Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Splitting time between Merritt Island, Fl and Asheville, NC for a bit
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Re: Spreader Lights
We had spreader lights , the only time we used them was for the BBQ at night . They were ugly and with a wire coming out the mast and into the spreader , nasty . Of course they were attached with SS sheet metal screws and that was problem with electrolysis . The replacement was a unit from Defender Marine made from a flexible plastic https://www.defender.com/product3.js...09015&id=66009
Plus it 's LED , I screwed it onto the mast with bronze screws . Bronze is much kinder to Alum . than SS .
And bonus it lights up the BBQ just fine .
When I rewired our mast a few yrs. ago my plan was to have no wiring (except VHF antenna wire) above the spreaders . I got rid of tri colors , steaming light and a strobe , that was a lot of wire .
Thatís the light I have - works great lighting the foredeck and as a steaming light.
Iím curious, do you have an anchor light at the top of the mast?
S/V Everlasting Moon
1981 Endeavour 32
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