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Cheaper Alternatives to Rifa Lights?


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#1 Don Berry

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 05:38 AM

I love the way Rifa lights look and how quick and easy they are to use. Unfortunately, I can't afford one and I was curious to know what you'd all say would be a good replacement for cheaper? 


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#2 Jaron Berman

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 10:41 AM

Used rifas.  Or LED mats from cheaper brands like ledgo.  People seem to be dumping tungsten gear, so if you're a bit patient you can probably find them for cheap somewhere.


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#3 Don Berry

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 11:45 AM

That's what I'm hoping for, they're beautiful lights. I will look into the alternatives you mentioned, thank you.


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#4 Michael LaVoie

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 11:47 AM

You could probably find used Scandles really cheap too.  They are Lowell's daylight flourescent version of the Rifa light.  Way better as they don't get super hot to the touch the way Rifas will.


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#5 Don Berry

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 03:47 PM

Well I got extremely lucky with some searches and found a replacement for half the price. Sticking with it, although the Scandles sound tempting, very tempting. Thanks you guys for giving me suggestions. 


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