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Old 10-21-2013, 05:46 PM   #3646
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I see the M15 spots sold as pairs at a very affordable price. Anyone using these? How does the light output compare with the M30, M50, M60 that you all seem to be discussing?

Looking at setting up a light bar across the nose of my sidecar....
M15 pics. This is a single light.





This is a great deal! Less than $70 usd for a quality set of lights with a 1 year warranty.
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:52 PM   #3647
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Sanjoh:

Looking at your lamp specs:
M 50:
  • Spot Beam 25 degrees
  • 2.2amps @12v, 26 watts
  • 3x Cree LED XML U2
  • 2700 lumens
M 60:
  • 30 degree Beam
  • 3600 lumens
  • Cree XM-L U2 LEDs
  • 2.4 amps (28 watts) @12v

I am trying to visualize the difference in illumination between these two lamps. I am assuming the housings match and are the same size?

Perhaps your experience can shed some light on this? I'd like to have the basis for an informed decision for an imminent purchase.

Thanks
Housings are the same, aluminum, oring sealed openings.

The M60s still have the edge on distance. The M50 puts out more than our M44.

Pics should be up in a couple of days.
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:53 PM   #3648
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I know I saw a post in here......maybe from Sanjoh.....on putting a dab of something under the rotary piece to help keep it from turning on it's own. Does anyone remember what that "dab" was?
Your favorite grease or petroleum jelly under the rotary knob.
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Old 10-23-2013, 05:37 AM   #3649
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The M60s still have the edge on distance. The M50 puts out more than our M44.

Pics should be up in a couple of days.
Thanks, so the 60's have the edge for distance as well as fill, for only $10 more. I missed my deadline to obtain and install new lamps for my impending ride, now I have plenty of time to wait for the pics to be posted.

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Old 10-23-2013, 06:37 AM   #3650
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ADVmonster M1 at work in the surf.

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Old 10-23-2013, 02:05 PM   #3651
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John, here's my DRZ with the wind screen 'n lights. Works a charm so far. Haven't had her out after dark yet but she sure lights up the garage.


And with the added aluminum plate "shelf". Tabs on the shelf attach to the upper triple clamp bolts, then to the top of your provided braces. Lower Adel clamps wrap around the fork legs and to the bottom of the braces. Very stable mount.


The shelf has, so far, a volt meter and switch, and the heated grips control. Under the shelf is all the wiring for lights, grips, turn signals, horn, etc.

The 'puter is mounted to piece of aluminum plate screwed to the fiberglass. Front "arrow" LED turn signals are also mounted to the fiberglass, pretty much tucked in.

Thanks for this option, I think it all hangs together pretty good with the big Safari tank.
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Old 10-23-2013, 07:00 PM   #3652
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Thanks for the feedback.

I like your install!

what mount is this using??

Impressive set up!
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Old 10-23-2013, 07:39 PM   #3653
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what mount is this using??

Impressive set up!
Mount is custom made by me guess I should have taken some install sequence pics but I didn't
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Old 10-23-2013, 08:32 PM   #3654
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Does Sanjo have yellow lights or lenses?

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Old 10-23-2013, 09:56 PM   #3655
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Does Sanjo have yellow lights or lenses?

Jim
ask that a bit ago. apparently the manufacturer discontinued them so they are looking for an alternative.
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Old 10-24-2013, 03:55 AM   #3656
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John, here's my DRZ with the wind screen 'n lights. Works a charm so far. Haven't had her out after dark yet but she sure lights up the garage.


And with the added aluminum plate "shelf". Tabs on the shelf attach to the upper triple clamp bolts, then to the top of your provided braces. Lower Adel clamps wrap around the fork legs and to the bottom of the braces. Very stable mount.

The shelf has, so far, a volt meter and switch, and the heated grips control. Under the shelf is all the wiring for lights, grips, turn signals, horn, etc.

The 'puter is mounted to piece of aluminum plate screwed to the fiberglass. Front "arrow" LED turn signals are also mounted to the fiberglass, pretty much tucked in.

Thanks for this option, I think it all hangs together pretty good with the big Safari tank.

Nice set up George. Do those yellow cases go on the bike? I am very disappointed that there isn't a picture with one of your ST1100 in the background.
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Old 10-24-2013, 05:29 AM   #3657
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ask that a bit ago. apparently the manufacturer discontinued them so they are looking for an alternative.
Thanks! My cheapo E-Bay light died, so I was considering a second set of ADVMonster lights.

Oh well, the search continues.

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Old 10-24-2013, 05:44 AM   #3658
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Does Sanjo have yellow lights or lenses?
Looking for a replacement atm.

We will be coming out with a true fog light next month. Plan on having yellow available with the new light.

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Old 10-24-2013, 06:26 AM   #3659
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awesome, I was thinking 2-60's amd 2-30's but I guess I'll try the 60's to start with. I have a bit of a light fetish

It works.

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Old 10-24-2013, 10:49 AM   #3660
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Nice set up George. Do those yellow cases go on the bike? I am very disappointed that there isn't a picture with one of your ST1100 in the background.
The yellow cases may go on, I have the racks mounted now. Using soft bags this weekend to go down to Salton Sea.

Here's a pic with the racks on, and a packed ST in the background. Took this last Wednesday before a weekend ride to Lompoc, CA.
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