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LED Outdoor String Lights Novtech 38 5FT 30Bulbs G40 Globe String Lights Waterproof Patio String Lights Outdoor Decorative String Lights for Backyard Bistro Porch Garden Cafe Party UL Standard

Last Updated: July 15, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.7
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Review Summary - 385 recent, verified reviews

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Design
 79
lights, beautiful, looks, soft, glow
+96%
-4%
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" ...   I love the way these lights look!  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice looking.  ...  "
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" ...  They look great and stay looking great even though they are outside!  ...  "
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" ...  It looks very nice and also have three extras. ... Looks so romantic at home.  ...  "
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" ...  They are so bright and elegant.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the look of these lights!  ...  "
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" ...  It looks nice and cozy when you turn it on.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks great on my pergola, very romantic looking!  ...  "
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Build Quality
 66
glass, lights, bulb, fragile, hanging
+85%
-15%
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" ...  I appreciated the packaging that made sure every bulb was protected and that it comes with 1 extra bulb.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that they are a single bulb with a string coiled inside. ... They were easy to install and also came with 3 lights in case the string has one that goes out.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is very nice with the string lights inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Each lamb has hanging piece.  ...  "
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" ...  A clip on each bulb made it very easy to hang.  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing broke which is a plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Accidently broke the plastic shell, bulb still lights and looks the same as the others.  ...  "
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" ...  They seem very durable and we have been using them almost every night.  ...  "
Features
 61
light, warm, bulbs, bulb, led
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Love the variating look, the fairy lights look great inside the bulbs.  ...  "
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" ...  Each bulb was individually packed in it's own pocket and the extra bulb was a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  I didn't want the harsh bright white light that so many lights have.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my new lights  ...  "
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" ...  Very unique lights!  ...  "
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" ...  Lovely lights, soft lighting!  ...  "
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" ...  the light it throws is more atmospheric, has a golden, warm glow.  ...  "
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" ...  All the lights light up and I’m glad it came with a replacement bulb.  ...  "
Capacity
 46
backyard, yard, room, look, lights
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Very nice small lights with just enough light for a relaxing evening on the patio.  ...  "
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" ...  This is gonna be great for parties!  ...  "
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" ...  They transformed my room into a cozy and romantic place!!!  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these to use at our cabin on the deck.  ...  "
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" ...  We have a small balcony on our apartment that I had been wanting to put extra lights out there.  ...  "
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" ...  I set it up in the room to surprise my girl instead of outdoors.  ...  "
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" ...  Planning to use this for our summer night parties.  ...  "
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" ...  just perfect for our outdoor patio.  ...  "
Setup
 32
easy, lights, super, nice, look
+100%
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" ...  Set up was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy installation!  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to install the way they came in.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install .  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time, easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Lights look good and were easy to install but I’ve used all 3 of the extra bulbs in less than a month.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to install, just need to plug it in.  ...  "
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" ...  Be careful when installing.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 30
easy to install, super, hang, lights, fragile
+100%
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" ...  Its easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  These lights are very pretty and easy to put up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  They are very easy to hang up.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy installation!  ...  "
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" ...  !😊😊super easy to install as well!  ...  "
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" ...  I strung them up around the deck so that when it gets dark it's easy to see where the deck is and navigate it.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and extra bulbs included  ...  "
Product Reliability
 20
working, month, weeks, week, two
+60%
-40%
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" ...  I just started ordering stuff on amazon a lot like a month ago.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope they last.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve only had them for a short time, but they seem really high quality that will last a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  I will keep them up & lit year around.  ...  "
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" ...  Product came as described, I've had it for a couple months now and they've been working great.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope they will last long.  ...  "
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" ...  Had them 1 week!  ...  "
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" ...  I’ll update later.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 20
rain, pool, bulbs, lights, waterproof
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Lots of light to see where you're going and so far, they have stood up to the wind and rain.  ...  "
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" ...  With these lights, rain or shine, they can hold it all!  ...  "
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" ...  Is waterproof so is perfect for outdoor, very good quality and very good price.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks so cool in the dark, with the combination of my pool/Spa inside lights.  ...  "
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" ...  We put these on our back porch around the pool chairs.  ...  "
