Clip lights - Linking them together

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Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:40 pm

Okay One of the Issues I have with the Hospital Display is.

I don't want to use String Lights, each Pumpkin should have it's own separate light.

I also Don't want to have a Ton of extension cords and Power Strips.

So What I'm doing is Adding a Female Socket to each Clip Light.
These can then be plugged into each other. doing away with most of the extension cords and Power Strips.


Here's our starting Point: a Clip Light with inline switch.
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This is what I will be adding to each line: these are made to go on the end of the line.
But I want it about 6 inches from the bulb

White Female Sockets for SPT1 wire
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Here's How: (I found this online)
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They can be purchased Here about 70 cents each.

http://www.christmas-leds.com/productin ... M-SCKT-WHT
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Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:43 pm

I could make just one wire with the four or five sockets that you need...I have all the parts except for the switch.
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Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:45 pm

Got it! Duh...you want each one to have a separate string. I should read the whole thread first. It could be the Jack3d supplement that I drank an hour ago.
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Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:48 pm

Doh wrote:I could make just one wire with the four or five sockets that you need...I have all the parts except for the switch.
Thanks I could do the same,

but each pumpkin needs it's own light.
(not just for the display)

But when the display comes down, if they want to give the kins to the kids.
or auction them off, the kin still has it's own light.

When I setup at the farm, I use a whole web of Wires, Cords, strips etc...
Trying to avoid that here. by plugging them into each other.

I will still need a Power Strip, But think this will work great to light different sections of the display, each towers pumpkins are linked to each other.

the pumkins on the tables linked to each other.

and the pumpkins on the floor ditto.
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Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:49 pm

Yeah...see duh post above.
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Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:49 pm

Doh wrote:Got it! Duh...you want each one to have a separate string. I should read the whole thread first. It could be the Jack3d supplement that I drank an hour ago.
Yepper !
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Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:53 pm

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Doh wrote:Got it! Duh...you want each one to have a separate string. I should read the whole thread first. It could be the Jack3d supplement that I drank an hour ago.
Yepper !

Jack3d makes your hair follicles vibrate. I just found myself 20 feet across the room in my office and I don't remember getting up from my desk...is that a bad thing?
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Wed Aug 03, 2011 2:00 pm

Doh wrote:

Jack3d makes your hair follicles vibrate. I just found myself 20 feet across the room in my office and I don't remember getting up from my desk...is that a bad thing?
I've used those 5 hour energy drinks in the past.
And they make me Really Hyper - and Heart Pumping 80% faster :shock:
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Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:04 pm

Got the Clips in the other day, And they Work Perfect.

It took about 25 seconds. to do the Mod above.
I used a pair of snips, and just smoothed the rough edges with a dremel.
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The Clip light on the Left is now Plugged into the clip light on the right.

This elevates using a ton of power strips and or Cube Taps.
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Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:43 pm

Also Keep in mind, you could buy an extension cord,

And Add 10 to 15 Outlets to it.

The only thing with this clips, is you have to make sure you use the right Clip for the right size wire.

There are two different Sizes -
SPT1 - Which is the size of the clip-lights I Use
SPT2 -

The SPT has to do with the thickness of the Insulation,
So it's important to get the right fit,

You will need to look at the wire your using, it normally states the SPT in print right on the wire.

You can also buy them here - they come in White or Green
And Male and Female

noveltylights.com
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