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covering strobe holes

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by mcwlandscaping, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    Is there anything that can be used to cover the holes left in lights after hideaway strobes have been removed from them that will hold up? I have the opportunity to take the strobe light kits out of all the outgoing trucks at my dads office and was wondering about this. The new owners have no use for strobe lights and would hate for these systems to go to waste. Each truck has a 90w 4head hideaway kit with 2 LED heads on the roof. Just thinking ahead... The holes may be in a spot where rain can't get in, but, i'm not sure! Anyone have any ideas?

  2. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    Very simple Mike, put some electrical tape or duct tape over the holes.
  3. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    Mike cut a small circles out of some heavy plastic and RTV it over the holes neatly. that way no one will notice and you will be sure it will last for the new owner.

    Buy the way I want first dibs on the used lights and I'll even help with the removal.
  4. streetsurfin'

    streetsurfin' Senior Member
    Messages: 770

    hole pugs

    Why not use something like this...

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    I used something simlier to the previous post, but you can use them t cover up holes in electrical boxes and such. Just buy the 1 inch ones. Anyone know the name of what I am talking about. They have little tabs on the back of the that you fold to lock it in place to cover the hole. They are only about 50 cents a piece. When I used them I just popped them in the hole and used a sealent to hold them in place.

  6. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    I might want to get in line for them if you ever want to sell them.
  7. cat320

    cat320 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,224

    use the stuff they use for ducts. not the duck tape but that foil tape it is silver reflrctive and very stiff and sticky
  8. streetsurfin'

    streetsurfin' Senior Member
    Messages: 770

    That's a great idea there cat320. I'm thinking place a patch the size of the hole onto the sticky side of a piece (sticky sides facing each other) that would go over the back of the housing. So you have the shiny side toward the inside of the reflector housing. [O]