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#174891 - 02/16/08 03:58 PM Mounting "ground flood lights"???  
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Which way do you think is the best way to mount ground flood lights ( 150 wt. HPS ) ( 100 HPS ). I imagine I'll run uf cable to these fixtures, mount fixtures to a wp box with wp cover, using the 1/2" nipple off the fixture to screw into the cover. Use 1/2" rigid galvanized pipe to support the box, and flex out of the ground with wp flex into the box. Any other ideas?? Thanks, Steve..


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#174892 - 02/16/08 04:56 PM Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: sparkync]  
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Since you're using UF....how about a 'rocket-perma-post'?

Manufactured PVC tube with stabilizing fins, 1/2" NPT on top. (Arlington?)

Eliminates WP box, cover, flex, etc.


John

#174894 - 02/16/08 05:23 PM Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: sparkync]  
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#174898 - 02/16/08 07:18 PM Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: Redsy]  
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Redsy:
Thanks for the link......


John

#174948 - 02/17/08 10:51 PM Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: HotLine1]  
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John, thanks for the idea. Yep, that's the way I want to go. Looks better too. Thanks again. Steve..


#175040 - 02/20/08 01:58 PM Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: sparkync]  
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Try looking into the RAB "mighty-post". All PVC, so the inevitable replacement of the fixture will not include replacement of a rusted-on post cap.

I've tried the other brands of these perma-posts, and RAB makes the best.

Good Luck!



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