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FYI - Best place to purchase Strobe Lights

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by Realdealoo8, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. Realdealoo8

    Realdealoo8 Member
    Messages: 32

    I figured that I would share my buying experience. I was looking for a 6 head 90 watt strobe kit. I purchased a strobe kit from sirennet.com what a mistake this was. After learning the cables that come with the kit are not long enough ( when I went to install) for my truck as I was reassured they would be, and them not selling a switch for a strobe kit and getting the run around with that I wanted to return the kit and purchase from someone who sells everything. Well now they want to charge me a 35% restocking fee an a brand new kit that they had in stock! This is crazy maybe 10% but 35% wtf. So I found a place called Fire and Safety Outfitters. They make their own kits, and best of all they have a switch that just plugs in to the controller and controls all functions. No more trying to wire half a dozen switches or any of that. Just one plug to the switch and one to the controller. So now I have a new kit on the way and they have great customer service, very nice and helpful.xysport

    I do have the other kit for sale cheap if anyone is interested pm me
  2. Pirsch

    Pirsch Senior Member
    Messages: 596

    Post their website and/or address incase others would like to jump on a deal. Congrads on finding a good place and hope your happy with the stuff.
  3. Gicon

    Gicon Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 989

    StrobesNMore out of CT. Never had a problem with them.
  4. Realdealoo8

    Realdealoo8 Member
    Messages: 32


    here is the lighting products they make and sell you need to use fire outfitters for a price or call. I cant say enough about them. they even gave me a better deal because of the 35% restocking fee the other company wants me to pay. And once you use the switch control you will be sold. It has power, high/low, bulbs 1+2, bulbs 3+4+5+6, and flash selector. Best off all its small and just plugs in to hook up.


    Here is the switch

  5. 92XT

    92XT Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    dittos....good dude and very honest
  6. Jakkle5

    Jakkle5 Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 39

    what did the switch run you
  7. Realdealoo8

    Realdealoo8 Member
    Messages: 32

    The switch is only 24 bucks but It only works with the control box they make. If you look at the picture you can see the plug. The switch and controler both take that male end. Looks like a phone line end kinda.
  8. 10elawncare

    10elawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 291

    I got my 4 light, 60 Watt kit from Strobesnmore. Great customer service! the switch i got works great too.
  9. Fergy42286

    Fergy42286 Member
    Messages: 30

    Actually they are in Westerly, RI, but reguardless great guys and great service. If any of you live close, stop in. They have a lot of stuff in stock, and are willing to show you anything they have.
  10. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 828

    well just a word of advice ... most strobe kits .. have 4 - 15ft cables standard .. they use them for cop cars alot .. thats why ...
  11. Earthscapes

    Earthscapes Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 577

    I have the 90w LightningX kit in the 02' and it works great. Had to stretch the cable to reach the right rear taillight, but it worked.

    I found this guy on Ebay 3 weeks ago, when I was shopping for a 90w amber kit for the 06'.

    Sound-Off kit with 4 20' cables and 4 amber bulbs $260 shipped to my door. Couldn't find a better price anywhere.

    OSLIGHTS Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 44

    You can probably get a real Whelen kit for the same or less than that. Just be careful of the Sound off bulbs..they are real garbage and seem to go bad quite often. I have seen nothing but problems with them.
  13. emayer23

    emayer23 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    i did not see whats better about the lightning x comes with fifteen footers :confused::confused::confused:
  14. TLC Snow Div.

    TLC Snow Div. Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    I just placed an order with www.OSlights.com for a Whelen LED warning light. Price was less than most other online sellers and FREE shipping was included.

    www.sirennet.com has a good selection also and dependable customer service. Prices beat most competitors except for no free shipping. I've bought Whelen products from them also.
  15. blueline38

    blueline38 Senior Member
    Messages: 436

    i bought the whelen 90w six outlet kit from sirennet.com and have no complaints. shipping was quick and it was the cheapest I could find. most come with 15' cables but i installed them on a '02 ford f150 super cab and the cables were long enough. depends on where you mount the supply in relationship to the front and rear lights. just a note, my guess is you could buy that switch and use the same cable to run any power supply. clip off the end and direct wire the supply. most are low power turn on leads anyway. actual power is directly wired to the supply!! i might try it..............looks like a good switch set up
  16. Realdealoo8

    Realdealoo8 Member
    Messages: 32

    When I ordered my Lightning X kit from Fire and Safety Outfitters I asked for 2 15' and 4 20' cables. This was not a problem and they did it for me for free.
    So far its my kit has been in for about a month and works great. Still very happy

    OSLIGHTS Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 44

    Yes, and thanks for the order>Just wanted to make sure that people know that UPS takes a vacation this week, and are not running again until Wednesday, otherwise you would have the Talon right away.Thanks for the order!
  18. emayer23

    emayer23 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    so any one order from fire and safety how long did it take to receive your order i just order a few days ago but never got a conformation just curious what i should expect for a wait time
  19. MightySal

    MightySal Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    I use LSHlights.net they have good pricing and a large selection of lighting.
  20. TLC Snow Div.

    TLC Snow Div. Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    I was going to order a Whelen Responder LP but i called and they didn't have any in stock that were not magnetic mount. I like how they are all custom made but i need the light bar by next weekend so i had to order from another place. Very few places had them in stock.

    Is it possible to get just the clear dome cover for the amber model without buying the whole light?