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Old 24-08-2016, 13:07   #1
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Mouth Guard Light

Working on my light/mouth guard. Elegant joining two pieces together without modification. Now to set it with nylon grip ties and attaching a cover over the switch, it always came on in my pocket.
Never get the **** knocked out of your teeth on deck at night with the boom hitting you.
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Looks useful. How are you supposed to scream profanities while working on something? What, you don't?

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Just how often does your face get hit with boom?
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What's wrong with a regular head lamp?
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Re: Mouth Guard Light

Thanks for the fun comments. Not yet has the boom hit me but it did a friend and took one of his front teeth out. I normally have my panama hat on so a head lamp does not work. I am looking into having the light steered by your tongue.

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Re: Mouth Guard Light

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Just how often does your face get hit with boom?
Try being a bowman on a big boat with an inexperienced crew, & doing spinnaker peels. At times in the dark. Ow! The flashlight does at times seem to give them something to aim for with the pole.

And to think, my light has but a few wraps of electrical tape around if for such gripping
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Re: Mouth Guard Light

I've had a chance to test it out and it works great. You can steer the light and keep it out of the eyes of other, the problem with a head lamp. I trimmed the back ends of the mouth grip and it is easier to have in the mouth. Putting a metal strip over the switch keeps it from turning on in your pocket. Though I hate to go on the fore deck in pitch blackness in 45 kts wind and rain, this light will be welcomed. You can talk with it in your mouth.

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