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Old 01-15-2013
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Re: any one update to LED's

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Originally Posted by Lake Superior Sailor View Post
My lights that I use when anchored are all Leds. When motoring I am charging so I see no reason to change running lights & steaming light..Dale
What if you sail at night? For the running lights on my boat, they use about 5 amps. At this time of year, that would be 60 to 70Ah overnight - a significant amount of power consumption, especially on a longer passage.
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