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Bulb question.... I am putting in an order for parts for a few items. Thought I would stock up. I am switching over my 022 to LEDS (I have three pair) and remembered that my 145 Gateman has a burned out bulb too. Do they make an LED bulb for this too. I am ordering from Town and Country...
 

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Yep,... (I printed that same chart),... The Greenburgs shows a 14 volt lamp #315-20.
I was thinking on going to an LED..... I just want to make sure that an LED is adviseable for a 142,... and if anyone has the LED stock number for the correct bulb.
 

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There are some LEDs sold as replacements for the accessory bulbs. I bought some last year. They put out a blue light. I was disappointed.


I now buy warm white LEDs and make up my own replacement.
 

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There are some LEDs sold as replacements for the accessory bulbs. I bought some last year. They put out a blue light. I was disappointed.

(I did not buy from Town and Country)


I now buy warm white LEDs and make up my own replacement.
 

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You make a good point T-man. Mulled on it overnight,... think I will stay with the std bulb... but I like the yellow suggestion.
 

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You make a good point T-man. Mulled on it overnight,... think I will stay with the std bulb... but I like the yellow suggestion.
Yellow 14v grain of wheat bulbs give buildings a nice warm look.

When I first started setting up my buildings, I put #53s in all the buildings. They were nice and bright. I now have the 14v gow or yellow LEDs in most of the buildings and interiors of some vehicles.
 

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I bought about 100 white LED's on the cheap. They were way too bright for interior building usage so I painted them with a heavy coat of clear orange acrylic.
Secondly, I make sure there is clear plastic covering all the window & door openings then I give the whole building a light misting of DullCoat. This gives you a nice "warm" and "soft" yellowish glow from inside the building.
Just my 2 cents,
Bob
 
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