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Bed Lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by CLynch, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. CLynch

    CLynch [OP] Well-Known Member

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    A quick question.

    I am looking to install bed lights. I plan on installing in those useless cubby's. Here is the question:

    Does any one make a retractable spool for electric cable that could fit in there? (small version of the lights that hang from mechanic shops.)

    Typically the lights will always be in there. Flat tire... I have a light on that side of the bed. Need some light as I take a leak. I have a light on that side of the bed. Fabrication is am option but would be cost prohibitive. I understand how the reel works. I just want something to store cable until I need it. About 9 feet x 2 of 14~18 gauge wire to each LED. Thanks for all the help.

    Before the google acolytes tell me to use the internet, I have and I have searched here.
     
  2. CLynch

    CLynch [OP] Well-Known Member

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    This is more about cord management than light choice. I am open to all information though. Just trying to clarify for some Pm's I got. Thanks again guys.
     
  3. joes06tacoma

    joes06tacoma Well-Known Member

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    Late 80's-Early 90's Chevy trucks came with a retractable light mounted under the hood. Perhaps you could adapt that? Maybe throw an LED bulb in there also.
     
  4. CLynch

    CLynch [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Sounds good. Will check it out. Pretty much the same idea.
     
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