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Lighting Forum

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by Ole Tower, Sep 19, 2007.

  1. Ole Tower

    Ole Tower Senior Member
    from MAINE
    Messages: 210

    I have a freind that has a NEW DODGE Hes going to plow with--HE got a Deal on a New Nos Tiwn bulb Rotator--Heres His Problem? His Plow is Electric & He*d like to know? what Voltage? Amps? the Rotator will Pull? With using the Plow & running the Twin Bulb Rotator--Over TAX His Electrical System?? any INFO Appricated--Thanks--OleTower--
     
  2. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    It shouldn't. I only use mine when I am out by the road, or if there is other cars in the lot. Otherwise I turn on my strobes I have mounted in the amber turn signals of my 04 gmc. It should only pull at most 10 amps. Anything more it would a full size lightbar. I have never heard of that kind of light before either, could ya post a pic of it?

    Ryan
     
  3. Ole Tower

    Ole Tower Senior Member
    from MAINE
    Messages: 210

    Light Forum

    Rayan--its an 8 inch twin Bulb Rotator by Grote? the Bulbs say--35 Watts--I have a WEB TV unit & can*t post Photos--Hes mounting It on a BAR just in Back on the front of the Bed--w/ a Small 4 inch Rotator on the drivers side rear of the Bed also-- I just Bought ONE & will DO the same to MINE-- I prefer the Rotators to Strobes--as to ME they FLASH Better--especially during heavy Snow!--as Rotaors cover a wider Area!--360 degree Flashes-- instead of Pin Points of Strobes--just My Personal Preferance!--& to ME? Rotators seem to Penatrate More Distance when Its Snowing Heavy!--More FLASHES over longer Distances--but --they DO Use More Power!--Thus! Our Question??--this is My First Season Plowing w/ a Diesel & My Plows a Blizzard All Electric--so I*LL un-plug my Regular Driving Lights & just Used the Plow Lights until I SEE if? the Rotators over Load? Our Trucks Eectrical System?--Ole Tower--
     
  4. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Something like this?
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    You'll be drawing less than 10 amps, more than likely. It shouldn't be any more taxing than a mini lightbar that so many other people run.
     
  5. Ole Tower

    Ole Tower Senior Member
    from MAINE
    Messages: 210

    Light Forum

    YES! John thats IT! except Our base is Chrome-- --OleTower--