smaller counterpart with the same base= less light.
I have also considered painting he clear cover white to tone down mine.
I only think about his when camping and never remember to do it when I get home.
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Old 07-04-2011, 06:19 PM   #7
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Thanks for the suggestions. My husband is supposed to get one of the bulbs out so we can try something different. I had the same thought about covering the covers to soften the light but they get so hot I am scared to try that with the existing bulbs. I'm sure LEDs will be cooler.
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Old 07-04-2011, 08:07 PM   #8
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Do you all know what bulbs are needed for the lights inside the RV? Our TT is in storage so I can't check.
Not sure about your TT but my 5th wheel has the two bulb "El Cheapo" kind that uses #921 bulbs. Here is a web site that has all kinds of fixtures and bulbs with different wattages.

RV LIGHTS & LENSES Interior and exterior
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Old 07-04-2011, 09:53 PM   #9
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I was going to ask the same question! Our "reading lights" are more like search lights and are entirely too bright. I can't figure out how to remove the plastic covers to see what size bulb is in it so I can make sure to buy something smaller.
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Old 07-04-2011, 10:19 PM   #10
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The bulbs look like the 921's I guess. I finally figured out how to remove them. Does anyone know a suitable LED replacement for those? I can't really tell from the websites I've looked through.
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