I want to make lights for the pathway,which cheap solar system to use?

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q i want to make lights for the pathway which cheap solar system to take
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  • Ann Ann on Nov 21, 2017
    how can use old file cabnet
  • Kate Kate on Nov 21, 2017
    Go to $ store, you will need to replace them every once in a while, but at a dollar each...
  • Brenda Brenda on Nov 21, 2017
    Just know that the cheap ones do not light bright or last long. I’ve gone through many until I found pricier ones at Plow and Hearth. Had them for years and are very bright.
  • Joy Joy on Nov 21, 2017
    Make sure they have LED bulbs and replaceable batteries. If you buy erts there will be a wire and collector, individual ones have their own collector and no wires. Shapes of head of lamps determine how light is cast. I have used single one that lasted 1+years, then changed batteries and they lasted another year. The placement of lamps in relation to sun will determine how long the will stay lit.

  • Brenda Brenda on Nov 21, 2017
    They were $99 is all I remember. Hope it helps.
  • Beltinka Beltinka on Nov 22, 2017
    At least once a year, Costco will have a box of 8 or so on a coupon. Home Depot has also had good deals. I agree with a previous post that it's a good idea to get ones with replaceable batteries. We don't get a lot of sun here in the woods, so batteries need to be periodically replaced. Eneloop makes some great rechargeable ones. We also make sure to get glass, not plastic as they're more durable. Esthetic note: if you get lights with vertical ridges, they make a very cool starburst pattern of light.
  • Gale Allen Jenness Gale Allen Jenness on Dec 13, 2017
    I’ve tried a lot of different solar lights over many years now, been my experience that most only last a couple years at most even with replacing with good rechargable batterie. The clear plastic on the solar panels fade and get very milky where they don’t collect the sunlight as well and the clear plastic surrounding the light itself will loose its clearness as well! Unless I can find some high quality outdoor lighting that either has a lot better plastic or better yet a unbreakable glass with a solar panel that doesn’t fade and look a hundred years old in a year’s time! Seems most stuff like this any more is cheap garbage that may look good when you buy it, but after being in the outside elliments for several months it turns to ugly crap you’d never want left in your yard even if it does still out light!
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    • Gale Allen Jenness Gale Allen Jenness on Feb 04, 2018
      They make pretty much every thing to fall apart and stop working in a year to 3 years or so, to keep people buying new stuff more often then the good old days when you buy something and it last thru 3 generations of the same family if not longer? You won’t find antiques much from the 1990-2000’s like you ever will from the early 1900’s to the 1960’s or so! There’s no pride in craftsmanship any more, It’s all about the all mighty dollar and keeplong that money rolling in!
  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Dec 13, 2017
    I would choose metal over plastic. Plastic breaks so easy
  • Rose Broadway Rose Broadway on Dec 14, 2017
    I agree, I've also given up on the solar! Going to get an in-ground set for the back yard next Spring. Our in-grounds in the front have been in for eight years and only had to change a bulb every couple of years.
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