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remote control outside light Answered

I am not only a newbe but also electrically challenged! I will explain what I would like to do and see if anybody can help me.
I am a hunting guide in Illinois and I have to take hunters to thier stands in the morning before it gets light out. I walk them to the tree and then return to get them later in the day. I would like to attach a small light to the stand that I could control from about 50 yards away and maybe as far as 100 yards away with a remote control. I would like it to be small and attach with a magnet possibly and hopefully be waterproof. I want to keep the cost down because I have about 40 stands on this property and the one I saw at Cabellas is about $40.00 Here is the link to that product: http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templates/links/link.jsp;jsessionid=XACUKMQYMAZHOCWQNWRSCNYK0BW0IIWE?id=0026451416653a&type=product&cmCat=search&returnPage=search-results1.jsp&QueryText=remote+control+light+for+stands&N=4887&Ntk=Products&Ntx=mode+matchall&Nty=1&Ntt=remote+control+light+for+stands&noImage=0&_requestid=7662
I like the LED thing they have going. Any thoughts?


Awesome--i can use this for my wife's lost key finder. Thanks,naked-torso-dude! I mean, photozz!

I would prob start with some $2 junk remote controlled cars from your local thrift store. strip them down. you now have a remote and a transmitter. I'll let someone else work out the light part, but it's a start.

Thanks photozz, I will do that and hope I strip it down to the right parts. I take it the remote and transmitter are kind of a standard remote thing. Bronson

kinda. the remote control I would leave as is. The car part, when you strip it out it will be pretty obvious. usually just some wires leading to the battery, and some wires leading to the motors. There will prob only be one circuit board held down with a couple of screws. I would remove the whole board as is.