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Old 06-09-2016, 12:27 PM   #21
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[QUOTE=Kevin & Judy;1221413]Try these guys, They are great to deal with, We have about 30 of there bulbs in our MH and our other trailers, Great products.


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Old 06-09-2016, 12:34 PM   #22
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Regular incandescent bulbs are about 2700k color temp, so if you want to match that color then you need LED's that are somewhere between 2500k and 3000k in color temp.

4000k is a little whiter with some faint yellow.
5000k is pretty white
above 5000k and you're getting into the bluish color.
Sunlight is about 5000k.
I have found that 2500k-3500k to be too Yellow for my liking even more yellow than the incandescent bulbs, so that is why I choose the 4000-4500k bulbs or called Natural white somtimes.

It's a personal choice on the color temperature...which is why I have purchased 4 sets of lights for my trailer so far....this is getting expensive
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Old 06-09-2016, 03:35 PM   #23
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Thanks for the LED color tip and link to M4 products.

My sticker shock is now kicking in and reminding me why I didn't go LED sooner!
Try eBay, they are MUCH cheaper than the domestic suppliers, which are probably Chinese LEDs anyway.
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Old 06-09-2016, 04:39 PM   #24
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M4 is reccomended by The RVGeeks...

The RV Geeks have secured a discount through M4 and have posted several video's on the process.

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Old 06-09-2016, 05:07 PM   #25
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Can anyone recommend a supplier/product links for LED replacements? Given the heat issues with a couple of my fixtures, I'd like to replace them. BUT- I like the color of what I have now (plain old incandescent bulbs) but wouldn't mind them being a little brighter. I hate to just buy a random product off of Amazon without some reference to what I'm looking for/at. Thoughts?

As cheap as they are many places, they are cheaper on eBay. Color is expressed many ways. Warm white would be it. Actually I think that is about 3000 k in light temperature. Bright daylight white is about 6000 k. Stands for degrees kelvin I think. Smd is I believe the number--- of little LEDs on the bulb.. amount of light is lumens. You do not get as much tech detail on the cheaper eBay sites, but that should help . You save a ton of amperage if on battery and a ton of heat. Get er done.
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Cabin Bright

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Old 06-09-2016, 06:12 PM   #27
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Are you replacing your bi-pin lights? I tested some that were a couple of mm to short and they would fall out during travel. Please PM what works for you.


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Old 06-09-2016, 06:16 PM   #28
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Are you replacing your bi-pin lights? I tested some that were a couple of mm to short and they would fall out during travel. Please PM what works for you.
This is what I'm replacing:



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Old 06-09-2016, 07:45 PM   #29
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I bought these last year after they were recommended by a member here and found they're almost identical in colour to original bulbs.
https://www.amazon.com/24-3528-Bulb-...ustomerReviews

I also bought 2 brighter bulbs, but found they were a bit too bright for us.

https://www.amazon.com/GRV-24-5050-S...QSB70MJK5ST3FK
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Led lights

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Hope this photo comes out. Bought these amazon.com excellent and reasonable
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Had not thought about landscape lights. I have tried different pancake lights but did not find what I liked except for the one with the pins that were to short. Another example of what you can learn on the forum. Thanks


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Old 06-10-2016, 06:38 PM   #32
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We got our 1076's from SuperBrightleds.com. Site is very informative and ships quickly and cheaply.
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Old 06-13-2016, 08:08 AM   #33
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Pulled the trigger on LEDS from General RV when the ones from China I ordered were shipped wrong. Expensive but so far worth the extra expense of checking them out before purchasing.
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Old 06-13-2016, 03:28 PM   #34
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Can anyone recommend a supplier/product links for LED replacements? Given the heat issues with a couple of my fixtures, I'd like to replace them. BUT- I like the color of what I have now (plain old incandescent bulbs) but wouldn't mind them being a little brighter. I hate to just buy a random product off of Amazon without some reference to what I'm looking for/at. Thoughts?
Please let us know what product you land on and like. I have been holding off for more than a year since there are so many bulbs in my TT that I want to change out.

The heat from the lights in the summer bothers me and since it's summer, well you know, out of sight out of mind.
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Old 06-13-2016, 11:28 PM   #35
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I have found that 4000-4500k led colour is closest to the incandescent light the old bulbs put out.

I have bought most of all my led's from random ebay sellers out of china. The only Issue I had was with my 1076 chandelier bulbs over the dinette. I purchased 4 of those from my local dealership and fingers crossed they work, as the one's from ebay (2 sets) didn't work.
Just to report back the 4 1076 bulbs I bought from my dealership work perfect. Cost more than the ones I bought off amazon, but they actually work so that is a bonus
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:36 AM   #36
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I couldn't bring myself to spend $10-12 per bulb when I have something like 23 to replace. (And, I am a slave to Amazon Prime.)

I just ordered 1 pack of these:

GRV T10 Wedge 921 194 30-5050 SMD LED Bulb Lamp Super Bright Warm White Dc 12v Pack of 2


As far as I can tell, the thirty 5050 SMD LED should give me a nice bright light. The Warm White might be a little too yellow vs. what I have now (based on their specs: Light Color: Warm White (3000 ~3500K)). So we'll see.

I really kind of like the idea of natural white but am afraid of them looking too white. We'll see- I do know that in the bunkhouse, for 2 of the fixtures that I want something that's absolutely as bright as possible. It's frustratingly dark back there with the Reflectix on the windows.
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Old 06-16-2016, 10:25 AM   #37
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Based on the recommendation of someone on a different thread (wish I remembered who) I purchased 20 of these, which gave me one spare:
10x Warm White 1156 BA15S 27SMD 5050 LED Light RV camper Car Backup 7506 | eBay

Here is a side by side photo. On the left is the LED and on the right is an incandescent.


I am quite pleased with the price, the fast shipping, the brightness, and the color of these replacements. I highly recommend them.
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Old 06-17-2016, 01:09 PM   #38
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I need BRIGHT light. My toy hauler area is too dark. The bathroom is too dark and honestly so is the bedroom. I changed the living room to LED and I am ok with them since I don't need it as bright in there.
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Old 06-17-2016, 01:12 PM   #39
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I need BRIGHT light. My toy hauler area is too dark. The bathroom is too dark and honestly so is the bedroom. I changed the living room to LED and I am ok with them since I don't need it as bright in there.

I think I might have the solution to that with the bulbs I bought. It's significantly brighter than the bulbs I took out.

I'm going to order more for our dark bunkhouse and I'm interested in seeing how it goes.

I plan to shop their other products to find ones that aren't as bright for more intimate areas (where the light is close to your head and too bright would be too much).

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I really kind of like these. The true test will be when my wife gets home, of course!
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Go on ebay they are cheap and work great
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