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Old 07-19-2013, 05:36 PM   #31
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I've had mine for quite awhile and it works great. I use it under the edge of the TT so I can see the TT when aproaching at night. Made mine with a used spotlight fixture I had laying around .
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Old 08-10-2013, 07:02 PM   #32
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We have used these for years. saw some older campers one night a Lake Whitney using them and by our next trip I had made up some for our camping group. We did drop from 5 gallon to 2.5 gallon to save a little storage space. I was surprised at how much light they put out!
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Old 08-11-2013, 11:37 PM   #33
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Made one yesterday from a blue 5gal Lowes bucket. Looks really cool at night. I did as an earlier poster suggested and used a ceramic celing light base bolted to the inside bottom and ran a short piece of drop cord out the bottom also to keep rain water from getting inside. And I used one of the new bulbs that puts out the same as a 75 watt (only because it runs cooler and won't melt the bucket...I hate those bulbs!).
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Old 08-12-2013, 07:09 AM   #34
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don't want to make one or want a customized one
these are 2.5 gal bucket lights.
Camping Bucket Lights
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:21 PM   #35
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pppffffftttt re the poo poohin' the awning lights.

I'm new to this stuff so I wanted some! Soooooo, not wanting to look like everyone else I made my own.

Used solar powered LED lights....a sixty bulb string...and bought recycled shotgun shells. Shoved each bulb down into the re crimped shell and sealed it off with hot melt glue.

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Do they, perchance, look like these?
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:50 PM   #36
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Love those shotgun shells! So now I have the blue Lowe's bucket, a green pickle bucket from a local restaurant, and a red pickle bucket from Firehouse Subs. The red really makes a great light, the old adage about red lights aside. Firehouse Subs sells them for $2 and the money goes straight to your local firefighters. That's a win/win.
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Old 09-22-2013, 05:15 PM   #37
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Outside of light, do these lights provide any other task, bugs etc?
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Old 09-22-2013, 05:31 PM   #38
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Outside of light, do these lights provide any other task, bugs etc?
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Why would anyone want a bucket light?
Bucket Lights produce a pleasing, diffuse light that lights up your entire campsite while not offending you or your neighbors with glare. They are lightweight, easy-to-store, easy-to-use, stand up to the elements and look great. Our bucket lights serve the same purpose as traditional wooden camping signs, but give you more versatility. You can place them anywhere. They do not necessarily have to be hung up. They can sit on the ground or anywhere else. They also light up to create a more eye catching sign after dark, plus they provide your campsite with a pleasing diffuse light. We believe strongly that bucket lights are the safest, most durable, and most interesting campsite light you can buy.
Plus some use the bucket to wash stuff in. the bucket can be used as a chair or step stool.

You can pack stuff like tools or water or game.......


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If that is what you want, here ya go...

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