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    Default LEDs, more productive than rotatory?

    Yes, I'm aware LEDs have been discussed alot on these forums. I'm asking anyone with a company that runs any kind of apparatus,command with LEDs, are they better than rotatory lights? I heard they take a few minutes to get full power(brightness). Hopefully the tanker we are getting they have offered to put on LEDs as a gift for buying their tanker. Should we go for this? Even though it is free, is it more productive than the standard rotatory lights?

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    de ja vu.

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    i wouldnt say a few minutes to warm up, maybe 30 seconds on our new road rescue..

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    on our new engine they really dont need to warm up. their pretty bright and is about on par with rotary's. if their giving them to you free then take them for sure. they draw a lot less power too.

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    Talking leds

    nuff said from the other thread. LEDS all the way.

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    Ah thanks, i thought they'd take more power, and sorry i tried to refresh my browser ealrier and it reposted the topic a second time sorry about that.

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    LED's draw LESS power (like a fraction thereof) and there is no "warm up" time. Rotators are obsolete in my mind.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    Who cares? I never saw an LED light next to me in a fire!
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    Quote by Tillerman25:

    Who cares? I never saw an LED light next to me in a fire!
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    So are you saying that you have never been in a fire, or just not with an led light around?

    I have been in a fire next to an LED light. In fact, I have a Pelican "Recoil" led flashlight. It works very well. I highly reccomend it. Does that make me a "whacker"?
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    No Loo, I have been to plenty of fires. And no, I have never been inside any fire with an LED light. We use light boxes...and they are halogen.
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