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Old 06-08-2010, 03:15 PM   #1
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Default What kind of pit lights are you using?

I have used a 2 tube florecent light held up inside my EZ up with bunge straps for many many years. My old faithful light fixture has two broken lamps and I want to see what other options are out there... Basicly I'm looking for some new fancy whatever that I can hang up inside my EZ up. It does not have to be a table light or work lamp since I have a nice work lamp for my table...
So what are you guys using for light in your tents?
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Old 06-08-2010, 03:32 PM   #2
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I have 2 4' full spectrum light 2 bulb light fixtures that are moisture proof.
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I use one of those stand up halogen two headed monsters that lights up a baseball field and attracts every bug in the state and also doubles as a heater
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Old 06-08-2010, 05:05 PM   #5
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I use my night vision goggles....lol No but really I usually end up using moon light because when it gets dark and I go to get my lights I realize that they are sitting at home on my shelf.
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I use one of those stand up halogen two headed monsters that lights up a baseball field and attracts every bug in the state and also doubles as a heater
+ 1 on the bugs and lights..What is it with them? I used to use a couple of the clamp on light fixtures that had the metal domes. Also used the 2 headed monster that lit up the sky. Now I use 2 4ft fluorescent lights in the trailer. Still got bugs though.
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Bugs are attracted by the Blue color spectum in light bulbs.
Since working under the really yellow anti-bug bulbs is a pain you
might try a black light placed slightly away from your pit area or
one at the door of your trailer.

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we have used rope lighting in the ez-up and works good
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Bugs are attracted by the Blue color spectum in light bulbs.
Since working under the really yellow anti-bug bulbs is a pain you
might try a black light placed slightly away from your pit area or
one at the door of your trailer.
Ya, I'm going to get one of them black lights with the high voltage cage around it to take care of them bugs!
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My dad has a big bug zapper out at the farm, I wonder if he's using it anymore....I used to have it out at the track and it seemed to help quite a bit.. Despite the constant buzz, buzz,crack,buzz,snap,crack,snap,buzz of the bugs being fried... Do you remember those huge moths we had out there? At first we thought they were bats but they were moths, I had one huge moth end up in the bug zapper and it fried er buzzed for about 10 mins... I think they were gypsey moths? Anyways they were huge!

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Hey Brian, when are you getting to the kings? I should be there sometime around 4 ish on friday ..
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I picked up a couple of these from an Aldi Grocery store a few weeks back for like 7 bucks ea.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Super-Bright-Out...item1c1310fcbb
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None cause I hate bugs..... when the sun goes down, its time to party....
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Hey Brian, when are you getting to the kings? I should be there sometime around 4 ish on friday ..
I won't be there until Saturday morning. Got to work Friday and get all my crap together Friday night. Shooting to be there about 8 Saturday. Hope there's room to park by then!
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I'll have my ez up there so if you need somewere to pit you can come over by me. I should be somewhat close to the front of the pits since I'm getting there friday afternoon....
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