Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-06-2010, 06:41 PM   #1
4 Rivet Member
 
JBinKC's Avatar
 
2007 31' Classic
Kansas City , Missouri
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 299
Exhaust Hood Light

Friends: The light in our exhaust hood is so faint that it's comical. But I can see that a very bright incandescent light would melt the plastic diffuser, as they do elsewhere. So what are your recommendations for a good hood light bulb? Best wishes, John
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Airstream pick-up 056.jpg
Views:	80
Size:	329.6 KB
ID:	108239  
__________________

__________________
JBinKC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2010, 06:57 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
TBRich's Avatar

 
2006 19' Safari SE
Tucson , Arizona
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,483
Images: 64
We just replaced ours with a t-10 Socket LED bright white from www.LEDs4RV.com... Seems brighter to me but that may just be because it's bright white rather than warm white.
__________________

__________________
TB & Greg and Abbey Schnauzer
AirForums #21900 . Membership Chair, 4C
Unit #3954
Travel Log: AZBambi...On the Road Again
TBRich is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2010, 07:11 PM   #3
Rivet Master
 
Dave Park's Avatar
 
2005 22' Safari
Hyde Park Place , Ohio
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 972
You have two choices for more light and little heat: a 12v CFL or LED lighting. Both options may require you to cut wires to replace the socket, but that is not at all difficult.
__________________
TX-16
Dave Park is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2010, 09:13 PM   #4
_
 
. , .
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 8,812
i just dealt with this issue in june while in j/c...

one could REwire a series of ledz for more light...

OR a series of the current incandescent bulbs for more light AND more heat...

and more JUICE USE.

my solution was to BUY A NEW HOOD like the ones used in the internationals...

this 'euro style hood' has 2 BRIGHT, HOT halogen bulbs.

i replace the halogens with BRIGHT, cooler LEDz.

totally solved the light/heat hood issue.

(otoh i can NOW see the food cooking... )

2 bonuses to this approach:

1. the fan in the euro style hood is MUCH stronger (it's a horizontal squirrel cage fan)
2. the hood normally sells for ~200 bucks, but they had a 'scratchndent' unit purchased for 1/6th the new price...
_______

the a/s store had MORE THAN ONE of these, so u might call the gals at the desk and inquire.
_______

back to your hood, ADD MORE LIGHTS or get used to cooking in the dark.

cheers
2air'
__________________
all of the true things that i am about to tell you are shameless lies. l.b.j.

we are here on earth to fart around. don't let anybody tell you any different. k.v.
2airishuman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2010, 10:02 PM   #5
Rivet Master
 
SilverGate's Avatar

 
2007 23' Safari SE
San Diego , California
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 1,490
Our LED lights in the stove hood are plenty bright for us and do not require cutting any wires. See more about them here... and our other interior LED lights here.
__________________
SilverGate is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New kitchen exhaust hood altamont Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 0 01-23-2009 04:29 PM
does anyone know of a range hood that... Julie R Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 12 08-13-2007 11:00 PM
Kitchen Hood Exhaust Darryl Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 1 10-15-2005 08:24 PM
Electrical problem - Water pump, vent hood fan & light Rob30044 Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 5 11-28-2004 03:38 PM
Stove Hood Exhaust Cazadero Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 1 01-17-2004 06:57 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.