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Old 12-31-2006, 10:41 AM
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What did your setup cost anyway? I've thought of using strobes as part of an anti-theft.

More directly.........after my car is worked over. If the alarm goes off the strobes do too on a separate battery. Or my enclosed trailer, set up and alarm and strobes outside.......even the trucks. Idea I had.
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Old 12-31-2006, 03:46 PM
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That is a lot of lights... I think you have enough.

I also wouldn't be able to plow in that. It looks like you have blue lights in the front lights. Why didn't you get amber?
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Old 12-31-2006, 03:58 PM
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Old 12-31-2006, 07:41 PM
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i never plow with all of them on....havn't really had any snow to legitametely use them in either though!! lol..... ive got about $1300-$1500 worth of lights and switchpanel on the truck but only paid $150 for whats there lol. The hideaways aren't hard to install, i didnt' do it but understand how they go in...the lightbar, im still working on just trying to read the wiring diagrams on how it was done!! Strobes & LEDs are like a hobby i guess, have always loved em!!

What i mention on PS about them is that they are wired and switched so i have a lot of control as to what lights are on. Here is what is individually controlled:
-front hideaways
-rear hideaways
-front bar
-rear bar
-full bar
-work lights

ALARSH..all hideaways are clear, the fronts are behind amber lenses but are so powerful they come out white, and the rears are behind the red lenses and come out red.

tthomas...i REALLY like your idea and please if you figure out a way to wire it all up, please fill me/us in on here about it!!
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Old 01-01-2007, 12:17 PM
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Strobes look great! I'd like to have a set-up that is similar espically with the headlight strobes as well. After a long night though, you gotta be ready for a few asprin!
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Can you run red strobes in NH? Amber is the only color we're allowed in CT. some guys run clear's in the reverse lights though and don't have too much trouble with them.
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Old 01-01-2007, 08:53 PM
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Can you run red strobes in NH? Amber is the only color we're allowed in CT. some guys run clear's in the reverse lights though and don't have too much trouble with them.
supposively, not legally but, durring a storm as long as you are only running them while working you'll never have a problem. All the work trucks where my dad works run red LEDs in the back and clear strobe bulbs in clear lenses up front and the police never say anything even though they are only suppose to be running ambers. We aren't using them recklously, but for safetly reasons. However, if you go down the street in mid day no snow with them on even if you have the plow on, you'll probably get pulled over and warned if a cop sees you.
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Old 01-01-2007, 09:30 PM
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Mike Thats Awesome! Jeez it looks like a freakin ambulance. People may think instead of plowing their driveway that your coming to put out a fire, arrest someone, or haul em to the hospital! LOL. When i get my truck i just want to simple 2 Strobe light on top and some lights on the back of the truck. Looks Great! -Mitch-
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Old 01-01-2007, 10:11 PM
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Looks good Mike! Is that snow I see in the pics? I need some snow, we've had nothing in NJ, I need to plow soon!
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Old 01-01-2007, 10:20 PM
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Sure they all look real nice but are all those strobes really gonna make you more money or set you apart from the competitors??? $1500 is a lot of money to drop on strobes that you wont be able to see really in the daytime anyways.... Plus you said yourself that it hadn't even snowed one good time yet. We had all those goodies on a couple trucks that I used to drive when plowin for a guy and like tthomas said, they get annoying about about a half hour. The hideaways in the headlights bounce off the plow and go right into your face and the back lights are just useless I think. You should have just gotten one LED bar in my opinion. Didn't mean to start an argument but it just doens't semm practical or logical to have all those lights.
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