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Old 06-02-2013, 11:34 AM   #11
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Along the lines of a previous post...apply a small piece of foil tape (maybe about the size of a quarter?) to the inside of the lens, right where the bulb is to prevent the direct light coming to your eyes. You'll get only reflected light. I replaced mine with leds and did this in addition.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:42 PM   #12
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I like to read before bed and hubster doesn't. He replaced my bulb with a red bulb. I can still read but it has a much softer effect. Plus, it's kinda romantic!! Lol!
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:49 AM   #13
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I figured it out. I like to read but don't need the light with my kindle fire, but I like to control the light so I went to walmart and got a small gooseneck type lamp for my side of the bed. It has an ajustable neck so I can move the beam of light to where I want it.A 40 watt bulb is all it takes and we got the florescent type to keep it from blowing when going down the road like a regular bulb would. So far , so good. I attached velcro to the bottom and stuck it fast to the side table. Now we only use the overhead light when going into the closets or when nobody is in bed.
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:00 PM   #14
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I put a piece of tinfoil inside the lens just enough to cover the bottom, enough light to read with no bright light in your eyes. I was concerned about overheating but I have left them on for over an hour with no overheating
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Old 06-07-2013, 12:28 AM   #15
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I went to dealer that I bought my TT from, bought a new twin-light assembly and mounted on the underside of the cabinet over the bed, in the middle and right next to the wall. To do that I removed one of the existing light assemblies to expose the wiring and spliced on two new wires - one for positive and one for negative.

With the wire ends taped to a straightened coathanger I fed the new wires to the back edge of the cabinet underside. I pulled them out, attached them to the new lamp assembly, and screwed the new light in place. Now I have a decent light BEHIND my eyes for reading in bed. I left both of the original lights in place.

And I agree. The way the lights are set up over the bed is just plain ridiculous. The RV designers should be required to own and live in their creations. I bet they would change a few things.
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Old 06-07-2013, 06:16 PM   #16
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I went to dealer that I bought my TT from, bought a new twin-light assembly and mounted on the underside of the cabinet over the bed, in the middle and right next to the wall. To do that I removed one of the existing light assemblies to expose the wiring and spliced on two new wires - one for positive and one for negative.


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Bill....looking to solve the same problem. I like your mod. I've ordered replacement LED lights from Panther Products before. Replaced most of the pancake style lights in a smaller Bigfoot we use for highway travel. All worked well and are of good quality. Since I bought those at 5500*K, they have now come out with some lights at 3500*K and 4500*K. Think I'll order one of these'

http://panther-rvproducts.com/LED-36...26-0086-NW.htm
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Old 06-13-2013, 04:26 PM   #17
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We replaced all lights near a bed with a light that has a dimmer..

Brilliant light makes some that you add the features you need..

Base single light
http://www.starlightsinc.com/shop/pc...5&idcategory=6

Add PCB board
http://www.starlightsinc.com/shop/pc...3&idcategory=6

Add dimmer
http://www.starlightsinc.com/shop/pc...0&idcategory=6

Add LED for a nightlight in the main hallway
http://www.starlightsinc.com/shop/pc...4&idcategory=6

We have done numerous changes to our 2012 32bhds eagle..
1) Switching to a marinco power cord
2) Replacing thermostat with a real thermostat
3) Replacing outdoor shower with http://www.dwincorp.com/products/66/...ld-Spray-Port-
4) Rearranging water/power so the heater wont melt them!
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Old 07-10-2013, 09:06 PM   #18
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LED replacement bulbs work wonders!
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