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Old 12-12-2006, 02:01 PM
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Malibu does have lights under the swim platform. They really light up the water. To bad the other "M" company had it before Mastercraft.
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Old 12-12-2006, 02:10 PM
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To bad the other "M" company had it before Mastercraft.
Was that moomba.....? Nothing against the Co., that name just make me chuckle, similar to "doobies"....
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Old 12-12-2006, 03:28 PM
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Many people have done custom LED installs in which they put several LED clusters under their swim platform. They way they did it I wouldn't mind...but I wont do it.

What I DID do was put a ton of lights behind the fresh air intake grills at the rear of my X7. I poked a tiny hole in the hose in the ski locker with the rear panel removed, ran a wire into each, put a dab of silicon around it to seal it and that was it. I use automotive style LED tubes in my boat now, simply because they come in cheap kits.

I have two 8" LED tubes in each that each can be whatever color I want them to be. I personally like purple, blue, or green depending on the situation (or in reality what my kids put it on...they have the remote control).

It is pretty cool looking from the back when you are swimming at night. In the water would be really cool too, but no holes for me thank you under the water line just for lights!
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Old 12-12-2006, 03:36 PM
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Worth browsing through the pics...


http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/m...83/383797.html


And a site worth looking at...

http://www.wakespecialty.com/

http://www.wakespecialty.com/index.a...TS&Category=76
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Old 12-12-2006, 07:19 PM
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I think the lights are kind of neat, have been thinking about putting one or two on my boat. But, they do draw alot of current, 35 watts minimum per light, and do require pretty big holes. And how often are we out at dark and be able to use them for effect? All questions I have to answer before I shell out the $$$.

I don't think they would reduce the value of the boat at all, but certainly wouldn't make it worth more.

The big boats have them but they have generators and stuff...
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Old 12-12-2006, 10:28 PM
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LED's are very low current.
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:25 PM
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I bought several hundred blue LED's and resistors lasts year and waiting to put on. I think they will be very cool. I like the night lights!
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Old 12-13-2006, 05:32 AM
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LEDs draw virtually no current. I added 15 of them onto my existing courtesy light circuit with no problems at all. Thats 15 clusters, each with 6 LEDs.
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Old 12-13-2006, 03:46 PM
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I was referring to underwater lights, which are usually halogen-style (for brightness), not LED's which I know draw very little current. The kind you see at www.underwaterlightsusa.com.
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Old 12-13-2006, 03:53 PM
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Check out: www.deepsee.com. Their 65W lamp requires 12 volts @ 5.5 amps, according to their spec sheet...

http://www.deepsee.com/pdf/spec/thsl_hal_65.pdf
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