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Offline Arne3680

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"Plug in" Navigation lights
« on: August 18, 2013, 07:28:18 AM »
Does anyone has the same "plug in" navigation light connection?
And are the navigation lights available?

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Re: "Plug in" Navigation lights
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2013, 01:26:07 PM »
That was either a std. Attwood or Perko light, round hole with orienting slot, 2 round pins for elect. connection, sound right, if so several were interchangeable, I've even seen these for sale at Wally world. 

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Re: "Plug in" Navigation lights
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2013, 02:20:33 AM »
Thanks Ron!
I'm allready searching for one!
I think it's an Attwood if I look at the pictures.

Or is there no difference between the two?
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Re: "Plug in" Navigation lights
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2013, 08:51:07 AM »
Many in this age were interchangeable

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Re: "Plug in" Navigation lights
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2013, 08:01:10 PM »
Carefully measure the length and width, some later models have been shorter overall the 2 screw holes at one end will line up but the other side may not cover the original 3rd hole

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Re: "Plug in" Navigation lights
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2013, 01:16:51 AM »
I have only 2 pins.
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Re: "Plug in" Navigation lights
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2013, 11:33:11 AM »
yes 2 pins / for 2 wires a switched hot and a ground

the actual  fitting has 3 screw holes to mount the fitting to the deck - and the newest attwood fitting is about 3/8" (10cm?)
shorter than the old one

the 2 screw holes in the front will line up correctly,  you will have to drill a new 3rd hole @ the rear of the fitting - unfortunately the new attwood fitting will not completely cover the original 3rd hole

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Re: "Plug in" Navigation lights
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2013, 12:28:35 PM »
Is it not possible to buy just the pole light?
Or will this not fot in the original fitting?
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Re: "Plug in" Navigation lights
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2013, 02:05:38 PM »
 Yes, you should be able to buy the pole/light. I did that several yaers ago. Perko makes afew of them that should plug right in.
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