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Best tree mount

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by allinearth, Mar 1, 2007.

  1. allinearth

    allinearth LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 614

    What is the best way to mount lights in trees? used a couple tree kits before but didn't like them. Any suggestions?
  2. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,180

    We use the stainless cast mounting kits. Whatever you use be sure its stainless. The cast kit provides a gap between the light and the tree to prevent rot as well.

    Some guys preffer to use strap kits but im not to familiar with thoes. Im sure someone will chime in.
  3. NightScenes

    NightScenes LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Kingsland, Texas
    Messages: 2,214

    I would run very fast from straps. As Billy said, use stainless steel screws (stand-off) screws with the mounting bracket. This will allow the tree to grow without it growing around your mounting bracket.
  4. NiteTymeIlluminations

    NiteTymeIlluminations LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 367

    Straps are great for demos but not for final install. Mounting to trees is an automatic sale of a maintenance agreement, carry a picture of what happens if you don't maintain a tree light.

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