Posts Tagged ‘led’

Lights Out, And I’ve Got To Work…Big Larry To The Rescue!

October 12, 2017

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This week I’m hanging wallpaper in a large living room near Pasadena (Houston). There is no overhead light in the room, nor any air vent or other fixture that I can hang an extension cord and work light from.

I’ve been able to get by with three light bulb sockets I’ve plugged into the wall outlets, along with the sun light coming through two large windows. But as the sun went down this evening, I didn’t have enough light over my table to see what I was pasting.

Big Larry to the rescue! This is a compact yet very bright LED flashlight that will stand on end. It provided just enough light for me to paste the strips of wallpaper.

In addition, Big Larry has a high beam and a low beam, plus a flashing red light. He has a magnet on the base and fits easily in my toolbox. He is about $20 at Southwestern Paint in Houston. He even has a little brother, Little Larry, for about half the price, and half the light.

And, psssst… either one makes a nice gift. 🙂

New Toy – Cool Light

January 21, 2016

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This very bright LED flashlight is no larger than a Magic Marker, but it sure puts out a LOT of light. This is the small version, just $10 at Southwestern Paint (Houston). They also have a larger, brighter one for about $25.

It fits in my already-stuffed-to-overflowing toolbox, and stands by itself, two nice features.

Today, my first day to have it on the job, I used it to light the bathroom room while I removed a light fixture.