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Old 02-06-2013, 08:59 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by rhakct View Post
As to the LED bulbs, I'm pretty sure I can find them, but the cost still kinda catches me in the wallet. Guess I'm just cheap... maybe someday...
Try Ebay. 2 lots of LEDs bought from HK,arrived fast, cheap (nothing like boat shops), and worked. Total draw of LED 5 replacements of 25W incandescents is less than 1 old incandescent.
There are many areas on a boat where you can keep an old item ticking along until it really has to be replaced. But LEDs are a "no brainer" with immediate benefits for electrical loading.
Sunvale, I figured the lights in the heads are not on long enough to be a big issue for LED replacement.
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