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I had one of the very common small Christmas light sets that I took apart and saved all the light assemblies. Is there is any reason why I couldn't use these instead of the relatively expensive ones sold by Model Power and other manufacturers?
 

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Heat????I should have been more clear on the type of lights. I'm talking about the very small lights; not the screw in type. They are about the width of a pencil. I'm hoping one of you guys are a wizz with electronics. Thanks for any thoughts on this.
 

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Unless the lights are LED, they will give off heat. The better half had the idea of using the "mini" Christmas lights to light a small town on our layout. The damn place melted. Roofs began to sag....... I don't think things would go ablaze but they surely melt...
 

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Thanks for the honest info Stationmaster. I don't want my layout to meltdown. My idea to save money isn't sounding like a good idea.
 
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