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Old 02-13-2011, 10:05 AM   #1
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i have a few questions about wiring. i want to hookup 12v led lights to my icefishing sled. they will be run from a small 12v power auger battery. can i use speaker wire. if so what gage should it be. any help and info would be appreciated. thanks, killa1.

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Need to know more about the lights. The size of the wire is dependent on the current draw of the lights.

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i could not find much info from their web site besthongkong.com. but did find they are 3mm led's, with 6000 mcd per led. hope thats enough info. thanks, killa1
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Post a link to the actual LEDs you are looking at.
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just have to love a company located in Hong Kong that uses this as their company statement:

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We send items from the USA - Faster and Better
and then has such instructions as:

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=-=-=-Mail in Cash-=-=-=-
*Remember to notify us before you send cash.
*Remember to pack your cash well! The post man is happy to take the cash away.
*Remember to write down your order details & company shipping address printed.

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P.O. Box 62684, Kwun Tong Post Office
Hong Kong
but apparently that wasn't working so we changed:

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-=-=-=-Money Order-=-=-=-
Updated Oct 19, 2006: We are not accept Money Order and Cash Order anymore! Customer send in MO or CO will be destroy immediately.
I find is a bit disconcerting that they don't mention anything about sending the cash back to the customer.

or did they actually mean to say the customer will be destroy[sic] immediately?
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this is the site http://www.besthongkong.com/
in the water proof strips section part#bms48w (48 cm white)
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No info there. Best guess is probably, but you will need to experiment to see how quick they drain the battery.
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thanks for the help joed. i will try the lights before i install them in case of problems

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