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I often use a 500W work light when wallpapering in bathrooms etc, these last few days I have been thinking about trying a LED work light to eliminate the heat.
Is anyone here using them? are they just as bright at the 500W halogens?

HD had one on display and it was constantly on, you could touch the lamp.
 

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I often use a 500W work light when wallpapering in bathrooms etc, these last few days I have been thinking about trying a LED work light to eliminate the heat.
Is anyone here using them? are they just as bright at the 500W halogens?

HD had one on display and it was constantly on, you could touch the lamp.
I bought two from BES and they are complete and udder sh!t.
 

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I have Syslites for confined work. Last weekend I picked up the one recommended in another thread here at Lowes. It worked well for general lighting. I may pick up a few more. I wish I could find a few more of the bazooka type lights HD used to sell.

Tom
 

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I only use halogen sometimes. Most ot the time I have a tree of aluminum reflector clamp lights with CFLs. I ran into a problem with CFLs not showing up paint color coverage issues (looked completely covered under CFL, daylight showed it wasn't), so now I'm using 60W equivalent LED bulbs. I got a bunch on sale for $10 a piece. I checked the color spectrum of the LEDs (and CFLs, which are terrible) with a spectrometer, and they're pretty good.
 

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i have a couple of those pot lights that i put a 300 watt equivalent cfl bulb in. its pretty bright and way less heat than those halogens. The bulb was about $15 and the light was $10. It works well for me and alot cheaper than good leds
 

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have you considered the fluorescent work lights? Different bulb temp than halogens-I've been happy with not burning up.

for small tasks, the dewalt 12v max LED's are perfect. I have two :thumbsup:
 

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i have a couple of those pot lights that i put a 300 watt equivalent cfl bulb in. its pretty bright and way less heat than those halogens. The bulb was about $15 and the light was $10. It works well for me and alot cheaper than good leds
The issue I have wIth cfl is it doesn't reflect light natural or incandescent light.
 
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