Have you installed underwater transom lights?

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Deep Sea Power and Light. Two Matrix lights.

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Thanks Chris, I should have followed your lead and gone with these lights from the start, they are so much better than the OceanLED's I had. Great company to do business with and even stand behind their product unlike OceanLED, They suck big time.

Blitz, those look great !!!
 
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Boat looks great. I should have known you would have lights on that beauty. Saw your Boat this fall when I was up near Newport. It's definitely a showstopper. Did you have to cut a large 1 in Hole for your lights or a small hole just for the wire to go through
 

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Oh no! You showed your secret squid pattern!
 

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Those lights do look nice I was just looking at them as a winter project.
 

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What did those cost Blitzen? Nice install.
 

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Those 150w HID lights on their site are something I might actually consider drilling a hole for!
 

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I'm amazed at the cost of underwater lights. Granted its not something you want to skimp on but still. You can buy alot of rope lights and stapled them to the transom, lol. Unless I do something like Blizten with the cut outs, I do not have much "transom" in the water.

Going to my high freeboard really got to me this year with having a much larger dark zone next to the boat I didnt think about.

Does anyone have pictures of the inside of their installs of these?
 
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These are 110 volt lights from UnderwaterlightsUSA. They really light up the back of the boat. Like Blitzen's lights they are angled down a little so there is no glare.

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MSRP on the lights is $1795. They have gone up since I got them.:confused:

WOW we have different budgets.

I have seen a couple that look like thru hulls in 'bronze" for $300-400 that at least look good. No experience tho.

I have a swim platform and was considering a couple under it as a less expensive alternative and to avoid the holes. There are lots of plastic alternatives that would work for this too.

Its also amazing how many of these under water lights are mounted with screws and have plastic housings.:eek:
 

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Why do this? Is it an appearance thing or does it attract bait/fish? Is one color better than another?
Thanks-

and Happy Holidays to all!
 

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Why do this? Is it an appearance thing or does it attract bait/fish? Is one color better than another?
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and Happy Holidays to all!

I have found that for fishing the lights are a 50/50 thing. Some nights are great with all sorts of life swimming in and out, other nights fishing is better with them off.
They definitely attract attention around the docks, the kids (including myself) love looking for life at night.
 
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