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Forum topic by Joel_B posted 05-07-2018 04:48 PM 324 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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Joel_B

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05-07-2018 04:48 PM

I set up a Homeright spray shelter in my garage and it is working extremely well but I need better lighting. This my second time using a Cheap Rockler gun but the results have been very good with WB Poly. I was looking at a 120W equivalent LED flood bulb but wonder if the 40 degree beam would be too narrow.
Thanks for any suggestions

-- Joel, Encinitas, CA


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#1 posted 05-07-2018 04:55 PM

I use many bulbs at a low, raking angle. They can just be your typical clip on lights you find at big box stores or hardware stores. For the bulb itself, I’ve found most anything works. If you’re worried about heat from the bulb, I’d use an LED with a warm color temperature like 2700. That’s what looks most natural to me. Plus I use the same bulbs in the house, so there’s no surprises for the staining or coloring phase. What you see is what you get.
Good luck.

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