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#2719469 - 12/12/11 05:44 PM
Cheap Homemade Tip Up Lights!
B-man715 Offline
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Registered: 02/27/08
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Loc: StacyMN Balsam Lk. Trego, WI
Just thought I'd share a little info a buddy of mine stumbled upon.

He found cabinet lights that have a magnetic switch called Quick Brites. There is a video on Youtube with something very similar (different brand).

A guy could either mount the light on the base and magnet on the flag, or viseversa.

Tip up lights are at least $5, and often $20 or more. An eight pack of these on e bay would run $13, only $1.60 each!!!!

Also found another thread about using door/window alarms from a home improvement store for a siren tip up alarm. Also very cheap compared to buying "special" sirens that are made for a tip-up.

Google or look on e bay for Quick Brites.



Edited by B-man715 (12/12/11 05:48 PM)

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#2719790 - 12/13/11 06:42 AM
Re: Cheap Homemade Tip Up Lights! [Re: B-man715]
Mike Walerak Offline
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Registered: 03/23/04
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When I did alot of night tip up fishing I used wireless doorbells. Set my tipups out and slept in my truck many night and had some great walleyes to show for it.
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#2722443 - 12/15/11 07:35 PM
Re: Cheap Homemade Tip Up Lights! [Re: Mike Walerak]
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Hey Mike that is a great idea!

How did you rig the doorbell to trip when the flag did?

I found some 1000 ft range (line of sight) doorbells and would like to give it a try.

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