Skat Blast Cabinet LED Modification

This past weekend I picked up some cheap LED shop lights from HF. Although my blast cabinet is 48 inches on the outside the inside is a little smaller and the 48" shop lights are shorter than 48" they're still just a little long. Following are several pictures that illustrate the procedures for making a 48" shop light fit in a 48" cabinet.

Starting lights... not bad... I had previously installed an additional flood light on the right side.
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Here's the business side of the light after the lens has been removed.
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Here I just snipped the end of the LED strip. Just needed to shorten by 3 LEDs.
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After cutting down the fixture, I attached magnets in place of the hanger bolts. One on each end. I had to drill a hole in the cut end (the old hole was cut off during the shortening) Note: When installing the magnets, don't put them on top of the transformer the magnetic field will make it hum.
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The power cord comes out the back and interferes with mounting the light. This is solved by removing the transformer and flipping it around. I had to extend the wires to the LED strip. I also removed the pull chain and control the light with the cabinet switch. Now the power cord comes out the end.
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Now I have two 5000 lumen strips. One just above the gloves, the other on the top. This removed most of the shadows.
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I have room for one more... back to HF... their on sale for Black Friday :)

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