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Grote LED lights anyone?

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by mx495, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

    Anone use either of these? I am considering them both, I can get a good price through my brother. Just wondering if they are as bright as other brands.

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  2. Bruce'sEx

    Bruce'sEx Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Looked at both, didn't get a good price, so went with grotes Mini led beacon. We never really have any problems with grote stuff.
     
  3. Kybol

    Kybol Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 116

    I turned one on in the store display while I was looking right at it, bad idea, I was seeing white dots for a bit.
     
  4. Fiafighterdude

    Fiafighterdude Senior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 740

    the beacon is F&@$ing Bright
     
  5. Fiafighterdude

    Fiafighterdude Senior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 740

    whe have one on our town trucks sanders and why did they copie whelens responder lp
     
  6. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

    I think a lot of corp. only buy from one supplier. If that supplier copies a good selling model, they will sell it to there vendors if they use them exclusively.
     
  7. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

    Yea, they have 3 of the led beacons, each one just has more LED's stacked higher and is considerably more expensive. The one I posted is the middle sized one.
     
  8. kitn1mcc

    kitn1mcc Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    whelen makes the light for grote and they slap grotes or truck lights name on it. also they do the same for fisher
     
  9. Fiafighterdude

    Fiafighterdude Senior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 740

    i knew about fisher beacuse i didnt know about grote thats kinda like whelen making the talon for galls and sound off making all the other galls lights
     
  10. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

    Is the mini lightbar above as bright as the beacon? I am considering getting it, but don't know if it uses the newer LED's that are really bright. Anyone have video of either?
     
  11. Gix1k4

    Gix1k4 Senior Member
    Messages: 172

    mx495, that's my question too. My Brother-in-law works for Acklands-Grainger and has given me a good price for the mini-bar. I'm still wondering how bright it would be, since it's not the linear model.
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2008
  12. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

    Yea, I'm really interested in it, but would like to see more than just a stock photo. What do you mean by the linear model?
     
  13. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

    I got the 76983. I will wire it up and try to take some pics in the next few days.
     
  14. Gix1k4

    Gix1k4 Senior Member
    Messages: 172

    Looking forward to seeing pics...
     
  15. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

    Sorry I don't have pics yet. I just got it hooked up. I can tell you that it is REALLY bright.I can't even look at it.lol I got the permanant mount and it has 6 wires. 12V, ground, pattern change, low brightness, your chosen default pattern, and one to sync to another light.
     
  16. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    any pics of it?
     
  17. Pirsch

    Pirsch Senior Member
    Messages: 596

    You forgot about Code 3 making the Galls Traffic Busters also!
     
  18. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

    Here are 2 pics, I'm trying to get a video uploaded.

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  19. mx495

    mx495 Member
    from MO
    Messages: 56

  20. Bruce'sEx

    Bruce'sEx Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Very nice.. Would love to see a daytime video too.