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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-13-2011, 02:21 AM Thread Starter
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How to hang a light?

How do you hang a light without having a kit? I have a 12" Current Fixture that does not have a hanging kit. How would I hand this from a pipe connected to the stand? I'm looking for a looks similar to ADA.

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current makes all kinds of stands for their equipment. look at their website then you could try to mimmic what they have or buy one from them. the feet for my outer orbit was relatively cheap compared to the hanging platform they had.
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Take fixture apart. Drill through top. Attach hanging hooks. Buy steel cable or chain. Attach on either side w/either spring loaded clips or S hooks.

If you want to ghetto rig it, you can loop the chain/cable around the fixture itself. Or use zip ties. This way you won't have to actually drill through the fixture.

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http://forum.practicalfishkeeping.co...ad.php?t=11162

dug that up while searching for the same thing. post for Tom Barr back in 08

think they sell those metal bars at home depot?
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EMT. Should be available at any hardware store.

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