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Old 08-29-2019, 03:15 PM   #1
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Iím looking for recessed puck lights. So many choices. Anyone have recommendations?

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Old 08-29-2019, 04:08 PM   #2
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I've got 10 of these:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-RV-LED-12...72.m2749.l2649
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Old 08-29-2019, 05:30 PM   #3
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Those look nice, if you have the depth available where you intend to install. If you're looking for something a little smaller, I installed these in my rig:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B012ZOI44C


I used shiplap on my ceiling, and they are a little less thick than the shiplap.
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Old 08-29-2019, 05:54 PM   #4
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Those look nice, if you have the depth available where you intend to install. If you're looking for something a little smaller, I installed these in my rig:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B012ZOI44C


I used shiplap on my ceiling, and they are a little less thick than the shiplap.
If you have 1-1/2" insulation in the ceiling, these fit perfectly. A 4" hole say through the 1" insulation and they fit right in. The thing I liked about these is the full diameter is a glass frosted lens, so light comes from the whole circumferance and not the 3" center.
I offered $10ea on the "make offer" and they accepted. I bought a couple more later and they gave me the same price.
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If you have 1-1/2" insulation in the ceiling, these fit perfectly. A 4" hole say through the 1" insulation and they fit right in. The thing I liked about these is the full diameter is a glass frosted lens, so light comes from the whole circumferance and not the 3" center.
I offered $10ea on the "make offer" and they accepted. I bought a couple more later and they gave me the same price.

1-1/2" IIRC is the width of a 2x4. So anywhere there's a 2x4 of width, they'll fit, and they'll almost certainly put out more evenly distributed light than the ones I posted because of the large lens.
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1-1/2" IIRC is the width of a 2x4. So anywhere there's a 2x4 of width, they'll fit, and they'll almost certainly put out more evenly distributed light than the ones I posted because of the large lens.
Keep in mind you have the thickness of your wood ceiling material also, mine is only 1/4", but still plenty of room for the lights.
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2X4s are 3.5 inches wide and 1.5 inches thick.
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Old 08-29-2019, 07:22 PM   #8
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@o1marc, 10 of these light your whole bus? They must be fairly bright then. I have an LED worklight that's 60 watts and puts out as much light as 400 watts incandescent. It's too bright really.
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