Tag Archives : Installation

Solar Panel Installation – Super Charging the Power Systems

Boat in San Diego, new stainless hardware acquired from Marine Exchange, MC4 crimp tool (and connectors) means I’m ready to go! Lug the panels to the top of the solar arch and slide them into position. Jump down to start threading the bolts, using the dingy as a ladder, and find that we have a problem…the outside holes don’t line…

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LED Marine Boat Lighting – Options, Comparison, and Examples

Awhile back I posted on Cruisersforums about LED lighting and the response was helpful but directed towards visiting a chandlery or recommendations for online sources. Ultimately I ended up purchasing four different bulbs. Bulbs Tested I tested bulbs from Lighting Ever (LE), Hero-LED, Brightech, and iLLumi Projections (photo above matches order above). The components are on the back of the…

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