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    Great sounding old Smith & Wesson siren still in use in 2004

    Yes, it could very well be a IV B or maybe this V B model? These sirens were all 75W right? The sound on the siren in the video sound at least that it like was 300W =) ....compered to the 100W sirens on the vehicles that drove away first.
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    Great sounding old Smith & Wesson siren still in use in 2004

    Could the siren maybe be a Magnum IV model??
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    Great sounding old Smith & Wesson siren still in use in 2004

    Hello! I just wanted to post a link to this youtube clip where you can listen to a very old Smith & Wesson siren on a old ladder firetruck... In the video (please watch the whole video from beginning and turn up speakers) you can clearly hear the difference on the todays sirens and the "old...
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    No mirrors inside MX7000 Excalibur lightbar ??

    I have just bought this used Code 3 Excalibur lightbar with 3 rotators and 2 strobes and some lower lights. And now I wonder why there are not any mirrors installed in the lightbar to reflect the light better ?? Did this model come out from the factory without mirrors or has some previous owner...
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    Code 3 Excalibur lightbar questions

    Hi folks ! I have just bought this used Code 3 Excalibur strobe lightbar and have some questions. 1. The lightbar has four strobe outlets but only two of them seems to work, could I have connected something wrong or is the powersupply on it´s last days? (The control wire harness is missing...
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    Painted domes

    I am not sure what paint has been used but on the picture it seems that they have have been spraypainted. Original color of the domes were blue. The seller says that when the lightbar flashes it shines thru the White paint....uuh....that must look quite strange or what??
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    Painted domes

    Hi! I have been offered to buy a Streethawk lightbar, but the owner has painted (!!!!) the domes white.... =( Now, can I remove the paint with something or are the domes just trash ??
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    How much money have you spent so far on your lights?

    I Think it could also be difficult to get the "full value"  out of the lights to sell a whole Collection in one deal to one buyer....
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    How much money have you spent so far on your lights?

    Hello again folks! I am a bit curious about how much money you have spent so far on your lightbars/lights/sirens collections ? I am sure that not all of you will not give a number in $$$$$ but maybe give a little clue on how much you have spent... I have collected lightbars/lights/sirens...
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    Place lightbarcollection in small hallway?

    The hallway is at the far right side of the house,  almost no one will use it exect me. But like you said, accidents can happend... But then again the house is quite small and I don´t want to place the lightbars in any of the rooms. Well, let´s see what it will look like when I place the bars...
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    Place lightbarcollection in small hallway?

    Hi! When I soon move in to my new house I have decided to place my lightbarcollection in i far away small hallway.  The hallway is only about 5ft wide and 16ft long. Anyone else here has got their collection in a hallway? When turning on the lightbars you are quite close the lights, how will...
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    Collecting lightbars: Cool or not cool?

    Collecting lightbars: Cool or not cool? Hello! Does all your friends/relatives know that you collect lightbars/lights/sirens etc.? Sometimes when I have told someone that I collect lightbars people have just stared at me and said someting like: -"That´s a bit weird, what do you want to do...
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    Use transparency on lightbars with clear domes

    Maybe not so wise to use on actual road. Also if the lightbar would be turned on for a long time I think that the sheets could become faded or even melt.
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    Use transparency on lightbars with clear domes

    Hello! I had clear domes on my Twinsonic lightbar and wanted the blue/red setup, so I just took some Transparency sheet that was ment for lasercopies and printed the pages in full blue/red colors. I placed two layers to get bit darker colors (with only one layer the light was too bright). Then...
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    Flashing the balls

    Hi folks! Here´s a picture of my two blue Federal Signal Flashballs. They were mounted in the the grille of a VW ambulance from 1981. I noticed when testing these that one had a quite noisy relay, it gives one flash/second but the relay sounds something like "boiiingg-boiiing" not the normal...

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