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      10-31-2012, 08:39 AM   #1
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where to buy good lights from?

i need some more powerful lights. I was at an Exxon gas station and they had LED lights and the place was so damn well lit up. However, the attendent of course has no idea where they were purchased from.

Can anyone advise a good place to buy LED lights or flourecent light (this one I am assuming Home Depot).

Please advise.
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are you looking for the ceiling lights? or the ones on the stands that people use for detailing? I bought some fluorescent ceiling shop lights from homedepot earlier this summer. installed 2 of them and now my garage is bright as ever. just make sure to get higher wattage tubes and go for the natural white or cool white colors
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are you looking for the ceiling lights? or the ones on the stands that people use for detailing? I bought some fluorescent ceiling shop lights from homedepot earlier this summer. installed 2 of them and now my garage is bright as ever. just make sure to get higher wattage tubes and go for the natural white or cool white colors
yes Celing lights is what i want. Do you have a separate switch/control mechanism to turn on/off as needed? Thanks!

Any pix would be awesome too.
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yes Celing lights is what i want. Do you have a separate switch/control mechanism to turn on/off as needed? Thanks!

Any pix would be awesome too.
i have them hooked up to the standard light bulbs in the garage. you get an adapter which turns a light bulb socket into a plug like this.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...ug_adapter.jpg

so the additional shop lights turn on the with the standard switch for the garage.

will take pics when i get home.
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Idk if you ever got aroudn to getting lights, but your best bet (most cost effective) would be to buy some t5 flouro fixtures from home depot. 4 foot 4 bulb is a good choice.
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probably gonna go in from home depo as you suggested within next two weeks.

Thanks! for your help guys. .
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