LED LIGHTS?

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LED LIGHTS?

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Any advice on types, brands, kinds of LED lights or other lights that work great to mount to the cage for boating at night? or to mount at the bow of the boat that can double forshining down in the water in front of the boat... Advice on best places to mount lights, hooking them up on a switch? Any advice on a great spotlight to buy for driving at night? Thank you!

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Mine are fog lights from Advance. Not very expensive and very bright. I wired 4 lights to the cage and ran to a switch on the console. It'll light up the night

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I have these on my rake and love em. They pivot so you can point them down in the water. http://www.surpluscenter.com/item.asp?i ... e=electric
I got my cage lights from Nothern Tool. They are HID Xenon and they are AWESOME! http://www.ebay.com/itm/8-6000K-BUILT-I ... 932wt_1397

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You might send KC5AKB (Ric) a p.m. or an e-mail.

He`s been experimenting with, testing, and fishing with several styles and brands of l.e.d. lights for
a while, and he`s in your area. He`s posted several threads and video`s of his tests on high end and low end lights. Good info.


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if you want a great light try these
https://www.teslaleds.com/default.aspx
there 170 for a pair, put them up front, cage lights don't work, just blind the driver and passengers

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I appreciate the info. I didnt think of that! Makes common since!

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Come on Bowfishing guys and gals Jump in with the info for
AC And Dc Lights the different types
I am still out on the LEDs for seeing fish
I do like leds for driving and the low draw on your aux
Bat when parked or camping and have your lights on.
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I have these on my bow fishing rig:

http://seeliteleds.com/products/true-wa ... shing-line

50W warm LEDS... Kill fish with them all the time!
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I have these on my rake and love em. They pivot so you can point them down in the water.









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i can't get the running light i used to get without buying a hole roll witch is about $350.00 but loved them they are the perfect running lights
http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo ... module/28/ these work good for the front running in red and green but check out all there stuff they even have reg bulb connector thats a led light aqnd vbery cheap
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Check out blue water leds.they have a website.completely submersible,they stick on with 3m adhesive that really sticks,and available in several colors and lengths.every light on my boat is blue water.including a 16' rope around my cage and 2 on my transom that illuminate the water.

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You need to call Alex Vasquez he has intensity lighting and all he builds is lights for marine use he built all the lights on my Search & Rescue boat and they are awesome he has been building lights for years and has built all the lights on all my boats, if you want driving lights put them in front of you don't put them on the cage over head for driving if you do when you turn them on you won't be able to see very well the ones on my cage point off at a 45 to light up on either side of the boat and my driving lights are on my grass rake the big LED on my cage is to light up the area around the boat once I get where I’m going on the rescue or if I have divers or rescue swimmers in the water I also have LED around the inside of the boat for lighting the deck and interrior of the boat
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I did a little testing of my own, not for running lights but for bowfishing, LED lights are great for lighting up the surface area but for penetrating the water and shinning down into depth for bowfishing and fish gigging I found the the natural brown/yellow of the High Pressure Sodium penetrates water the best and does not refract as bad as a white light. If you are looking for strictly a running light or to light up your interior then the LED is the way to go. Just a FYI, I do have to run a generator to use the HPS lighting system on my bowfishing rig.
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I use these for Fog Lights...mounted low....not to bright...can run in the fog..

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Mounted on the weed guard as low as practical...

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