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Old 02-24-2015, 03:58 PM
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Builder has my boat to use in a boat show and install an Autopilot for me. I am thinking of adding a searchlight. Anyone have any experience with the Stryker brand lights?

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Old 02-24-2015, 04:57 PM
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Go with the "Eyes of Poseidon" instead:

http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-...g-results.html

Before the malestorm of bs starts: you don't run with them on....
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Thanks for your recommendation . I remember your post and what it turned into.

The GoLight will fit better where I am looking to install.
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I've been looking at their HID unit. The wireless remote would really simplify install on an hard top that doesn't have wire chases.
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Gause Built installs GoLight and I have been happy with them thus far. No issues and the remote works well also. I do like that the remote had a fast and a slow setting.

Is your boat at the boat show this weekend in tampa?
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2 Golights!!!
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Looking for a spotlight as well and checking to see if anyone else has tried the GoLight Stryker LED. If so does it work as well as similar HID's?
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I have one of the hid spotlights. It works well but I tend to use a handheld much more than the stryker. It's much faster to find something using my wrist than those buttons. Plus the hand held doesn't reflect the way the roof mounted light will.

On a positive note, they have great customer service. The remotes started doing whacky things and stryker had me send everything back and they replaced it all with new very quickly. They aren't really waterproof, so keep them covered when not in use (I just put a large ziplock bag over it and it works fine.
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Thanks for the replies guys. I am really happy with the light.
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I have them all and the HID is brighter.
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Originally Posted by Ethan View Post
I have them all and the HID is brighter.
Would you happen to know how the GoLight Stryker HID's compare to the ACR RCL-75

I saw this in a review I think this article might sum it best:
"Recently, LED light bars have become popular and are much easier to fit to streamlined vehicle fronts. However, our testing shows that LEDs can't produce the one-kilometre-distance illumination that big halogens and HID lights can.
However, LEDs have good mid-distance illumination and are virtually maintenance-free."


Sounds like leds would be good for spread lighting and on the boat, but they don't have the guts of the halogens.

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Acr is 180000 cd and the golight stryker hid is 550000 cd.
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I just installed one on my boat very simple to install and bright as a bastard I can't comment on reliability yet
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Originally Posted by nofluke48 View Post
I just installed one on my boat very simple to install and bright as a bastard I can't comment on reliability yet
You installed the LED version on your boat?
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I have a golight stryker led. I like it a lot...it's bright. I had a 'normal' halogen stryker before this one and the LED is much brighter. mounted on the tip of my pulpit which is the only place I think it belongs.

the guy at the factory talked me into the LED over the HID. the specs for the HID are much more impressive but he convinced me that the specs are misleading and the LED and HID are pretty close in practice. I haven't tried the HID so I can't really comment other than that.

I went with the wired remote which of course is a pain to run the wires but I could just imagine how frustrating it would be to try to position the light and have an intermittent wireless connection. Not sure if that's a valid concern but I'm happy w/the wired remote joystick and find it pretty easy to aim at buoys etc.
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I have the hid model
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Originally Posted by jcolodny View Post
2 Golights!!!


Where did you get that rack from?

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