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Old 05-09-2011, 05:25   #1
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LED Deck Spotlights

An anyone reconmend or explain what i should look for in Led lights to light up the exterior stps and dinghy area on my 44 ft cat mainly to leave on all night for saftey/ security. Different ones have a big difference in light angles and lumens? If anyone has set ome up advice on how bright they are would be great.

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An anyone reconmend or explain what i should look for in Led lights to light up the exterior stps and dinghy area on my 44 ft cat mainly to leave on all night for saftey/ security. Different ones have a big difference in light angles and lumens? If anyone has set ome up advice on how bright they are would be great.

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Hi Harvey:

I recently purchased and installed a solar powered motion sensor LED light on the front porch of the house. Works great! I purchased it here in Canada at Costco. Probably doesn't help you much...but they are out there. I can't tell you the manufacturer's name at the moment, as I am on vacation....but you could do a search, Costco.ca, then lighting....it should be on their website. Well made, or so they appear, only $30...might be worth looking at.

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Thats a good idea, hows this for funny, in Australia i was in costco today and there are only 2 stores nationwide.
I will check them out next time i go.
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Re: Led deck spotlights

Check out Superbrightled.com. Rope lights can be cut to length, lots of options.
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Old 05-09-2011, 06:28   #5
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I mounted two twin 300mm CCF from Jaycar part No SL2855 under the solar panels on the davit for the tender. 1.2Amps total for the 4 tubes. Lights up the back area very well. Needed some waterproofing.

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Re: Led deck spotlights

Hi Harvey, I bought 2, waterproof led spotlights, stainless steel in a black rubber cover, s/s mount, from lazuluz, in thailand, very bright, good angle of spread, marine grade, drew 1.5 amps each, made up of 30 smaller led's, super brights, mounted in a housing like a normal car spotlight. Maybe Witworths or Jaycar has them?

Those rechargable, solar lights, are motion sensors, so wont last long when switched on permanently?

One idea is the solar powered garden lights, but good ones with 2 batteries in them, they stay on all night and give enough light to see by and dont drian the batteries. Also, change the batteries from the 900m-amp ones to the 2500 m-amp energizer rechargables and the light is a lot brighter and lasts longer. Mount 2 or 3 and they also act as an anchor light.
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Re: LED Deck Spotlights

I've been looking at this on on Ebay:
High Power Waterproof White LED Flood Light Lamp 8W 12V | eBay
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That looks like quite a light. If you purchase one, would you please share your likes/dislikes with us?
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I'm going on the boat for a vacation for a month, so don't wait up.
C'mon, its only 26 bucks.
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