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Old 01-07-2015, 07:08 PM
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$3.95 at your local ace hardware , its a replacement reflector for a trouble light, poorly made, does not fit even if your trouble light as the part that clamps on is manufactured poorly and out of shape , and held at an odd angle . also the clamping nut and bolts are extremely small. Tightening the clamp nuts has no effect on the poor fit.

Maybe if they made a super deluxe model at what? $0.50 more , it would be a better product.
Why do stores sell junk (my opinion) like this?????
RANT!!!!
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damn ppl still use those?
Old 01-07-2015, 07:32 PM
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I would of sprung for a new one, $7...

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Commercia...6PDQ/100354520
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That is horrible.


Originally Posted by Mars5L View Post
damn ppl still use those?
I use one. I also use a 500w halogen light if I really want to light it up.
Old 01-07-2015, 08:47 PM
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They are disposable and cheap! Buy a new one.
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Really? A wooden socket? I believe I'd start trouble-shooting there ...
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Ace sells the same junk as the big box guys, just at a higher price. But they do have better service (at least the two Ace stores I go to).

And for what it's worth, I think the fluorescent drop lights are much better.
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I'm
Not 100% sure what I am looking at but I woukd suggest throwing it out and going to ikea to buy a new light for. $19.99.
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Take it back....Simple....Tell them the reason is ......well....."It's a piece of junk and did not work as advertised". Stop and buy a new one....
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But Ace is the place
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Originally Posted by Curmudgeon View Post
Really? A wooden socket? I believe I'd start trouble-shooting there ...
I think its plastic with age and paint on it.
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Originally Posted by OReely View Post
Ace sells the same junk as the big box guys, just at a higher price. But they do have better service (at least the two Ace stores I go to). And for what it's worth, I think the fluorescent drop lights are much better.
Not for heating a pipe ;-)
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The whole thing is a piece of crap, what did you expect?
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Originally Posted by edwardh1 View Post
Why do stores sell junk (my opinion) like this?????
RANT!!!!
You tell me your the one who bought that sh!t
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When my drop-light reflector broke I put a plastic cage on it.

I now have this Rigid one at work.
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What did you really expect for 3 bucks and change ?
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Originally Posted by Boat Bum View Post
The whole thing is a piece of crap, what did you expect?

Made in USA?? ;? by Union workers??
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Originally Posted by Schmaltz~Herring View Post
Made in USA?? ;? by Union workers??
What else would you expect when the company buys the Chinese machines for the U.S.A Union labor to use.;?
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Originally Posted by Thalasso View Post
What else would you expect when the company buys the Chinese machines for the U.S.A Union labor to use.;?

The metal is probably recycled Oldsmobile.

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