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Old 31 March 2008, 16:56   #1
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Map light

I have been hunting around online for a small flexible map reading light to use on my console. I haven't been able to find a waterproof version, especially at any sort of reasonable price. I would still like one mounted on the passenger side of the console but have just about given up hope of finding one.
Has anybody got something on theirs that is either what I am looking for or does the same job?
An inset light of any sort would just shine in my face so something like that would need to be adjustable at least 45 degreesto point down.
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is this what you are after..... 30 quid ok ?

http://www.demon-tweeks.co.uk/produc...code=HEL532011

it dose say inside and out side of the car ???
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Head torch?...a few quid in Woolies and, no doubt, other places.
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I bought an eveready Head light before Christmas and it's great. Led twin light main output with the option of having a red light too. Great for night vision
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Head torch?...a few quid in Woolies and, no doubt, other places.
http://http://www.lidl.co.uk/uk/home.nsf/pages/c.o.20080331.p.LED_Headlamp.ar6
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I had found that one but there was no mention of waterproofness. I'll check the Hella marine site.
I would rather have one built in on a switch if possible, less to lose around the boat.
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I've got a red LED light that clips to the peak of a cap. It was originally white, but the application of 2 quality street wrappers sorted it
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Its a wind up!!

but seriouly I have just brought two wind up LED torches from

www.windup-products.com/shop

One is fully waterproof the other has a plug in head torch option.
Both give about 80 hours on one min wind.
Both have external sockets and can be used to charge your mobile and power the MP3 play.

Am very impressed with both!

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Hi, on our Hardy we used a surface mount led trailer reverse light which worked rather well. It was waterproof and could be switched off and on, only problem on a rib is where to mount it to be easily useable.

On ribs we use a head torch handy for map reading and all other jobs. We do have a deck flood light but that pretty much kills everybodys night vision.

In practice we tend to just slow down and read the map at the port light.
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