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Re: Fw: [greenyes] LED not Replacable
 I have wiggled and tugged all the wires (I was once
an electronic tech). The point is this product is not
reusable or recyclable anymore. One little light goes
bad, all is bad. This is not sustainable and I would
have never had of bought this product had I know.


--- Cal Broomhead <Cal.Broomhead@no.address> wrote:

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> Bruce, check your strand - it may not be defective
> from one of the lamps
> (bulb), but from the wire itself.  Make sure you
> have continuity from end
> to end.  I have had to replace "bad" LED's in the
> older strands with
> replaceable lamps, but it was always the lamp/wire
> connection that failed,
> not the LED itself, and I was able to get the lamp
> working again with a
> tiny bit of foil -  I did it for my own education,
> it is tricky and a bit
> dangerous, I do not recommend it.  It seems to me
> that having the lamps
> hardwired is an improvement in that it eliminates
> those failures.
> 
> We have pushed 1000's of LED light strands through
> our program and will
> check in with the manufacturer on this issue.
> 
> Cal Broomhead
> Energy Programs Manager
> Department of Environment
> 11 Grove Street
> San Francisco, CA 94102
> sfenvironment.org
> 415-355-3706 direct
> 415-355-3750 fax
> 415-355-3700 reception
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> United Nations World Environment Day will be
> celebrated in San Francisco in
> June, 2005       Go to www.WED2005.org
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> David Assmann
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> 11 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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> Sorry all, we got a problem. I was advocating buying
> led christmas lights over the holiday.  Now only to
> find out by purchasing the latest models that the
> lights are perinemently attached and can not be
> replaced like their earlier "mini" lights if one
> happens to go bad. And it happen to me a whole set
> bought this christmas is completely useless. I hope
> you all can write a letter to this company how
> wasteful this is. And promise never to support this
> product until the company changes it.
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> And the worst part of it they never mention this on
> any of the sites that sell the items.
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> www.foreverbright.com/
> Holiday Creations, Inc.
> 5161 E. Arapahoe Road
> Suite 330
> Littleton, CO 80122
> FAX 303-721-9878
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> General Information: info@no.address
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> L.E.D. technical information:
> tech@no.address
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