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Old 03-17-2005, 08:13 AM
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I always felt they weakened the bow in a critical area in the event of a stuff.
I vote NO.
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Old 03-17-2005, 08:22 AM
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I haven't used mine that often, but when I did they were extremely handy and I was glad I had them. The trick is aiming them. They aren't designed to "shine out front" for distance, they are designed to splay out towards the sides.

Mine are located farther forward than they were on my 242. My feeling is that if you stuff a boat hard enough where those lights were an issue, you'd have a lot more important things to be worrying about. Just my two cents.
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Old 03-17-2005, 08:33 AM
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no, keep it clean... sometime less is better. you can add them later if you feel you must have them.
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Old 03-17-2005, 08:50 AM
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Gay.
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Old 03-17-2005, 09:09 AM
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No!
Yep, the truck headlights work much better when the boat's on the trailer.
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Old 03-17-2005, 09:14 AM
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yeah, what he said.....
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Old 03-17-2005, 09:15 AM
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If my boat had not come with them, I would not go to the expense of putting them on.
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Old 03-17-2005, 09:46 AM
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Their only worth getting on the boat if they are free.
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Old 03-17-2005, 12:02 PM
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Can't get them aimed worth a damn
I think ther problem is they are not made for a boat with as pointed a bow as we have.
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Old 03-17-2005, 12:26 PM
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My last 2 boats have had them and they don't work. A bright handheld works much better.
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