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Bill V

WTB green on white wire mini's

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I need 50 or so strings of mini's, green on white wire. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!

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This is THE cheapest place you will find them...

http://www.lightshapesonline.com/mini-light-strings.html

Prepare for bulbs to fall out, etc... but the color is good. When I needed them, I ordered from no fewer than 6 internet vendors (some were upwards of $6.50 a string) and the color was horrible. These lights from Lightshapes are the only green on white wire that I have ever found that actually match green minis. The others were yellow.

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This is THE cheapest place you will find them...

http://www.lightshapesonline.com/mini-light-strings.html

Prepare for bulbs to fall out, etc... but the color is good. When I needed them, I ordered from no fewer than 6 internet vendors (some were upwards of $6.50 a string) and the color was horrible. These lights from Lightshapes are the only green on white wire that I have ever found that actually match green minis. The others were yellow.

Wow, I've never seen mini prices even come close to that low online before. Too bad the quality isn't good.

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Thanks Louie, I'm going to give them a try.

You're welcome. Make sure to order more than you need. At that price, luckily you can do it. I ordered 80 strings and had 3-4 that were defective. On those that were defective, part of the wire had pulled out of the socket... yes I got a little buzz, not too bad though ;)

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Here is a picture of those same lights;

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If you want a bigger image...go here.

PC sez it is too big of a pic ;-)

Thanks to Louie for a earlier tip on these lights. Yep. Few loose bulbs. But worked great for me the whole season. Will be buying more for a few more trees later.

Robert

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Thanks for the question and also for the suggestion guys. I was dreading the $8 per strand price I was seeing everywhere else. Just curious anyone know of any white stranded Green LEDs?

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Robert,

How many strings per wire tree? were there problems with the branches drooping?

Thanks,

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Brandon,

Looking back through my notes it looks like it was .35 amps per string.

Bill,

I had 10 strings on the one and only tree I had. Got that one for $5.00 at a thrift store ;-) On my budget, have to look for yard sales and thrift stores if you know what I mean! They droop just a little bit, but honestly it looked very natural. I don't have any pics with just that tree but you can find the photo gallery here. I really don't have a lot of space in the yard so I might try and take the little bitty tree in one of the pics (got it for a $1.00!) and RGB it...then get another medium size one...and bunch them together. Early yet, but thinking in that direction.

I do remember when wrapping it, I came up short on about 3 limbs with the green. I ended up pointing those limbs away from the road.

I will be ordering more GREEN from that company this year.

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Robert,

How many strings per wire tree? were there problems with the branches drooping?

Thanks,

Bill,

I had a ton of drooping... but a buddy brought over some fishing line and that fixed the drooping... the fishing line is near invisible and strong as heck. I have the stock white bulbs, then green, then red.... and then when I wanted to get rid of the old green, and didn't want to take off the red to accomplish the task... I simply put the new green over the old red and green... so I have quite a few strings on the trees (I have 12 of the twig style trees, four 7-footers and four 6-footers). Thing is, the branches drooped a little even when there were only three instead of four. I didn't put 10 strings like Robert did. I think I had six strings per 6 foot tree and 8 strings for the 7-1/2 foot trees. I think the six foot trees had more droop than the 7-1/2 foot trees.... See the pic below, that is with almost all the red green and white on the tree.

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