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Old 04-14-2019, 01:30 PM   #15
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Oh we do turn them off when we go to bed.
Hey, if you go to bed about an hour after sundown I'm happy with that.
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Old 04-14-2019, 01:36 PM   #16
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Hey, if you go to bed about an hour after sundown I'm happy with that.


Haha well if youíre my neighbor let me know. I donít mind turning them off or down if it bugs the neighbors.
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Haha well if youíre my neighbor let me know. I donít mind turning them off or down if it bugs the neighbors.
Sounds good. Maybe we can make a drinking game out of who spots the most satellites passing overhead.
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Sounds good. Maybe we can make a drinking game out of who spots the most satellites passing overhead.


Iíll win that one. I have an alert on my phone 5 min before each one peaks in light intensity haha
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Iíll win that one. I have an alert on my phone 5 min before each one peaks in light intensity haha
Just a friendly mano a mano competition and you want to make it a mano a technology competition? Don't be going all "Lance Armstrong" on me now.
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Banggood has a ton of led stuff direct China supplier if you want to go DIY. RBG can be used as pseudo white but have blue green halos in reflections. . Banggood is great place for many things.
Splice kits...tees...ends wire...in 12v or 110 convertors.
There are even RGB /cool wht. and soft wht. on Amazon. Double and triple row led
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Just a friendly mano a mano competition and you want to make it a mano a technology competition? Don't be going all "Lance Armstrong" on me now.


Hahah nope Iím just more of a nerd I guess haha
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Banggood has a ton of led stuff direct China supplier if you want to go DIY. RBG can be used as pseudo white but have blue green halos in reflections. . Banggood is great place for many things.
Splice kits...tees...ends wire...in 12v or 110 convertors.
There are even RGB /cool wht. and soft wht. on Amazon. Double and triple row led


Ok Iíll have to check them out thanks.
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"walte1fr"......I added LED lights under my coach on both sides, between the wheels. I first attached them to the frame, behind the bay doors, but they shown straight down and didn't give the effect that I was looking for. I wanted them to shine more towards the patio. I went to Home Depot and bought (1/2" x 1/2" x 8') aluminum angle from the carpet department. I drilled the center of the "V" about every foot. I attached it, "V" up to the frame with self tapping screws. This gave a 45 degree angle that made the lights shine out onto the patio. It also made for a clean attachment point. With them properly set, they make for great ambient light that doesn't blind you.

I used white LED's with a dimmer, since I'm also past the age of boogie lights. I added an outdoor electrical box, with a 12 hour spa timer switch, in the bay where the wires terminated. In the evening, I would just turn on the timer so that it would go off at 11:00 pm or what ever time you desire.

When I installed the LED's, I put a dab of clear silicone over both ends and about every foot to keep the backing tape from coming loose.
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"walte1fr"......I added LED lights under my coach on both sides, between the wheels. I first attached them to the frame, behind the bay doors, but they shown straight down and didn't give the effect that I was looking for. I wanted them to shine more towards the patio. I went to Home Depot and bought (1/2" x 1/2" x 8') aluminum angle from the carpet department. I drilled the center of the "V" about every foot. I attached it, "V" up to the frame with self tapping screws. This gave a 45 degree angle that made the lights shine out onto the patio. It also made for a clean attachment point. With them properly set, they make for great ambient light that doesn't blind you.

I used white LED's with a dimmer, since I'm also past the age of boogie lights. I added an outdoor electrical box, with a 12 hour spa timer switch, in the bay where the wires terminated. In the evening, I would just turn on the timer so that it would go off at 11:00 pm or what ever time you desire.

When I installed the LED's, I put a dab of clear silicone over both ends and about every foot to keep the backing tape from coming loose.


Thatís exactly what Iím looking for. Did you buy ďRV LEDsĒ or just random batch off amazon? Iím trying to figure out if the extra money gives anything extra. Do you have a picture of what you bought from Home Depot?
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Boogie lights are worth the money. Several years ago I had them help me install them on my Gold Wing motorcycle and they were still working after 3 years and 65K miles.
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Boogie lights are worth the money. Several years ago I had them help me install them on my Gold Wing motorcycle and they were still working after 3 years and 65K miles.


Thatís great. Iím wondering if there are any first hand stories of a cheap version failing.
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Here is the aluminum at HD

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt...2677/204273980

I bought just regular LED's and learned that they don't all work the same. I bought a couple of different dimers and remotes, that didn't play well with the LED's. I would buy something that comes as a system, to make sure they will work.
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Here is the aluminum at HD

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt...2677/204273980

I bought just regular LED's and learned that they don't all work the same. I bought a couple of different dimers and remotes, that didn't play well with the LED's. I would buy something that comes as a system, to make sure they will work.


Ok thank you very much.
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