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Old 09-09-2010, 03:23 AM   #1
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On my 2400SE, there is a Go-Light mounted just forward of the walk-through to the deck. I finally had an opportunity to use it...Good News and Bad News: Good News: The Go-Light throws out at great beam, and its movement controlled by remote is terrific. bad news: Where it is mounted, when turned on, it produces a blinding glare off of the deck, and even the railing...pretty much rendering it USELESS!! I read the installation instructions and it looks like it required a 1/4 inch hole for the power cord, and 4 screws to hold it in place.

IF I were to remove it and reinstall it more forward, how in the world do I get the power cable to it? Are the "ceiling panels" below easily removable for such purposes? It is a great addition to the boat, but the current location just does not work. Thanks for your suggestions!

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Old 09-09-2010, 06:52 AM   #2
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try an other type of lamp in the holder befor you start moving it to an other place.....or spray it in to an other colour (with spray they use for coloring the backlights of cars) then it won't be so bright and shiny.......

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Old 09-09-2010, 12:59 PM   #3
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My handheld does the exact same thing. I think you'd have to mount it out on the bow to avoid the glare. I've seen them installed on the top of the bow rails, as well as on tip of the bow just to the side of the bow pulpit. I've also seen them on the very end of the pulpit, if it is the style of pulpit that the anchor goes through the pulpit instead of over a bow roller on the end. You could run the power cable up the same chase where the pressure water lines run. They should run all the way from your engine compartment up to the back of the sink in the galley. I would think a couple of holes through some bulkheads could get you up under the vberth and (if you have one) into the anchor locker. You might be able to come out the side of the boat right bellow where the handrail meets the side of the boat near the helm. Drill a hole into the bottom of the tubing, then use the tubing of the handrails as a wire chase. A well drilled hole on the bottom of the handrail at the bow might be a good spot to come out as well.

Just a couple of thoughts.
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Shrew has a good route...I'd work that angle..


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Just curious. Why do you call it a "go light". I have never heard that term.
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that's the name brand...


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