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Check out what I got today!

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by JohnnyU, Mar 28, 2003.

  1. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    I finally broke down and bought the sales pitch at the local dealer. Walked out with the ECCO 5135 mini lightbar for $127.99

    Not too bad, it has the rubber belt drive, so it wont sound like a coffee grinder!


    I'll take and post some pictures when I get it mounted and wired!

  2. wxmn6

    wxmn6 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,037

    Looks like a nice unit! Be sure to take some pics! :D
  3. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,141

    The seasons over and you just bought a light?get with the times man:D ,I wanna see a nice clean install now,no chop jobs:p ,Looks like a nice unit,good luck with it:waving:
  4. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    hehe, I had to work all season to get it, lol.

    Actually I wanted to get one since last spring, but never did, and since I just decided to build a new headache rack, I decided to get the light as well.

    I'll get some pictures of the installation and with it on, it looks pretty cool, 480 fpm!

  5. myo

    myo Senior Member
    Messages: 193

    Nice lightbar, have to get me one of those for my truck... Can't wait to see some pics.
  6. szorno

    szorno Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    Hey John,
    I have the same light on my dually. Just got it past fall. works good, but the flash pattern seems a little fast compared to the Whelen and Star we use on other trucks. Nice, bright and a bit quieter than others though. so far, so good.

  7. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Well I got it mounted and wired the other day. Here are a few pics:

    This one also shows the headache rack that I designed and built over spring break.



    I will try to get somemore pictures this weekend. I'm going to be pulling off the rack and adding a few more support buttresses to try to minimize the amount of vibration at the top of the rack.


    p.s.- Szorno, I kind of like the flash pattern, much more attention grabbing than the FedSig highliter, and its sort of hard to take a picture of, as you can see. The rubber belt drive is so much quieter than the old plastic gears, you can hardly hear it turning!