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Old 10-15-2013, 05:26 PM   #15
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Yeah, I ordered 2 e14 to e12 adapters and then 2 different sets of bulbs. One is a candle flicker style and another is steady. I will report back once they arrive. In the meantime I am going to forge ahead with the install..
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:12 PM   #16
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I don't mean to hijack this thread, but I have a question...You are saying that I can replace a light fixture in my trailer with a regular household fixture (110V), without rewiring anything within it, as long as I use a 12v screw in bulb in place of a houshold bulb? If so you just opened up my options!
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Old 10-16-2013, 12:13 AM   #17
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From what I am gathering, as long as the light you are replacing is a 12v light on a 12v circuit and you replace it with a 110v light fixture using a 12v LED bulb, you will be fine... The device to be powered in the bulb and it is 12v, just like if you were wiring to a 12v fan, 12v socket or any other 12v device.
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:20 AM   #18
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Light fixtures are very basic...essentially a bulb holder with wires that connect to power. The larger gauge wire of a common household fixture conducts electricity better than the lighter gauge wire used in low voltage RV stuff. With all the new bulbs available, choice of fixtures is much greater than even a couple of years ago.
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:22 PM   #19
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Apparently, I was wrong about the size of the bulb base and socket. I received my adapters and 1 set of bulbs today and they were all too small.... I guess I need e 17 socket adapters... So I ordered e17 to e12 adapters today. Hopefully this works. I did however get 1 lamp installed...
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I like those sconces, are the shades glass? You may want to make sure they don't come off during travel..... Or store them
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Old 10-16-2013, 08:08 PM   #21
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Thanks! They are glass but they are very securely on the sconce... (hopefully)
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So I finally made it to the end of this ordeal. I received my e17 base adpaters only to realize that the sconces did need e14. I accidentally ordered e12 to e14 and not the other way around. Anyway, after spending about $50 on bulbs and adapters of all kinds, I was able to get a combo that worked... and I love them. Thanks for the help.
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Old 11-05-2013, 10:37 PM   #23
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Congrats!

Now, how about a photo with the lights on?
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Old 11-05-2013, 10:42 PM   #24
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Not the best but the best I could get for now. I will post a better one later...
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Not the best but the best I could get for now. I will post a better one later...
Oooh, aaah!
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Old 11-06-2013, 12:42 AM   #26
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Here is a better photo of one of the sconces. I liked it so much that I am now doing some other conversions. I am going to convert a 120 v IKEA closet door lamp so when the door is opened a light automatically comes on. Thanks for everyone's help to solve this puzzle.
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