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Old 04-23-2014, 07:51 AM
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underwater lights no drilling

So I wanted to install some underwater lights without drilling into the hull, this is what I came up with. I mounted two small plates that hang down from the swim platform and ran the wires through a water sealed cord grip and drain plug I made with some hard plastic. from there I mounted a terminal block on the inside of the boat on the plastic divider along side the engine then ran wires to an empty switch on the dash. I can take more pictures if anyone is interested
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Old 04-23-2014, 09:29 AM
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Had it in the water yet?
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Old 04-23-2014, 09:35 AM
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Plan on going out Friday after work
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Old 05-11-2014, 06:44 PM
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I don't quite understand where you ran the wires. Could you post a photo please. I like the lights, but don't want to drill holes in the hull.
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Old 05-11-2014, 07:16 PM
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It looks like the wires are running through the custom drain plug that he made out of hard plastic, and sealed to be water tight. Nice idea.
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Old 05-12-2014, 07:37 AM
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yes, they are ran through the drain plug. Ill grab some pictures tonight
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Old 05-12-2014, 09:48 AM
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Old 05-12-2014, 11:24 AM
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What LEDs did you use on yours?
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Old 05-18-2014, 09:21 PM
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You can get a drain plug LED from eBay for $50 shipped:http://pages.ebay.com/motors/link/?n...028759&alt=web

It is a 1/2 NPT" so I had to get an adapter to make it fit 3/4" NPT. I bought it a year ago and just got around to installing it. The seller may make one that fits a 3/4" NPT.
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Old 05-19-2014, 12:41 AM
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You can get a drain plug LED from eBay for $50 shipped:http://pages.ebay.com/motors/link/?n...028759&alt=web

It is a 1/2 NPT" so I had to get an adapter to make it fit 3/4" NPT. I bought it a year ago and just got around to installing it. The seller may make one that fits a 3/4" NPT.
Nice! Where did you run the power from? Splice into the transom light?
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