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Posted 01/11/2017   5:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add wheelman to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Could I please get some opinions on what brand of lights to use (without breaking the bank) to determine different types of tagging?
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Posted 01/11/2017   5:18 pm  Show Profile Check Petert4522's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Has been on this forum before. Use the "search" function above to see what we all think about these lights.
Personally I use a small portable one from http://uvtools.com and a bigger, plug in 18 watt job from the same place. Both of these came with short- and long wave light bulbs. The portable uvtools unit is the cheapest available and is the same unit sold by Amos.


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Posted 01/11/2017   5:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add dkabq8 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Don't forget pick up a pair of UV blocking glasses. Retina burns are no fun.
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Posted 01/11/2017   6:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This is their US site....not too expensive for a dual UV lamp - hope this helps you

http://www.lighthouse.us/epages/lig...Products/L81

This is a Canadian stamp Store in Montreal......decent prices for portable units and they explain the usage...!

https://www.arpinphilately.com/cat/uv-lamps

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Posted 01/11/2017   6:44 pm  Show Profile Check Petert4522's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Renden, that is not correct. The website is the one I gave above, http://uvtools.com . All the others, including Amos, Lighthouse etc sell the same unit but for up to 20, 30 dollars more.


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Posted 01/12/2017   06:48 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wheelman to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks all for the input.
I did try a search prior to the post but must have entered something incorrectly as it yielded nothing of value. Oh well - at least the request was on the correct forum this time and did not need to be moved by a moderator. New light is on the way and maybe I can finally get to the bottom of the Mexico Export series.
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Agree with you Peter, re: US site and sorry for the misinformation on the US side, and I never ordered stuff from the US. Rene
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