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snow bear plow lights

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by bradman0087, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. bradman0087

    bradman0087 Member
    Messages: 54

    has anyone fabbed up a set of plow lights for a snow bear? I think $199 for a set of plow lights on 2 little brackets is a little steep...
  2. coostv

    coostv Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    Very easy to do. I used 11 ga 1" square tubing (just cut square at both ends) and 3/16"X 1" flat for both the bottom and upper plates. I then bent and twisted the upper plates until the lights were level and even.

    Being that it was just used for a few driveways, I just used tractor flood lights from TSC for $10-12 each.

    I think all told I had $30 into the whole shebang. This included the redneck wiring! I used a trailer 4 way flat connector and an old outdoor extension cord.

    It was so easy, I wondered why they charge $200 for them.
  3. PhantomRacer

    PhantomRacer Senior Member
    from boston
    Messages: 128

    I got the lights when they were $99. I almost had a stroke when I saw they went up to $199!

    They are made well, but if you have metalworking experience, or know someone who has, no doubt you can fab a set as good.

    I replaced the lights with real plow lights..made a huge improvement. Search for my threads to see how I mounted and wired it

  4. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

    They drive you nuts anyway when that old whinch cracks down on the motor its like somebodys playing with a dimmer switch
  5. PhantomRacer

    PhantomRacer Senior Member
    from boston
    Messages: 128

    Here is the thread how I wired it http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=30497