Here are a couple supports I built for an LED strip track (Hunhun brand) so I could mount the track under the lip of my block retaining wall. This was a great solution for me because there is no need for glue or screws. To mount the LED strip upside down for a nice down light just slide a bunch of these onto the track and slide under the top cap of the wall (assuming the cap is not glued or mortared in place.) I used the wide “joint” parts to connect two tracks together and the narrow ones along the run of the track.
These could also be drilled if you wanted to have the mounting holes to the side of the track.
There is a video of me using these available on my channel “Everyday Trebuchet”
Please let me know if they fit other brands of LED strip extrusions.
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