View single post by Herb Kephart
 Posted: Tue Mar 15th, 2011 12:44 am
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Herb Kephart

Joined: Thu Jul 19th, 2007
Location: Glen Mills, Pennsylvania USA
Posts: 5893
First- buildings don't want to be lit brightly- a soft glow, bordering on yellow is more realistic, and representative.

Second- if run at rated voltage the life of the bulbs will probably be short- perhaps as short as a few hours. If you run the bulbs at half rated voltage (6-7V) their life will be almost indefinite.

For power source, look for an old toy train transformer at a yard sale.

Herb  :old dude: 

Fix it again, Mr Gates--it still works!"
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