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Old 04-06-2011, 03:37 PM
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Default New DP3L Drain Plug LED Light

We just made a few hundred of these drain plug lights last month for one of our distributors and are now adding them to our standard inventory.

Introducing the DP3L Drain Plug light. This is by far the simplest, brightest and most rugged drain plug light I have seen. Putting out 790 lumens and available in Red, White, Blue or Green.

Simply feel the power through the drain hole and attach to a 12V source; screw the light into a standard drain hole and you have light. No screws through your boat!

This is a great light for attracting bait fish or just relaxing and enjoying your personal marine life viewing platform.

We are updating the website now and should have our menus updateed by tomorrow but you can order now by calling our office. 866-924-AQUA(2782) or go directly to the page by clicking here. Mention "THT" and get free UPS shipping until April 15th!

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Looks nice. Question, when removing the unit to drain bilge: do you have to twist the wireing as well, or does it rotate independently?

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Looks nice. Question, when removing the unit to drain bilge: do you have to twist the wireing as well, or does it rotate independently?

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Hi Chris,

The wiring would twist with the plug. It's would be challenging to create a watertight swivel. One suggestion I have is to add a pig tail if the run to your 12V source is long. That way you can just disconnect close to the light.

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Do you have any close up pics of it installed?
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Do you have any close up pics of it installed?
X2, installed and working at night. thanks
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Hi John,

We've just started selling these drain plug lights a couple weeks ago and as of yet have not had the chance to get a good photo. Being based in Atlanta has a couple drawbacks, namely being 250 miles from the closest saltwater.

West Marine will be stocking these nationwide shortly so we should have plenty of pictures coming soon.

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Old 04-30-2011, 06:36 AM
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I just received an email from someone looking for the drain plug light on our site. He said he was having a hard time locating it so here is a direct link. http://aqualights.us/dp3l.htm
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Bob, would this work in a T handle drain plug or just transom mount?
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Bob, would this work in a T handle drain plug or just transom mount?
Reely Hooked,

It would work fine to replace your T-Handle plug as long as the threads were still good. The light does have to screw in. If you're using the T-Handle because your threads are bad then I would suggest a trip to West Marine for a replacement. I think it would be less than $20.
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Bob, is this brighter than the OceanLED drain light?
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Bob, is this brighter than the OceanLED drain light?
Yes. Because our housing is made of solid naval bronze it dissipates heat really well and this allows us to crank the driver up high enough to produce a blinding 790 lumens.

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Mako Bob, I have a trailer boat and remove my drain plug every time I retrieve my boat, how well will the wiring hold up to constant removal and re-installation?.
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Mako Bob, I have a trailer boat and remove my drain plug every time I retrieve my boat, how well will the wiring hold up to constant removal and re-installation?.
That shouldn't be a problem. Just add an inline pigtail for quick release. We are looking to add that feature to the next batch we roll out and possibly an inline switch. If you shoot me a note when you order I will have the quys in the shop add the pigtail for you.

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how about some pictures? working at night, installed from outside and inside hull, pigtail, etc....it's been 2 months now. thanks
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how about some pictures? working at night, installed from outside and inside hull, pigtail, etc....it's been 2 months now. thanks
I'm trying to get someone to send me some decent pictures taken with something other than their phone.

Here's my offer. First person to send me some quality hi res pictures I will send you a second drain plug light for free or a credit toward other lights.

Let's see what you've got!

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MAN! i was just about to pull the trigger on one, but i then realized that i dont have a threaded drain plug....

i need one that fits a rubber stopper type!
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MAN! i was just about to pull the trigger on one, but i then realized that i dont have a threaded drain plug....

i need one that fits a rubber stopper type!
Hey Shoot,

What you would need to do is replace your plug with a standard threaded plug. it's pretty easy to do and cost is about $12-$15 from West Marine. If you want we can throw one in the box for you. Just give the office a call and one of the guys will take care of you. 866-924-2782.

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Just a thought, but rather than pigtails or switches to remove the lighted plug, why not a small plastic bracket mounted on the transom. unscrew the plug and snap into the bracket while trailering?


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Someone get us a picture cause I don't like drilling into my hull! If you send me one I will have you pictures in 2 days.
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