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Old 01-25-2017, 09:52 AM   #1
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Will this work?

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I've noticed my navigational lights are not as bright as they used to be. Will this product help? Blinker Fluid 6 oz. / Blinker-Fluid
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Old 01-25-2017, 10:03 AM   #2
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No blinker fluid won't work in a marine application. It's only available in red.
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Seriously? Blinker Fluid? Right up there with Metric pipe wrenches. LOL
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Another problem with using blinker fluid in a marine application is that it would cause your navigation lights to blink.
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Greetings,
Mr. HW. "...Metric pipe wrenches..." I fail to see your point given that I can plainly read 600mm on the jaw section...
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I have a metric adjustable wrench on my boat!
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Greetings,
I've noticed my navigational lights are not as bright as they used to be. Will this product help? Blinker Fluid 6 oz. / Blinker-Fluid
Is it because the plastic cover became opaque? If yes it is just on surface or really deep in the plain plastic?
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Old 01-25-2017, 12:15 PM   #8
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Mr. HW. "...Metric pipe wrenches..." I fail to see your point given that I can plainly read 600mm on the jaw section...
Rats, another tool to buy.
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Old 01-25-2017, 12:17 PM   #9
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Seriously? Blinker Fluid? Right up there with Metric pipe wrenches. LOL

Yup...

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Tread carefully with Blinker Fluid, the EPA doesn't like the older formulations.

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It's ok if you mix it with a bucket of steam first for marine use.
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Old 01-25-2017, 07:00 PM   #13
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I've noticed my navigational lights are not as bright as they used to be. Will this product help? Blinker Fluid 6 oz. / Blinker-Fluid
It probably would work for people who live with alternate realities and lets not get into politics. Spend some money get led lights, while you are at it see if you can get the 2 mile certified versions.
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I would try red and green running light oil, it's epa approved
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Old 01-25-2017, 07:31 PM   #15
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Sure the lights are less bright? Checked the viewing lens?
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And don't forget, to make navigation easier, be sure to use an adequate amount of Relative Bearing Grease.
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I would use some militek oil on the lighning bulb, some says it is reducing amps consumption if rubbed twice
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Just buy new lenses, if you can. Or new light fixtures. Snake oil is really only good for snakes.

It's only money. (About $4 boat dollars for our five on Revel. Ours were totally off-color, rather like I was when I found I had to buy the whole fixtures.) (I have lucked out in the dim dark past: I found glass lenses that fit those little eyeball sized-running lights with the streamlined zinc housing once so popular.)
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Seriously? Blinker Fluid? Right up there with Metric pipe wrenches. LOL
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I have a metric adjustable wrench on my boat!
Metric is actually the way the rest of the world works, apart from the US, that is. Even the UK is tending to move that way, other than miles and miles per hour. I think they even measure their fuel and things like timber in metric now.

Sorry, hijack over, but just sayin'
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