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Hle Pre Season Sale 2013

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More details to follow shortly!

But, the sale will be run off of our HLE website again this year. www.holiday-light-express.com

I will post once the site is changed over to pre-season order status.

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And our site is switched over! Still polishing up a thing or two, but basically the sale works the same as last year. 

 

Details are here: http://www.holiday-light-express.com/preseason-sale-features.php

 

We do have a bunch of in stock lights ready to go at pre sale pricing. You order has to be ALL in stock to get it to ship now. 

 

http://www.holiday-light-express.com/in_stock_lights.php

 

I hope everyone's displays are creating a lot of Christmas Cheer! 

Edited by hotrod1965

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All my lights were in stock, and I recieved tracking info already.

 

HLE express rocks!!!

 

Merry Christmas

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I just ordered too. Made a small purchase from CDI last year when I first got the bug.  This year, bigger order!  Time to buy more controllers I guess.

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I just ordered too. Made a small purchase from CDI last year when I first got the bug.  This year, bigger order!  Time to buy more controllers I guess.

You can never have too many controllers! 

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I bought 25 cases of M6 from Brian last year (2012 per sale).

 

They were delivered before I expected them.

Only 2 strings out of those 25 cases (600 strings) were defective. 

He had the replacements out the next day.

 

His service and communication is A+

 

Will order from him again!

 

John

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I bought 25 cases of M6 from Brian last year (2012 per sale).

 

They were delivered before I expected them.

Only 2 strings out of those 25 cases (600 strings) were defective. 

He had the replacements out the next day.

 

His service and communication is A+

 

Will order from him again!

 

John

 

 

Thanks for the feedback John! I look forward to doing business with you again! 

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I ordered and today received a strand of 100 green 5mm wide angle LEDs from HLE today.I also went to my local garden center and purchased a set of GKI/Bethlehem Lights 50 green 5mm wide angle LEDs so I would have a high quality,premium "brand name" set to compare them with. here are my findings upon initial inspection.

 

GKI/Bethlehem set {full wave} sealed,non replaceable bulbs.

 

Expensive {over-priced?} a set of 50 lights was $24, marked down 50% due to "after Christmas" sale going on,so paid $12 for a strand of 50. A huge negative in my book,as a 100 lights would have cost $24 at the 1/2 off price, or a whopping $48 at regular price!

 

3 year full guarantee to light {a very solid guarantee in my book}

 

Blobs{rectifiers} were slightly smaller in diameter,but the same length than the HLE set,, a small plus in my book

 

sockets are significantly larger than the HLE set,while plastic lens slightly shorter- a negative in my book

 

 

The holiday Light Express set- full wave,sealed,non replaceable bulbs

 

Exact same rich,bright,emerald green color of the GKI sets,,,,,absolutely beautiful and stunning.

 

Smaller sockets than the GKI are nice,slightly less visible and less likely to "snag" while decorating

 

Wire twist was tighter and less sloppy than the GKI,although neither was "perfect"

 

And the kicker that HLE should be tooting its horn about and using in its marketing,but has not even mentioned,is that their lights are made in a factory that is on the "UL no strike list", which means that the manufacturer has had no strikes against them for quality glitches for 3 consecutive years. see here for info http://www.ul.com/global/documents/offerings/industries/lighting/decorativelighting/decorative/nostrike.pdf

 

 

Overall,the winner in initial observed quality and desirability turns out to be HLE product over GKI....a result I was not expecting at all,especially considering the huge price difference between the two.

Edited by merrymidget

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Just thought I would share feedback as well! Brian was more than helpful this year with my order when I needed some new Icicle lights. and the lights look fantastic! Also did another order for some multi lights and these shipped very quickly! Thanks for your hard work Brian in making Christmas 2012 a great year!

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Hotrod, how many rectifiers are on the 50 count strands of 5mm Green sets? Also, I have a maple tree that takes about 1900 lights{draped,not branch wrapped} to look the way I want it to,what are your thoughts about using 38 strands of 50  5mm lights VS 19 strands of the 100s ???

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Do you have the C9 bulk roll in 1000ft length in green wire. I only see white in the 1000ft roll?

 

Nope. We have the C9 rolls in 500ft only. We found that a lot of folks that were doing personal displays only needed a few hundred feet and didn't want to have to buy 1000 for one project. 

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Hotrod, how many rectifiers are on the 50 count strands of 5mm Green sets? Also, I have a maple tree that takes about 1900 lights{draped,not branch wrapped} to look the way I want it to,what are your thoughts about using 38 strands of 50  5mm lights VS 19 strands of the 100s ???

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