work light

kingtom Feb 13, 2015

  1. kingtom

    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    Can anyone recommend a spotlight/work light for the rear of the truck that wont break the bank. Been looking online and some seem to be mega bucks though others are fairly reasonable.
     
  2. Gary Stockton

    Gary Stockton Super Moderator Supporter I am in zimbabwe

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    I made one up using an 18watt sealed LED unit from flea bay, some 20mm box section and a switch from Halfords. Total cost less than £30 I guess
     
  3. kingtom

    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    Thats interesting. How bright do you think it is?
     
  4. Gary Stockton

    Gary Stockton Super Moderator Supporter I am in zimbabwe

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    Very very very bright!! I'll try find some pics
     
  5. kingtom

    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    That'll be good. Cheers
     
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    Towpack Well-Known Member Supporter I am in england

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  7. Gary Stockton

    Gary Stockton Super Moderator Supporter I am in zimbabwe

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  8. kingtom

    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    Yep thats exactly what I am looking at doing thanks
     
  9. Shayne

    Shayne Well-Known Member Guru

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    There's so many similar looking lights out there nowadays its hard to know whats good and whats not , Lightforce are great but not cheap , might be worth searching ebay for a used one though .
     
  10. kingtom

    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    Well ive just bought a 16 led waterproof work lamp with over 3000 lumin off ebay for only £10 so ill give that ago. as its just a work lamp for the back it doesnt need to be anything super. W'll see how long it lasts
     
  11. Gary Stockton

    Gary Stockton Super Moderator Supporter I am in zimbabwe

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    They're sealed with a decent heat sink and made from aluminium so barring a oops will last for ages. Do you have a link to what you got - I need to build a new one for the 80.
     
  12. kingtom

    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    201283821731 this is the ebay item number for 1 thats exactly the same
     
  13. froggy Steve

    froggy Steve Well-Known Member Supporter I am in europe

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    I have had one attached to the back of the roof rack for over a year and its still OK. Even the misses hasnt broken it yet! :)
     
  14. Shayne

    Shayne Well-Known Member Guru

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    Oh Steve why do you tempt her so , i will be in suspense until next weeks write up on how she broke it :lol:
     
  15. froggy Steve

    froggy Steve Well-Known Member Supporter I am in europe

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    lol, we are safe - her arm is in a sling, and she is not allowed to move it for at least 3 weeks = no driving! I had the pleasure of washing her, and doing her hair this morning and the worst job ever......clipping her toe nails! Disgusting!!!!!!
     
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  17. kingtom

    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    The new work light made from ebay bits and random boat parts found in the shed. Pole is stainless and telescopic. Just waiting on some fittings to attach to the rear TJM wheel carrier
     

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  18. Gary Stockton

    Gary Stockton Super Moderator Supporter I am in zimbabwe

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    ooh i like that - i want something like that pole - did you get that at a marine chandlers?
     
  19. kingtom

    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    Think i got it from a boat jumble years ago. Had a navigation light on originally. Suited to the job and pretty heavy duty
     
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    kingtom Well-Known Member I am in uk

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    The finished article
     

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