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Old 05-16-2008, 09:33 AM
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I am thinking the next project on the boat will be a spotlight/floodlight. Anyone have any experience with the Guest Beamer 503-1 wired Joystick Spotlight/Floodlight?
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Old 05-18-2008, 06:31 PM
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I had one mounted on a Radar Arch on the same boat.

Like all lights that are not mounted far forward, it illuminated the bow causing a reflection that made it ineffective

If you can mount it on the bow, it would probably do a great job

The other problem with mounting it on the arch was when the boat got shrink-wrapped for the winter, the pressure of the shrink-wrap broke the light. I was told by Guest that they cannot be serviced, so it was complete loss. IMO it is a bit fragile if it can be broken by shrink-wrap

Check out how alantani mounted a light on the bow rail of his Grady.

http://www.thehulltruth.com/forums/t...194782&start=1



Old 05-18-2008, 09:38 PM
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Default Re: Guest Beamer Spotlight

I mounted a wireless GoLight (Striker model) on top of my Radar Radom. It is high enough to hit the water about 20 feeet in front of the bow, yet, is low and back far enough from the front of my bimini top to not allow any of the light to hit my bow rail. Works REALLY well, and I've been impressed with the quality of the Golight.

I spent alot of time figuring out exactly where to mount it, so it didn't reflect off the bow rail which everyone always complains about.

http://www.magnalight.com/pc-115-23-...2-remotes.aspx

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I had one on my old GW that got knocked off by a pine tree limb. I was only doing about 5 mph up the driveway and splattered the base off. A little marine tex and it was fine.

Great light. I plan to buy another for my next boat but wirless this time.
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So it seems it is a good light, but a little fragile. I plan to mount it to the bow. That seems to be the favorite spot. Hopefully it does not interfere with my view. The GOLights seem to get good ratings.
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This light came on the boat I recently bought and it seems to work really well. It's only 200k CP but it gets the job done.

http://www.boatersland.com/acrrcl100d.html
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JRussell, nice light but out of my price range for the boat. Thanks.

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