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Old 09-05-2014, 02:10 AM   #1
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Default LED's aren't just for night flying anymore!

OK so I have the hardest time seeing stuff in the bed of my truck at night. The anemic crew compartment light just wasn't cutting it, especially since I keep a bed cove on mine unless i'm towing our 5th wheel.

So I ordered up a set of super bright white waterproof LED's and after a couple hours of routing wires and soldering connections I am super happy with the results.

No more fumbling around the bed of the truck with a headlamp trying to find something while I'm out night flying!


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Old 09-05-2014, 03:54 AM   #2
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What a great idea Bill! That looks like a great quad landing place too!

Take care and thanks for posting at WattFlyer!!

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Old 09-05-2014, 04:47 PM   #3
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Sweet!

It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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Old 09-05-2014, 07:45 PM   #4
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I suggested mounting strip LEDs in a boat to solve a friend's lighting needs and the results have been great.

Very low current demand so he can keep them on a very long time while out fishing.
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Thanks guys. I am super pleased with the results. I've been thinking about doing this for a while, finally got around to making it happen.

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Bill nice job with the lights. You just need to get the red and green going for the port and starboard side.
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They are handy for sure...we're wiring our storage shed with a set of these! When we were building it we ran out of light. One of the members hooked his Corsair up with the lights on it, and bam..we had light! Or course we figured..why not go one step further and wire the place up.
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