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Best way to attach a portable revolving roof light?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by olesnowpatrol, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. olesnowpatrol

    olesnowpatrol Member
    Messages: 35

    Hi Guys,
    What is the best way to do this? I don't want to drill any holes in the roof if I can avoid it....
  2. DaveCN5

    DaveCN5 Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    magnet mount.
  3. BORIS

    BORIS Senior Member
    Messages: 167

    Duct tape.
  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    headach rack on box with mount to it for light. and then add few floor work lights shinning back for extra at night time.
  5. superdog1

    superdog1 Senior Member
    Messages: 255

    ladder racks

    On some types of trucks, you may be able to get a ladder rack from a van and have it hook up to your rain gutter above the door?? I would think the no-marring magnet mount would be the best and easiest, but if it isn't, then try rigging up the ladder thing? They also make roof racks that are for temporary use on cars to haul luggage, so maybe something like that would work? Mine mounts on the top of the dump bed, so holes aren't an issue for me. Good luck!
  6. citywide

    citywide Junior Member
    Messages: 27

  7. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    Magnetic mount and then run it through your 3rd brake light.
  8. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,511

    I use the 1" ratchet straps with a piece of closed cell fome on the bottom of the light.
  9. platinumpimps

    platinumpimps Member
    Messages: 43

    hire a teenager to sit on top with snomobile suite on, and helmet, holding onto the light. no holes, no mounting!
  10. pooleo8

    pooleo8 Senior Member
    Messages: 271

  11. Roundhammer

    Roundhammer Member
    Messages: 56

    That was awesome!
  12. ffplow

    ffplow Junior Member
    Messages: 25