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    APG1: The guy who posted this doesn't mind the comments so why come off like you are the morality police. Oh ya if you can't take a joke don't be one!! Anyone who has a car like this has got to take abuse all the time so I'm sure he don't mind a little more.

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    I am so used to hear comments just simalr to these that they dont bother me. At first they did alittle but not much. I am actually proud of my car. Down here we have what is called "HARBOR DAYS" Its where the towns get together at set up little boths, its kinda like a miny festival, well anyway the past year(June00-July00) my car had more people at it than any other truck there. So I am PROUD of my car and its package.

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    ok listen up i dont care what other people say the more the better and thats just it

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    Having all of these lights on your POV is illegal where I'm from. Apparently not where AFF is from. We sometimes wondered why it's illegal ... now we know.

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    I have to make a decision tomorrow on what type of dashlight I will buy. I am trying to decide between a dashlazer with the mirror, firebeam with the flash mirror, or the LED tir6 wehelen slimlighter.
    They have to be blue. I dont think I want a strobe dashlight due to the problem I have seen during the day. I like the price of halogen lights but love the power of the new LED. I NEED HELP.

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    Just when you thought this topic was dead and going away... someone has to bring it up! Just a bloody blue light if you're going too!

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    ummmmmmmmm, wow! That's a lot of lights. I have to wonder what you use them all for. Do you use them for traffic control or to try to be noticed faster when responding? Have you run into a problem with blinding people at night with them? My expierience is that if you have too many lights going at the same time, people sort of become messmorized by them and don't notice pedestrians or traffic control. I have to admit your set up does sound sort of cool in a way, but it does sound like it's a tad too much to be practical. I don't mean to bust on you and I hope you don't take it that way, but I would advise caution when using them. God bless and stay safe.
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    Exclamation It's not really a deal.

    If you've got all the lights you need (you have more) and find new lights on sale, it's not a *good deal* to spend money on them. It's actually *wasting money* because you're buying something you don't need.

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    I have learned these lessons the hard way. I have on light fixture which is a three rotator mini bar on top of my car. The crazy thing is that people actually move out of the way some of the time. Mostly the light serves the purpose of me getting noticed before the crew leaves for medical calls. They will wait for me. Anything els and good luck. I used to think I needed three million lights but now that I have this mini bar I think I have plenty flashy bright things on my car. It may not move cars because it is only a curtisy light but it does tell my station who is coming in and that if they have room and want to they can wait for me.
    (20inch SVP 3 rotator light bar clear dome blue filters)

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    I know you guys are going to want to kill me for this but I need to get an answer back to my chief. The problem we are facing is that we want to put a new lightbar on the mini rescue which is a pickup truck. A lightbar with mirrors will cost us $100 more than a regular 5 rotator lightbar with no mirrors. Do you really need to have a bunch of mirrors on a lightbar. Remember this is for my chief not for me. I am trying to persuade him that we do not have to have mirrors. We are on a strict budget. A $100 could mean a set of remote strobes in the grill.

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    Tshayes, get the cheaper lightbar. Forget about the strobes and use the extra $$ for something important.

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    Default lighting package

    Please take this in stride, I always wonder what a whacker was you have answered it. Thank you

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    ROTFLMFAO.

    "Engine 2, Pump 3. Please respond to I285 for a molten pile of metal, apparently it may be flashing brightly so wear your sunglasses."

    GO BACK TO THE EXPLORERS THREADS. PLEASE.
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    How many years do you need in the emergency services to realize that a good driver can get where they are going in 99% of the circumstances encountere with absolutely no warning lights at all?

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    AFF Rescue4 assuming that your not making this up I can only say;YOU HAVE SERIOUS ISSUES AND NEED PROFESSIONAL HELP! good luck....

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    Hey AFF Rescue4 NASA want to know which light is yours
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    -That- was classic. Bravo Weir, bravo. :>

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    Hot shot II with reflector. Simple, easy, cheap, effective and legal in Illinois.

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    Talking Used to be a stem wacker

    A lot of us went through this phase. I certainly did back when I first joined the volunteer fire service at age 18. I Lived less than a mile from the firehouse and had more lights than the average fire truck. Had I saved all that money I'd be a lot richer. Live and learn.

    I've grown up and now keep a single blue whelen responder in the trunk should I feel the need to identify my vehicle as a volunteer firefighter vehicle.

    Stay safe!

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    I hear ya there CF-Mack. We've got a couple people who live down the road from, who're closer to the firehouse then I am. One guy has the whole deal set up on his Dodge Neon. Mini-lightbar, dashlaser, hideaways in all the OEM lights, etc. Me, all I've got is a single whelen flatlighter strobe. Tucks up, away, no one knows it's there unless I want them too. Guess how easy it is for me to cross state lines, vs. him.

    And yet, we both end up at the station house at the same time, and ride the same truck...

    As one Fort A.P. Hill Virginia Firefighter told me once at the Boy Scout Jamboree where I was a firefighter: "I can look like one of the speeding idiots on the road, or I can look like a speeding idiot with red lights."
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    Hey AFF Rescue 4. Thanks for the laugh! I amost could not stop crying it hurt so bad. You know, I heard the GHOST BUSTERS were looking to replace their car. You ought to look them up. They just may want to buy yours!!!!

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    I have a problem with the head staff. They think they need mirrors on every lightbar. I have a mini bar with no mirrors and it is great. Are mirrors worth the extra money.

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    ... problem with the head staff? Where are you, scout camp? Sounds like you're trying to decide on your own lightbar...


    ... why don't you look at the other trucks on your department, or your neighboring departments, and decide, eh?

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    As I have already stated I have a lightbar already if you want a photo of it on my car just say so. This light bar is for a mini rescue pick up truck. NOT MY CAR.

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    Originally posted by tshayes
    As I have already stated I have a lightbar already if you want a photo of it on my car just say so. This light bar is for a mini rescue pick up truck. NOT MY CAR.
    "Is not!"

    "Is too!"

    God, do these kids go back to school soon?

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