Printed Wire for upfitters. - Do you want it?

RecElect

Member
Jan 26, 2011
331
Loveland, Colorado
So we are wanting to gauge the interest in installers who would want printed wire available to them without doing a "special order".


basically we would stock wire with common emergency vehicle terms on it like


Lightbar


Grill lights


wigwags


rear warn


side warn


siren speaker +


Siren Speaker -


Siren


interstectors


Undebody lights


clear warning


Take down


Right scene


Left scene


gun lock


12 volt power


map


then spool it into 100' 500' and 1000' spools.


It is an NFPA requirement on the big vehicles, and a recomendation on the smaller ones, plus it just makes it easier for the guy down the road to troubleshoot any issues that would arise.


Right now, we are thinking of just doing 16 gauge, and it would come out to $15 for 100 feet Printed. Higher qty spools would be cheaper by the foot.


Any interest? Would you buy it?


any other terms you would use?


Thoughts?


Thanks!


Patrick
 

fireman846

Member
May 22, 2010
268
indiana, USA
heck yes that would be great to have. that would be so nice and not having to have a differant color for each differant light or function!! keep us informed ill buy some!
 

PC Comms

Member
May 30, 2010
1,881
Beautiful southern Georgia!
HELL YEAH!!!! Sign me up!!
 

PC Comms

Member
May 30, 2010
1,881
Beautiful southern Georgia!
Just a suggestion if I may though. Some other names that might be useful:


12 volt const.


12 volt ign.


Aux 1


Aux 2


Aux 3


Aux 4
 

ryan

Member
May 20, 2010
2,996
Massillon, Ohio
I currently only use 14ga wire.


white goes to headlight flasher


white and gray twisted to horn ring


black 2 conductor zip wire to speakers


yellow to grill


blue to dash / deck


purple to strobe


brown to sides


black to all ground


red constant


orange ignition


green to gun rack


I think the labeling is a good idea tho.
 

Fast LT1

Member
May 24, 2010
2,018
Sedgwick County, KS
I'd be in pending more details, just the basics for me, like grille lights, deck, wig wags, etc...
 

RecElect

Member
Jan 26, 2011
331
Loveland, Colorado
I think we would do different colors with different lables. It makes it very nice when you are searching for stuff. There may be some overlap in colors, but you still have the label. For the guy troubleshooting later it is nice cause they don't need to know the color.


as far as different sizes, i am thinking we will do some in 14 for higher draw stuff like wigwags and scene lights, and 16 for most everything else since most stuff is going to LED.


Again, this could change and it would be great to have all text in all sizes, but we need to see demand for it first.


here is my thoughts on colors and text:


Gauge Color Text


12 Red Ignition


12 Red battery


14 White WigWag


14 Red power point


14 blue acc 1


14 green acc2


14 Purple Rear Warning


14 Brown COMM


14 Yellow Flood/alley/scene


14 Green Flood/Alley/Scene


16 Pink map


16 red Front Warn


16 green right warn


16 yellow left warning


16 orange deck


16 Blue Dash


16 Red Underbody


16 Brown Gun lock


16 Purple Acc 3


16 purple Acc 4


We are not sure we would/could do all of these the first round unless we had preorder sales. Then after we judge/forcast interest, we will keep it in stock always.


anyone have ideas on what they would buy for quantity? and which spools they would get?


Pricing Currently would be (estimated)


16 100' spools - $15


16 500' spools - $75


16 1000' spools - $140


14 100' spools - $20


14 500' spools - $95


14 1000' spools - $180


Would you be willing to help us out by doing pre-order on the first round, just so we know interest? Payment/transactions would not be complete untill product shipped. We just don't want to buy all of this without somesort of forcast that we can actually move the wire.


Let me know thoughts, questions, or concerns.
 

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