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    What is, in your opinion, the cheapest place to buy a Whelen Talon (single)?

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    Check on Ebay, you can find a single for around $130

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    www.whacker.com has some specials.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BVFD1983
    www.whacker.com has some specials.

    ROFLMAO, good, to good.

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    The retail market is so competitive that you are not going to find any major retailer lower than the other. $123 is about it.

    This thread is now going to go down the drain so hang on.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    http://www.strobesnmore.com/

    Good prices, ive ordered from him for years. And hes a volunteer firefighter/ex chief or something like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TFJ123
    What is, in your opinion, the cheapest place to buy a Whelen Talon (single)?

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    I still like my lighthouse beacon. You would have to make a custom bracket and I still have not found a blue lens on Galls.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BVFD1983
    www.whacker.com has some specials.

    you know, if we all pitched in, we can create Whacker.com and give to everyone that asks about lights. Then on the front page we can write...."Please wait, Page loading..."
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmitchell
    you know, if we all pitched in, we can create Whacker.com and give to everyone that asks about lights. Then on the front page we can write...."Please wait, Page loading..."
    If you had a WAV file of a Q siren playing while the page "loads", I'll bet they would wait a long time too.
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    I have the talon, I do not like it. No one sees it during the day, at night it is reallllllly bright, but if you get many day calls I would go with something else.

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    Look for the Sho-Me Hyper-Brite LED's, as an alternative.

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    i just got the Whelen Talon Dual LED... i think it one of the best LED lights out there it made a 18 wheeler pull over for me with that light that was at night.but it bright in the day also it alit on the high side i got my at Sirennet for $231 with shipping..this light also has 30 patterns

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    Quote Originally Posted by BSFD11270
    i just got the Whelen Talon Dual LED... i think it one of the best LED lights out there it made a 18 wheeler pull over for me with that light that was at night.but it bright in the day also it alit on the high side i got my at Sirennet for $231 with shipping..this light also has 30 patterns
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmitchell
    you know, if we all pitched in, we can create Whacker.com and give to everyone that asks about lights. Then on the front page we can write...."Please wait, Page loading..."
    Thing is, i learned on long island, they are called "Buffs" they had to ask me what a "whacker" was
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    Quote Originally Posted by BSFD11270
    i just got the Whelen Talon Dual LED... i think it one of the best LED lights out there it made a 18 wheeler pull over for me with that light that was at night.but it bright in the day also it alit on the high side i got my at Sirennet for $231 with shipping..this light also has 30 patterns
    I never understood why LED dash lights had so many patterns to cycle through. Mine has about 15 or so. I use one its kinda a random thing, flashes back and forth and then at same time and repeats... there is also the one where the blue led stays lit and the white led flashes, which would be usefull once on scene so you dont blind people.

    But realistically, its a pain in the neck. Id hafta press my cycle button till it comes up and thats taking up extra time, so i just rigged it to a switch and flip the switch, LED comes on, i never change my pattern.

    How bout you, do you find yourself cycling the patterns or sticking with one?
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    The one that doesn't flash is for Kaliforneea. They require a steady burning red light so there are patterns that will accomodate that. You are correct, of all 10,000 possible patterns, 9,997 are usless.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    Wow really, yuo cant use flash in CA? Thats just for volunteers or is that all emergency vehicles???
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    Emphasis on A steady burning red light. Of all the blinking siezure lights, there has to be one steady burning red light.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Workingfire22
    Look for the Sho-Me Hyper-Brite LED's, as an alternative.
    Gotta agree with ya... After KATRINA ate my car, (alond with everything else I owned) I replaced my Tomar double strobe with a Sho-Me Predator. It's about as big as a pack of smokes and very bright. It's got more doggone patterns than I need and can even satisfy that CA steady burn fetish. Mine ran $109

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    I decided not to spend the money on the Talon. After all, I don't really need something big and expensive.

    What are your opinons on the Dashlaser M?

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    Thumbs down

    Then why'd ya even post this thread?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam07003
    Thing is, i learned on long island, they are called "Buffs" they had to ask me what a "whacker" was

    how about www.whacker-buffs.com


    that would cover both aspects of the spectrum for the website.

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