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" ...  It is nice that they are waterproof and durable since I have mine around my patio.  ...  "
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" ...  These lights are a perfect addition to our backyard patio so it’s perfect that they are waterproof .  ...  "
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" ...  Water proof string lights came in a very nice packaging.  ...  "
Cables
 18
problem, bulbs, wiring, wire, switch
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Electric cord seems heavy duty and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived quickly and looks like quality wiring bulbs and sockets.  ...  "
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" ...  10 ft cord for plugging, before bulbs start.  ...  "
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" ...  The bulbs are small with a wire filament which adds to the uniqueness of these lights - great quality.  ...  "
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" ...  All bulbs work and the cord feels well made and isn't too stiff.  ...  "
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" ...  Product is very well packaged and looks like it will be durable cord and bulbs. ... Nice long amount of cord, about 8 ft or so, between the plug and the first bulb so you can get the lights where you want them to start.  ...  "
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" ...  The cords are sturdy and the clips work well for hanging on the wall or shelves.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate the extra cord length, from the plug to the first bulb.  ...  "
Color
 16
yellow, love, warm, lights, like
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I love the color and design.  ...  "
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" ...  They are the perfect amount of brightness and totally unique!  ...  "
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" ...  Not too bright, just the perfect brightness  ...  "
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" ...  I love the yellow glow color they give off it is vibrant and cozy.  ...  "
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" ...  The amount of the brightness is perfect for us.  ...  "
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" ...  The color the lights emit is warm and cozy.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this color because it's warm and not cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Not bright but a subdued brightness that is a soft glow to the tree.  ...  "
Fit
 12
want, use, hooks, hang, couple
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I purchased 2 sets to fit my backyard.  ...  "
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" ...  The clip on the back of each socket make it easy to hang.  ...  "
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" ...  Just in case you drop them while you hanging them.  ...  "
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" ...  They com tightly fit into foam protective pad and I broke a couple bulbs pulling on them to remove.  ...  "
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" ...  Each light has a plastic hook for easy hooking onto gutter hooks.  ...  "
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" ...  safe and secure.  ...  "
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" ...  So cute and I LOVE that they had little hooks/brackets which I didn’t realize when I purchased them so that was a nice surprise. ... The hooks are not very noticeable though if you don’t want to use them.  ...  "
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" ...  Also they have clips on every light so you can clip it to something if needed,  ...  "
Marketplace
 10
pictures, picture, looks, look, amazon
+100%
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" ...  The Lights are as beautiful as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything was as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Luckily, they came with 3 replacements.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller is very attentive very nice.  ...  "
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" ...  All details looks good and looks exactly same as photos.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is souch better in real life that on pictures .  ...  "
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" ...  Regardless they look fantastic up as you can see in my picture.  ...  "
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" ...  UPDATE: Seller reached out to make things right.  ...  "
Price
 9
quality, product, perfect, waterproof, good
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Definitely a great buy for all occasions and worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  The look endurable and worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Well worth buying product.  ...  "
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" ...  great quality and great price  ...  "
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" ...  However, for the price, I was expecting a product with better quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Is waterproof so is perfect for outdoor, very good quality and very good price.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 9
lights, length, led, glow, enough
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Not too bright, just the perfect brightness  ...  "
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" ...  The amount of the brightness is perfect for us.  ...  "
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" ...  Bright but Soft light with no glare.  ...  "
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" ...  The 50 foot length, brightness & the little LEDs in the bulbs are pretty  ...  "
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" ...  They are a nice brightness to create a cozy mood.  ...  "
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" ...  They are the perfect amount of brightness and totally unique!  ...  "
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" ...  LED lights are cool to the touch, even after several hours of being on.  ...  "
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" ...  Not bright but a subdued brightness that is a soft glow to the tree.  ...  "
Packing
 8
product
+88%
-13%
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" ...  packaging thoughtful, orderly, and compact.  ...  "
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" ...  5 stars to the seller for the packaging and quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The product comes in a very good and organized packing.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the packing!  ...  "
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" ...  It also came with three extra bulbs in the nice packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  Very gentle packaging, good price for quality product!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, great packaging, does not feel cheap at all.  ...  "
Delivery
 8
condition, unit, good
+100%
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" ...  Packaged well and very happy with product!  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived on time and packaged very well.  ...  "
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" ...   Just got my package and haven’t put it up yet but it came in really good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Package was well protected inside.  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived promptly and all in tack.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit arrived in good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  They came in perfect condition  ...  "
