Quality Low Voltage Landscape Lighting ?

Does anyone here know of a high quality brand for low voltage landscape lighting ? I have tried and tried fixtures from the big box stores , but they are very cheap and seldom last more than one year.
I have not tried any led low voltage lights because I don't want the bluish, garish look they cast.
Any tips on quality brands ??
Thanks !!
James
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Funny, when I was making led lights, I searched around for some good buys. Found an intermatic metal stake light. I paid like $10-$15 each. I know the standard lights burn out frequently. LEDs are available in warm white, that you would be pleased with. Unfortunately, most do have a bluish color. Look for 3000 degrees or less. 2700 is ideal, of course they do make excellent color types. It was a DIY project, not for the average person. And of course, bought assemblies are probably going to cost at least $30 minimum each. Another option is rope lights. They do sell waterproof led rope lights, and you can buy dimmers. They are pretty bright, and I have a warm white set I just bought. Mine are not waterproof, but can be cut at each 3rd light, to make individual sets. Mine are going t o be used under cabinet, and emergency, effect lighting. That's also for the DIY. If I find an example of led lights, I'll post it here.
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I have two types of lights outside. Both are solar and LED. All have been outside for 3-4 years, work fine. I got a globe that got cracked, slit in half, full of water. I replaced the battery, rubbed the rust off, works great. unfortunately, I dont know where I got it. sigh. below are the walk lights. not sure if you want LIGHT or nice glow. (Amazon.com product link shortened) Ingrid

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From amazon. Look below for 20 watt spike, add led replacement, less than $20 each set. Need outdoor 12 volt timer.
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Thanks for all replies, including this link from Gregg. I see that this light uses the same tiny pin bulbs and socket, and I have found this to be the weakest part of the dozens of fixtures that I have bought over the last ten years...
I am certain some company makes quality 12 volt lights that are far superior to the junk found in Home Depot and Lowe's....
Again, thanks for all replies..
James
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On 5/12/12 8:10 AM, James wrote:

Try a lamp store, which is where I got mine some 5 years ago. I have also seen sturdy fixtures at a store that specializes in lawn and garden hardware (primarily irrigation systems, no plants).
Buy fixtures that are metal and glass without any plastic.
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On 5/12/2012 11:10 AM, James wrote:

Assuming you are willing to pay for it, commercial lighting is probably going to be the best choice. Something that might be used for an office building for example.
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