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What are the top LED Grow Lights 2017? Solved

by stick about September 13, 2017 - report

The following is done by price ranges........https://www.ledgrowlightsdepot.com/blogs/blog/best-led-grow-lights-on-the-market-for-cannabis-2017

Please input your opinion and lights you think should be included or excluded for that matter...

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    DirtyD712 0 points - September 13, 2017

    This is exactly what I am talking about! You can't have an opinion if it conflicts with someone else's.

    The reason I like this site is because normally you don't have to get into these ridiculous debates about who's way is better.

    "Why can't we all just get along"

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    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 14, 2017

      I think we all get along fine,what I think is most of us know enough about LED lights to get us in trouble...I'd really like to understand them but I think I'm just too damn old to grasp it....still recovering from Irma and really could give a crap right ...  more

    • DirtyD712
      DirtyD712
      1.310 points -
      September 14, 2017

      I truly hope you get things back to where you were, or at least close. I feel for you...

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    stick 9.333 points - September 13, 2017

    Sorry guys, I thought I was only posting the Light video. Didn't realize a sales company was comming with it..Still good research info if looking for an LED Grow light..

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    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 13, 2017

      Sorry again guys but there was no link to this artical to share otherwise I wouls have done so........PAR (Photosynthetically Active Radiation) is a region of the electromagnetic spectrum (400 to 700 nm) that promotes photosynthesis. PPF (Photosynthetic P...  more

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    DirtyD712 1.310 points - September 13, 2017

    I am going to purposely stay out of this one because I use real world and personal experience when it comes to lighting. I have done comparisons that give me my opinion. However, when I offered this before, I was told how wrong I was.

    I will say this though. I am a little leary of many "experts" that talk about light only using measurements versus real-world experience

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    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 13, 2017

      I too have had similar experiences when talking about LED Lights. Thats why I posted this for people to form their own opinion...Until they come up with an industry standard it will remain confusing at best...I'm interested in what you have to say DirtyD7...  more

    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 13, 2017

      For me its about watts per square ft and the footprint of the light.. This is the best sizing method I have come up with when looking for an LED Grow light...I'm sure I have a lot to learn...Oh yea cost is a factor as well..

    • DirtyD712
      DirtyD712
      1.310 points -
      September 13, 2017

      Well, rather than get into a debate about lights I will tell you what I am currently using in my 4x8 and my 2x4 tents. I say this because I bought new lights a little while back and have seen a huge difference in my current grow.
      I have 3 of these
      https...  more

    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 13, 2017

      You won't get debate out of me, if it works for you and you are happy so am I..I'm far from an expert....

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    arthunter 1.459 points - September 13, 2017

    Wow, what cool lights!

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    HomeBrew 16.981 points - September 13, 2017

    I am so done with this subject that I will no longer entertain it. Especially when people are leary of factual numbers and research. Fuck it, buy what you want to. I'm tired of this already. Spend $1000+ and you'll be happy.

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    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 13, 2017

      lol I agree with you HB...What I have works for me or it did before it went swimming...I'll study on my own if I have to replace it..Hell I lost my place to grow along with the grow..I may not be able to return to it for quite some time.

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    whitevonknospen 329 points - September 13, 2017

    Hello i dont like the style of the led installation i prefer a refelctor and a also a led light. 

    This is a link to page that show the light installations that i use for my grow. 

    Reflector

    ESL

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    stick 9.333 points - September 14, 2017

    Food for thought...http://www.compareledgrowlights.com/par_and_lumens/

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    thisisme 2.742 points - September 14, 2017

    Okay.. from this chicks point of view.. Lights IMO are much like Purses.  You can spend 300 on a great leather coach purse that will do the job perfectly and last nearly a damn lifetime.. or you can pay thousands for a Prada purse.. so you can say... I have a prada.  Will it do the job.. sure... but are ppl getting suckered into spending thousands ... I think yes.

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    • Allenpro
      Allenpro
      3.046 points -
      September 14, 2017

      I agree, went to Vegas once, got drunk, lots $900 and got married. I am a bad gambler all the way around. My plants are happy with they have and my plants make me happy so it's all good.

    • thisisme
      thisisme
      2.742 points -
      September 14, 2017

      God Allen.. lost 900 bucks AND got married.. I am not sure which I find more appalling. lol.

    • Allenpro
      Allenpro
      3.046 points -
      September 14, 2017

      Both are long gone, so easy come easy go, I am sure they are both in better hands now

    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 14, 2017

      You always make me smile thisisme and sometimes laugh out loud, lol don't stop being you...

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    Exjarheadfred 333 points - September 14, 2017

    The sun is free
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    • DirtyD712
      DirtyD712
      1.310 points -
      September 14, 2017

      Wish I were in an area to utilize it :-(

    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 14, 2017

      Yep sun is free in my area and growing outdoor is sure to get you 3 hots and a cot for about 5 to 7 years with a hefty fine to boot

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    bill59 1.179 points - September 14, 2017

    Different options work for different situations. HID / HPS is tried and true, but has heat to control and electric costs to consider. LEC has lots of great reviews out there now and of course LED comes in all kinds of quality and price points. The one thing to avoid, IMO, is paying 200 for a light today, 300 for a better one next year and finally 450 for the light you really needed in 3 years. Now you have almost a grand in lights. In this case, maybe a 2, 450 lights right off the bat would have been the smart play. With that said, some folks can only affor 200-300 and that is OK too.

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    • stick
      stick
      9.333 points -
      September 16, 2017

      Lol, expensive habit this pot growing

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