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Old 17-09-2016, 16:15   #31
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Re: LED cabin Lights for the Furgal Sailor

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For the discriminating fugral sailor. I came across a listing for 2 RV LED lights for $19 including shipping on Ebay.

2 Pcs RV LED 12V camper Trailer Ceiling Interior Lighting Pancake Nickel 470 LM | eBay

These are warm light and very bright 470 lumen's, 6 watts. Makes a great cabin light for $9 ea. Roughly 9" x 5" and about 1-1/4" deep, surface mount. I am very happy with these. I was so happy, I just ordered another two. It's all plastic but has a current regulator IC, so life should be pretty good.
I replaced all of my cabin & nav lights including steaming deck flood and anchor for about $120 from LEDLights.com
The nav lights meet USCG 2nm requirements too
They were most helpful in matching base sizes & types as well
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Old 17-09-2016, 16:41   #32
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Re: LED cabin Lights for the Furgal Sailor

I don't know if these have been linked to before, but they work fine in a fridge / freezer
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1


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Re: LED cabin Lights for the Furgal Sailor

I wound up retrofitting all my older style marine lights with a 10 pack of G4 fixture bases I picked up for about 2$. For the LED I used a 10-30v variable voltage G4 style warm white LED chip I got off eBay for about 15$ for 20 of them. The spec says it puts out about 525 lumens, and I don't doubt it, So far it's one of the best things I've done to the boat. I attached a couple picks of the fixtures, the LED's and the boat interior with the lights on, if those don't come through I'll post the link below too.

http://m.ebay.com/itm/10-X-G4-Readin...381?nav=SEARCH

http://m.ebay.com/itm/5x-MR16-MR11-S...=1302258028014

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Re: LED cabin Lights for the Furgal Sailor

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I wound up retrofitting all my older style marine lights with a 10 pack of G4 fixture bases I picked up for about 2$. For the LED I used a 10-30v variable voltage G4 style warm white LED chip I got off eBay for about 15$ for 20 of them. The spec says it puts out about 525 lumens, and I don't doubt it, So far it's one of the best things I've done to the boat. I attached a couple picks of the fixtures, the LED's and the boat interior with the lights on, if those don't come through I'll post the link below too.

10 x G4 Reading Light 525 Lumen 15 SMD 5630 LED Warm White Bulb Lamp 12V 24V AC | eBay

5X MR16 MR11 Socket LED Lamp Halogen Light Holder Base Ceramic Wire Connector | eBay

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I would have one minor suggestion ad a couple of these to the mix
https://store.marinebeam.com/g4-led-...te-switchable/
For those long night watches underway.
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I would have one minor suggestion ad a couple of these to the mix
https://store.marinebeam.com/g4-led-...te-switchable/
For those long night watches underway.
Actually three of my lamps had a second switch for a red light, I just wired a second G4 socket into them and taped a red gel filter over the led's. I can light up the chart table, the companion way hatch, and the head with red light if needed

I do like marine beam though, I got my photo sensitive anchor light thru them, really nice stuff.

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