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Old 04-18-2016, 07:14 AM
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I picked up a set of underwater lights late last fall. Uncovered the boat this weekend and went to start the install and the stringers are directly inside the trim tabs, which was the ideal mounting location. Has anyone installed lights on a HS 2500 hull? If so, where did you place the lights?

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One last try..
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Depending on your access, I would think that these would be a great location. However, if your lights aren't very bright or the water is murky and dark you may want to go as high as you were originally thinking, but on all of the U/W lights I've installed on step transoms I've put them in this location and even here in the murky waters of Tampa Bay they work great. Just a thought.

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Mine point down, mounted horizontally on the bottom of the bracket. Works well, easy access also.
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Originally Posted by mahimahi99 View Post
Depending on your access, I would think that these would be a great location. However, if your lights aren't very bright or the water is murky and dark you may want to go as high as you were originally thinking, but on all of the U/W lights I've installed on step transoms I've put them in this location and even here in the murky waters of Tampa Bay they work great. Just a thought.

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I've got a 2500VX and mounted the lights right where the marks are. There really is no other place to mount them that I found.

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Excellent. Thank you!
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Which LED's are you going with?
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I got the Seablaze 3's in green.
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Thanks for the advice. I finished installing and they look real good even in the murky waters of the Housatonic river. They're super bright.
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