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Anyone use volt fixtures

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by Mr. Midwest, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Mr. Midwest

    Mr. Midwest LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    These guys advertise everywhere and im wondering how many people use them and what your experiences were like? Also what fixtures in particular do you use them for different applications?
     
  2. S&MLL

    S&MLL LawnSite Senior Member
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    Why would i use a knockoff fixture that is sold to everyone and their mother for 15 dollars?


    Cant wait to see their fixtures end up in dollar stores by 2015
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  3. Classic Lighting

    Classic Lighting LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 481

    I have installed many Volt fixtures. They are basic, no frill fixtures. However, they are rugged. I have yet to have a failure in 2 years.
     
  4. S&MLL

    S&MLL LawnSite Senior Member
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    Solar lights from home depot dont fail in 2 years either



    Doesnt mean i would use them
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  5. Classic Lighting

    Classic Lighting LawnSite Senior Member
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    Are you going to the conference? Let's discuss this over the first round, I buy.
     
  6. S&MLL

    S&MLL LawnSite Senior Member
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    Although ive had tons of fun in buckhead i will not be there for aolp. Visit dauntees pirate ship place of you want some
    Good stew.
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  7. S&MLL

    S&MLL LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 751

    Actually i might have to go down google tells me the place
    Might close. Its a pirate ship inside a building with a moat with an real alligator. Weirdest place ive ever been to and its
    Pretty close to where you are staying. Its about 2 block walk from marta station. Its worth a visit
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  8. Mr. Midwest

    Mr. Midwest LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    Thanks for the reply. Since i am in a small market i target both high end and middle class customers. Not everyone of my customers can afford some of the more elite systems. I am looking for a fixture to make avaiable to customers that will accomodate their budgets. I know you all install high end high quality products but i am just looking for options.
     
  9. INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting

    INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,102

    No matter which brand of fixtures you are thinking of using, keep in mind the necessity of proper electrical listings. There is just far too much product being sold (from a variety of sources) that does not carry the appropriate listings. You as a professional installer must be certain that the components you are installing are properly inspected and listed. If they are not, you could find yourself in a situation where your insurance is void and you are liable for anything that might happen to the system you have installed. Even if nothing ever comes of it (safety wise) if your local electrical inspectors find unlisted product being installed they can take action against you.
     
  10. Terradek

    Terradek LawnSite Member
    Posts: 104

    James, good advice to all...in fact that is one of the points that I will making when I cover UL and NEC at conference. See you there.
     

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