LED Deck Floodlight recommendation

tuna_fan

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Looking for 2 x LED decklights - to replace my weak halogen 50w old lights...would like something BRIGHT, enough to see a fish at night in the prop wash... ;) any recommendations?
 

backman

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I just put in 2 Rigid Dually's this year and so far love them. Bright and white and the construction and powder coated housing seems 1st class.
 

tomy

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hi fan...take a walk over to the marina and look a Billy's big LED o/b bounty hunter. I have put LED on mine couple years ago and love them, but I really liked those on Bill's. BIG and he said they really light up:lol:















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thanks guys - does anyone know the brand of Billy's lights? I have seen them on the show and I like how they stand off the roof.
True - thanks for the recommendation - I was looking at the Dually's (D2's) but if you think those ebay ones are brighter, I may go with those!! Just figured anything on ebay was junk :/ glad to be wrong.
 

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Old post, but what the heck. I just installed 2x126W cree led light bars I bought off an ebay seller. Cost me about $300 all in.

To say they are bright is an understatement. These things are like stadium lighting. Will they last? I don't think they will last years; the wires aren't tinned and the sheathing is total crap. But at this price they will be cost effective, even as throw aways (about $100 each). I've had halogen deck lights that failed after two years.

Anyway, here they are mounted. Should really blind people out there. ;)

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Rigid and they are worth the money.
 

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This same project with Rigid lights that put out half the light would have cost me $800.

These can fail twice as often as the rigids and I'll still be way ahead of the game.

Rigid makes good products, but they fail as well. Everything on a boat will fail.

You really don't get what you pay for a lot of the time.

Just like the guys who swear by van stall. I just smile and buy new pliers every three years.

Not criticizing your choice, just saying it isn't dogma.
 

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This same project with Rigid lights that put out half the light would have cost me $800.

These can fail twice as often as the rigids and I'll still be way ahead of the game.

Rigid makes good products, but they fail as well. Everything on a boat will fail.

You really don't get what you pay for a lot of the time.

Just like the guys who swear by van stall. I just smile and buy new pliers every three years.

Not criticizing your choice, just saying it isn't dogma.

I went generic cree's from amazon...spent 25% of what the equivalent Rigids would have cost. Love em...
 
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