Got a light? Huge improvement for your press

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Got a light? Huge improvement for your press

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Post by SigM4 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:07 am

If you're like me trying to get the right amount of light on the toolhead/shell-plate area is a challenge. Clamp on shop lights and overhead lights do ok, but it's still a matter of trying to position them such that you don't throw a shadow when standing at the press. Enter the KMS Squared UFO LED light kits. Wow, is this thing ever bright and yet unobtrusive. Very well thought out and executed. The best part, all this from a Texas Company (Frisco)! Heck yeah!

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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:24 am

Very nice set up.

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Post by PriestTheRunner » Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:53 pm

Wow, that looks really good.
Bookmarking for when I finally take the plunge.

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Post by TexasJohnBoy » Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:07 pm

The UFO one looks like it’ll work on my hot day single stage, I’ll probably invest soon

Edit: hot day? I meant HORNADY
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Post by AndyC » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:41 pm

The one I bought from Inline Fabrication 4 years ago has started to sputter, various LEDs not working so this is a good chance to upgrade and buy from a Texas company - thanks!
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Post by Charles L. Cotton » Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:17 pm

I like that setup better than others I've seen. I just ordered one. If I like it, I'll order another one for my other XL650.

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Post by rotor » Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:32 pm

Great company to do business with and cheaper if you order direct from them and NOT Amazon.

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Post by Charles L. Cotton » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:51 am

AndyC wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:41 pm
The one I bought from Inline Fabrication 4 years ago has started to sputter, various LEDs not working so this is a good chance to upgrade and buy from a Texas company - thanks!
I wanted to order one of those, but I use the center hole for my camera (endoscope). Now I'm glad I didn't try it anyway.

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Post by AndyC » Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:21 am

Got my tracking number already - these guys are quick :thumbs2:
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Post by SigM4 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:54 pm

Hope y’all enjoy the light as much as I have so far. It’s a great addition that I wish I’d known about sooner. As a newbie (still) being able to see what I’m doing is not only a huge help, but helps with my confidence level. And yes, their shipping is crazy fast.
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Post by AndyC » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:35 pm

Got my kit already - I'll install it tomorrow
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Post by TexasJohnBoy » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:19 pm

AndyC wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:35 pm
Got my kit already - I'll install it tomorrow
Which one did you get? I want to find out what the size of the circle is on the UFO one -- I'm really curious if it'll fit my Hornady Classic press
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