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02 Jul 2019 10:27 #31325 by tmcquinn
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I'm 62 and while my vision is corrected to 20/20, I seem to need more light every year. I have a pair of 1500 watt halogen lights. I keep one up high pointed down into the engine bay and the other is on a tripod. They are great during Ohio winters but this is the 2nd 90 degree day (fahrenheit) in a row and they are just too much in my tiny garage. Does anyone have a tough, bright, inexpensive, LED solution that they would recommend? Even better if I can just swap them onto the old tripods in summer.


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04 Jul 2019 14:50 #31391 by Desmond6004
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At 55 with the A.G.E. virus kicking in I'm also starting to need more light :)
I wonder if you could replace your bulbs with some of these though they may not be as bright LED tube

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05 Jul 2019 04:39 #31407 by tmcquinn
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Thank you! I had no idea they made an LED replacement for them. It's worth trying.

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05 Jul 2019 04:45 #31408 by Desmond6004
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tmcquinn wrote: Thank you! I had no idea they made an LED replacement for them. It's worth trying.

These days if you can wonder if something has been made it usually has :) I had to look it up first :D

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21 Nov 2019 20:03 #35192 by heyinway
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I use a tripod mount LED setup with 2 separate lights, plus individual 12v/120v individual LED lights with adjustable brackets from Rural King, LED forehead light, and those free LED Harbor Freight lights...the pocket size with hanging hook and magnet (spot and flood light)

Keep those halogens...will cut down on heating bill ! Also good for helping paint dry.

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22 Nov 2019 16:42 #35221 by Andy.MacFadyen
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Halogens and fuel vapour are a bad combination I had a friend got thankfully minor burns changing a leaking fuel tank.

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22 Nov 2019 22:15 #35222 by gav09
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28 Nov 2019 21:09 #35416 by Scannerfanner
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I really like the Milwaukee lighting products, from penlight size to m18 powered, they have what they call Trueview color temperature and it doesn’t affect colors under the light.

I have the rechargeable magnetic stick among others, maybe 5 inches long, and use it day in and day out, it’s very tough and efficient lighting

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