Originally Posted by Jeff61
The flat discs in the surface mount fixtures are ok IMHO. Since they tend to be directional, they take alot of the glare out of the fixture which I always hated anyway. The manufacturers put those fixtures in because they are cheap, duh! I have replaced fixtures above sofa, dinette and bed with the ball , rotating can like you would find in an airplane or the old conversion vans but they are a little tricky to mount.
I am going to install a flat disk LED on the outdoor fixture, I'm sure that it will be plenty bright enough, but more importantly, it will be cool to the touch whereby I will no longer concerned with the lens melting and a possible fire. I will consider changing to LED bulbs throughout my camper once I have a chance to lift it up and access my needs.