Budget light dealers in US?

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Dhbwa
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Budget light dealers in US?

Only one I know of is Shining Beam (Bryan is Super!)
Does anyone import some of the “xxxFire” stuff? I would pay more to get it in 3-5 days from a US dealer!!!

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there's Lighthound ...

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There is also “Illuminationsupply.com” run by Craig (a member here) who runs an awesome business with the best service and I always get my items in 2-3 days. His shipping is reasonable too!

For budget lights you can’t beat the Chinese shops and Tmart.com maintains a US warehouse they ship many items from. I get my orders in 3-5 days. These days I almost feel like a shill for them but when their price is right I will always go to them for free shipping and great service. I order on a Sunday and it’s in my hands the following Wednesday (Thursday at the latest). Who wouldn’t like that??

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Lighthound is great, just noticed they have ultrafire..

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Comparing US prices with UK dealer prices, they are all budget dealers Sad

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JohnnyMac wrote:
For budget lights you can’t beat the Chinese shops and Tmart.com maintains a US warehouse they ship many items from. I get my orders in 3-5 days. These days I almost feel like a shill for them but when their price is right I will always go to them for free shipping and great service. I order on a Sunday and it’s in my hands the following Wednesday (Thursday at the latest). Who wouldn’t like that??

You’re not a shill Johnny, I felt the same way at times over the last year…always had super fast service, decent prices…hard to ignore that as far as I’m concerned.

Dave

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same here TMart, I was introduced to them when I ordered a light on EBay from Y’allstore. In the package was a flyer from TMart. 4-5 day shipping from US warehouse to US. On their site the items that are in the US warehouse are listed as such.
2 weeks ago I ordered an LED spot lite that was supposed to run on AC volts 85-240 but blinked on and off unless the voltage was a least 120. In other words no good. I let them know and they refunded my money, no need to send the defective light back. I appreciated that.

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What spotlight was it?

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The first one I ordered was this here

I ordered 1 to check it out for my wife’s curio cabinet. It uses 2 – 35 watt halogen bulbs that get VERY Hot. TMart said that all of this model had problems with 110V so I ordered 2 0f these

Very nice and only 3 watts, same amount of light ( which doesn’t seem possible) I am very pleased and at $5.79 each, about 1/4th the price at HD or Lowes.

Now just for fun I ordered one of
these

Comes with a remote control and you can turn it on and off and also change the color with it. My expectations are high, I hope I am not disappointed. At only $11.62 including remote it is quite reasonalble.
Don’t let the 85V-240V rating scare you. All it means is that it should work on standard U.S. house wiring. A standard light socket is always 110-120 volts but can go a little lower during heavy loads. I tested it up to 140V with my Powerstat

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dchomak wrote:
The first one I ordered was this here

I ordered 1 to check it out for my wife’s curio cabinet. It uses 2 – 35 watt halogen bulbs that get VERY Hot. TMart said that all of this model had problems with 110V so I ordered 2 0f these phYijeDjzM]

Please let us know how it works out for you.

Keith