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Old 09-15-2008, 01:08 PM
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is the LED more of a directional type light over a glowing type light?
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Spray, what did you use? Supplier? Very nice.
Those are Truck-Lite brand cargo strips. Outrageously overpriced if you buy them through normal channels. I came across them as uber-cheap surplus.
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check out west marine. They have a pretty decent selection of led lighting
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Rob try this place I have these in my boat.

http://www.superbrightleds.com/led_prods.htm
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Interesting. I bought some LED conversion bulbs from "SuperBriteLEDs.com", which turns out to be the same company. Great products, great prices, fast shipping, and VERY helpful on the phone.
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Rob try this place I have these in my boat.

http://www.superbrightleds.com/led_prods.htm
I couldnt find any of the strips on there?
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FYI, i installed yellow LEDS under my bolsters, throughout the cockpit and in the motor compartment. For some reason, i never got the "glowing" effect. They are like miniature spotlights trained on a small circle about 3" around.. It sucks, provides no light for the area I wanted to light up.. I think they have to be turned "sideways" when they are installed instead of pointing straight down.. just my experience..
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You'll get a more even light with neon compared to LEDs. It all depends on what you are looking for.

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I couldnt find any of the strips on there?
Call them Rob they have what you need They had them on the site I dont know where they went.
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Rob try this place I have these in my boat.

http://www.superbrightleds.com/led_prods.htm
I used super bright on my Fountain.I used the string type in the engine compartment.There is a light every 6 inches on a strand with a 3m sticky type backing.They light the whole engine area up.The LED's don't use any watts to run compared to neon witch require alot of voltage to run.
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