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Old 10-07-2015, 12:04 AM   #1
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Getting ready to order LED Bulbs for 19 Escape. How many bulbs are there in the interior of an Escape 19? Are they T10 wedge base?
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Save your money.
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That's a change on 2016 model. I'm getting 2015 which isn't supposed to have LED's. Who knows, maybe Reace will be giving Christmas surprises out when we pick up.
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You will have to get your own LED for the stove hood.
I think because the stove hood ships with a 194 bulb in it they leave it.
I replaced it with a t10 pancake type of led and now I can see when I'm cooking.
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I'd certainly check with ETI. They had an LED option package at one time, but that screen grab is from "Features" on their site, and I recall a post recently about LEDs being made standard.
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I have to call tomorrow on some paperwork, so will ask. That would be awesome if I don't have to add bulbs to my to do list.
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Getting ready to order LED Bulbs for 19 Escape. How many bulbs are there in the interior of an Escape 19? Are they T10 wedge base...
The bulb count may differ from trailer to trailer. Mine were all wedge bases. Nine in total:

2 above the bed mounted to overhead cabinets
1 in the head
1 in the stove exhaust fan
1 on the side of the front overhead cabinet
1 above the sink
2 - one under each of the teleological front cabinets
1 for the porch light.

I bought a bundle of 10 flat boards with 48 LEDs each on ebay for about $13 with various adapters, including shipping. These may be a bluer brilliant white than some would like, but the price is right.

I used RTV silicone to stick them to the reflectors in the existing fixtures.

zb-auto in China was the vendor:

http://m.ebay.com/itm/111713729177

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Some people have complained about their LEDs, saying they are too bright, and have covered or replaced them. Apparently, LEDs come in a big range. If you get two or three different ones, you might decide to have some less bright ones in certain areas. I have looked at Superbrightleds as some have suggested but I see only the mini for the stove and not the regular wedge ones.

It is a 2016 change as far as I know.
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Hope you don't have to but, in any event, I wouldn't buy a bunch all at once.
We've been changing over since 2008, putting in warm white LEDs where we use lights the most ( for reading or playing cards ). I have a cool white over the kitchen counter, which seem brighter. We've rarely used the range hood light ( mostly while taking pictures of the interior ) so I've ignored that one.
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I have looked at Superbrightleds as some have suggested but I see only the mini for the stove and not the regular wedge ones.
I just had a look Cathy, and I think that the miniature wedge are the same. You could confirm with them. There are a couple options, like item 13 and 14 on this page that would do the trick great. Item 13 is definitely a bright one.
https://www.superbrightleds.com/cat/..._Wedge,1,3995:

The ones I bought a few years back worked great, but no longer seem available. The cost of LED's are dropping real fast. Replacements for pot lights in projects we do have seen the costs cut in half in less than a year. LED lighting at home too will be in the future for a while.
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