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Code 3 420 or Whelen Guardian

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by Fiafighterdude, Dec 18, 2008.

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Code 3 420 or Whelen Guardian

  1. Code 3 420

    11 vote(s)
    34.4%
  2. Whelen Guardian

    21 vote(s)
    65.6%
  1. Fiafighterdude

    Fiafighterdude Senior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 740

    Code 3 420 or Whelen Guardian
     
  2. Beater_K20

    Beater_K20 Member
    Messages: 65

    i love my Guardian
     
  3. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    one of each!!! I have both and love them both!
     
  4. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    I'm on my fifth season with my Guardian. Best money I've ever spent. Not one problem with it.
    Still shines like new and is very bright for the price.
     
  5. SafetyLighting

    SafetyLighting Senior Member
    Messages: 601

    You forgot to mention that it sits on your mantel for Christmas, LOLOL.
     
  6. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    I am looking for another amber guardian- That's how much i like it, I want another one haha
     
  7. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Hahahah I knew forgot to mention something. I also forgot that I use it as a work light when working under the hood.
     
  8. SafetyLighting

    SafetyLighting Senior Member
    Messages: 601

    LOL, you too?
     
  9. StormRanger

    StormRanger Member
    from NorEast
    Messages: 72

    Chevy or Ford?


    I have 2 code 3 420's. I like em. They work every day.
     
  10. Snowzilla

    Snowzilla Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 397

    After much deliberating. I just got an Ecco 5135 mini bar. Similar to those you mentioned. Except this one is lower profile and belt drive rotators. This is the vacuum magnetic mount model. The magnets are encapsulated in the rubber. No rust or metal to metal contact.
     
  11. kitn1mcc

    kitn1mcc Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    gurdian bar whelen rules
     
  12. FisherVMan

    FisherVMan Senior Member
    Messages: 706

    I have a couple of the Code 3s and they are an awesome light and I have not had any problems with them however they are NOISEY and the sound of the mirrors swinging around is very noticeable inside the cab of my F150 ................. good but noisey
     
  13. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    I have used the Code 3 420s and the Ecco 5135. Both are really good rotators.

    I have no experience with the Whelen, but based on looks alone, I like the other two better IMO.
     
  14. SafetyLighting

    SafetyLighting Senior Member
    Messages: 601

    Which model Guardian are you using?
     
  15. Bernie Lomax

    Bernie Lomax Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    I have the Code 3, it's been trouble free for 5 years.
     
  16. kitn1mcc

    kitn1mcc Senior Member
    Messages: 516


    Both strobe and the halogen
     
  17. mikelawtown

    mikelawtown Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 429

    I also love my whelen, had the rotator but now have the strobe. uses less power but either is a great light.