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dadaR6 02-08-2009 04:17 PM

Removing trim from recessed lighting
 
It might sounds like a stupid question for most of you, but I cannot figure out how to remove the trim from my recessed lights. On the trim, I can read that they are from "Capri Lighting" but I cannot find anything from their web site.

Anyone has experience with them?

gregzoll 02-08-2009 04:29 PM

If they are "Snap Rings", you just have to pull the rings off.

220/221 02-08-2009 04:47 PM

A) Pull down

B) Pull down evenly with a twisting motion.

Sometimes there are springs or spring clips. Other times there is a twist lock kind of setup.

dadaR6 02-09-2009 02:52 PM

Humm, I tried to pull them pretty hard already, but nothing is coming off :( When I pull, I feel the light socket is also coming down with the trim!

I will try to take some pictures and post them up.


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