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Old 12-24-2016, 09:30 PM   #1
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Default Can't Decide On Lights????

Want to put some new lights on the front and sides of my flounder gigging boat.Would the LED light bars light it up enough or what do ya'll recommend..
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Old 12-25-2016, 12:05 AM   #2
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yes it will light them up enough but its all bout preference and budget
look this up by doing a search this is a very popular question plus you get new ideas from previous posts as well but IMHO the HPS are the way to go and the newer generators do not make much noise at all I am a convert to the HPS and used this forum to help me engineer my setup good luck
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Old 12-25-2016, 09:44 PM   #3
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Let's see it Tailchaser
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Old 12-27-2016, 02:45 AM   #4
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my set ups I made my bros led my hps my led then the handheld led I made from old leds
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Nice. That's pretty cool you can scan with that handheld.
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Old 12-27-2016, 07:29 PM   #6
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yup on a lazy day thats all I will use for a light I remove my lights depending on what Im up to its all in what you want to do Just do it
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Old 12-28-2016, 10:16 AM   #7
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Nice share Tail Chaser' how is the stability on the front of that V-bottom? I just rigged a 14' boat and put it on our pond... seemed a little spooky at first. Haven't' had it on the bay yet, finished it too late. I think I may need a leaning post or rail.
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I started out with 10, 100 watt LEDS and found out quick they were not the ones for me so I cut them lose and installed 4, 400 watt High Pressure Sodium's (HPS) I can run all 4 or I can turn the side I'm not using off to save gas on my Honda 2000 watt generator.
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Old 12-28-2016, 05:55 PM   #9
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my boat is a 17 54 despite its front look it is a flat bottom boat it does have a rail up front and it is handy but its not when it comes to throwing my net over it I do it but it does get to be a pain
my brothers boat is a 12 foot flat bottom and it is stable it holds me up there and Im 6'2" 300 lbs we did put a wood deck across the front for more of a work platform up front and changed his stern mount trolling motor into a bow mount
at first he wanted a rail up front I told him you do most your floundering in such shallow water a rail would just take up room and not really be worth it but I have went over a couple times in my own boat thankfully it was in summer and in less than a foot of water once again try what you want do what you can afford and just get out there n enjoy it its fun and the sights are spectacular
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nice boat and pics gigga
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