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Salon Light Replacement

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Re: Salon Light Replacement

Postby Tommyfmu » August 20th, 2014, 11:40 am

Ramsport47 wrote:I replaced all of mine with LEDs that I bought on ebay @ 10 for $10. In all but 4 of the fixtures they worked fine. In those four, all i had to do is switch the polarity of the wiring and voila! For the huge savings, I can switch a couple of wires around!!!


+1 : bought the China specials 4 years ago through Ebay at something like $2.50 each and replaced all in my boat ; 18 total. On a few had to change the polarity too, but absolutely no problems with any of them. They illuminated a little green even though they are 'warm white,' but not enough to be a deal breaker by any means. Just search Ebay "G4 bi pin led bulb" for a lot of choices.

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Re: Salon Light Replacement

Postby After Taxes » October 13th, 2014, 10:35 pm

Fraser, please post where you buy your LED, if it's Ontario, or Canada, as buying online from US, can be costly with exchange and probable HST or duty at the border. Are we ripped off in Ontario, for LED at about $22.00 a pop?

I've never seen a LED for $10.00.

Or is you do buy online, I'll appreciate any advice you may have.

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Re: Salon Light Replacement

Postby After Taxes » May 4th, 2015, 8:06 pm

Any Canadian recommended locations / stores /websites to purchase the G4 LED bulbs?
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Re: Salon Light Replacement

Postby g36 » May 6th, 2015, 10:43 am

i dont live in canada but googled amazon and ebay in ca. heres a link to amazon bulbs 2 pack for 8.99 should be other options just as cheap or better

http://www.amazon.ca/Equivalent-Halogen ... +LED+bulbs
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Re: Salon Light Replacement

Postby McCaslinPickwick » September 16th, 2016, 9:38 pm

I own a 2002 346 and cannot find bulbs for the closet lights. Can anyone help?
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Re: Salon Light Replacement

Postby Midnightsun » September 17th, 2016, 3:18 pm

Anyone looking for a bi-pin G4 should buy these. Bought 30 of them to do all the lights on board this spring. 3watt is more than enough and they are dimmable if you have the right dimmer that is. Completely encased in silicone so obviously impervious to corrosion. Can't beat the price either. Warm white is a whiter than the yellowish halogen they replaced, very nice. http://www.ebay.com/itm/152037179716?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT
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Re: Salon Light Replacement

Postby bud37 » September 17th, 2016, 5:04 pm

Those look pretty good, I have to replace all ours too..so three watts is ok heh......we did on last boat and saved a ton of power, but they were not these g4 2 pin fixtures....regarding the nav and anchor lights , do they say anywhere about being CG compliant re the 2 mile visibility, not sure how the CG could check but... ???
Wow its amazing there are so many different choices,... :beergood:
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