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Cheap LED light bars

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by Crystal Creek, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. Crystal Creek

    Crystal Creek Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    I need to get a Light Bar for a beater truck. It is mostly a backup truck. It sits at my buddies yard which is not the best area. I have seen LED lightbars on Ebay. They are made by a company called Voltex. They cost $300. Has anyone ever used these. I have a whelen justice on my truck and love it. But I dont want to spend $1500 on a spear truck. Please let me kow your ideas. Thanks fellas.
  2. rydzewski

    rydzewski Member
    Messages: 42

    check out storbesnmore.com they have a pretty good selection of lightbars at decent prices.
  3. Crystal Creek

    Crystal Creek Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Thanks, I will. Cheap is good as this truck sits more then it rolls.
  4. rydzewski

    rydzewski Member
    Messages: 42

    If I were you I would just get a $100 magnet mount LED beacon and keep it with you or in the truck until you need to use it.

    - ben
  5. Fiafighterdude

    Fiafighterdude Senior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 740

    whelen responder lp led mini lightbar for 300 get that
  6. weeman97

    weeman97 Senior Member
    Messages: 376

    i have the 48in voltex lightbar on my truck and love it! plus it only cost 358.00 shipped to my door. so i could buy like 3-4 full size whelen bars and still be ahead. but so far i love it. i'm the 2nd truck in our fleet with one.
  7. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,761

    I found my federal signal legend bar for 575 shipped to my door NIB. the bar from the manufacture is about 2800. Ebay is where you need to keep an eye out.
  8. Fiafighterdude

    Fiafighterdude Senior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 740

    Nooo way thats a hell of a deal
  9. tjthorson

    tjthorson Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 126

    I like my 1200LED amber Sho-Me bar.....

    What it may lack by not using those super bright linear ones - it makes up for by using 1200 of them....


    And at $219 - its plenty bright....

  10. tojay22

    tojay22 Member
    Messages: 82

    i had one for a week than sold it to a guy at a gas station for 600 off my truck. payed 350 shipped to my door. not a whelen but for 350 its a great bar. i think im going to buy another one.
  11. goose311

    goose311 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    i have the 22.5" voltex lightbar and love it i have a 2 of them and only need one so the spare one is for sale $250 obo
  12. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    That is one steal of a deal! WE have that bar on our copcars and I love it! Extremely extremely bright:dizzy:
  13. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,761

    yes it was. It was the legend or whelen liberty I was going to get. But came across the legend and this bar is sweet! The guy I got it from has another one too for sale that im probably going to pick up and throw that one on the dump. Off comes the vista bar now.

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,286

    The 1200 is part of the part# it has 368 LEDs. But I'm sure it's still bright.

    If it's a backup truck why not just get a $20 single rotator?
  15. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,533

    Ive got a voltex 27" LED bar on the Ford, and it works great so far, super bright at night, easy to install. its been on during the storm on the 10th for 16hrs straight, and again on the 28th for over 20hrs straight, and then all the other events we had that were 5-10hrs of run time.

    we just bought a 37" LED voltex bar for our 2500HD. havent mounted it yet, gotta make a backrack. it has a ton of different patterns and variations, for rear traffic advisor to front takedowns and alley lights.
  16. Pirsch

    Pirsch Senior Member
    Messages: 596

    With the old beater truck why don't you just go with a Halogen Bar... You can pick one up from www.galls.com for about $70 and shipping. They're in the clearance bin also they are the same old style bars as the old Whelen Responder II before they went to LED's.
  17. plowmaster07

    plowmaster07 Senior Member
    Messages: 438

    I haven't purchased anything from this company yet. But it would be worth looking at. www.ledoutfitters.com