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Sharpshooter
11-27-2013, 09:57 PM
Has any tried these from superbright LEDs http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/28/ava2u7y5.jpg


2013 Moomba LSV

TJockey
11-28-2013, 09:55 AM
I priced these out to go on the boat we have on order. But the guy I talked to said they had to remain below the water line???? I don't understand how this could be.... that would mean that they cannot be used when the boat is on step. I need to do some more research about this. let me know if you find out any good info.

wolfeman131
11-28-2013, 10:09 AM
that would mean that they cannot be used when the boat is on step. .

I have no idea what this means?

However, the guy is correct. These lights mount on the transom, under the swim platform & below the waterline. They are meant to light up the water behind the boat.

parrothd
11-28-2013, 10:36 AM
On plane.. Probably was trying to say not in motion, may be against the law where he is?

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bergermaister
11-28-2013, 10:37 AM
I've been running behind a buddy with these at night on a plane (on step?) and it was blinding. His were white and mounted off to the sides which probably didn't help. Centered, angled down or mounted way low is the only way to go.

Sharpshooter
11-28-2013, 10:55 AM
Do they light up the water good,I was thinking of putting 2 on my transom in blue

gisepi
11-28-2013, 02:09 PM
Do they light up the water good,I was thinking of putting 2 on my transom in blue

I have two green ones on the Mojo and they light up lots. Looks great underway as well as just sitting still.

Sharpshooter
11-28-2013, 02:24 PM
Thanks, now I have to spend another 200 bucks on LEDs, but hey whatever looks cool right


2013 Moomba LSV

Sharpshooter
11-28-2013, 02:25 PM
I have two green ones on the Mojo and they light up lots. Looks great underway as well as just sitting still.

Do you have any night time pics


2013 Moomba LSV

TJockey
11-28-2013, 08:34 PM
I have no idea what this means?

However, the guy is correct. These lights mount on the transom, under the swim platform & below the waterline. They are meant to light up the water behind the boat.

On step is a term we have always used to mean "on plane". I guess going fast enough so that the the entire hull has"risen" and is riding on and not through the water. Meaning that the transom has no water against it. When a boat is moving at a cruising speed, the waterline is at the base or the bottom of the transom.....there is no waterline on the transom at cruising speed. that was my confusion, if the lights must be below the waterline than how can they be used at cruising speed if there is no waterline at that speed?

wolfeman131
11-28-2013, 10:01 PM
Wakeboats, at least mine, don't run like that. See pic below as an example. Even at WOT, I don't think you're going to get the rear end up out of the water above the point where the lights will be mounted.

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/fadb8222b105b72507a42e49850bce0a.jpg