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Shop Lighting Tip

Postby Fawteen » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:48 pm

If, like me, your 16 year old ambition is being hampered by 60 year old eyes, you know that lighting is critical.

I started with 100 watt incandescents in my garage. Better than a caveman's wooden torch, but not much.

Then I heard about cold-start T11 fluorescents. MUCH better, and will start down to near zero, but do need some time to come up to full brightness.

Now I've discovered 4 foot LED strips. The fixture looks just like an old-fashioned chain-hung fluorescent fixture, but the light comes from a double row of LED's. HOLY DAYLIGHT, BATMAN!

MUCH brighter, 34 watts power consumption and WalMart has them for less than $20 per fixture. What's not to love?

Oddly, it's not listed on their web site, but its the Hyper Tough 4 foot Hanging LED Shop Light, SKU 755277813005
What do you mean I can't do that?

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