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elementbldrs said:
We have maybe 150 wobbles and wobble jrs, and yes all at some level of falling apart, several miles of string lights, and dozens of these These work incredibly well if you are in rough, only rely on the wobbles once we have nowhere to hang lights or when changing rooms/ floors frequently requires constant remobilization. Strings for halls. All have their place. Only find led good for simple task lighting, but you have to have a combination of general and task. And always a headlamp on the brain bucket.
wtf do you need 150 wobble lights for? I was using one of mine tonight in the back yard. Lights up my whole back yard and both my neighbors too lol



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Truth be told thats probably 150 wobbles just sitting at our warehouse... Building grounds up between 10 and 50 stories, self perform concrete, gc the rest. Sparky handles most of the lights, spiders, and baloney cords. But we go through wobbles like crazy.
 

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There's one of them new walmart quick store things being built down the road from me and for the last few weed they have had one of them things tipped up and the lights hanging through a window so they can See what they are doing inside.
 

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Wanted to resurrect this thread and see if anyone has new input. I'm in the market for good work light, preferably low heat, not portable, with neutral color output.
 

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Wanted to resurrect this thread and see if anyone has new input. I'm in the market for good work light, preferably low heat, not portable, with neutral color output.

Color output gonna be the big issue there. My MH puts out no heat and massive amounts of light but can make colors look odd compared to natural light.
 

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Wanted to resurrect this thread and see if anyone has new input. I'm in the market for good work light, preferably low heat, not portable, with neutral color output.
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When everybody gets hooked on LEDs and they are firmly in demand then the prices will go ^ and the LED lifetimes will go \/.
IDK if the incands will then try to regain market share.
 

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When everybody gets hooked on LEDs and they are firmly in demand then the prices will go ^ and the LED lifetimes will go \/.

IDK if the incands will then try to regain market share.

Prices for LED's have gone down dramatically over the past several years, and the quality has gone up. Incandescent lighting is dead. Too much heat, too much wasted energy, too short of a lifespan. I think LEDs will continue to improve and become even cheaper over time.
 

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Dunno'.

"The four basic laws of supply and demand are:[1]:37

If demand increases (demand curve shifts to the right) and supply remains unchanged, a shortage occurs, leading to a higher equilibrium price.
If demand decreases (demand curve shifts to the left) and supply remains unchanged, a surplus occurs, leading to a lower equilibrium price.
If demand remains unchanged and supply increases (supply curve shifts to the right), a surplus occurs, leading to a lower equilibrium price.
If demand remains unchanged and supply decreases (supply curve shifts to the left), a shortage occurs, leading to a higher equilibrium price."

If they have a great product that costs them almost zero to make, I guess they should manipulate the supply and charge a fortune.

I'd like it if they made the LED spectrum more like sunlight.

http://www.cree.com/News-and-Events/Cree-News/Press-Releases/2014/March/300LPW-LED-barrier

Don't forget the 'mouse print'
This press release contains forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties, both known and unknown, that may cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated. Actual results may differ materially due to a number of factors, including the risk that we may be unable to develop and release commercial products with performance comparable to the development results described above; the rapid development of new technology and competing products that may impair demand or render Cree’s products obsolete; the risk that we may be unable to manufacture products based on such technology and development results with sufficiently low cost to offer them at competitive prices or with acceptable margins; and other factors discussed in Cree’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2013, and subsequent filings.
 

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I believe what we will find is that the supply will continue to grow for quite some time. Demand will increase as prices come down, and an equilibrium will occur at a lower price than we see today. There are a lot of manufacturers of LED's, and likely more to come.

As for the quality of the light emitted, that's getting better as well. LED's used to only be able to be produced in one color temperature. Now they can be manufactured in a wide variety. We now also have dimmable bulbs, though that technology hasn't been perfected yet. They don't currently dim as low as incandescent bulbs. I'm sure that challenge will be overcome in the next few years as well. LED technology has evolved so much in just the past few years, it's hard to even stay on top of it.
 
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