Screen Protection
 8
thin, made, bulbs, plastic, lights
+63%
-38%
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" ...  I loved the look of these lights, and I knew they were thin glass when I ordered.  ...  "
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" ...  The bulbs are glass, so you need to be more careful but the feel so much nicer than the first brand that I tried, which were plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  I saw a project that a friend did where she put a strand of mini fairy lights inside a glass globe.  ...  "
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" ...  But its inexpensive to replace a cracked bulb.  ...  "
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" ...  Bulbs look good when lit but very thin glass.  ...  "
Returns
 7
+14%
-86%
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" ...  I would like to request a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Ultimately sent them back and purchased a different brand.  ...  "
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" ...  I am returning them.  ...  "
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" ...  possible return with 20% restocking fee .  ...  "
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" ...  bought three and ended up returning 1 because didn't work.  ...  "
Size
 6
+100%
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" ...  packaging thoughtful, orderly, and compact.  ...  "
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" ...  I was pleasantly surprised with how lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  Each Lightbulb is a size of pin pong ball, so the size is pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  The bulb's size is about a glaf ball size.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect in size and illumination  ...  "
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" ...  It is a great price for the lights and they are a perfect size.  ...  "
Product As Described
 5
picture, looks, look
+100%
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" ...  The Lights are as beautiful as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything was as described.  ...  "
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" ...  All details looks good and looks exactly same as photos.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is souch better in real life that on pictures .  ...  "
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" ...  Regardless they look fantastic up as you can see in my picture.  ...  "
Night Photography
 5
night, enough, bright, warm, low
+100%
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" ...  It looks amazing at night!  ...  "
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" ...  I REALLY love all lights in my backyard at night.  ...  "
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" ...  Gives you enough light to see at night and walk around.  ...  "
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" ...  Bright warm light  ...  "
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" ...  Great soft lighting for outdoors.  ...  "
Storage
 5
bulbs, wall, lights
+100%
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" ...  The 1 foot spacing between lights is so much better for decoration in a small space than the standard 3 ft versions.  ...  "
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" ...  The cords are sturdy and the clips work well for hanging on the wall or shelves.  ...  "
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" ...  The space between each bulb and another is also good.  ...  "
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" ...  Did you nice job of letting up the space and helping create a unique atmosphere with the bulbs.  ...  "
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" ...  These lights are perfect for my deck, which is a small space and the lights don't overwhelm the space.  ...  "
Comfort
 5
sockets, hang, fragile, fell, couple
+60%
-40%
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" ...  They com tightly fit into foam protective pad and I broke a couple bulbs pulling on them to remove.  ...  "
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" ...  For my application, its an eye sore.  ...  "
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" ...  I like it because it is long, so you can design your place without hesitations.  ...  "
For Travel
 4
porch
+100%
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" ...  Purchased these lights for the deck on our cabin.  ...  "
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" ...  With three kids at home and this super long vacation .  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these for camping and I can't wait to use them!  ...  "
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" ...  It makes my backyard porch look cozy, and can't wait to enjoy spring, summer, and fall evenings out on the porch.  ...  "
Outdoor Unit
 4
outdoor, lights, romantic, looks
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I wanted some outdoor string lights on our back patio area because we spend many evenings out here.  ...  "
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" ...  just perfect for our outdoor patio.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
good, condition, arrived
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Very recommend This product, it arrived in good condition box, and lightbulbs are individual in each hole.  ...  "
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" ...  Package was well protected inside.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit arrived in good condition.  ...  "
For Kids
 3
house
+100%
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" ...  Ours kids were so happy which is good for us.  ...  "
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" ...  I got these for for the kids tree house.  ...  "
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" ...  Kids and wife enjoyed having it.  ...  "
Volume
 3
+100%
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" ...  Just the right amount of light for a backyard party!  ...  "
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" ...  Highly recommended for a party or relaxing room.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for an evening garden party.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 3
look
+100%
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" ...  The picture can't do them justice.  ...  "
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" ...  Regardless they look fantastic up as you can see in my picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Best to look at how the lights are hanging in the pictures so you can figure out how to set it up but it's easy to do and looks great.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 3
+100%
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" ...  It was the perfect touch our porch needed.  ...  "
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" ...  They are so bright and give a unique touch.  ...  "
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" ...  A nice touch!  ...  "
Camera
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  This product is souch better in real life that on pictures .  ...  "
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" ...  I'll update with pictures accordingly!  ...  "

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