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Old 11-12-2013, 10:02 PM
DeltaTangoFoxtrot DeltaTangoFoxtrot is offline
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How did you get the tower light off, and how did you rewire the new light in? I would like to make the same change, but I can't get the light off. The socket that holds the bulb seems to be connected to a wire coming from the tower, and I can't get the socket out. I can't get the plastic piece that holds the socket out without ripping out these wires, it seems. And I can't get to the wires to loosen or cut them because there's a plastic piece protecting them. I've figured out how to remove everything else on the tower:

Any ideas?
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Old 11-13-2013, 08:18 AM
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carlsonwa carlsonwa is offline
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I had some slack in the 2 wires going to the navigation light. Enough to be able to pull it out and re-wire the new light.

Can you try to feed some up from where the wires meet the hull? To give yourself some slack.
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