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Old 09-12-2011, 04:40 PM   #1
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I currently have a set of wired walkway lights leading up to the front door. When I replace them, should I go with solar or another wired set of lights?

Has anyone had luck with solar lights?

Do they die quickly?

Do they illuminate the sidewalk just as well?

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Old 09-12-2011, 05:19 PM   #2
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solar LED lights have come a long way. i have a set that is 4 or 5 years old now, still light up through most of the night. In most of them you can swap out the rechargable batteries when they no longer hold a charge .

just depends on what you like, and your budget....

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It mainly depends on if you really want light or just a glow. Solar powered lights are significantly dimmer than powered lighting. Also when it's colder outside the batteries don't last anywhere near as long, considered you're in New York that's a major consideration.
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