Turn a solar light into… a solar light!
In this, my first (successful) instructable, I will repurpose a solar walkway light to replace a lamp post fixture that was previously gas burning. So in effect, I am repurposing the light to make a different light.
Dismantle the Light
Shown here are the parts in the kit, consisting of the light, a hort section of pole, and a plastic spike. Throw all these items in your spare parts bin except the main housing. Oh, and you can trash the instrcutions, too… we won’t be following any of those today.
The next image shows the main housing after dismantling. We’re only interested in the white plastic piece with the lamp, the solar panel, and the circuit board/battery pack. Carefully detach the solar panel from the main housing and discard …
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