Running lights Replacement bulbs

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DaveC426913
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Running lights Replacement bulbs

Post by DaveC426913 » Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:47 pm

Going shopping tomorrow before going out sailing.

It seems almost all my running lights are blown out. (And have needed them the last few weeks.)

Does anyone know, offhand, what the replacement bulbs are - specifically bow lights? Thread? Bayonet? Diameter? Wattage?
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Re: Running lights Replacement bulbs

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Re: Running lights Replacement bulbs

Post by Tomfoolery » Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:42 am



Assuming you have the original Aquasignal Series 20 side lights and stern light, those are the bulbs. The masthead (steaming) light uses a festoon bulb, but I don’t remember who made it or what the wattage is.

Just FYI, they don’t make the stern light any more, at least not the deck mounted style. Mine got so clouded that I just replaced bow and stern with some other brand. Muuuuuch better now.
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Re: Running lights Replacement bulbs

Post by DaveC426913 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:01 pm

Thanks. Bought something that looked right. We'll see if they fit.
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Re: Running lights Replacement bulbs

Post by adudinsk » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:05 am

I bought some SUPER BRIGHT led bulbs (42mm tube/with metal ends) on Wish .com for about $2 each shipped.
Some had a bunch of LEDS another set had a LED filament, which was better if you need 360' coverage.
About 5 times brighter than original bulbs
I also replaced the interior bulbs (wish . com again... pack of 6 for like $10 shipped)

They also use MUCH less power, and for the interior ones, produce little to no heat.

If you order now.. and your winterizing.. you can tolerate a few month delay from Wish... if not they are more $$$$$ in USA /Canada

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