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Old 04-10-2014, 04:40 PM   #1
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Led work light from lowes


Has anyone every taken apart a work light like this

http://www.lowes.com/pd_458686-43921...-LED15K840_0__

And used the components out of it to build a fixture. This light is bright as heck and it's says 4K temp but I think it's higher. Pretty good Spread on the beam too so you could mount it close and still get good coverage.
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Old 04-11-2014, 04:08 PM   #2
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I have not but there seems some merit to the idea. I think the reflector may be the main good point to consider when redoing it, though.
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Old 04-13-2014, 02:31 PM   #3
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I don't think you need to take apart anything - These are 20 watt 6500K landscape lights from a place on E-bay -
Less than $30 ea , w. free shipping:
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Old 04-14-2014, 01:10 PM   #4
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thats awesome swamprat. My problem is the wife doesn't like stuff hanging like that. Thats why i'd want to take it apart to some degree. The stand obviously would be gone. make some legs to mount it a few inches up. I'm going to have to look into those lights more. Found them easily and two would be enough for me. How long have you had them and any troubles with them?
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Old 04-14-2014, 06:18 PM   #5
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It's bulky there are PAR 38 leds lights, 10, 12, 14, 15W. I saw and interesting COB led light on eBay, 20W, 2000 lumens, 6000-6500K.

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I'm a really big fan of these lights , and have variations of them on 3 tanks, so far .
They come in 10,20,30, and 50Watt flavors , and a couple different housing styles .

I've had the 20 watter's on this tank for over a year now .
They have a lot of "punch" and light the tank really well - A very pronounced shimmer effect with them also .

Here's a frontal photo of the tank - It's a 56 gallon "cube" , 25" deep :
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