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Old 12-04-2012, 12:33 AM - Thread Starter
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I would like to know if It is a good idea to do a light track to have small 3' recessed light plus and light rope? I would like to this because my ceiling heights is low and I would like to have the rope light. Thanks
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:51 AM
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Are you talking about a track light with spot lights? your question is not clear. Basically any light that doesn't rattle is "OK" Rope lights are a common item, preferably mounted so you only see the light shining not the rope itself. My current project has 5 1/4 tall soffits with recessed lights and a rope light.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:44 AM - Thread Starter
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Yes, track light with spot lights. If I were to use 3' spot lights, how many feet between each lights? I couldn't sleep last thinking about this.
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If you use 3 ft diameter spot lights you may want them at least 6ft apart. Since you've made the same mistake twice now I guess you don't know that ' is feet and " is inches.
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What type of bulbs and what wattage. What are you trying to illuminate?
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:18 AM - Thread Starter
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If you use 3 ft diameter spot lights you may want them at least 6ft apart. Since you've made the same mistake twice now I guess you don't know that ' is feet and " is inches.
I know that and I know that I made that mistake a lot. Well I'm trying to illuminate the room. The bulb, don't know, because I'm still in the planning process, but I will have 4 scopes lights
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scopes = sconces?

What size room?
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