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So disclaimer.. this was served to me through FB advertising... i do not own this bar, nor have i heard of the company before... that being said.. this looks like a sweet lil light bar. If i didnt already have one up front.. I'd probably give this one a try.

https://bapoffroad.com/products/20-inch-big-bang-series-led-light-bar



Just putting it out there for folks that might not be.. er.. lit.. already.
 

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So I think it's a piece of crap Light Bar! It's junk!
If you want quality then buy American Made RIGID LIGHT BARS!

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Haven't seen that one before, looks nice but it's expensive, I can buy almost 6 of the 20" bars on my truck now for the "discount" price of that one. 46k lumens from a 20" seems a little far stretched, but if it's true that is a good deal

I've owned 9 light bars and every one of em was an Amazon special, the only one that had an issue was on my atv which was under water more often than it was dry, and I cracked the lens pushing a friend out. one panel of leds inside was about half brightness the rest were fine lol. Don't know why everyone thinks they're junk.

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Also will that fit in the bumper on a frontier? My dual row barely fit with mounts

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Haven't seen that one before, looks nice but it's expensive, I can buy almost 6 of the 20" bars on my truck now for the "discount" price of that one. 46k lumens from a 20" seems a little far stretched, but if it's true that is a good deal

I've owned 9 light bars and every one of em was an Amazon special, the only one that had an issue was on my atv which was under water more often than it was dry, and I cracked the lens pushing a friend out. one panel of leds inside was about half brightness the rest were fine lol. Don't know why everyone thinks they're junk.

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All my light bars and led pod lights were eBay and Amazon specials as well. With that said the only problem ive had is when we mounted a 12 inch light bar to my buddy's dump truck and when it went to dumb it smashed the s**t out of the bar, the thing is half of it still worked..... lol
 

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Haven't seen that one before, looks nice but it's expensive, I can buy almost 6 of the 20" bars on my truck now for the "discount" price of that one. 46k lumens from a 20" seems a little far stretched, but if it's true that is a good deal

I've owned 9 light bars and every one of em was an Amazon special, the only one that had an issue was on my atv which was under water more often than it was dry, and I cracked the lens pushing a friend out. one panel of leds inside was about half brightness the rest were fine lol. Don't know why everyone thinks they're junk.

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Many people have troubles with the cost to what you get equation. If a light bar is nearly as bright, costs 1/4 what a "good" one costs but still gives you enough trouble free use, then it's a deal.
 

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Well You Did Give Disclaimer!
So I think it's a piece of crap Light Bar! It's junk!
If you want quality then buy American Made RIGID LIGHT BARS!

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they are assembled in usa, but the lights themselves are the same CREE lights from china everyone else gets breh. sorry.
 

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Well You Did Give Disclaimer!
So I think it's a piece of crap Light Bar! It's junk!
If you want quality then buy American Made RIGID LIGHT BARS!

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hahah while i dont take offense to that in any way.... tell us how you really feel!

I appreciate wanting to buy American... but China is kicking the **** out of use when it comes to electronics... there's no denying it. the competition is over, they won.
 

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Also will that fit in the bumper on a frontier? My dual row barely fit with mounts

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My 22" fit just fine. I did drill directly into the bumper... as opposed to in the air intake scoop under the bumper... it wasnt ideal, but i dont have an aftermarket bumper
 

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Well You Did Give Disclaimer!
So I think it's a piece of crap Light Bar! It's junk!
If you want quality then buy American Made RIGID LIGHT BARS!

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Same with “Baja Designs”,”Vision X”.
Yes, I agree that American made lights are probably the best. If you don’t require the”Best”, I see no reason not to buy from a cheaper source.
I run a Ridgid Industries,48” combo light bar. Four Vision X single lights also.
How many people need 2 grand in lighting?
Not too many do.
I know nothing about these lights, nor lights from Amazon, EBay.
Don’t stop from buying these. If they don’t work to your expectations, no big deal.The cost is cheap.
 

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hahah while i dont take offense to that in any way.... tell us how you really feel!

I appreciate wanting to buy American... but China is kicking the **** out of use when it comes to electronics... there's no denying it. the competition is over, they won.
People feel like they can charge three times as much just to slap the "MADE IN USA" label on it.
 

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More like 5x the price, the lights I mentioned.
They are made in the USA and very well made.
Those are the same lights on half a million dollar race trucks and buggies.
You get what you pay for. “Snap On” tools versus cheap tools made in China., which includes “Craftsman”.
 

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hahah while i dont take offense to that in any way.... tell us how you really feel!

I appreciate wanting to buy American... but China is kicking the **** out of use when it comes to electronics... there's no denying it. the competition is over, they won.[/QUOTE

I disagree.China may have the market for low quality merchandise.
There will always be a market for quality.
There are American products that are second rate to other manufacturers.
I am a retired machinist. Most people believe that measuring instruments made by LS Starrett, an American company are the best. Wrong! My tools, Tesa,Etalon,Browne and Sharpe, Interapid are Swiss made. I have some Starrett but as far as quality, not even close.
 

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Well You Did Give Disclaimer!
So I think it's a piece of crap Light Bar! It's junk!
If you want quality then buy American Made RIGID LIGHT BARS!

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They also claim ,they are guaranteed for life. Fix or repair.
 

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Install Question

my 16 Frontier has the fog light harnesses and the switch on the turn signal, would I be able to strip one of the fog light wires and attach it to the LED light bar that I install to the bumper? If not, how about to 2 LED fog lights instead of the OEM type?
or if I get crazy, one fog light wire to the LED bar and one split to two LED fog lights? I'm not an electrician, obviously!
Thanks for any input...
 

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I'm definitely a supporter of "Buy American" when I can, but a lot of these are just hugely marked-up Chinese "items" ( insert what you may about how you feel about them ), making somebody very wealthy. I now have 5 Amazon / FleaBay specials on my truck and over 6 months, absolutely no issues and no real complaints, that being 2 x 16" front bumper, 1 x 42" top roof lamp and 2 x 22" side roof lamps.
Are the beam pattern and quality as good as higher-end US made equipment? Oh heck no, but for right around $140 all in for ALL of them, I can't complain about the price at all. OtherSean is spot-on, you have to find your price point and then make the leap. These claim to have five yr warranties but ya know what, even if they went ghost tomorrow and one of my bars died and there was nobody to warranty it, I'm still dollars ahead. They came in hugely helpful in Maine, both wheelin and driving the roads up there, cause very little outside of Portland has any decent street lighting from DOT.
 

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I run fairly quality lights. “Vision X”and “Ridgid Industries”.
Can’t risk them failing. Still might but I know they work.
 

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Only problem I have had from cheap Amazon "nilight" type lights is that they don't seem to match their advertised wattage. Typically about half. I just put a cheap 20" light bar in the lower bumper opening and it was advertised as a 126 watt light and measures more like 50-60 watts since it is pulling 4 amps on my clamp meter at around 12.6 volts. I have had a few other work lights that are similar. They work well, and have help up to dust and Arizona monsoons just fine, but the power output isn't correct.
 
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