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Old 08-18-2009
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Damn yeh i need some of these ive never saw them and so the thought never crossed my mind
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I see that I don't have this picture posted on this board, so...

I was the first to buy one of these from the guy that was building/selling them over on RPS. To forestall any questions -- no, the maglite has never slid out of the bracket on it's own and smacked me in the ankle. The bracket is mounted on the inboard driver's seat bolt.


anyone got some contact info on this? I saw it when it first came around but can't find the thread
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Old 09-15-2009
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I have mine mounted in the back of my Escape on he wall. The Ranger will be getting one eventually.
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i have a flashlight in my toolbox. kinda interesting to see 9 pages of lights mounted in the cab somewhere. never heard or seen such a thing :o why not the glove box or in the center console or something? why mounted out in the open like that?
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i have a flashlight in my toolbox. kinda interesting to see 9 pages of lights mounted in the cab somewhere. never heard or seen such a thing :o why not the glove box or in the center console or something? why mounted out in the open like that?
good luck putting a 4D cell mag lite in the glove box lol
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I need to find mounts for mine im tired of it stuffed in the seats
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I need to find mounts for mine im tired of it stuffed in the seats
you have an Ace hardware near you? they should have them. A lot of us got them there haha.
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I checked i think its too far in the ghetto to have the kinds of things i look for. Same with the Walmarts in Norfolk they cater to a different crowd haha... Dont know of an Ace in Chesapeake though
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Old 11-12-2009
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Someone on this thread said they reenforced it with a 1/8th i think it was steel or metal. And used self tap screws w bolts. Where can you get the metal or steel from? Thanks any info is appreciated. I may mount mine on the A pillar
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I think that was me and I used 1/8" plate to reinforce the C pillar plastic and I then used machine screws(aka tiny bolts) to fasten them together. I didn't want the screws to rip through the plastic, then I'd be screwed.

Hardware store or hit up a fab shop or home depot might have something. I used scrap from work or school. IDK which.
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Heres mine. I havn't seen anyone with it in this spot.



Only needed one mount b/c its the 2 cell LED.
thats where i wanted to mount mine! but i still havent gotten around to getting brackets..
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I wanted that one for my truck but that dumbass alon never returned any of the pm's Id send him. Does anyone know if you can still buy them?
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I think that was me and I used 1/8" plate to reinforce the C pillar plastic and I then used machine screws(aka tiny bolts) to fasten them together. I didn't want the screws to rip through the plastic, then I'd be screwed.

Hardware store or hit up a fab shop or home depot might have something. I used scrap from work or school. IDK which.
Aight im going out tomorrow to get some stuff for the truck. I'll see if i can get it. What size where the screws again?
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I went with whatever filled in the holes on the mag brackets. I don't remember. If you look on the first page, you might see why I don't remember. (2005)
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I went with whatever filled in the holes on the mag brackets. I don't remember. If you look on the first page, you might see why I don't remember. (2005)
Yea i can understand. Ok thanks for the help. Now all i gotta do is find my 4D
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I wanted that one for my truck but that dumbass alon never returned any of the pm's Id send him. Does anyone know if you can still buy them?
Hey, Korey89,
Did you ever find out any info on this mount ?
Please post it when/if you do, thanks.
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ok so i finally bought the huge maglight you guys are mounting all up in visible places....

in my extended cab it slides right under the passenger seat with only the head sticking out. doesn't affect the seat moving forward and backward. doesn't slide out even when slamming the brakes. and is within arms reach.

i'm still confused why anyone would mount one of these ugly things in the open or in a location that can cause massive head trauma in the case of an accident. to each his own i suppose.
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i threw one under my passenger floor mat right at the front of the passenger seat. just another idea where to keep one.
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ok so i finally bought the huge maglight you guys are mounting all up in visible places....

i'm still confused why anyone would mount one of these ugly things in the open or in a location that can cause massive head trauma in the case of an accident. to each his own i suppose.
So if you find it's "ugly", why did you buy one?
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The clamps hold the light so tight there is no way its going to come out unless you pull on it. I got in a accident going 35 before and it didn't budge.
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So if you find it's "ugly", why did you buy one?
is this some kind of trick question?
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The "Clip Mounts” they hold TIGHT but do they wear into the aluminum case over time or does the aluminum wear the clips ?

I am still interested in the under seat setup, anyone have any input on it (a couple of posts up).
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Hey, Korey89,
Did you ever find out any info on this mount ?
Please post it when/if you do, thanks.
Nope never found any info
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Nope never found any info
OK thanks, I will have to look into making one or two.

Not sure what to use for the rubber side pieces but will need something to support it and hold it tight.

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anyone know where i can find the clips at? i cant find them in any store here and im starting to have a hard time finding them online.
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