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Old 05-20-2008, 12:41 PM
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Default Deck/Flood Lights

I am in the process having a tuna tower fabricated and in the standing platform there is going to be a pod glassed in that will accomodate two flush mounted deck lights. Does anyone have a suggestion on what I should use? I need them to be pretty bright since they're going to be about 17' off the cockpit deck. Power consumption is of little concern as I have ample power onboard the boat.
Old 05-20-2008, 04:22 PM
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12v or 120v?
There are some 12v LED models out now, but to get the brightness you're looking for you'd need to drop some big bucks- $500-$600 ea. There are always the 12v, 50w halogens that are cheap and easy to get.
If you run a gen offshore, I'd go with 120v halogens. Cheap, and at up to 500w ea., will light up half the ocean for you.

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