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Old 09-25-2012, 08:41 AM   #2746
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Great lights at a great price, wish i'd done the ADV discount though


Sanjoh, there is an issue with the spacer as mentioned above, when you use it with the HD mounts you have to grind the some to fit, no big deal but slightly annoying when you want to rush righ out and install them
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Old 09-25-2012, 03:45 PM   #2747
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Great lights at a great price, wish i'd done the ADV discount though
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Sanjoh, there is an issue with the spacer as mentioned above, when you use it with the HD mounts you have to grind the some to fit, no big deal but slightly annoying when you want to rush righ out and install them
A fix is in the works!
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:18 PM   #2748
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Damn I love these lights. Thanks John!

Low beam HID only.

ADVMonster Model 44s LED high beams only.

Oncoming view all 5 lights. The tiny ones are cheap ass eBay that don't throw any light to speak of.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:49 AM   #2749
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Damn I love these lights. Thanks John!

Low beam HID only.

ADVMonster Model 44s LED high beams only.

Oncoming view all 5 lights. The tiny ones are cheap ass eBay that don't throw any light to speak of.
That is a nice setup Making daylight

How about a daylight pic?
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:56 AM   #2750
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That is a nice setup Making daylight

How about a daylight pic?
Daylight, but overcast here in CO for a change. Can you see me now?


And from 100 feet away.
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:19 PM   #2751
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Talk about bright. I just installed some 60's on the KLR.
I was hoping that I'd be able to aim them low be able to use them in early morning traffic.
Not a chance. They're just as advertised - off road.
I think I'll rewire them to the high beam and get some less bright driving lights for the low beam.
A solid little light.

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Old 09-26-2012, 02:52 PM   #2752
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Talk about bright. I just installed some 60's on the KLR.
I was hoping that I'd be able to aim them low be able to use them in early morning traffic.
Not a chance. They're just as advertised - off road.
I think I'll rewire them to the high beam and get some less bright driving lights for the low beam.
A solid little light.

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Thanks for your business!

Perhaps one of our LED controllers would be a better, less expensive option? The high beam bypass models allow you to set a be seen setting while having full output available with a flick of your high beam switch. When connected to switched fused power, the lights come on at the dimmed setting. Definitely helps you to stand out in any traffic instance.
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:57 PM   #2753
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I went with the dimmer knob with high beam full bright switch and I'm glad. You can flash to full bright on/off/on/off to wake people up.
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:01 PM   #2754
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Thanks for your business!

Perhaps one of our LED controllers would be a better, less expensive option? The high beam bypass models allow you to set a be seen setting while having full output available with a flick of your high beam switch. When connected to switched fused power, the lights come on at the dimmed setting. Definitely helps you to stand out in any traffic instance.
Well crap! I do remember some talk about those.
Thanks for the suggestion.
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Old 09-29-2012, 10:32 AM   #2755
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Well crap! I do remember some talk about those.
Thanks for the suggestion.
You are welcome. Very easy install with connectors included.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:32 AM   #2756
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Might as well ask this question in public: I have the three LED style lights from a few years back. I broke one of the lense covers, clear, and need to order a replacement. However, while riding at night with these lights, the color is not right when on dirt roads. I'm moving along at speed on good dirt roads at night. They are fine on pavement. There is not the right light color to get good road surface contrast on dirt roads. I see you have yellow lenses, which I'm thinking might help. There is also red and blue, and one called "Prism light cover red"

Do you have any information on what color I should use to get better contrast on dirt roads? And what is this "prism light cover red" about?

Great lights for electrically challenged motorcycles! They also take indirect hits well, using the standard mount bracket, which bends instead of breaking. I use them on my dual sport, which sees itself on its side now and then.

Another question, LED control switch: 1) Wireless and wired; the difference is whether it's installed using the motorcycle battery or internal battery. Both operate the same, right? 2) Dimming function on LED's; The LED control switch can be pre-set so when the motorcycle dim lights are on using the motorcycle headlight dimmer switch, the LED's are also on but are dimmed. Then, when the motorcycle high beam is switched on using the motorcycle handlebar dimmer switch, the LED's go to full bright. Is this how the LED control switch can be wired?

If so, I need one of these LED switches. My motorcycle stock dim and high beam lights are a POS. The LED lights augment high very well, but dim still needs help. I currently have my LED lights wired through a relay, so they turn on with my motorcycle high beam light only.
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Old 09-30-2012, 11:36 AM   #2757
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Full sun at the Full Moon

Stopped at the local Sunday morning bike hang this morning.

Can you spot the bike with the Model 60's?

You might see a few orders.


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Old 09-30-2012, 02:29 PM   #2758
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Anyone have pictures of the flood light/turn signal combo setup?

I'd like to know how they compare to the model 30/44/60's.

I'm mostly interested in increasing my daytime road visibility.
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:58 AM   #2759
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Perhaps this has already been answered, but on the website under the "detailed description" tab, the "beam pattern" images for the Model 44 and the Model 60 lights are clearly identical.

The Model 60 is supposed to be 3600 lumens, wide beam. The Model 44 is supposed to be 2000 lumens, wide beam.

Also, the Model 30 is "only" 1500 lumens in a spot beam, but in the photos it seems to illuminate just as wide of an area as the higher power, wide beam lights and seems even brighter.

The photos just don't seem to add up with the numbers. If anyone has an explanation/first hand experience that'd be great - I'd like to have the best 2 light combo I can.
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Old 10-01-2012, 11:16 AM   #2760
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Perhaps this has already been answered, but on the website under the "detailed description" tab, the "beam pattern" images for the Model 44 and the Model 60 lights are clearly identical.

The Model 60 is supposed to be 3600 lumens, wide beam. The Model 44 is supposed to be 2000 lumens, wide beam.

Also, the Model 30 is "only" 1500 lumens in a spot beam, but in the photos it seems to illuminate just as wide of an area as the higher power, wide beam lights and seems even brighter.

The photos just don't seem to add up with the numbers. If anyone has an explanation/first hand experience that'd be great - I'd like to have the best 2 light combo I can.

Fence pics like garage door pics are, IMO anyway, only good at showing what a garage door or fence looks like from 20-40' away. I will say the model 30 spot is definitely a very narrow spot beam but has a very good reach still. If you have the power to run 60's, get them. If it's even just 50% more useable light than the model 30 ( should be more than that easily) it's well worth 100 bucks each. Consider this,, the BD double stryk light is 1800 lumens and they want 225 for it. You could buy 2 model 60's and a case of beer and have 4x the raw lumens. The BD unit may mange and focus the light better but I doubt it will be THAT much more efficient at throwing it forward to negate the raw power advantage of the 60's.

Just my 2 cents. I do like my model 30's and plan on getting another for a pair very soon. 3000 lumens for 120 bucks! Can't beat that with a stick! Where can you get another deal like that? These lights are also great for the "tinkerer". I'll gladly make my own mounts and harness to save some cash.
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