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>> Do the lighting stores like Beacon Lighting have them?
>> They have 12V bulbs, but I'm not sure about 6V.
>> Can't be any more expensive than your LBS, surely! :)
>>
>> Let me/the list know what you find.
>>
>
>Murray,
>
>The only MR-11 type bulbs I'ver found at lighting stores are the 12V 20W
>type. Far to bright for my application. I could use a 12V 10W one though.
>
>Most of my riding is done between 5.00am and 8.00am, mainly on reasonably
>well lit roads. My main aim is to build a light that cars will see.
>
>Thanks,

Try a few pulsed high-intensity red leds!! There are already a few
build-it-yourself projects around, but basically they are a 555 timer
pulsing some parallel-driven hi-lux red leds via a darlington.
Notwithstanding, it's been my experience that if a motorist REALLY wants to
hit you, he doesn't need a targeting light ;-)
Kenneth
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