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The lighting world is an ever changing and never ending world of new technologies, styles, approaches and manufacturers. Gone are the days of a good old fashion 7" round mounted to the roof and away you went. These days you have to decide where you want to mount it, figure out the perfect size or length, decide what beam you want and figure out a price range that works for you at the very least. Its a whole lot of work, but if you actually spend the time to do it and do it right, the results can be well worth it.
The first thing that comes to most people's mind these days is the price. With light bars ranging from the highest quality to incredibly poor quality you can spend almost whatever you want and get a light bar or set of pods on your vehicle. Companies light Rigid Industries and PIAA off road lighting come to mind as some of the leaders in the world of nearly indestructible, insanely bright and available for almost any application lighting manufacturers. On the other hand while plenty of people have had decent luck with some of the cheap Chinese brands, normally those are going to leave you in the dark when you least want it.
The problem with the technology of today is that its not just about spending the money on a quality product, you also need to research and understand not only the specific products but also your application and how to combine a powerful and affecting paring. Just because you have an incredibly high quality and top dollar light bar, if it is a spot beam and you are trying to use it to light up your camp site at close range it probably wont be all the helpful. On the other hand a hyper flood wont help you spot the deer on the road 400m down the highway. There is a light system for every application so take the time and do the research and it will help you insure that you don't spend a ton of money you didn't need to while finding a perfect solution for your lighting problem, or that you don't get roped in to buying something with a low dollar tag attached that does not suite your needs.
For any lighting questions feel free to give us a call or swing by either of our location to ask our knowledgeable sales staff about info on what light you may be in need of, then get out there and enjoy it.
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