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LMT/Stallion Solar Caps
Vinyl solar lanterns for aluminum, steel, or iron 2" and 2-1/2" posts. Choice of black or white.
 

Aurora Solar Caps
Aluminum solar lanterns for aluminum, steel, or iron 2" and 2-1/2" posts. Available in choice of four colors.
 

Gama Sonic Solar Lamps
Aluminum solar lamps available in a variety of
styles to fit a standard 3" round lamp post.
 

Aluminum Post Caps
Aluminum Ball and Flat Caps for 2" and 2-1/2" posts. Choice of black or mill finish.
 

Cast Iron/Steel Post Caps
Cast iron post caps for cast iron and steel posts. All unfinished in common steel post sizes.

  
Solar Lighting Post Caps FAQ's
Frequently Asked Questions

 


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Solar Ornamental Lanterns
For 2" and 2-1/2" Posts

Why Solar?

What are Stallion solar accent lights?
They are accent type lights that gather the sun's energy during the day and store it in batteries to be converted into light at night. Stallion developed these lights exclusively for the fence industry.

What advantages do solar lights offer?
They require no wiring, are very easy to install, and run off the sun's energy so they cost nothing to run - therefore are environmentally friendly.

Solar lights sound too good to be true - are there any disadvantages?
There are some disadvantages associated with solar lighting so it is important to acquaint yourself with those limitations, as reviewed below, to avoid any disappointment.

What are considered to be the major disadvantages associated with solar lighting?
First of all, by definition solar lights must have sun during the day to charge the batteries. The length of time that the lights stay on at night are in direct proportion to the amount of sun exposure during the day. Very simply, the better the sun exposure during the day the longer the lights stay on at night. See the bar chart at left that has been compiled to show what sort of on times you can expect in locations within the United States. Also it is important to realize that the fixtures need to be positioned so that the solar panel is exposed to the sun. Overhanging trees, shrubbery, your house, shadows, etc. are all potential limiting factors to optimum performance.

Is lower light output considered a disadvantage?
The lights are usually not as bright as most other forms of outdoor landscape lighting. Some people feel that this is a disadvantage, however, others welcome the softer light output that these fixtures were specifically designed for.

Realistically, what can I expect from solar accent lights?
When the sun cooperates, you can enjoy lights that are ideal for many applications, especially those where accent lighting is desired and it is inconvenient to use hard wired type products.

What sort of maintenance will I need to be concerned with?
Other than replacing the batteries about every 3 years there is not really much that can go wrong from a functioning standpoint.
Note: We are unable to guarantee the lifespan of the courtesy batteries that are shipped with the caps. Replacements can be purchased locally.

What colors are available, will it match my fence?
These post caps are not manufactured by the same company that makes our vinyl fence, although they are a very close color match. The white matches, of course, as does the gray. The beige color of post caps best matches the tan color of the Bufftech vinyl fence that we sell, although not an exact match. The tan color is a darker version of the beige. Caps can be ordered to match post colors or in a contrasting color for a special effect.