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Soooo what's with all the dorks and light bars?


Soooo what's with all the dorks and light bars?

Old 08-27-2018, 02:06 PM
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Default Soooo what's with all the dorks and light bars?

I get it if you live in the country or are an avid hunter. I live in the city and there ain't no woods or trails for at least 50 miles (thanks yankee transplants) but I see trucks with million watt light bars all over the place.
I wonder how many have actually turned theirs on other than the 1st time lol.
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This thread ought to answer that. Enjoy the read.

Stupid light bars
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Ugh, they are all over here, mainly on offroad type vehicles that have never/will never go offroad. Think jeeps with 22" wheels and low profile tires.
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Keep going MM - you is on a roll
Old 08-27-2018, 03:44 PM
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Light bars are mandatory in order to qualify as a cool looking truck.
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maybe they are afraid of the dark
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They even drive around with them on during the day around here especially if they have 14 wides.
It’s the “salt lifers” driving around in the river and intracoastal with their t-top mounted light bars on that irritate me.
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Shoot I mounted a light bar on my t top and in the end the glare off the deck procluded any ability to see anything other than the kids smiling as we tried to find our way back using tracks on the GPS day 1 in the abacos 3 miles offshore. Need a spotlight, dim the god or turn it off, and get some night vision adapted. Light bars suck unless anchored or something to light up the front deck. Plus they blind other boaters. Pretty Lisser hat there was only negative value added with mine on a pitch black zero viz night across the stream!
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Down here they drive with them on day and night.
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I am already waiting for the Coast Guard to come out with some maximum lumen regulations or something. It seems like a quarter of the shrimp boat fleet comes past my dock after dark with enough light to play God on His first day of creating the world. Let there be light....bars all over your vessel so that people confuse you with lightning, downtown, or the Millennium Falcon hitting warp speed.
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Must be anticipating heavy fog.
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And how about the snorkels mounted to the side of the hood. Do they all traverse rivers? Yeah right.
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Maybe your the dork not having one???
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I have one tucked into my bumper, and if you aren't looking for it you would hardly notice it but we use it out in the rural areas of Sargent, sometimes the beach but never once have I turned it on in the city.

Now the guys who have them on top of the truck making it look like a unibrow....Jesus, can it get any worse?!?!?!?!?!
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They are "cheap" and easy to install. That is why you see them.
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They are needed when everyone meets at a parking lot at night and forms a circle for the dance off.
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merc, how is the back doing?
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I have been seeing lots of boats with crazy bright LED 'headlights, driving around at night with them on. Completely blinds everyone else it's insane.
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i had one of these dbags come up behind me sunday night driving home...i was in the left lane of a two lane road and was moving around traffic at about 65 mph (sl is 55). after about a millisecond, he starts flashing his brights. he was met with "the bird" as i pulled to the right....this asshole then slows down and turns on this f'ing LED unibrow (thanks, freedbaby). i gave him round two of a specific finger salute. he proceeds to blow past me in a jacked up jeep that looks like its never even been out in the rain. i would have paid good money for a NYS trooper to witness this. i guess i will rely on karma.
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I have a 21" bar on the bumper of my jeep and its pretty useful when out West of town at night. Even on the paved roads I've used it (obviously when nobody else is around) and it's great for lighting up the eyes of various critters along the roadsides.

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