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code 3 lights

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by wahlturfcare, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. wahlturfcare

    wahlturfcare Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    I was wondering if the code 3 lights are any good? I am looking into getting one, and i think the state here uses them on their trucks but not sure. I want something that is going to be bright even if it is slow.
     
  2. Eclipse

    Eclipse Senior Member
    Messages: 106

    Code 3 makes a very high quality product.
     
  3. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,760

    What code 3 product?
     
  4. m00nraker

    m00nraker Member
    Messages: 50

    Again, depends on what light your looking at.

    They are a well known company that make products as good as any other, but their LED line tends to be a little pricier than Whelen.
     
  5. Gicon

    Gicon Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 989

    I have two of their dual rotator bars. I have had fine luck with them and think they are great. In terms of whats brighter, strobes are mostly the same, rotators, than LED's. Thats just my opintion. Obviously LED's are much brighter, but I dont think you would go wrong with one of their products.
     
  6. HAZMAT

    HAZMAT Junior Member
    Messages: 19

  7. Pirsch

    Pirsch Senior Member
    Messages: 596

    Speaking of CODE 3 lights... I have a few Code 3/Traffic buster, Federal and Whelen Sirens and speakers for sale. Have some older strobe modules and some cables too!
     
  8. HAZMAT

    HAZMAT Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    Pirsch I have inquired about your stuff before, drop me an email knhf07@gmail.com

    - Kevin
     
  9. wahlturfcare

    wahlturfcare Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    the light im looking at is a mag mt. anyone use one of them?
     
  10. Gicon

    Gicon Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 989

    All of my strobes and beacons on my other trucks are mag mount. Never had a problem. The Foreman take them off after storms though. I am sure driving 65mph on the highway everyday with one on, and your bound to loose one.
     
  11. Pirsch

    Pirsch Senior Member
    Messages: 596

    What type are you look'n at? I used to use a Code 3/Force 4 LP mini bar 6001M to be exact. That thing cleared alot of traffic! Double rotator offset, angled mirror.

    Don't know if this guy is still in business but it's where I got the pic... http://members.aol.com/Dcaptain/page3.htm
     
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2008
  12. 92XT

    92XT Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    nova.com...............................
     
  13. Tagg

    Tagg Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Goto: www.florapse.com and look at the SPECIAL at the top right of the page. Code 3-PSELB420AMH Excellent light very bright. Just purchase 1 about 3 days ago. FREE Shipping and NO TAX. Great Deal for $ 94.95 payup
     
  14. Tagg

    Tagg Junior Member
    Messages: 7

  15. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,245

    Ordered the same light yesterday for $94.95 with no tax and got free shipping and i am receiving it tomorrow. 3 days. Now www.FLORAPSE.com is a deal. Thanks for the site.
     
  16. Embalmer

    Embalmer Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    I have the code3 excaliber. very reliable, very bright.
     
  17. Gicon

    Gicon Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 989

    One of the Code 3 rotators I just bought lasted one storm, and a bulb already burnt out. Anyone ever heard of this? Is the bulb easy to change out??
     
  18. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,245

    yeah they are pretty easy to change out. take it apart and 5 mins later you have it all fixed up.
     
  19. Gicon

    Gicon Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 989

    Do you just pull the bulb out? Does it unscrew?
     
  20. Tagg

    Tagg Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Just plugs in. Walmart for under $ 5.00.