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post #11 of Old 03-19-2013
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Re: Installing a bow floodlight

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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
That is my number one concern in the dark. I'm sure I can miss other boats and hard things, but those pots can sometime get past you at noon.
Now I don't need to send the Admiral forward with a hand held light!

She especially appreciates it when it is blowing 30 and raining! Now I single hand with more comfort, too. And safety!

I also have a night vision scope but the flood is better. No looking through the scope required. I like being able to "announce" my presence when a busy channel is suffering from low visibility. Having a 2 hundred K cp beacon flash on is more effective than the bow mounted running lights. Time to move them to the top of the mast.

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