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Old 09-24-2014, 12:07 PM   #31
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If I was to do it over again, I would consider eliminating the 3 lights from the undersides of the overhead bins in favor of one double light on the ceiling above the table.
That pretty much sums it up.

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Old 09-24-2014, 02:01 PM   #32
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Another viewpoint,

Adding a Ceiling Light to the Escape 19
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Old 09-24-2014, 02:12 PM   #33
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Yeah, it was you I got the idea from, Rick. I couldn't remember.
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Old 09-24-2014, 06:25 PM   #34
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This is something your wife would really appreciate though, Ron.
I made a Hail Mary comment about yours and Rick's installation to my wife when she came in the trailer to see my finished raised dinette seats. Well, if the light matches the others she said. I almost fell over. I think all my mods have worn her resistance down Another job for my to-do list.

I'm still going to make a lower light on an arm for some ambient lighting.

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Old 09-24-2014, 06:50 PM   #35
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Yeah, it was you I got the idea from, Rick. I couldn't remember.
Yea, me too. Thanks for the idea!
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Old 01-17-2015, 06:49 PM   #36
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Fly tying at a 21' Escape table

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Light on arm would be perfect, or one with flexible, bendable arm that can be positioned. I have an AC version that I use for fly tying.
I was considering whether to have a DC outlet installed by our table so I could use a goose necked DC light clamped to our table for fly tying OR see if ETI's Captain's reading lights would be adequate. So, this week we visited the ETI factory with a fishing fly in hand to see if the Captain's reading lights were enough. After sitting at a dinette with one 1W LED Captain's reading light focused on it, it was almost enough light for me, but not quite. So, we decided to have two of them installed on one side of our 21' Escape's table (not the U-shaped dinette) to give adequate light for tying. (One light shining over either shoulder) The benefit is I don't have to hall along and then set up another thing-a-ma-bob. Maybe this post will benefit another fly tier with their build sheet.

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Old 01-17-2015, 07:03 PM   #37
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The benefit is I don't have to hall along and then set up another thing-a-ma-bob.

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Good thinking. This business of taking an hour or two to set up camp with all the accoutrements that some find necessary would get old to me fast. But to each his own.

Pull in, unhitch, open the door, take a nap. That's my style.

Edited: That's so I can get up the energy to go hiking or beach walking or whatever.
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Old 01-17-2015, 07:26 PM   #38
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Exactly!

Exactly Karen! Less setup, more outdoor time!

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Old 01-17-2015, 08:47 PM   #39
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I do not tie flies but do need additional light for my tired eyes. I had 4 additional 12v outlets installed around my "U" dinette for those eye enhancing clip on LED lights combined with the over head and or captain lights seems to make reading fine print easier. In addition these 12v outlets can be used for other accessories such as USB charging.
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...to make reading fine print easier.
Yes, and four- and six-point fonts seems to be the new norm.
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