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As cheap as they are give it a try. I really do have them stuck all over the boat. Love 'em. I've carried them around as flashlights too. I like the ones with a single LED. The ones that have the same exact casing with three LED's don't give as much light, don't spread the light as well and don't last as long.

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You call yourself a Texan??? I am ashamed.

HERE IS THE PROPER COCKPIT LIGHTNING:

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You call yourself a Texan??? I am ashamed.

HERE IS THE PROPER COCKPIT LIGHTNING:
Budweiser?!?! You call yourself a TEXAN!?!?

Here is a proper Texas cockpit light.

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Now with that on board I'd never have trouble finding my brew in the dark! And as a salute to Tejas (where I lived for a year), lets say I'll be searching for a Shiner Bock.

EDIT - Allan beat me to the punch!
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Gotta go with Allan and SV on this one.

CD, I know you have more class than that!
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Funny you say that... because Shiner is my beer of choice too.

Dang. Now I will be kicked out of my home state.

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Imtra makes LED rope lights, sold by the foot in 110v., 12v., and 24v. They also come in different colors. I put red lights under the edge of the galley counters, around the dinet seating and under the frames of the bunks in each cabin. They provide a soft light throughout the boat at night.
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SUPER BRIGHT LEDS home They have just about everything you could ask for including replacment bulbs for most common 12V light fixtures and sockets.
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With days getting shorter, I think it may be time to add some cockpit lighting to our Pearson 303 for evenings at the marina or on the hook. Considering LED flushmount downlights near the floor on each side of the cockpit. Maybe one set in white and another in red. Has anyone installed these? Thoughts on other lighting options?
"Growing Up" in my parents' Danish Folkboat, I fell asleep to the sweet fragrance of kerosene lamps. Anything else seems unholy for some reason.

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