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Old 05-25-2014, 10:56 AM   #1
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Does someone make floodlight hardware?


I need an extension tube for a floodlight motion sensor.

I have an older Cooper MS188 outdoor, motion sensor, flood light.

The light is great, but the sensor is on its way out. The sensor is on a pole to extend below the light to get the sensor below the light. The "pole" is affixed to the light and not one of the extra threaded openings on the mounting plate.

I am trying to find an extension tube on which to mount a new sensor so it will hang down below the light to do its job.

Does anyone make a threaded tube extension that can screw into the mounting plate and have the new sensor screw onto the other end?

All the sensors are just little stubs with a limited range ball joint.

Thoughts? Before i go PVC?


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A piece of conduit with a connector on one end and a coupling on the other sounds like it would work. You may need to extend the leads.

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Even a 1/2 pipe nipple should work, just add the nuts to keep it in place.
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The leads re quite long as they already go through the proprietary shaft. No problem there.

But, I just found out the 1/2" threaded tubes for sprinkler heads fits just fine in the plate's spare threaded socket for lights et al.

One 2", 45 turn, and a straight 6" and I'm in business.
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The leads re quite long as they already go through the proprietary shaft. No problem there.

But, I just found out the 1/2" threaded tubes for sprinkler heads fits just fine in the plate's spare threaded socket for lights et al.

One 2", 45 turn, and a straight 6" and I'm in business.
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Heh, absent minded. I meant conduits.

I found all the pieces to make it work only to find the owner never installed a light box. Just 12/2 exposed on the eave if the garage.

So, after THAT was fixed, all done.


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