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Old 15-06-2024, 23:23   #1
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Replacement LED for Steaming/deck light???

I have a Forespar ML-2 combo deck/steaming light that needs a new lower (deck) bulb. The original MR-16 incandescent is burned out and of course I want an LED replacement. There are tons of online replacements but all seem to have a GU pin measurement of 5.3 mm. The pins on the original bulb are slightly over 6 mm pin to pin.

The replacement at Forespar is $51 which seems really high. I can't believe they would have used a unique pin size just for this product but cannot find a replacement online. Has anyone worked through this issue? Thanks.
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Re: Replacement LED for Steaming/deck light???

Iím not doubting your measurement but, your pic looks like a common MR16 and GU5.3 is the standard base. Any chance the pins got splayed a bit during removal? Have you tried inserting a new MR16, just to see if it will work? Have you inspected the base or back side of the reflector to see if it has a stamp or etching indicating a part number or base identifier?

There is a GY6.35 base but it is associated with capsule type bulbs without an integrated reflector like the MR.

I could find only one supplier claiming to have an MR16 with a GU6 base, but I would be surprised if it is affordable. https://lightbulbsandmore.com/produc...aylight-5000k/
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