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I had a small stroke and it scrambled my brain a little. I been searching for this very item to post about it here but couldn't remember what the name was, thanks.
Yes, the MegaLight is one way to go. I have one that I hang over the cockpit of the boat when at anchor, along with the masthead anchor light. Gives me good lighting for lining up the crossbow shot on intruders at night.
Originally Posted by Sanduskysailor
My boat (C&C 29-II) doesn't have an anchor light. Need to get one installed before boat goes back into water. I'm moderately challenged at electrical stuff so I have some questions in regards to what to purchase. My thinking so far is: Aqua Signal 25 all around anchor light, 50' Genuine dealz 14/2 round tinned wire.
I plan on running wire to disconnect as it exits mast in cabin (keel stepped mast) then to a spare switch on my DC control panel. Does this sound right? Am I missing something? Thanks for the help!
As for your idea... that should work fine, assuming you mean circuit breaker or fused switch at the panel. A 50' run of 14 AWG will support about 2.5 amps at about 5.3% voltage drop.
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