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Whelen Or Sho-Me?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Lil'PlowinMan93, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. Lil'PlowinMan93

    Lil'PlowinMan93 Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    I want to purchase a magnetic mounted led bar for my truck. Which brand is better? The only reason im getting magnetic is because it will be my first truck and i will upgrade as soon as i get the money. But i want a good lightbar. Preferribly mini.
     
  2. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 824

    your gonna spend some money but whelen is the best by far on light output versus able 2 brand ..
     
  3. Lil'PlowinMan93

    Lil'PlowinMan93 Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    Alright here's another question. I know a guy who has a police lightbar can i change the bulbs to make it amber and white?
     
  4. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 824

    well you dont change the bulbs its more like the plastic lenses ... what brand / kind of bar is it ??
     
  5. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 824

    well you dont change the bulbs its more like the plastic lenses ... what brand / kind of bar is it ??
     
  6. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Whelen has a very good reputation. I have some removed from a Maine DOT truck. I'm guessing they were a few years old when I got them. Of course the state may say they have to be removed after just two years. I mean, they have so much (of our) money. This will be my third season. Wicked bright.
     
  7. ColliganLands

    ColliganLands PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    personally i use whelen becasue the local pd/fd/dpw all use them i like them very bright very well constructed lights. sho-me is also a great prodcut it all depends on which one you want basically it comes down to your own preference
     
  8. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Don't get me started.....State government is pathetic!!

    As for the thread question, I just bought a Whelen mini justice and it is awesome.
     
  9. Lil'PlowinMan93

    Lil'PlowinMan93 Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    How much for the mini justice?
     
  10. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    regularly $499 + shipping. I got two on a group buy from Tac2 Outfitters for about $459 + shipping each. Unbelievably bright and a great selection of flash patterns. Not sure if he has any left at that price or not. Send him an email if you're interested. Tac 2 Outfitters [tac2@provide.net]