2014 Jul 2

12 Volt Lights for Parades

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
12 Volt Lights for Parades

Whether it's 4th of July, Veterans Day or Christmas, parades make up a part of the fabric of American life.  I have to say some of my fondest memories of visiting my grandmother were of getting up early to buy potato donuts ("Spudnuts") that tasted just...

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2014 May 14

What is the Difference Between SPT-1 and SPT-2?

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
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What is the Difference Between SPT-1 and SPT-2?

When you are looking online at Christmas light stringer wire have you ever noticed the SPT designation?  It's merely an indicator of the thickness and durability of the insulation.  Most of the time, it may not be even listed as a specification.  If...

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2014 Apr 26

How many Christmas lights can I run in series?

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
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How many Christmas lights can I run in series?

This is a pretty popular question when it comes to Christmas lights. The answer is simple but simultaneously complicated. Here are a few guidelines but for all things electrical, consult with a master electrician when making decisions about your project. How...

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2014 Apr 17

Easter Bunny Yard Art!

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
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Easter Bunny Yard Art!

Cute Easter Bunny Yard Art!     So how is the Easter weather in your part of the country? It's not too bad here in Fort Worth. We are enjoying 61 degree weather and scattered showers over the next few days. But whether we have...

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2014 Apr 7

Tracy Makes Fantastic Nightlights

Author: Shellie from Christmas Light Source
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Tracy Makes Fantastic Nightlights

I was recently speaking with one of our customers - she had a question about when her lights would arrive -  and I recognized her name. She's been placing orders for craft lights. I enjoy seeing what people do with our light strings and asked...

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