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Old 06-11-2012, 02:57 PM   #1
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Our son accidentally broke our garage light after his basketball bounced off of it. First time it happened. What can we do to avoid this from happening? Anyone have any luck? Looking for ideas...

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Steel cages. Common for recreational places, gyms, and what not.

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Steel cages. Common for recreational places, gyms, and what not.
Great idea. Where can I pick something like that up
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Great idea. Where can I pick something like that up
supply house, hardware store, target. basic protection.
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supply house, hardware store, target. basic protection.
Do they remove easily
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You could always install these, only 18 bucks... This would be an easy retrofit if you just have keyless light fixtures to begin with.

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You could always install these, only 18 bucks...
. I need the classic garage light though. Frame and all.
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. I need the classic garage light though. Frame and all.
Whats a classic garage light?
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Whats a classic garage light?
I'll take a pic
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Ha, glad you took a picture, because I was thinking "INSIDE" the garage. I don't think I could live with cages over my fixtures on the outside of my house.
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Ha, glad you took a picture, because I was thinking "INSIDE" the garage.
Short of finding the piece that broke off what can I do
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Short of finding the piece that broke off what can I do
The fixture is beyond repair, you broke the casting... looks like a simple enough fixture to find a direct replacement.
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The fixture is beyond repair, you broke the casting... looks like a simple enough fixture to find a direct replacement.
So cut away the caulking, turn the power off and then install the new fixture?
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So cut away the caulking, turn the power off and then install the new fixture?
Yes, they went to extreme when caulking by the way.

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