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post #9 of Old 02-13-2009
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Originally Posted by soulesailor View Post
Can the red over green be seen further away than the masthead tri-color? What's the benefit?
Depending on how high you mount them, they could be seen virtually as far as the tri-color.

The benefit is that you can use the red-over-green configuration simultaneous with the deck lights (the Nav Regs do not permit use of the mast-top tri-color at the same time as the deck lights.) By using them simultaneously, you benefit from greater over-all visibility.


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