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#10768663 - 04/14/15 08:54 PM led bow lights
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2216
Loc: Conroe, TX
Thinking about getting led bow lights for running at night. Was wanting to hear options of best way to mount them. Don't know if it would be better to mount it inside the rub rail, over or under the rub rail. I really don't wanna go widdling on the rubrail if I don't have to. Just looking for options really, also getting some lights for all the compartments and some for on the deck all from www.bluewaterled.com
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#10768818 - 04/14/15 09:48 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
Harry Dunn Offline
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Registered: 03/31/14
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
http://www.oznium.com/led-bolt

Not sure how much the Bluewaters are but these have gotten excellent reviews.
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#10769163 - 04/15/15 06:42 AM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
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Registered: 07/11/08
Posts: 4147
Loc: Dallas,tx
Just put those led bolts on my boat there sweet.
I installed my navigation strips above the rubrail.


Edited by bradnitro175 (04/15/15 06:43 AM)

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#10769823 - 04/15/15 11:06 AM Re: led bow lights [Re: bradnitro175]
RiverBanks Offline
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Registered: 04/14/15
Posts: 34
Originally Posted By: bradnitro175
Just put those led bolts on my boat there sweet.
I installed my navigation strips above the rubrail.


Looks good

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#10769843 - 04/15/15 11:13 AM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
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Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 691
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
I just put some on Monday. Looks good, plenty brite, not for bling, just to get the small pole out of the way. Just above the rail small hole in the rubber trim then silicone.

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#10770226 - 04/15/15 02:23 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
coachallentca Offline
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Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 3834
Loc: crowley
i put mine above the rub rail
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#10770542 - 04/15/15 04:32 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
greenen Offline
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Registered: 05/24/08
Posts: 739
Loc: Harker Heights
I put some cheaper ones off Amazon above my rub rail. My only caution for above the rub rail is mine are blinding if you're fishing in the dark with them on. Wish I had done the additional work and put them in or just under the rail.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ILYUQVA/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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#10770587 - 04/15/15 04:53 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
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Registered: 12/11/04
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Loc: Weatherford
I put mine under and I like where they are, but I have managed to rip two sets off due to coming down on the top of stumps
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#10775510 - 04/17/15 02:20 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
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Registered: 10/01/12
Posts: 1469
Loc: North Garland
Ive installed mine in the rub rail, but I have also installed them above the rub rail. Its all depends on what they want.

If you need an leds strip light let me know (PM) or check out my Mobius Marine led FB page.
you can also find my post on the Trade thread. {Leds for you boat & trailer}
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#10775580 - 04/17/15 02:51 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
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Registered: 02/21/08
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I put mine in the rub rail.
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#10775590 - 04/17/15 03:01 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
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Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 709
In the rub rail is better. This provides some protection for those little bumps we sometimes get getting too close to those nasty boat docks.

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#10776424 - 04/17/15 08:54 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
rowlettfisherman Offline
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Registered: 01/25/12
Posts: 777
I put mine under because its hard to see with them on they are so bright

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#10780212 - 04/19/15 09:26 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
John Sanner Offline
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Registered: 12/04/11
Posts: 80
Bluewater nav lights mounted in the rub rail. Very easy to install.

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#10780370 - 04/19/15 10:15 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2216
Loc: Conroe, TX
I was looking at my rub rail and mine is made out of thick black rope and on the outside of the rope its rubber, so not too sure about cutting the rope what it will do? For the guys putting it in the rub rail was any of yalls rope?
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#10782795 - 04/20/15 07:39 PM Re: led bow lights [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2216
Loc: Conroe, TX
anyone done this with rope inside rub rail?
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