I found some cool SOLAR STRING LIGHTS

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I found some cool SOLAR STRING LIGHTS

Post by galaxybeing » Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:40 pm

I found some cool solar string LED lights on ebay. Great for marking your camp or art piece in the middle of the desert. And there GREEN!!!

There's 60 lights on each string and they burn for 8+ hours. They are shipped from Hong Kong and the total cost is about $25 ea. I've had two sets running on my deck for two months and they work great!

Just go to ebay and search "solar string lights" or
this is the merchant I bought them from:

http://myworld.ebay.com/manyuenferry/

They have Blue, Green, White and Red

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Post by FabFascist » Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:42 pm

Those rock!!

The mind is already placing them in my camp next year!

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Post by AntiM » Wed Sep 12, 2007 7:34 am

We had a strand which ran all night. Then, we kept it in a closet and it went over 24 hours before needing a recharge.

I just hope the shipping comes down.

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Post by Scout13 » Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:40 pm

I ordered and received 2 strings of these lights this week. I got the new amber lights and boy are they cool. The price goes down (very little) in shipping the more you buy. As far as the price I haven’t found any other solar lights like this for the price even with shipping.

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Post by AntiM » Mon Jan 14, 2008 3:53 pm

I did find some solar lights strings at Target right before Christmas. I did get one, but they were sold out when I went back. We loved our green ones!

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Post by BAS » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:36 pm

Me want!
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Post by CapSmashy » Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:15 pm

http://cgi.ebay.com/Xmas-Christmas-60-W ... dZViewItem

If you don't mind white ones, here the are for about $20.

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Re: I found some cool SOLAR STRING LIGHTS

Post by madmatt » Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:57 am

galaxybeing wrote:I found some cool solar string LED lights on ebay. Great for marking your camp or art piece in the middle of the desert. And there GREEN!!!

There's 60 lights on each string and they burn for 8+ hours. They are shipped from Hong Kong and the total cost is about $25 ea. I've had two sets running on my deck for two months and they work great!

Just go to ebay and search "solar string lights" or
this is the merchant I bought them from:

http://myworld.ebay.com/manyuenferry/

They have Blue, Green, White and Red
I have been shopping around for these for some kind of small BM project so that it could be way out on the playa independently without generator. I found some that are like $8.

Biggest innovation here I think is that they're LED, so no more replacing burned out xmas light bulbs, and they also use so much less juice.

My question Galaxybeing - since you've been using them, are they pretty bright? Someone told me they were really dull and crappy. Thanks for posting!!!

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Post by CapSmashy » Sat Feb 02, 2008 7:56 pm

CapSmashy wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/Xmas-Christmas-60-W ... dZViewItem

If you don't mind white ones, here the are for about $20.
Follow up.

I ordered 2 strings of these and one works, one doesn't. :(

I put the working one up on one of my carport frames to see how it does long term.

I will dissect the non working one and see if it simply a loose wire or something.

They are not very bright. You would be able to see it from a distance as a light source, but that's about it. It would not serve to illuminate anything you needed to see visually.

Would make an excellent border outliner or similar.

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