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    Don't buy these Christmas lights!!

    They are a POS! When you hook more than one string together they short out 3-5 lights on the previous string. I really like multi function lights like these, but I've been thru like 7 sets now. I think I'm done.



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    Bummer man! Christmas light sure have gotten complicated. Synchronized Light Show & a remote... whew!
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    Christmas lights should have a bottle of Advil included.
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    LEDs are not what everyone is claiming them to be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishbucket View Post
    LEDs are not what everyone is claiming them to be.
    Off topic but I feel the same way with TV's. Dealing with them daily, they are not worth the hype.
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    do they come in chanukka style?
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    I,m not gonna talk about my 4 year old LED TV that kicks ass.. cus I dont want to jinx myself....
    But almost all the LED lights I run into at work have had a very short lifespan or the controller dies. Though way better than incandescent... it's hard to beat a good CFL on a decent electronic ballast. they go years with out fail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishbucket View Post
    I,m not gonna talk about my 4 year old LED TV that kicks ass.. cus I dont want to jinx myself....
    But almost all the LED lights I run into at work have had a very short lifespan or the controller dies. Though way better than incandescent... it's hard to beat a good CFL on a decent electronic ballast. they go years with out fail.

    Here's to your TV keeping on kicking ass... We have LED lights at my part time job in the bike shop. Those effers burn out all the time! I thought it was the shops ballasts or something. If I put a regular bulb in there they last forever.... but, but.. it's not bright enough....
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    so many neat things you can do with LED's and they are so bright, but why can't the control tech keep up and do what it's supposed to do? Good thing I just hate everyone and everything. It just makes it easier that way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deke505 View Post
    do they come in chanukka style?
    We have electric menorah's on display at work but there is now LED menorah's.

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