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Old 07-11-2019, 01:32 PM   #11
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Most bulbs are 921 "wedge base" bulbs but some fixtures still use 1156 or 7506 (P21W) base, so you'll need to check your fixtures to make sure which type you have. Typically it's going to be a 921.

Remember, many LED arrays are polarity sensitive, so if you get the fixtures working with incandescent bulbs and the LED's don't work, turn them over and they should illuminate. Newer LED arrays are not polarity sensitive but many of the cheaper, older ones are....
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Old 07-11-2019, 03:38 PM   #12
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Looking for a softer color, have seen a lot of 6000-6500K
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Old 07-11-2019, 04:29 PM   #13
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Looking for a softer color, have seen a lot of 6000-6500K

How soft? 6500K is blue to me. I like 4k-5k. Some folks like the "softer" (yellower) colors of the incandescent bulbs. There are all kinds of LEDs available in various brightness.

Here's a chart with illustrations. I did not read the article...

http://www.photographingspaces.com/l...p-of-the-week/
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Old 07-11-2019, 04:42 PM   #14
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Oh I know the colors...looking for a 4000k or 3500K
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Old 07-11-2019, 05:10 PM   #15
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Oh I know the colors...looking for a 4000k or 3500K
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What type of lamp? Base?
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Old Yesterday, 08:27 AM   #16
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Just to add to how the wiring is daisy chained together...

Got back from our trip to VA beach last week (which was very good BTW) was getting the trailer settled back in and plugged the dehumidifier into the AC outlet under the kitchen cabinet and the dehumidifier wouldn't power on.
Checked the GFI in the bathroom and it was not tripped and had power. Found the outlets on the side of the master bed and exterior didn't work either but the ones in the rear bunks did. Decided to tackle it the next day so got up in the morning and took my trusty voltmeter in hand and miraculously had power at every outlet. Turned the dehumidifier back on and the power light flickererd then went out. Checked the outlets that previously didn't work and there was no voltage. Reset the the GFI again but this time heard a ZZZZZZT in the main cabin and the power light on the dehumidifier flickered on then off again. Reset the GFI several times and finally isolated the source ZZZZZZT coming from underneath the fridge... it was the exterior outlet. Removed the outlet and found a loose ground and neutral wire, there were 3 sets of romex(like)cable going to the outlet . Figure one was going back to the GFI, one to the kitchen and one to the master bedroom. Tested it at every stage of reassembly prior to resealing the outlet cover to the exterior wall. If/when it fails again will install a better outlet but so far it's seems solid.
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One fix I've used for this problem was to wire nut everything together with an extra single lead to feed the outlet. Never had go back on this type of fix.
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Old Yesterday, 08:43 AM   #18
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I replaced all of my incandescent bulbs with LEDs. I used these. https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1 They were a good deal and made a huge difference in the lighting of our Outback 260FL.
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One fix I've used for this problem was to wire nut everything together with an extra single lead to feed the outlet. Never had go back on this type of fix.
That thought did cross my mind. Will do it if I have to dig into this again. Thanks.
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My two cents worth.. I like the 3500-4000K in my general living area as it provide a more incandescent look. Under the kitchen sink I've installed a "Hospital Operating Room" 6000K bright white lamps. For those that don't know the "K" represents the Kelvin scale of temperature measurement. It is the scale used in setting the "color" of lamps. For general info. I replaced all of my TT lights, including the marker lights with LED's as we dry camp some. The total cost in 2014 was $385... the prices have dropped since then.
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