Close Call In The Kitchen -- Meteorite?

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  1. Joe Riley

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    In the reviews, I found that most were pleased by their appearance and the light they made, and if they had written the review then, would have given 5 stars. Most were so taken, that they began replacing more lights in their home, thinking they were on a crusade of sorts.

    I had quite a time, equating the appearance and the bright light with the flimsy, under-engineered look of the interior. By contrast, the light in the log cabin was originally installed in 1939, when the house was electrified. it was brass, with a porcelain socket. I moved it to the cabin room 10 years ago. I tried a ceiling light with 3 spot lights in the Kitchen, but the light from it was inadequate. I replaced it with the one that crashed to the floor.
     
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    This was beyond newfangled. It seemed like a giant leap, for all mankind! I still marvel at it.
     
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    Was it, perchance, made in China?
     
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    @Yvonne Smith - I have decided that you may be right, and for the time being, let things as they are. I have installed both lights, so rather than going through that again, I will leave them up and pass along progress reports. ;) Thank you!
     
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    Made In China....Fabrique' Enchine.....Heco En China....yes!
     
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    Do you remember when anything made in Japan was a piece of junk? Nowadays they make some of the best quality things of anybody.
     
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    WE had to replace our 4 ft. fluorescent tubes in a bathroom last year. the LED lights we put in are much better.
     
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    After doing more checking, I found that these lights are not recommended for the bathroom, as they are not damp proof. If could be that some of the failures were because of this.
     
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    I'm glad you decided to keep them @Joe Riley...I really am looking forward to the report from you of how long they will last! And hoping I will live that long to get that report. :)
     
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    never seen those before. not cheap either
     
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    that one of Carl's has a lot of electronics's the yellow components are the lights.LED's. $29.98 at Lowes's if this is the same

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    They came packed two in a box, for $52 at Lowes.
     
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    Gary that seems to be a 20 watt light. Mine are 17 watt.
     
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    so lighten up your day :)
     
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