New Whelen Rota Beam R316 and R416 LED Beacons

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dmathieu

dmathieu

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From what I see, it is the same base and dome as the L31/L32. The rotating light beam looks identical to a rotating halogen light.
 

Zack

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kitn1mcc said:
also what the Difference from the 316 and 416
On the price list, 316 is described as "High Dome"... Not sure what other differences, if any, there are... But that is a differene on the price list description at least.
 

ford-dealer

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Oh... I already have my crossbar plans pinned to the wall in "The Lab'. :cool:
 
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dmathieu

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Zack said:
On the price list, 316 is described as "High Dome"... Not sure what other differences, if any, there are... But that is a differene on the price list description at least.
Correct, just like the L31and L32.
 

LED

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Okay think of the "low version" guts in a justice. Low profile rotating led light-bar. Genus. I take credit for this idea Whelen, (ie, send me a free mini when you make them, thanks)
 

ford-dealer

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:shhh: ..... I am not saying a word!

kitn1mcc said:
gonna use the whelen crossbar
 

kitn1mcc

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i had the chance to play with one in white today all i can say is wow. you turn it on and think you hear rotar motor thats how realistic it looks
 

LED

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I actually talked to Whelen Auto Sales and they report its ready for order from any Whelen distributor. Does anyone know who has them for sale online?
 

StEaLtH2

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LED said:
I actually talked to Whelen Auto Sales and they report its ready for order from any Whelen distributor. Does anyone know who has them for sale online?
I got a quote from Louis of $517 for a red one... Although they are not listed on the website.. I'm sure he can get ya what you need...!
 

Solvarex

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StEaLtH2 said:
I got a quote from Louis of $517 for a red one...
That's retarded. Whelen is out to lunch if they think this new rotating "technology" is worth a half grand a shot!! If I really want rotators that bad I'll buy a $50 used sealed beam and put the other $467 I saved into running a thicker gauge wire and a lifetime's supply of spare bulbs!
 

Sigma Safety

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fireman29b said:
Probably gonna order a couple for one of the engines but wanna see a few more videos before I commit.

Anyone?
We're currently upgrading an engine from halogen to LED, using the FedSig SLR Rotators on the upper/rear. They look really good (other than the fact that the customer has tractor lights beside it which blocks half the light:duh: ). If I can snag some video before the truck is picked up by the customer, I'll post it.
 
leftcoastmark said:
We're currently upgrading an engine from halogen to LED, using the FedSig SLR Rotators on the upper/rear. They look really good (other than the fact that the customer has tractor lights beside it which blocks half the light:duh: ). If I can snag some video before the truck is picked up by the customer, I'll post it.
I've thought about the SLR's but I'm kind of a Whelen guy. We haven't 100% made our mind up but we do like the "pop" look that the new RotaBeam LED has. Sure looks as close to a halogen rotator as I've seen yet.
 

kitn1mcc

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East hampton CT FD changed out a set on the back of there tanker and they look amazing they are well worth it
 

WS224

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fireman29b said:
Yes I've been following that but no one has done any actual review nor a video/pics on a vehicle yet.

You're welcome...smart ass
That was not directed to anyone individually and there are peope in this thread that may not have seen the other.


No need to get your panties bunched up.
 

StEaLtH2

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fireman29b said:
I've got a pair on order. I'll update with pics and a review when I get them in and installed.
So twenny nine bravo,.... Have the goodies yet...?.... :popcorn:
 
StEaLtH2 said:
So twenny nine bravo,.... Have the goodies yet...?.... :popcorn:
Still waiting for them to come in........


Did put a slick Justice on that rig this last week. We shall keep waiting I guess for the RotaBeams.
 

StEaLtH2

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fireman29b said:
Still waiting for them to come in........

Did put a slick Justice on that rig this last week. We shall keep waiting I guess for the RotaBeams.
Thanks, what color..? Both same.? :undecided:
 
They're on! This was taken with 4pm sun facing back of truck (the worst it could be). The video really does not do them any justice. The bottom video was taken

 

Sixgun112

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I'm in Charlotte NC at the National Sheriff's Association Conference Expo and the Whelen Booth had some info out about the new Whelen LED RotaBeam "Sixty Years in the Making" that is in the works..They rep. didn't have much info on production though... I took a picture and have included.. Just thought I would share here...

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Sixgun112 said:
I'm in Charlotte NC at the National Sheriff's Association Conference Expo and the Whelen Booth had some info out about the new Whelen LED RotaBeam "Sixty Years in the Making" that is in the works..They rep. didn't have much info on production though... I took a picture and have included.. Just thought I would share here...
Note the original version SENIOR on top of the fire truck.
 

OTFD122

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I saw a utility bucket truck today with LED RotaBeams on either side of the boom... VERY impressed. I was certainly skeptical, and it fooled me from a distance into thinking it was a rotator. Had a nice rotator "pop" and just a cool look!
 

OliverD

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I bought it at the importer, the only one who imports Whelen products in Belgium ; Burson Automotive near Brussel, he has no stock, no website.
The product comes from Whelen US and passed through Woodway Engeenering in England before ending in Belgium.
 

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