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revolving or strobe

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by rfed32, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. rfed32

    rfed32 Senior Member
    Messages: 473

    hey there i was looking today at gettin a revoling light bar for the truck...i have a small strobe but i dont know how much i like it...sometimes i dont think you can see it to well i feel live the old 20 dollar revolving i had got brighter what do you guys think
     
  2. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    what strobe is it? i prefer strobes over halogens, but you get what you pay for.. i just sold my mini edge and whelen h/a's to my buddy and am ordering two Star 255TC strobe beacon's for $140. you can choose either double flash or quad flash and during quadflash they put out 19 joules... i started with an ecco dual halogen rotator but found strobes to be more effective and draw less power... its mainly a preference thing some like halogen, some strobes, and some like led's..
     
  3. Fiafighterdude

    Fiafighterdude Senior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 740

    LED ......... i dont like strobes unless there hid-a-ways or the whelen mini edge so if you want a chep one with awsome power go for the code 3 420

    AM420IMG-lg.jpg
     
  4. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    my buddy just sold that same light, it worked good for him and costs under a $100
     
  5. F250 Boss v

    F250 Boss v Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    You might want to at least look at some LED light's, great lights, low to no maintenance, and low, low low current draw! Good luck in your choice!
     
  6. Enzo

    Enzo Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    I got a mini light bar from aw direct in their tag sale area of their show room for $120, brand new its over 250. I think its like 2 years old but it was worth the price. All it is, is 2 beacons in a clear enclosed light bar with some mirrors in them which helps reflect the light better. I also bought 4 TIR 3 which I put two in the grill and two right below my dump insert. All I need to do now is fix the work light I hit when I got stuck in the mud.
     
  7. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,714

    Leds and strobes use alot less power to run but to each their own. I have a strobe minibar on one truck and the others have these LED bars:

    LED.jpg
     
  8. Pirsch

    Pirsch Senior Member
    Messages: 596

    It's all preference. I'm old school... I like the ol' Halogens, they are coming out with LED's with Rotators don't know when and which company will be the first to hammer a good one and personally I HATE STROBES and STROBE LED's... They have a really bad habbit of washing out even the newer age sets.

    There's been alot of polls on here on what people like. It's all preference and what you can afford.
     
  9. Bruce'sEx

    Bruce'sEx Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Make and Cost of that bar?
     
  10. Pirsch

    Pirsch Senior Member
    Messages: 596

    Well 1 positive with the rotator lights. You know when they're working! You can hear the motors. Strobes you have the wyning through your speakers but you still can't tell if the lights are workingl LED's...You have to pray that they're working.
     
  11. GPS

    GPS Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 268