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Old 05-04-2014, 10:01 PM   #11
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Philips 'mini twister' 13w 6500k cfl's. Came in a nice 4-pack at HD.
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Old 05-04-2014, 10:04 PM   #12
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Perfect!! Enjoy!!!, mine has dwarf baby tears growing In at 18" down.. They're under a 60 watt led bulb though did you drill heat loss holes?
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Nice! I just have 'beginner' plants atm. And no, they don't seem to be getting to hot, but I'll keep an eye on it, and drill'em if need be.
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Ok, I'm a very cautious person, always have been.. It would make me feel better if you'd keep a close eye on it for it's first few hours running, smell for burning plastic and feel for excessive heat.. Thanks!!!
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Will Do! and made sure there are batteries in my smoke alarms
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Old 05-04-2014, 10:20 PM   #16
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Haha knock on wood! Now!! It should be fine, I found mine threw off a smell for a few days now it's all good...
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Also if you don't want to gut your old fixture, you could use a plastic rain gutter with end caps and just paint it black. Just a thought.
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And you can dip the wire nuts, along with a few inches of the wires, in some liquid electric tape. That's what I did to make the connections completely water tight.
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