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Old 01-20-2017, 09:31 AM   #11
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True, but these can be installed in 5 minutes, at the next rest stop and Dora wants them yesterday.
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Old 01-20-2017, 09:36 AM   #12
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The age old quality vs expediency conundrum. I know I may be in the minority these days, but my preference is always quality, especially when cost is the same or better.
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Old 01-20-2017, 09:41 AM   #13
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As one ages, expediency sometimes prevails over quality, at least that is my observation for myself.
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Old 01-20-2017, 09:48 AM   #14
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As one ages, expediency sometimes prevails over quality, at least that is my observation for myself.
Interesting that the opposite applies to me. With quality comes pride.
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Old 01-20-2017, 09:53 AM   #15
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I've been known to hold a small LED flashlight in my mouth when I'm poking through a dark closet or cabinet! Isn't it nice we have choices and they all essentially accomplish the same thing.
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Old 01-20-2017, 10:00 AM   #16
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I've been known to hold a small LED flashlight in my mouth when I'm poking through a dark closet or cabinet! Isn't it nice we have choices and they all essentially accomplish the same thing.
...been known to do the same. I did put a good quality stick-on puck light in the hanging clothes cabinet that I just pushed on to turn on and off.
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I've been known to hold a small LED flashlight in my mouth when I'm poking through a dark closet or cabinet! Isn't it nice we have choices and they all essentially accomplish the same thing.
Be careful though Donna, you could hurt your teeth. Besides, this can help justify your flashlight hoarding obsession?
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Back in the olden days we used headlamps to free up both hands.
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We have headlamps from biking.
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Old 01-20-2017, 04:35 PM   #20
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I've used the leds that come on a roll and snap switches from LeeValley.
You cut off a length of lights and solder some wire to it and cover it with heat shrink. Run the wires to the switch and then on to some power point.
Under the seats there are 12v receptacles and all sorts of other 12v wires to tap into.
The above cupboards can pickup the 12v from the under cupboard reading lights.
To save complicated wiring and such under the sink cupboards are one long continuous length of leds snaking across all of the cupboards with just one switch on the bottom cupboard door.


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