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Old 09-07-2013, 04:04 AM   #61
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Yup. Worth every penny.
For you guys with 20+ bulbs, it hurts. For us popup guys, I guess it's just another thing to add to the list of "the benefits of having a pop-up"! LOL

Here's one for $5. There are others, but I don't know about the quality

Amazon.com: LED 18x5050 2W 12V White Omni Wedge Bulb T10 194 168 2825 W5W: Home Improvement

You need either a bayonet base (twist) or a T10 wedge base. eBay has 'em too.
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LED bulb prices are all over the board, very low to gouging high. It seems the more lumens (brighter) are the most costly. We checked several bulbs with different lumens to see what would suit our needs and wants. We wanted to be able to read and see well with our lights, not have just a romantic glow. We determined that we needed bulbs 250 lumens or over and cool white. When buying the bulbs, check for lumens, a lot of the lower priced bulbs do not state lumens, just size and number of LED's. We used a company called RV LED Sales (a division of Ocala Hitch), paid under $9 each for 20 bulbs, pricey, but now we have none or little heat from our light fixtures, less strain on our batteries and convertor, and don't burn our finger when turning lights off and don't get a hot head while sitting under them.

Find the bulb that suits your needs at a price that works for you----cheapest are not always the brightest or best for the job.
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As it goes with most equipment: quality has it's price.
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Old 09-07-2013, 11:31 AM   #64
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Are any of these bulbs "plug and play?" Or, do they need new fixtures/wiring?
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:32 AM   #65
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They are all plug and play.
The ones I use are wedge base (T10) and bayonet base (single contact). Most fixtures in RVs are T10 wedge base if I'm not mistaken.
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Bulbs I put in "LED's" were a direct replacement for the stock bulbs. Here is the link to my purchase. Saved hundreds of dollars. These bulbs at my dealer were $25 a piece

20pcs T10 194 921 W5W 24 1210 SMD LED White RV Landscaping Light Lamp Bulb | eBay
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For the price, hard to beat, but understand those are only rated for 100 lumens. Stock bulbs are closer to 280 lumens.
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$10 each and you need 18? Wow.
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Bulbs I put in "LED's" were a direct replacement for the stock bulbs. Here is the link to my purchase. Saved hundreds of dollars. These bulbs at my dealer were $25 a piece

20pcs T10 194 921 W5W 24 1210 SMD LED White RV Landscaping Light Lamp Bulb | eBay
They are not bright enough. I bought the 100 lumen too, disappointed!
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Check the lumens............................................ ..
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