Getting LED replacements to fit correctly.


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Old 03-07-15, 06:32 AM
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Getting LED replacements to fit correctly.

I am replacing a bunch of high hats in the hose. Some of the cans are traditional cylinders which I can easily pop in the unit. Some of them are short conical shapes where I can not pop in a replacement unit. See picture below.

I found these units that have a baffle to hold the light in place. See picture below. I removed the can and use the baffle to clip it into the ceiling. However these don't hold it flush against the ceiling. See picture. Any ideas on how to flush mount these inserts. The gap and sloppiness is killing me.

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Old 03-07-15, 09:35 PM
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The replacements are called universal but that is not always the case. If you can't modify the existing brackets for better support you may have to try a different trim kit.
 
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Old 03-08-15, 06:36 AM
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I typically shop at HD or Lowes - they only seem to have 2 types of trim kits - the spring and the baffle - not familiar with other types - where can I learn about what exists?
 
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Old 03-08-15, 07:31 AM
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Check this link out, if your cans are Halo there should be able to find something here that aren't available at the Big Box stores.
http://www.cooperindustries.com/cont...131571-bro.pdf
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