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Old 12-01-2008, 10:50 AM
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Default Re: 12 volt fog lamp as headlight

Originally Posted by xPosTech View Post
Find 20 watt low voltage (12V) landscape sealed beams that will fit those housings at Lowes. The housings take an MR-16 base.

I found that if you glue the socket in the holder (helps stop vibration of the sealed beam) and seal the wire exit with high temp RTV it keeps the housings a little more watertight.

12V 7ah SLA battery (for deer feeders) at Academy for about $15.

How big/heavy are those 7ah batteries? Not sure what Academy is, but I'll check out a farm supply store near here.

Would 20w really be bright enough? I want a nice bright beam like I'd get from a MC at least.
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