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Old 04-16-2008, 06:29 PM
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I found this site on another forum. I thought the prices were prett good. If you spend more than $100.00 you get free shipping! No sales tax either.

http://www.hdlighting.com/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=120-150S
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Old 04-16-2008, 09:49 PM
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David, are they now available again? They were on back order for some time.
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Old 04-17-2008, 06:30 PM
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they told me i would get them in a week. I better call.
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Old 04-18-2008, 10:38 AM
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I called the company, they shipped on the 16th. tracked them on DHL and they are going to arrive on Tuesday!
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Old 04-18-2008, 11:14 AM
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Cool. Let us know how you like them. I think we're probably going to go that route.
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Old 04-19-2008, 11:46 PM
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I know I'm new to this whole thing and me and my crew don't shoot at night. If I were though and if I could afford it this would be the ultimate carp light. These are now manditory to work on the highway at night. They cost a fortune. But it is one light, and it will light up more than enough water to shoot under. They are made out of a reflective material that is much like a beach ball. when turned on it blows up and holds it's shape. If you've driven by us working on the road at night I don't have to tell you how bright they are. They are on a telescoping pole that can be extended above the boat and out of the way. One light, one cord to the generator no hassles. Like I said though they are very expensive, but I'm sure it's just because they are new. Once they are out for a while and once several companies start making them they'll come down. Or if I can ever "borrow" one from work it will be on my boat for sure. http://www.airstar-light.us/construction_lighting.html
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Old 04-21-2008, 09:33 AM
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David, one last question, did they say whether those lights came with a capacitor wired in? According to the website, they don't but... one fellow ordered a bunch a while back and they did in fact come with capacitors installed.I had the econlight HPS and didn't care for them because the housings were so thin and fragile but a friend of mine bought these HD HPSlights andfelt the housingsweremuch stronger and over allthe light better made. I'll be very interested to hear how you like them, please give us a product review when you have them up running.
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Old 04-21-2008, 08:34 PM
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I got the lights in today. I was concerned about the packaging when I first saw the boxes. As it turned out only one of the 4 lights was seriously damaged and will have to be returned. I had to take every light apart and re-secure the capacitor. I will have to do some more work on securing them for bumpy rides. On one of the lights, the capacitor bounced around so hard that it broke the housing. I would have to say that they are still a good buy for the money. When you figure no sales tax or shipping, they come to about 1/2 the price of many others.

Man are they bright!!! You will see stars for a minute if you glance at them from 50 feet! If you order them, do it by phone. Talk to a manager and request that the lights be packaged in over sized boxes with lots of bubble wrap. If you have to pay a little extra it will be worth it. The jury will be out for a while on their performance on the boat, I still have to configure my set-up.

If they continue to perform after the work I had to do to fix them, I would rate them a 3/5 for construction and 5/5 for brightness.
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:06 PM
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The lights work Great!! I only have four of them on the boat and it is plenty of light. The total wattage is 600 watts and you can't even hear the generator load up when I kick them on. I would guess that they do the same job as 6-500 watt halogens.

The bad news is that they told me I bought the last one. Don't know if they are getting any more.
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Old 05-13-2008, 05:20 AM
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So...What did you find out about them coming up to full brightness? Did you have to let them cool down first? ...or did you have to start them one at a time? ...or something else?

Glad they work well for you.
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