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  1. Land_Fish

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    Champion lighting has 175 watt MH ballast from Ice Cap for $99 bucks.

    Is this worth it? or should we wait for the 250 watt to go on sale?
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  3. Land_Fish

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    [quote author=Nautilus link=board=Bucket;num=1077417060;start=0#0 date=02/21/04 at 18:30:59]Champion lighting has 175 watt MH ballast from Ice Cap for $99 bucks.

    Is this worth it? or should we wait for the 250 watt to go on sale?
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    WOW ok I spoke to soon... the 250 watt ballast is only $109 ... so whats ya think?

    OK just added it all up. 2x ballast. 2x Parabolic Reflector W/Socket and 20k XM bulbs which = $428

    Now this would still need to be wired and the wires on the ballast are NOT quick disconnects.
     
  4. Land_Fish

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    Any Thoughts here people!
     
  5. Matt Rogers

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    Question, if money wasn't an issue, what complete out-of-the-box halide fixture would you buy?
     
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    [quote author=Matt Rogers link=board=Bucket;num=1077417060;start=0#3 date=02/22/04 at 13:08:13]Question, if money wasn't an issue, what complete out-of-the-box halide fixture would you buy?[/quote]
    I don't know for sure. I like the ARO ballast that has a 3 years warranty that no one else I can find has.
    What are your thoughts on the best eballast Matt? anyone?
     
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  9. Land_Fish

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    Phil currently have 440 VHO and want to have a combo vho MH.
    Need to rebuild hood the way I want to have both.
     
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    I see just figured you were abandoning vho but nooo gonna do both. Cool when does project begin?
     
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  12. Matt Rogers

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    I was thinking like Phil. So you haven't found a MH/VHO halide setup that comes plug and play? If so, which one and how much was it?
    Curious about the price difference between building it and buying it.