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Old 01-01-2011, 11:34 AM
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All my truck had was the hazard lights which are extreamly ineffective in warning people during the day time. My truck however use to be a county truck so it already had the switches, wiring, gromits in the roof and everything for the emergency lights. I for sure plan to replace my little bubble with a large amber bar as well as add amber and white grill strobes and strobes in the headlight and tail lights some day. Maybe even one of those "traffic advisors" in the rear window I dont know. Its just a matter of getting the money to do it. I tell you what though, the other truck will be here in the next couple of months and the first thing it gets, even before the hitch is emergency lights. I will never again send a truck out without them.
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i think that its a wise move. it makes people notice you and hopefully keep em from running into you. on another subject how is the herp business doing. i been wanting to get into it for a long time. wife aint very enthusiastic about it. market seems saturate d too. do you have a big collection. take care
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i think that its a wise move. it makes people notice you and hopefully keep em from running into you. on another subject how is the herp business doing. i been wanting to get into it for a long time. wife aint very enthusiastic about it. market seems saturate d too. do you have a big collection. take care
I have a small collection, about 13 snakes, most to young to breed. I think for the large breeders who are already invested the market is good, for those of us who are small time there is no market, as you said its way to saturated. I am not in it for the money though so I could care less about the market.
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I use my hazard lights when I'm doing the following;

Driving while looking for an address on a street (usually driving below the speed limit)

When I drive in the center of a road and have crew deliver flyers
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I currently have LED grille strobe lights and an led mini lightbar. I LOVE them! They were a little pricey but I definetly feel a lot safer and it draws a lot of attention. They easily hands down outshine any cop cars lights. I would only go with leds if I was you. They are VERY bright and pull almost no power which assures me my battery won't die while working. In fact, each led in my lights only pull 1 watt. At night, the lightbar hurts your eyes to look at!

My lights are from Speed Tech Lights www.speedtechlights.com
They are a relativly new company out of texas and by far makes the best, brightest and most durable lights I have seen, even compared to wheelen and other big companies. The price for my light bar is hundreds of dollars cheaper than the closest equivelent competitor.

My mini lightbar: https://www.speedtechlights.com/prod...?catid=4&id=62
My grille lights: https://www.speedtechlights.com/prod...?catid=2&id=35
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I have those same grille lights in amber, except I have them suction cupped to my back window. They really work great.
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