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Old 05-01-2009, 01:12 PM   #16
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If that budget is tight start off with a few good Kichler fixtures, as you said, and you can get retrofit LED bulbs later if you decide you want to go that way. Every year LEd are being mde better for less money, so in that respect you may be better off going with halogen for now anyway.

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Old 05-01-2009, 01:16 PM   #17
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Thanks - I think thats the way to go - I need to find a good Kichler supplier and take it from there - you do any remote "design" if a pic of the application is sent to you?
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If you go with incand. and you don't use all the bulbs in the string the voltage to each will be higher due to poor xformer regulation, so for long bulb life I recommend a series high wattage resistor on the low voltage side of the 'former. Then you can select your lamp life vs. brightness.
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I can definitely help you with the design and I can give you good prices on Kichler fixtures. Visit my site and contact me with any pictures or more information. My emails on the bottom of the contact page.
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Thanks - I am trying to pick out a fixture style to get an idea. I will send you a couple of pics along with some measurements. What is the proper spacing for path lights? My walk is ~60ft I would guess - should I space them at 10' apart?
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What is the proper spacing for path lights? My walk is ~60ft I would guess - should I space them at 10' apart?
I guess that depends on the circle of light thrown by each fixture, which depends on the height of each fixture.

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