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Old 03-26-2013, 03:19 PM   #1
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Scare Lights

For those that use them, I had the rare occasion to use ours for the first time in Florida and all I got was a flash and no light. After digging out the caulking from the lense screw holes I replaced the bulb and decided to clean the other one out when I got home and had a taller ladder.

I don't know who the "Einstein" was that decided that the lense screw holes needed to be caulked shut, but they made sure they even filled the "X" slots in the screws. Brilliant! Only took 45 minutes to dig the 4 screws out using a drill bit, pick, pocket knife, flat screwdriver and needle nose pliers. Whomever did the caulking did an 'A' no. 1 job. He filled them full!
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:21 PM   #2
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And the guy prolly had a good laff after doing it too. I not so sure about some of these 'quality' Amish.
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:25 PM   #3
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My scare light bulb didn't last long. I don't remember having the other issues you did though.
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:29 PM   #4
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I thought just the lens came out after the installation ?

I have two of them and will install them exactly the same ! No water is going through anything ! The screw tops etc will be covered with sealant !
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Isn't this the second time you did this?
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:32 PM   #6
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Isn't this the second time you did this?
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Yes, I just remembered to finish what I started in FL.
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:32 PM   #7
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He's old he can't help it......
He's got B syndrome
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:35 PM   #8
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I have three outside light fixtures that have condensation in them....I guess that guy didn't caulk mine properly!!!
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:39 PM   #9
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I thought just the lens came out after the installation ?

I have two of them and will install them exactly the same ! No water is going through anything ! The screw tops etc will be covered with sealant !
I can see filling the hole with a silicone paste like Danco Silicone Grease like I did, just not with caulking, and why fill the "X" in the screw head with caulk also?
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