New flourescent lighting for my basement shop.

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Old 05-26-11, 02:24 PM
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New flourescent lighting for my basement shop.

I picked up 3 of these fixtures from Grainger: Industrial Fluorescent Fixture, F32T8 - Industrial Fluorescent Fixtures - Indoor Fixtures - Lighting : Grainger Industrial Supply

This is my first experience with type of lighting. When I opened up the box to see how things were, I saw that they only provide one screw for the metal reflector to screw on. I thought maybe they forgot to add one to the package, but a second box was the same. Is there something I'm missing as far as proper installation where I would be providing a screw there myself?
 
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Old 05-27-11, 06:26 AM
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Most cases the shade is attached by a do-dad called a "quarter turn". It is kind of a wing nut thing that will fit in the oval hole near the end and secure the shade. You might only need one if there is "fingers" on the shade that will fit in a slot on the opposite end. If it doesn't have any of this I just use some sort of self tapper screws.
 

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Hmm. I'll see if anything in the pack will work like that. It came with some hanging chains. Maybe I mistook one of those do-dads as part of that setup. Thanks.
 
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Old 05-27-11, 08:04 AM
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Post pictures of the hardware and the shield and maybe we can spot something you didn't recognize.
 
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