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Old 10-02-2022, 08:44 AM   #1
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Led lighting

Ok yet another task done.
So this one I owed to yíall. I would have changed the lights that didnít work anyway but reading some of yalls posts I decided to go led. At the time I hadnít run a plug yet and was working solely on battery power. I was amazed how much less the leds power requirements were and running on battery it was a huge difference. Instead of having to charge the battery daily I could go 3-4 days without charging it.

On top of that the amount of light was so much more improved. It lit the Rv pretty well with the standard bulbs but my dad would have trouble reading in that light and quite frankly I am getting to that point myself. The led are so much brighter I donít even need all the lights on. The porch light I will do in another post. The link for the porch light listed here replaced the light up front by the battery door which was not working.

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Starlights 1141-400 Single Pole LED Replacement Bulb https://a.co/d/9fbPOqf

Antline 1156 1141 1003 7506 BA15S LED Bulbs White 20-Packs, Super Bright 3014 50-SMD LED Replacement for 12 Volt RV Camper Trailer Boat Trunk Interior Lights https://a.co/d/cCOCRFQ

BRISHINE 20PCS 921 Interior LED Light Bulbs for RV, Super Bright 36-SMD 6000K White T10 922 912 194 LED Bulbs Replacement for Camper Trailer Motorhome Marine Boat Indoor Ceiling Dome Lights(12V DC) https://a.co/d/itGJRQq

Partsam Rectangle LED RV Porch Light Exterior Utility Light 12v Lighting Fixture Replacement Light with On/Off Switch for RVs, Trailers, Campers, 5th Wheels w/Snap-on Clear and Amber Lenses https://a.co/d/dLIG34n
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Old 10-02-2022, 10:19 AM   #2
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I replaced all the lights in my camper, motor home, house and shop with LED bulbs for all the reasons you stated.
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Old 10-02-2022, 11:19 AM   #3
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I replaced the lights over the chairs at the back of the coach. They were not very bright. I checked the specs and they were something like 350 lumens, whereas the originals were 400.

So I gave up and bought a flourescent bulb - I think 40 inches, maybe only 36. It had no switch, just a cord so I bought a remote control wall outlet. It is REALLY bright. I could no longer read at night with the dim bulbs before.
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LED's are definitely more efficient and bright than standard light bulbs for sure. Just be mindful of other campers who do not appreciate bright lights outside at night (all night long).
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Old 10-02-2022, 06:25 PM   #5
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It spend most of the time on my ranch as a guest house
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It spend most of the time on my ranch as a guest house
In that case, I suppose you can never get bright enough! We live in the country and have coyotes. So, I completely understand the need for bright lights in your case.
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Old 10-02-2022, 06:46 PM   #7
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It’s actually more for my parents. They have to see they ar already fall risks
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Old 10-03-2022, 09:55 AM   #8
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I love the new led lights but for some reason the manufacture thinks using 4000 to 6000 kelvin is a good thing. Brighter is better... Good god the new trailers are so bright it strains the eyes. I've had to replace all my interior lighting with 2700 kelvin. I've even installed dimmer switches on all. I do like the brighter lighting on the exterior.
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I actually like the high temperature bulbs. 5000 degree suits me.
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Old 10-04-2022, 11:59 AM   #10
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We have 2011 mountaineer 335ret model.
We want to put in led lites. What kind of led lites can we install?
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I don't know that a comprehensive list for your specific model RV exists. You probably need to look at each fixture type and make your own list. I think LED replacement bulbs are easy to find on Amazon or many other sites. If you search this forum for "LED bulb replacements" lots of threads come up. I read thru a few and several folks have used M4 LED Lighting and Accessories...

https://m4products.com/

They have an easy conversion chart for your old filament bulbs to LED.
I have not personally bought from them but I saw them mentioned in several threads on the subject.
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M4 is the RV bulbs we use.
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These are great

https://www.amazon.com/Ceiling-Surfa...rsubs_0_t&th=1

And don't forget these

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 10-05-2022, 09:26 AM   #14
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We have 2011 mountaineer 335ret model.
We want to put in led lites. What kind of led lites can we install?
BRISHINE 20PCS 921 Interior LED Light Bulbs for RV, Super Bright 36-SMD 6000K White T10 922 912 194 LED Bulbs Replacement for Camper Trailer Motorhome Marine Boat Indoor Ceiling Dome Lights(12V DC) https://a.co/d/3agOS9N

Starlights 1141-400 Single Pole LED Replacement Bulb https://a.co/d/3j6IJqU

Limited-time deal: Antline 1156 1141 1003 7506 BA15S LED Bulbs White 20-Packs, Super Bright 3014 50-SMD LED Replacement for 12 Volt RV Camper Trailer Boat Trunk Interior Lights https://a.co/d/557WRxh

Antline T10 921 194 168 175 LED Bulbs White 20-Packs, Super Bright 3014 42-SMD LED Replacement 12 Volt RV Camper Trailer Boat Trunk Interior Dome Map License Lights, Backup Reverse Lights https://a.co/d/aXDOVCl

Those are the led bulbs I used in my 2011. Most were pretty cheap except the two ďscareĒ lights.

Oh and my porch light I used this one and it lights up the whole side of the Rv clearly

Raycharm 15.4" High Lumen Output Low Current Draw, 6000K White 40į Down Angle Focused Flood Beam 3500 Lumen, Curved LED Worklight/Porch Utility Light/Awning Light for RV & Utility Vehicle, White, 1PC https://a.co/d/dGnUVBz

If you donít want one that big then I got this one

MICTUNING RV Exterior LED Porch Utility Light - 12V 750 Lumen Awning Lights | Replacement Lighting for RVs Trailers Campers https://a.co/d/467hkzy

Itís actually smaller than the original porch light and still lights up well. I had siliconed the old holes and wanted to have them completely covered so I wanted a bigger light. Had the housing been bigger to cover all the holes I would have stayed with this one it worked well.
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