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Old 04-15-10, 10:02 PM   #1
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Where can I get some >1watt LED's?????

My apologies, as this isn't really bike related but I figured people on here might know about this stuff.

Is there any place (not online, but an actual store) where I can get some really bright leds? Preferably ones that would run on 12v or normal household current. I can find them pretty easily online but I need them by tomorrow morning. I'd need blue, red, and white ones. I'm doing a research project in biology about how well plants grow under red and blue light vs white light and power consumption and all that. I know I know it's already been done but shhhh.

I thought they'd have them at an auto parts store (like those fake cop-lights people get sometimes) and they kinda do but they're not that bright. Radio shack doesn't have them online but I'm gonna go in tomorrow and ask. I can't really think of anywhere else that would have them. I know I shoulda done this earlier but... why do it earlier when I could wait until right now? Or something... right?
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Old 04-15-10, 10:45 PM   #2
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rule of procrastination is to know when the last possible moment you can wait and still get the job done. Waiting until after that moment is no longer procrastination.
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Old 04-15-10, 10:55 PM   #3
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It'd be nice if we, you know, knew where you lived. I assume somewhere in the U.S. given that you're talking about Radio Shack. Someone who lives in your city may know a place. I know an eBay dealer who lives within about 20 miles of me in Michigan, for instance.

But at 9 at night? I don't know of any all-night LED stores.
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Old 04-16-10, 11:27 AM   #4
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You might try www.digikey.com... they can ship it fast.

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