View Full Version : Police boat lights

02-06-2008, 09:27 PM
Since this is about one of my scale RC boats, not FE, I'll post this in here.
I am building a Billing boats WSP10 police boat.


The kit isn't made anymore so I feel lucky to have one.

Here is the light bar I bought for the boat.
(light bar has not arrived yet)

Here is the video of the lights in operation (LED's)
Video (http://www.diegoboy.com/media/police-lights00.wmv) <--
What do you guys think?

02-06-2008, 09:34 PM
I really dig this stuff. Someday....prolly not to far off. You have one of the most well rounded fleets man.

02-06-2008, 10:06 PM
Thank you SJFE.
I can always count on a kind word from you!

02-06-2008, 10:07 PM
you suck!!!!!!!!!! just kidding

02-06-2008, 10:18 PM
i love it!
i'd get some for my fe's but i don't run at night

crazzy maxx
02-06-2008, 10:24 PM
holy ****:rockon2:

02-07-2008, 08:56 AM
Thanks guys!

02-07-2008, 10:18 AM
Thats cool man me and my dad scratch built a Fire boat and A Police boat to recover our Nitro Airboats about five years ago. Then we started building scale and then we got in over our heads in FE's.lol

Scale building is alot of fun. Those lights will look good. Have you finished building you police boat? Some build pics would be cool.

02-07-2008, 10:28 AM
Thank you Casey, I'll post a few pics tonight. You see 6 strobes in the video. I decided to double the strobes, so it'll have 12 when it's mounted on the boat!! :tongue_smilie:

02-07-2008, 10:29 AM
Sweet! have you finished building the boat? or is it still in progress? Is this your only scale boat?

02-07-2008, 10:37 AM
She's unfinished. I have other scale boats. including a 65" coast guard cutter (Scratch built) Oh, and my hydrofoil too!

The police boat is one on the top right of the second pic...

02-07-2008, 05:06 PM
sweet man. nice boats ill post some pics of our scale stuff when i get home

02-07-2008, 09:57 PM
i think your surfer needs a bit of help

02-07-2008, 10:15 PM
i think your surfer needs a bit of help

Ya saw that huh? :help:

Doug Smock
02-08-2008, 11:59 PM
Cool project Diegoboy.:thumbup1: What radio will you be using with it?


Ocean Racer
02-09-2008, 02:16 AM
Were did u get the lights? I want to start building scale boats with lights but have no clue were to look any :help: is :welcome:

02-09-2008, 10:32 PM
D Smock: I'll use my JR XR3i 3ch FM

For those interested in the LED's seen in the video, I can show you where to get them. I have made a set functioning in a simmilar fashion, but this guy does it in such a TINY PCB (printed circuit board)
He is a great person to deal with I might add.

Look here (http://tjtrc.com/Liglow.htm)... Mine is the V2

* Note: You can add more leds (with resistors) as long as the total of current is not higher than 300ma per output (equal to 15 5mm leds).[/

02-09-2008, 11:08 PM
Were did u get the lights? I want to start building scale boats with lights but have no clue were to look any :help: is :welcome:

Look Here (http://www.harbormodels.com/)

...and Here (http://www.mackproductsrc.com/index.htm)

For starters.

Ocean Racer
02-11-2008, 01:57 AM
Thank you Diego

02-11-2008, 11:20 PM
Oops... that light bar is TOO low profile for LED's to be mounted in.
I'm now going with this one.


02-21-2008, 09:38 PM
New light bar video (http://www.diegoboy.com/media/police-lights02.wmv)

02-21-2008, 09:51 PM
that looks really cool

02-21-2008, 10:35 PM
thats AWESOME!
i will post my police lights once i get them installed on my car. i got a set of wigwag strobe lights. along with a set of train horns

Ocean Racer
03-10-2008, 10:17 PM
did u ever get ur light set up

03-11-2008, 08:23 AM
I am still waiting on another tall lightbar. :cursing: