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Mounting "ground flood lights"??? #174891
02/16/08 03:58 PM
02/16/08 03:58 PM
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sparkync  Offline OP
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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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Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: sparkync] #174892
02/16/08 04:56 PM
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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
Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: sparkync] #174894
02/16/08 05:23 PM
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Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: Redsy] #174898
02/16/08 07:18 PM
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Redsy:
Thanks for the link......


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

Re: Mounting "ground flood lights"??? [Re: sparkync] #175040
02/20/08 01:58 PM
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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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