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Old 08-09-07, 06:48 PM   #1
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Talking Extreme tail-light

I scored a RR crossing 8" red traffic barricade light with a 1/2" wide reflective band around the outside recently. I will install it on my rear rack with a 3 watt bulb inside and an in-line vibrator switch to make it blink. Hopefully people behind me will think," Oh My God! There is a 50 ton locomotive in front of me" and slow down.
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There had better be pics of thise setup!! Or it didn't happen.
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The RR crossing just down the road has changed to the 8" LED lights. Every time I have to stop and stare at them while the train passes I wonder...how long would it take for them to notice one of those lights "Fell Off"
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I scored a RR crossing 8" red traffic barricade light with a 1/2" wide reflective band around the outside recently. I will install it on my rear rack with a 3 watt bulb inside and an in-line vibrator switch to make it blink. Hopefully people behind me will think," Oh My God! There is a 50 ton locomotive in front of me" and slow down.

scored eh?
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Old 08-09-07, 10:02 PM   #5
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I scored a RR crossing 8" red traffic barricade light with a 1/2" wide reflective band around the outside recently. I will install it on my rear rack with a 3 watt bulb inside and an in-line vibrator switch to make it blink. Hopefully people behind me will think," Oh My God! There is a 50 ton locomotive in front of me" and slow down.
or you could spend a whopping $25 on a Superblink, and get a great light, without wasting a lot of time and effort...
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scored eh?
Yep, scored. A car went through a down gate in Irvine, CA and the police just threw the gate arms into the brush near the road. Saw it on my commute home. It sat there for days. I recycled the light. The schredded fiberglass arms may still be there. I suppose I could blow $25 on a "superblink" but where is the fun in that.

Zero Enigma, I'll put up pixs one of there days. After I rig the 100 watt headlight.
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