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    Default Mini Blue Incans - only 1 year and now white!

    I'm getting jealous of display pics and videos I'm seeing with the beautiful blue trees and other elements. We added blue to our display last year, it was beautiful. Brand new blue mini incans were purchased (yep in season not after) and this year they are nearly white They were covered out of the sun once the display was down.

    Has anyone else had this issue?

    Our other lights in clear, red and green, we've used for years and still look great. At this point we completely regret adding the blue in and in our sequencing we're not using it as much as last year.
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    Default Re: Mini Blue Incans - only 1 year and now white!

    Yeah almost everyone has that issue, use leds or repaint them every few year.


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    Default Re: Mini Blue Incans - only 1 year and now white!

    Yep, this is typical. I would highly recommend using blue LED's instead.

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    Default Re: Mini Blue Incans - only 1 year and now white!

    yeah they suck... the worse color.. I have only one element that has blue.. and can't wait until they fade and turn clear.. and that is what they will stay...
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    Default Re: Mini Blue Incans - only 1 year and now white!

    Quote Originally Posted by kingofkya View Post
    Yeah almost everyone has that issue, use leds or repaint them every few year.


    http://doityourselfchristmas.com/for...ht=blue+incans
    Boy, I wish I had seen this thread earlier in the year! Thanks for the info. We've already been painting some of them, will definitely pull completely out next year.
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    Default Re: Mini Blue Incans - only 1 year and now white!

    Purple has the same problem.

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    Default Re: Mini Blue Incans - only 1 year and now white!

    I have some green bulbs that look white at certain angles. They are much older than 1 year though.
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    Default Re: Mini Blue Incans - only 1 year and now white!

    All of the colors do it. I have some red 3-4 years old and they are pinkish in color. The green is a very faded color. I attempt to place them all in one location so the tree or what ever doesn't look weird with 2 shades of color on them. I'll be retiring many sets at the end of this year and upgrading to LED, starting with Blue since thhey are the worst.

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