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      07-06-2018, 10:08 AM   #1
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Question LED Garage lighting?

Looking to add one or two LED light bars to the ceiling. Must be able to plug into your standard outlet, no hardwiring bs, and have a pull string or something to turn on & off.

What are my options that are not junk, but still inexpensive?
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Not junk and inexpensive creates a very fine line of options. Not sure of what your opinion of inexpensive is but these are pretty nice. Big Ass makes a fine product.

https://store.bigassfans.com/the-garage-light
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Not junk and inexpensive creates a very fine line of options. Not sure of what your opinion of inexpensive is but these are pretty nice. Big Ass makes a fine product.

https://store.bigassfans.com/the-garage-light
Yea, I'm looking at the $40 FEIT 4' light. SO $400 is a big no.
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Yea, I'm looking at the $40 FEIT 4' light. SO $400 is a big no.
I bought a LED light strip from Lowe's back in the fall to replace a burned up fluorescent ballast in my garage and am very happy with it. I tried to find a link to share but couldn't find the same light on their website. Pretty sure it had the capability to be plug in play or hardwired. I'd check Amazon or visit a Home Depot or Lowe's.
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Buy a regular commercial LED fixture, put plug on the end of wires, problem solved?
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i installed 4 of these in my garage. They meet most of your requirements except the screw eyelets they come with snapped off while screwing them into the ceiling joists. bought them in spring for $20/pair

https://www.costco.com/Feit-4'-Linka...100410429.html
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i installed 4 of these in my garage. They meet most of your requirements except the screw eyelets they come with snapped off while screwing them into the ceiling joists. bought them in spring for $20/pair

https://www.costco.com/Feit-4'-Linka...100410429.html
That's exactly what I ordered earlier today.
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i installed 4 of these in my garage. They meet most of your requirements except the screw eyelets they come with snapped off while screwing them into the ceiling joists. bought them in spring for $20/pair

https://www.costco.com/Feit-4'-Linka...100410429.html
I have 8 of these daisy chained off of one outlet (4 on one plug, 4 on another)....they are fantastic and for 20 bux a pop are a no brainier. Only bad thing is that the wires are black and are visible, but meh.
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Looking to add one or two LED light bars to the ceiling. Must be able to plug into your standard outlet, no hardwiring bs, and have a pull string or something to turn on & off.

What are my options that are not junk, but still inexpensive?
A friend of mine in Tulsa has a small shop he restores minis in.
He purchased some budget minded led shop lights and declared they were plenty bright for his needs.
Since he is a dear friend of mine, I sent him, as a gift, a Big Ass Solutions or also known as Big Ass Fans LED 65 W shop light.
He said it makes his budget lights look dim.
I have 3 in my garage, spendy? Yes. I am at the point in my life where I prefer quality over quantity.
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