Cheap yet effective light bar?

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  1. stockblacksierra

    stockblacksierra New Member

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    Anyone know of a cheap yet effective and reliable light bar company? Im trying to purchase two 38" light bars and a 50" but was wondering if there was a cheap light bar that won't crap out on me. Thanks
     
  2. Phildirt

    Phildirt n. fil-dert.

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    Just say no to light bars.

    At least mount it somewhere better than the cowl if you must lol.
     
  3. stockblacksierra

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    Im purchasing the NFAB NSP pre runner front bumper with the dual 38" mounts so i was going to put them there and a 50" on the roof.
     
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    Running Totrons on the rig in my avatar. They were priced right and haven't given me a bit of trouble even with the hell we put these things through.
     
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    Machingeaneer GMFS Member

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    Why on earth do you need that much light?
     
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    Graystone Mmm Sandwich

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    Any cheap one is going to last long enough. Since you are asking on price and the ability to turn on. Just buy the cheapest you can find since performance is not an issue.
     
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    Phildirt n. fil-dert.

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    So people can include them in the list of things to remove from the truck after complimenting him on its good looks.
     
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    You might have some issues finding 38" light bars since that's not really a standard size that I've seen, but there's probable some assortment of eBay brands in that rough size. I've seen people buy shorter bars and mount pods on the side of the bars, etc.
     
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    Ebay for led lights!! I've used tons of them and never had a problem. And comparing cube from ebay next to a rigid one they put out the same brightness all while being a 10th of the price.
     
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    I like the black label lighting brand
     
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    I sell LED bars on my RZR/UTV website. Never seen a 38"er.
     
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    depends on what ebay light you're talking about. most cheap leds produce a similar amount of light but that light is nowhere near as intense
     
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    I mean don't spend 50 bucks for a 50in light bar. But the 100 dollar ones are just fine. I have added lots of leds to trucks and jeeps and done many led conversions to tractors and not had a single problem. Side by side with a rigid though they are just as bright. They are just as durable, rattling around on a tractor isn't exactly easy on lights. And if you don't think there bright enough go buy 9 more with the money you saved.
     
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    It's not like there isn't a thread all about light bars
     
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    It's next to the bug deflector thread
     
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    They don't project very well but the flood properties are on point.
    Light Bar.jpg
     
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    I got a cheap Amazon one for like $75 and it still works fine. Just look at reviews before you buy.
     
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    i'm not disagreeing with you about buying cheap leds, every single one I own is a cheapie off Amazon. Rigids are much higher quality and the light is much more intense from what I've seen in person though
     
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    Get off rigid's nuts. There are many aspects that go into a light. Apples to apples rigid is not any different in terms of output compared to cheap ones. There is plenty out there using the same optics rigid does for a fraction of the price. They also source their parts from the same places the cheap ones do so there is no big difference.
     

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