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Hello,

I just picked up a 4 ft Tek Light Fixture and it didnt have the eyebolts or the hangers with it. Does anyone know what size the eye bolts are so i can pick some up at Home Depot?

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I just hooked up one of these last week (6 bulb) and *I think* the eye bolts were 1/2" or thereabouts. Don't quote me on that though. Hopefully someone can confirm.
As for hanging it, I borrowed ideas from others for constructing a conduit bar - hanging system. I bought the conduit and couplings at Lowe's and some chain @ Home Depot (27 lb max rated). It's working quite well. Of course, if you're going to hang it from the ceiling, that's another story...
 

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No where near that large. I don't know if they are 5/16 but I think that might be the size. That or 1/4 inch??
 

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Do conduit bars come bent, or do you need a tool to do it. I went to Lowes to try to find material to construct one myself but couldn't find anything but straight pipes.
 

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Do conduit bars come bent, or do you need a tool to do it. I went to Lowes to try to find material to construct one myself but couldn't find anything but straight pipes.
AFAIK they're only sold in straight lenghts. The bending tool I bought cost ~$30 and should be hanging in the aisle with the conduit. If you get one make sure it's for the proper diameter conduit.
 

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alright i got the eye bolts..they are 1/4 inch. Also for the conduit they only sell them in 10 ft lenghts that are straigh
 

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Another option that's cheaper IF you have a good hacksaw is to buy the bars and two 90-degree conduit elbows(they sell these @ Lowe's). I cut the conduit bars to ~5 1/2 ft. You will need a little extra length after the elbow,so I used another 5" or so of the cut pieces of conduit bar, for each side. Just an idea if you have the proper tools. I had to shell out $20 for a good hacksaw and a few bucks for the elbows and 4 extra couplings, so it probably wasn't much of a savings in my case...

AFAIK they're only sold in straight lenghts. The bending tool I bought cost ~$30 and should be hanging in the aisle with the conduit. If you get one make sure it's for the proper diameter conduit.
 
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