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#16 fshng2

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Posted 24 June 2017 - 11:48 AM

Got this Led light @ Sams for $40 this week.
Pivoting light has hi-low settings, tool holder trays, 4 outlets, and two USB ports.

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#17 GPflyboy

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Posted 24 June 2017 - 01:09 PM

I'll have to check that out ,looks pretty cool Thanks



#18 fshng2

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Posted 24 June 2017 - 01:29 PM

I plan to mount the light to a 2x6 with a leg on each end.
This way I can move it around.
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#19 SilverCreek

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Posted 24 June 2017 - 07:36 PM

This is the lamp I use. Very compact since it folds up. It has 5 different light temperatures (3000K, 3500K, 4000K, 5000K & 6000K) and 5 levels of brightness.

 

https://www.amazon.c...s/dp/B01H4ZBRWS

 

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#20 Sandan

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:03 PM

I just posted my first fly (Wooly Bugger) and was ok ,But now tried to tye a prince nymph on a #14 and having trouble seeing detail .What is the best choice of seeing better . By the way i just started wearing reading glasses 1.5 power two years ago,get old stinks

I searched the 'net for high power reading glasses. go to www.readers.com They will have just what you need. I used to use a magnifying lamp but it's decidedly inferior to readers. Of course a nice bright lamp is key too



#21 Chase Creek

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 02:10 PM

Me, too. I found the magnifying lights (the circular light and lens) destroyed my depth perception, making it kinda hard to tie. I use cheapo reading glasses for tying. My most powerful is 4.0, but I find I use 3.5 much more often. And, yes,a decent light really helps.


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#22 Tom Cummings

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 06:10 PM

I use non script dial each eye glasses with led directed lighting. Works great

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 09:50 AM

Question on the " L.E.D " lighting ? Does this create " ghosting or shadows ? , i currently have a nice " Ott " light , works nice
I'm looking to add an additional light to bench but I think sometimes I get like a Ghosting effect ? Anybody experience this or are my eyes so bad it's me? Ugh. I use cheater glasses 4.50 ,

#24 notenuftoys

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 05:24 PM

Question on the " L.E.D " lighting ? Does this create " ghosting or shadows ? , i currently have a nice " Ott " light , works nice
I'm looking to add an additional light to bench but I think sometimes I get like a Ghosting effect ? Anybody experience this or are my eyes so bad it's me? Ugh. I use cheater glasses 4.50 ,

 

I haven't had any problem with ghosting.  I use a couple cheap clamp desk lamps and upgraded to LED bulbs.  Went with 5000k and 100W equivalent LEDs to get super bright.  Having one on either side of the vice helped eliminate any shadow from my hand.

 

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Posted 26 July 2017 - 09:06 AM

I did the same thing, replaced the 40w bulb with a 460 Lumen, 6w. bulb from Cree.  There are no more shadows that there would be from a standard light bulb, and it's much brighter, with a lot less heat. 

 

I do still like my Ott, and use it when I travel.  The 13w. Tube does a great job, but is not as flexible as the desk lamp on a swing arm.



#26 onebadmofo

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Posted 26 July 2017 - 07:14 PM

Yup, been there done that. Time for a magnifier and glasses.Jumpy.gif