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#1 Us burros

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 07:40 PM

 

I now have a mirror and useful light in the camper bath. It’s a rotating, battery powdered LED light and a framed 8-1/2X11 acrylic mirror. We very seldom shower in the trailer, but I do like to shave there and the location of the Casita installed 12V light isn’t much help.

Three coats of polyurethane should be enough to protect the oak frame.

IMG_3158.JPG Reflected lighting

 

IMG_3159.JPG With light rotated


Edited by Us burros, 09 November 2018 - 10:37 AM.

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#2 Carol Christensen

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 10:31 PM

Very nice!  The lighting in the bathroom has always been a problem with us.  We have a good mirror but the light just doesn't do it for shaving & makeup.  I've been thinking about adding a light for years but have just never gotten around to it.  Thanks for your solution.


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#3 not done roamin

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 07:56 AM

Please tell us where you purchased the light and the model number.  Did you use the 3M tape to mount?



#4 Us burros

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 10:51 AM

Home Depot. Used the supplied attachment.
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#5 Meadowlark

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Posted 10 November 2018 - 09:00 AM

How difficult is it to change the batteries??  And did you remove the original fairly useless light?


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#6 Us burros

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Posted 10 November 2018 - 04:13 PM

It pops right out of the mounting bracket for easy access to the batteries.
I contemplated moving the existing light, but too much trouble. Then even ordered another 12V to add to the closet side wall. In addition to the necessity of adding wiring, the purchased 12V was too much light.
So, when I saw the battery powered LED at HD, I went for it. It would be nice if it had a few more lumens.
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#7 Dutchman

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 07:18 PM

US burro -how is your mirror attached? Suction cups or glue-on?  I hadn't thought about polyurethane. Thanks, gives me a few more options.

 

I use a 300LMSuperwhite LED light in the bathroom which lights up the bathroom like midday.

 

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#8 Us burros

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 03:55 PM

The mirror is attached by two screws through the fiberglass wall, from the closet side into the oak frame.