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Old 13-08-2010, 11:04 AM   #1
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Halogen or LED

I gonna be correcting my paint outside as i dont have a garage, i was gonne go get myself a lenser P7 2moro to use but not sure if to bother as I have a small halogen lamp, thinks its about 500w, i tried it out and it seems ok but not sure if the LED would be a better option,

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Old 13-08-2010, 12:09 PM   #2
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Save your money, the 500w halogen should be fine.

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Old 13-08-2010, 12:26 PM   #3
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The LED Lenser P7 is a great swirl, marring and hologram finding touch.
The halogens make good work lamps, but look at Metal Halide lamps, blow Halogen out of the water, but at around £50 a lamp, not cheap, but if you are a full time detailer, then lighting is very important..

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Old 13-08-2010, 11:37 PM   #4
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wasnt sure if the Lenser would perform better then my halogen, with the halogen i have to keep putting it close to the body to see the swirls because im outdoors
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Old 15-08-2010, 07:31 AM   #5
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I use 5$ LED flashlight.

Here is a spot test from me (M105, one hit, no another product)

http://www.skodaturkey.com/showthread.php?t=6297
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Old 15-08-2010, 01:03 PM   #6
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On a similar note I am looking into some lights for our garage! Finished my first detail yesterday but took me a long time (2weeks) one of the main factors being that there is no light in the garage and not a lot of room at the mo (I'm sorting that out in the next few weeks! What I wanted to know is would normal strip lights be the right kind of light to light the whole garage when I do a car or alternatively I noticed in the pound shop that are selling little kitchen style spot lights that fit flush with the cealing! Could get a shed load of them and build them into strips! Garage is mainly used for car storage and is also my chillout space but want some decent lights so I can see what I'm doing and don't have to get the car out after every panel to check! Sorry to invade thread with an essay but any help would be awesome!
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another vote for the P7 is amazing
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