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    Yesterday, 18:59
    In response to the requests for pics in my wiring thread, here are some photohs of the latest prototypes... The original LED bendabble...
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    Yesterday, 18:20
    Indeed. Worth reading this thread http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?439935-DECENT-replacement-G4-LED-s-(maybe-one-for-JFM-) for some hints and...
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    Yesterday, 18:14
    petem replied to a thread 12V Cable in Motor Boat Forum
    As you say, doesn't need to be 'Marine'. But it does need to be white sheathed, 2 core and something like 24 AWG. I've done lots of Googling but...
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    Yesterday, 11:26
    petem replied to a thread 12V Cable in Motor Boat Forum
    The LED's that I'm using are branded. They will terminate into an IP65 enclosure with the wires coming out of the bottom so that should be OK.
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    Yesterday, 11:23
    petem replied to a thread 12V Cable in Motor Boat Forum
    Trevor, I actually bought some of these when I was investigating different LED types. There are three issues: 1) They're not very bright 2) It...
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    Yesterday, 11:20
    petem replied to a thread 12V Cable in Motor Boat Forum
    0.375 amps in total. The thinnest tinned marine cable I can find is rated to 23 amps!
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    03-12-16, 17:28
    There are a few good videos on YouTube. A couple to whet your appetite... https://youtu.be/sTJNVcKb9AQ https://youtu.be/bV8Exhc359o Great...
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    03-12-16, 00:50
    It looks strongly like the winding up order is due to late filing of annual return, and wasn't due to an insolvency or suchlike. Co House does these...
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    02-12-16, 23:11
    Looks cold to me :( (I always was a fair weather boater).
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    02-12-16, 20:41
    petem replied to a thread V42 MK3 in Motor Boat Forum
    Andy - housekeeping required!
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    02-12-16, 15:16
    Lumishores wouldn't suffer that. The light fitting has a thermistor in it and if temp rises too much the electronics know and they dim the lights. ...
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    02-12-16, 09:48
    +1. I've seen Trevor's advice to JtB for example. Trevor is a wonderful combination of a helpful guy generous with his time, Mr unlimited patience,...
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    02-12-16, 09:39
    +1 to all the above, that's the great thing about this forum. I just wish I had more practical knowledge to share (for some inexplicable reason...
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    02-12-16, 09:35
    petem replied to a thread 12V Cable in Motor Boat Forum
    Approximately 10mm of cable will be exposed to the elements and the majority of the cable run will be in on the inner side of the transom,...
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    01-12-16, 20:46
    petem replied to a thread 12V Cable in Motor Boat Forum
    Thanks Trevor, I don't know whether it needs to be tinned. In fact, the lady that does my micro Soldering mentioned that the tinned cable is...
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    01-12-16, 19:57
    petem started a thread 12V Cable in Motor Boat Forum
    In my quest for finding the highest quality parts for my illuminated boat names I am now looking for cable to connect each letter to a junction box....
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    01-12-16, 17:25
    John100156 replied to a thread Seacock Levers in Motor Boat Forum
    I kept a very detailed record your honor, but it must have floated away when the boat sank..... All I did was assist MikeF,in gently moving a...
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  • jfm's Avatar
    01-12-16, 15:15
    It's not as critical as some people say, so don't over worry it. In the range 150mm - 400mm below the w/line is perfectly fine, and is where I would...
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