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PostSubject: DIY Hood Lighting   Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:25 pm

Hey guys...been away for awhile!

In the meantime, my DIY hood is mostly finished and now I've got a quick question regarding the heat associated with lighting...

I was hoping to get a flush-mountable T8 fixture, but DBF accidentally picked up a T12 non-flush mountable one instead. Didn't notice this had happened until just today, and I can't help but wonder how much hotter T12s get as compared to T8s. Anyone have experience with this? Is a receipt-hunt in order?
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PostSubject: Re: DIY Hood Lighting   Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:42 am

nah the heat is the same in my opinion.i sometimes run one t12 and one t8 in the same dual fixture and i am pretty sure the out put is close.although i havent broken out the infared thermometer yet.
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