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Old 04-22-2010, 01:49 PM   #1
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We just finished installing recessed lights in a room and started to install the light bezels on the fish eye lights, we can not figure out how to clip the wire wires up inside the cans that hold the bezel flush to the ceiling.
what are we missing here.
these are round wire clips, not the flat spring T clips.

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post a pic if you can...

usually butterfly spring (2) AT 180* ON EYE BALL TRIM.

is trim compatible with can? check the websites

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I do nothave a camera for pics these springs and bezels came as a kit so they should work there just is notany room to clipthem into the can.
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Is it a spring with a hook on the end?
If so, then you can take a pencil and insert the spring.
If not, then post the brand and model #.
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well I do not know what the model # but, it is a 6" Halo recessed light, with a fish eye bezel where the socket is clipped into the top, its not the type with a spring and hook.
It is a spring wire with a loop in each end that slips into a slot up inside of the can.
I was told today at a elect, supply that it is a pain and you must just bend the wire clips together and force them into the slots.
Maybe that is right, does not seem right to me, there has to be an easier way.
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That is the way to do it.
The springs form a V, you squeeze them together and slide the spring into the notch in the can, then do the other side.
As you push the eye into place, the spring opens and holds the eye in place.

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