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Old 11-23-2010, 02:32 PM   #21
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Nice!

Mine are hanging by a couple of wire ties. The ones you get in the produce aisle in the grocery store. Not very elegant but simple and cheap. Also total air cooling all around.

I gotta start preparing an order for a couple more. I sure like 'em. Far superior in amount of light than the bulb LEDs I was using and that went kaput. But still a question how durable these jobs are.

So far, so good!
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Old 11-24-2010, 11:16 PM   #22
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Spot light update

OK, I tried both bulbs I bought:

10xpcs SMD LED T10 194 Wedge Car White Light Lamp Bulbs - eBay (item 170424040063 end time Nov-19-10 20:05:10 PST)=

5x 194 W5W 501 168 T10 6-LED WHITE Wedge Base LED Bulbs - eBay (item 200540887813 end time Nov-10-10 15:30:22 PST)

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5x 194 W5W 501 168 T10 6-LED WHITE Wedge Base LED Bulbs - eBay (item 200540887813 end time Nov-10-10 15:30:22 PST)

Were superior in every way. They just plug into the bayonet slot and are a cluster of 6 bright leds. The run cold and about 100 millivolts each.

DW and I have no trouble reading in the dark with them. The smaller bulbs would be OK for a floor or night light, but just are not bright enough to read by. If they don't work when you plug them in; turn them over. They are polarity dependant like all LEDs.
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Old 11-25-2010, 09:58 AM   #23
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Lou - Any problems with the wedge seeming "loose"? I bought some "cheapo's" from Hong Kong (See previous post), but I had to jam the tip of a plastic toothpick in to keep the wedge from falling out.
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Old 11-25-2010, 11:16 AM   #24
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Not on either type. The small single LED ones were actually a tad tight.
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Old 11-27-2010, 12:11 PM   #25
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Herk,

I see on that eBay site you linked some interesting looking 8-, 24-, and 36-LEDs in dual pin car-type bayonet socket bases. But I'm not sure if those are the same size socket my fixtures are.

The website says 1156 bases and gives other numbers. My old incandescent bulbs that fit read: 63, 67, 97, T97, and CL861. One number seems to cross-reference and that is "67", so I'm thinking they will fit. But I know they also make a mini plug that looks like that too. Would hate to order the wrong size. Will check some more.

Edit: Yes, looks like they are all "single contact bayonet" size and style -- not "miniature bayonet" type.

I might order the 24-LEDs for over the table/stove, stairway, hallway areas. Would like to compare the bulb type to the flat panel type for light distribution and longevity.
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Conserve what you want but it will come back to haunt you.
In our fair city due to our conservation efforts of cutting approx 30% of water usage now the city has the nerve to complain that revenues are down so much that they have to raise the rates to make up for the shortfalls.
One may feel better for saving energy but you will not save any money.
I am sure same principles will apply to electric and fuel conservation efforts.
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Old 11-27-2010, 01:49 PM   #27
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Conserve what you want but it will come back to haunt you.
I see you tend to camp with full hookups. Those of us who dry camp will spend whatever it takes to save a few hundred milli-watts a day.

No price too high; no burden to heavy; etc.
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Both of those "spot light" LED replacements (below) have the correct "push in" type bases and the 36LED pads have a white plastic "push in" plug that fits my push in type 12 Volt lights.

The only exceptions to that light base in my rig are the vanity lights over the bathroom sink (3 type 1156 base vanity bulbs) and the fixture over the dinette (2 type 1156 base bulbs - stop lights). The will get replaced on my next go around. While the bath cabinet lights don't get used much, the ones over the dinette get used all the time.
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Old 11-28-2010, 03:02 PM   #29
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Conserve what you want but it will come back to haunt you.
In our fair city due to our conservation efforts of cutting approx 30% of water usage now the city has the nerve to complain that revenues are down so much that they have to raise the rates to make up for the shortfalls.
One may feel better for saving energy but you will not save any money.
I am sure same principles will apply to electric and fuel conservation efforts.
I beg to differ. I generate all of my own electricity so every electron that I do NOT use is to my advantage. I will need fewer solar panels, less battery bank capacity, and not run the backup gas generator as often. Plus my batteries should last longer too.
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Both of those "spot light" LED replacements (below) have the correct "push in" type bases and the 36LED pads have a white plastic "push in" plug that fits my push in type 12 Volt lights.

The only exceptions to that light base in my rig are the vanity lights over the bathroom sink (3 type 1156 base vanity bulbs) and the fixture over the dinette (2 type 1156 base bulbs - stop lights). The will get replaced on my next go around. While the bath cabinet lights don't get used much, the ones over the dinette get used all the time.
By "push in" do you mean wedge type? Those I don't use.

Well, whoever gets the 1156 type first will have to report back. I've got lots of those fixtures all over the place. I was going to phase them out with the flat panel type LEDs, but it makes sense to test some other 1156 LED types as well. I'm looking at these. Any opinions?

4x 1156 BA15S WHITE 24 LED TURN INDICATOR LIGHT BULBS S - eBay (item 190352828703 end time Dec-20-10 13:22:27 PST)
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