Thread: ACR Spotlight
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Old 03-24-2003, 05:42 AM
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First of all, you're gonna love the light; worth the effort. When you say 22 gauge, I assume you mean the contol wire, with the power be a much heavier gauge. I WOULD NOT use single copper wire...the problem is that when it brakes from vibration, your done. Secondly, not being tinned, a little salt water will turn it to mush. Go with individual Ancor (tinned) wire, stranded 22 gauge...use the same color to save money. Boat US, West Marine, etc. will have it. Be sure to label well. No need to get seven 25' rolls. Good luck. Stagger joints to keep the bundle small as possible. Be patient, you'll soon 'see the light'. Incidently, I'm not sure what your buds are are saying about glare...I have none, and the light is mounted higher. A second consideration is that I'm able to use it behind the boat as well. I never considered, putting the light elswhere, that's why it turns 360 degrees.

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