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area we have all our hatches closed , Bared , locked and boobed trapped with double barreled shotguns, so electric is the way to go here.
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SVDistant it's 32c.. http://s4.photobucket.com/albums/y14...t=HPIM1386.jpg

Val, good site, it brought me to this. price's seem reasonable miners lamp $59
http://y2klanterns.com/nautical-lamps-lanterns.html
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It works fine but we prefer the LED's (Sensibulb) cabin lights we have instead..

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SVDistant it's 32c.. http://s4.photobucket.com/albums/y14...t=HPIM1386.jpg

Val, good site, it brought me to this. price's seem reasonable miners lamp $59
http://y2klanterns.com/nautical-lamps-lanterns.html
You've saved me taking some pictures, because my saloon oil lamp from Nova Scotia (which cost me $42) is very close in design to this one, but is shiny...not "antiqued"

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You guys actually fire those lamps inside the boat?

Do they release smoke?? Never thought of that....are they heavy?

I might buy one for the cruising times...

My wife when are at crusing and at anchor "decorates" my boom with candles and candle lamps to give some "charm" at night... I hate that!!!!!

My boat looks like a Lolipop store or something waiting for the smurfs or the Leperchauns to arrive...besides I keep banging my head on them, and burn my fingers because these things stop with the wind, and she keeps asking me to light the candles, that keep blowing out agrghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Try these out...

http://www.amazon.com/Flickering-Bat...1810083&sr=8-1

They look cheesy as hell by themselves, but if you put them in a candle holder with frosted sides, you can't tell they're not candles. We use them in our house on a wall mounted candle holder and nobody can tell they're battery operated. Also, really easy to turn on and off...just press down...they have a push switch on the bottom.

If you were electrically gifted, you could probably string a bunch together and run them off the DC system with a common switch.
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Ive only got a cheap oil lamp from Wal-Mart. I use it on Lola to save power. It works out pretty good. I can get a week if it only burns for an hour or 2 a night. I want to get the Trawler Jr lamp from West Marine, but the price jumped like mad. In the 2007 book it lists for $144, in the store its $279...

I've got one pic of the lamp and where its at.
Beware ---that lamp will leak from the arms going from the tank to the top! I think there vent holes drilled there.
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That one is about 2 years old with no leaks. Ive had a few that started leaking before and they got junked fast. For the most part its been working fine for all this time.
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If you do want to burn a candle, I recommend this product.
http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_d...=1201823702685
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Seriously? Really?

Well, I suppose they are the safest option...but I like real lamplight, myself.

You should find out what batteries they take and buy a big box before you go back. Batteries are expensive in Europe.
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